Zotye T600 SUV hits the Chinese auto market

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The brand new Zotye T600 SUV has been launched on the Chinese auto market. Price starts at 79.800 yuan and ends at 98.800 yuan. The T600 debuted as a concept on the 2011 Shanghai Auto Show. It is the largest Zotye so far, bringing the Zotye brand into a new and hotly contested segment of the market. The T600 will compete with fine cars such as the BYD S6, the Haval H6, and the Chery Tiggo.

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Multifunctional steering wheel. Nice materials all over. Seats look very classy too. Large touch screen in the center console.

Power comes from a 1.5 turbo with 150hp and 215nm, mated to a 5-speed manual gearbox sending power to the front wheels. Next year a 2.0 turbo will join the line with an output of 177hp and 250nm. The engine will debut on the Beijing Auto Show in April, together with a much-needed 5-speed automatic gearbox.

Size: 4631/1893/1694mm,wheelbase is 2807mm.

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Design is a curious mix of Audi and Volkswagen influences topped with some Chinese characteristics.

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Rear lights very sharp and nicely sized. Tires seem a tad too small, there is a lot of space left in those wheel arches…

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The 1.5 turbo.

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Brand name in large capitals is cool.




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[…] X5 is thus the first car of the Damai brand. Fuzzily, it is similar sized and priced as the exiting Zotye T600 SUV, and it has the same engine too: a 1.5 turbo with 150hp, although the X5 has 195nm and the T600 […]