At the disposal of CARNEWSCHINA.COM turned out to be new photos of the Zotye SR8 crossover, already known clone Porsche Macan from China. Several cars in different colors were photographed on factory parking. Officially, the novelty will be presented at the Chengdu Motor Show in early September, after which it will appear in the local automotive market. The price of SR8 will vary from 88,800 to 99,900 yuan ($ 13.350 to 15.020), while the price of Macan in China is 558,000 yuan ($ 83.900).
The Chinese crossover will be equipped with a turbocharged 1.5-liter and 2-liter power units, the capacity of which is 150 and 190 horsepower, respectively. Motors work in a pair with a five-speed manual gearbox or a six-speed double-grip automatic machine. Engines are supplied by a joint venture Shenyang-Mitsubishi, which mainly serves small Chinese automakers.
For comparison: Zotye SR8 4744/1929/1647 size with a wheelset 2850 mm, and Porsche Macan 4681/1923/1624 with a wheel base 2807 mm.
Porsche declares that it can sue Zotye, however "Chinese" This is not confused. They have already repeatedly descended from the copy of the eminent car: Audi Q3 (Zotye SR7), Audi Q5 (Zotye T600), Volkswagen Tiguan (Zotye Damai X5), as well as the concept of Volkswagen Crossblue Coupe (Zotye Damai x7).