The official representative office of Chery in Russia announced the imminent appearance of the Omoda 5 crossover on the Russian market. According to the Motor publication, all the prerequisites for this are already ready: the car was brought to Moscow, a Telegram channel dedicated to the new product was opened, and even an ambassador was chosen to present it. They became the Olympic champion in figure skating Anna Shcherbakova.
Omoda 5 launched in China in February this year. Now the production of one version with a 1.6 engine with a power of 197 hp has been launched. and a seven-speed robotic gearbox. Later, Chery intends to produce modifications with a 1.5 engine, hybrid and electric power plants.
Omoda 5 is an experimental crossover in terms of visual style. Its futuristic design was created by Steve Hume, who had a hand in the models of General Motors, Ford and Hyundai. Omoda 5 is distinguished by an unusual shape and layout of the front optics, an interesting combination of smooth body lines and clear stampings, multi-colored sports accents. The bezel-less grille has diamond-shaped cells that contain “diamonds” that add shine to the car.
The main competitors of Omoda 5 in Russia will be Geely Coolray and Haval Jolion. The cost of new items, most likely, will be at the level of Tiggo 7 Pro, which currently costs from 2,259,900 rubles.
Source: Trash Box