Auto patrons are in for good times, as Jetour Automobile, a new brand launched by Chery Holding in response to the market trend, aimed at consumer demand, has been unveiled in the Nigerian market. Standing tall to the meaning of its name, which translates to ‘Convenient Tour’, it connotes that clients who work hard should enjoy the benefits of their happy lifestyles. Unlike some other brands from China, Jetour is no joker, as it comes with heavily packed core Technologies.
According to the company, the brand is equipped with reliable technologies like the “electronic control unit, vehicle controller and other Neighbourhood Electric Vehicle (NEV) -related core technologies. Intelligent driving, intelligent networking, Vehicle to Everything (V2X), Al, big data and electric systems and other technologies are widely used in Jetour Automobile. It offers the 1.6TGDI engine with a rapid heating thermal management system, having a completely independent intellectual property right. The first of a Chinese brand; its direct injection gasoline engine meets China VI emission regulations.
The brand’s reliability is confirmed by the more than 15,000 hours of bench testing, which is equivalent to more than 10 years of user experience, and over 2 million kilometres of vehicle testing. Due to its success and user experience, the engines used in Jetour are currently used in over 80 countries and regions worldwide.
With the Industry leading ultimate fuel power efficiency, the engine is powered by Jetour Kunpeng 2.0TGDI engine and can achieve 100 km,’h acceleration < 8 seconds. Jetour says “More than 1,000 people worked on the Kunpeng 2.0TGDI engine, which is based on Chery’s 23 years of positive engine development skills: a solid product development system, and an advanced verification system, that relies on three main Research and Development (R&D) facilities in Europe and China (Wuhu, Shanghai). The team’s five advantages are super energy, ultra-clean, ultra-quiet, ultra-solid, and ultra-light, which took 48 months to develop. It has a maximum power output of 187kW and a maximum torque output of 390N m, and the power reserve is comparable to one 3SL V6 engine.
On manufacturing strength, Jetour says “Stamping, welding, painting, and general assembly are the four key procedures covered. The intelligent factory incorporates automation, informatization, intelligentisation, customisation, flexibility, scalability, and environmental conservation.
But who is the Jetour brand meant for? The company says the brand users are such an uncompromising group of individuals, unwilling to settle for mediocrity. They are certain that brilliance is gained through action rather than waiting.
The models available in the Nigerian market are the X70-Liberty; X70 Plus-Elegance; X90 Plus-Cruise and Dashing.
Based on 23 years of production experiences, Chery Holding Group has sold over 8.5 million cars, exports exceed 1.6 million cars, and it has ranked number one in China’s passenger vehicle export 18 years in a row. Jetour has a worldwide development strategy and a global development Vision.