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Preview Auto Shanghai 2005 Chery Tiggo

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Chery, an aspiring Chinese carmaker introduced its new Tiggo off-roader last week.

Tiggo (Tiger), which was previously known as the T11 is a self-developed SUV with Toyota RAV4 overtones. According to a company press release Lotus and the Japanese MAE Corporation helped development.

Tiggo sits on a 2510 mm long platform, is 4285 mm long, 1765 mm wide, 1715 mm tall. It is powered by a Shenyang Mitsubishi 2.4-liter 4-cylinder engine, capable of 95 kW @ 5500 rpm and 201 Nm @ 2500 - 3000 rpm.

Safety equipment includes ABS with EBD, dual front airbags, 16" alloy wheels, 235/60R16 tires, manual defroster, electronically adjustable driver's seat, metal paint, 6 CD autochanger.

Domestic sales will start in June, while export will commence later this year.

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