At Chery’s preview occasion saying the model’s official return to Malaysia, the Chery Tiggo 8 Professional e+ plug-in hybrid (PHEV) additionally made its first ASEAN look.
The Chery Tiggo 8 Professional e+ has a 1.5-litre turbocharged petrol engine supplemented by two electrical motors to provide a most torque of 510 Nm, whereas energy determine was not divulged.
It adopts what the corporate calls Devoted Hybrid Transmission (DHT) with 9 working modes akin to single/twin motor drive, vary extension, parallel connection and direct engine drive, in addition to 11 gear mixtures.
The Tiggo 8 Professional e+ is claimed to attain 100 km of pure electrical (EV) driving vary, and gas consumption determine as little as 1-litre/100 km. 0-100 km/h dash is accomplished in 7 seconds.
There are just a few variations between the common Tiggo 8 Professional and the PHEV (placing apart that the show automotive is a left-hand drive unit), just like the full-width air vents and twin widescreen shows. There’s additionally further knobs and buttons within the centre console for PHEV associated capabilities.
Its closest competitor, the Haval H6 PHEV, additionally has an identical powertrain configuration with 330 PS/530 Nm and is predicted to make its strategy to Malaysia as properly.