Declassified the exterior of a compact “SUV” Chinese brand Venucia. Brand created by Nissan and Dongfeng in 2010.
Top Venucia T60. This crossover led headlamps and daytime running lights
Photos of the camouflaged crossover Venucia posted last week. At the same time, the brand has extended the first official teaser novelties. And now the Ministry of industry of China there are shots of the cross without any masking. Judging by the nameplate located on the rear doors, the model will go on sale under the symbol T60.
In profile, the new “SUV” Venucia is reminiscent of the Nissan Kicks crossover. Most likely that “Chinese” is built on a Nissan platform. Recall that the Venucia – a joint project of the Japanese company and Dongfeng, the brand was created eight years ago. At first this brand produced turned the old “Nissan”, and then there was a stand alone model, but they are based on “trucks” Nissan. Based on Kicks is based on the platform V. by the Way, Kicks also sell in China, it is produced at the local plant, the joint venture of Nissan and Dongfeng.
Length Venucia T60 4 is equal to 412 mm, width – 1,820 mm, height – 1 679 mm, wheelbase of 2 640 mm. the Nissan Kicks compact Crossover: 4 295/1 760/1 588 mm, distance between axles – 2 620 mm. For T60 provides: 17-inch wheels, led headlights, vertical led DRLs and the same two-tone color of the body.
It is expected that the new Venucia will be offered only with one engine – petrol “aspirated” series Nissan HR16 1.6-liter and a power of 126 HP Information about gearboxes yet, the drive probably will be only front-wheel version of the 4×4 in China demand not. The Nissan Kicks crossover on the “high places” available with 124-strong “aspirated” HR15 1.5, which works in tandem with the “mechanics” or CVT X-Tronic. Full drive the Kicks is also not allowed.
To the Chinese Venucia dealers T60 gets in the fourth quarter of this year. Probably, the crossover will be cheaper than the Nissan Kicks. The latest model in China costs from 99 800 yuan ($14 800).
Outside of China brand Venucia is not represented. Kiks is a global model – in addition to China it is sold in Brazil, Argentina, Mexico, USA and Canada. And soon the compact crossover Nissan will appear in India, and for this country the model can translate to the platform B0, which is also based Nissan Terrano, Renault Logan, Sandero, Duster and Kaptur.