The second-generation Zotye T600 SUV will be go on sale in the domestic market late this year. Its exterior and interior are noticeably changed.
The car maker showed the official images of the new standard Zotye T600 in May 2018. Now Chinese media publish its live photos.
The T600 is a whole family: apart from the usual crossover it includes sports and coupe modifications. They will not be changed so far. The SUV is produced since 2013, the T600 Sport debuted in 2016, the T600 Coupe – in 2017.
While the first standard T600 is similar to the old Volkswagen Touareg in front, then the second-generation model is based on the T600 Coupe and looks more special.
In the cabin there is a new front panel, another climate control unit, a virtual instrument panel and a multimedia system with a touchscreen that rises above.
According to preliminary data, the 2-generation Zotye T600 is 4,691 mm long, 60 mm larger than the predecessor. The height increased by 2 mm and is 1,696 mm. The width and wheelbase are the same – 1,893 and 2,807 mm. The T600 Coupe is 37 mm shorter than the usual new-generation T600.The T600 Sport is 43 mm shorter.
The motor lineup is still unknown. The previous model in China is equipped with petrol V4s 1.5 (162 hp) and 2.0 (190 hp), both are paired with a 5-speed manual gearbox. For the 2.0-liter engine an automatic transmission is provided too.
The Zotye T600 Sport is available with the same motors and transmissions as the usual T600 of the first generation. The T600 Coupe can be bought with a 156-hp 1.5T (manual or automatics) or a 1.8-liter 177-hp turbo engine mated with the automatic gearbox. The drive for all current modifications is only front-wheel.
Sales of the new-generation SUV will start still this year in China. We still don’t know if will be available in other markets.