Order book has opened in China for the first car of the new Jetour brand – the X70 crossover. It premiered in April 2018 in Beijing. 3 more SUVs and 3 MPVs will join the Jetour’s lineup later.
Jetour is derived from Chery and is created to produce SUVs and MPVs. Sedans remain the prerogative of the parent company.
The X70’s platform is not unveiled. A Chery’s chassis is possible. The SUV is 4,720 mm long, 1,900 mm wide, 1,695 mm high. Its wheelbase is 2,745 mm and the ground clearance is 210 mm.
The Jetour X70 is available in five-, six- or seven-seater versions. Under the hood there is a petrol 1.5-liter 147-hp turbo V4 (210 Nm) combined with a 5-speed manual or 8-speed automatics.
17-, 18- or 20-inch wheels are offered for the model. It has a multimedia system with a large touchscreen and Wi-Fi access point, a virtual instrument panel, auto parking, a rear view camera, heated front seats, a front impact protection system and lane departure warning.
In the future the model range of Jetour will include 3 more SUVs – X60, X90 and X95, as well as V60, V70 and V90 minivans. Exact arrival dates have not been announced yet.
The Jetour X90 prototype was presented at the Beijing Motor Show. Its dimensions are 4 840/1 925/1 745 mm, the wheelbase is 2,850 mm.
The flagship Jetour X95’s exterior was unveiled on patent images. It will be equipped with a 4-cylinder 1.6 turbo motor with 190 hp (275 Nm) and an 8-speed transmission. Both X90 and X95 will probably be front-wheel driven.
Interestingly, no 1.6 T engine is offered for Chery cars.