Chery teases new global compact SUV

And Chinese brand reconfirms global expansion plans

chery compact suv sketch 2017

As we reported earlier in the month, Chery is looking to expand and believes this new global SUV model will help open the door.

These teaser images were released a short time ago, the still unnamed vehicle will be revealed in its entirety at the Frankfurt Motor Show in a fortnight.

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The Chinese auto giants say the compact SUV is the first of its all-new model line for global markets.

The new Chery compact SUV features the Chery ‘Life in Motion’ design philosophy with the design being “inspired by nature and incorporating ‘hydrodynamic surfacing’ characteristics, which convey the pure, aesthetic quality of running water”.

The muscular and purposeful stance exudes confidence, with a sense of stability assured by the wide track and large, stylish wheels. – Chery.

It’s also the first vehicle to sport Chery’s new logo, which they say encapsulates the brand’s focus on young, urban, forward-thinking customers who choose sophisticated, high quality products.

There’s no word at this stage on powertrains, though we will keep you updated.

Ray Bierzynski, Executive Vice President of Chery R&D Centre Shanghai, says its exciting times for the brand.

“The world premiere of our new compact SUV marks the start of our approach to European sales with a new model line.

“Launching within a few years, all models in the line-up will feature characteristic styling, user-focused technology, electrified powertrains and advanced safety features.”

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front design chery compact suv 2017There’s no official word yet on a return to Australia for the Chery brand, we will keep you updated as further info comes to hand in our Chery News section.

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