The new Omoda C5, according to the press service of Chery Automobiles Rus, will debut in Russia in the fourth quarter of this year.
At the same time, as specified in the Russian press office of Chery, the management of the new brand “is making every effort to make this happen at the beginning of the 4th quarter.”
Specifications of the new Omoda C5 have not yet been officially disclosed.
At home in China, the 4.4-meter long crossover is sold under the name Chery Omoda 5 and is equipped with a 1.6 TGDI turbo engine with direct fuel injection.
The engine develops 197 hp. With. and 290 Nm and is aggregated by a robotic dual-clutch gearbox.
In Russia, most likely, the Omoda C5 will receive a simpler power unit: 1.5 Turbo (147 hp, 210 Nm) with a CVT from Exeed LX.
The appearance of the new Omoda crossover was created by an international design team led by Steve Hume, who previously worked at General Motors, Ford, Hyundai, Buick. The design of the car is made within the framework of the Art in Motion concept, which is based on avant-garde art, as an experiment – with style, color, form. The science fiction writer Sergey Lukyanenko, who will become one of the creators of the new O-universe brand concept, recently became the Omoda brand ambassador.