New spy shots showing the upcoming Chang’an Eado powered by a new turbocharged 1.5 liter engine. The ‘Eado 1.5 TGDI’ will debut on the Chengdu Auto Show in September and it will be launched on the China car market in the fourth quarter of this year.
The Chang’an Eado sedan was launched in March 2012. Price ranges from 73.900 yuan to 94.900 yuan. Power comes from a 1.6 with 124hp and 160nm, mated to a 5-speed manual or 4-speed tiptronic.
‘TGDI’, DI standing for ‘direct injection’. The 1.5 turbo poops out 150hp and 230nm, and the transmission is a six-speed automatic. The 1.5 turbo will also become available in the new Chang’an Eado XT hatchback.
The six-speed automatic.
Sporty 17 inch wheels.
Brakes however are of the same size as on the standard car.