Omoda GT gets more power, sporty looks

Chery’s luxurious brand, Omoda, launched a sporty model in the Omoda crossover range, called the C5 GT locally.

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What’s New?

Well, for starters it certainly looks the part to fit in with the extra performance of this model in comparison with the rest of range.

Exterior:

The GT offers up to eight different exterior customisations, enabling owners to personalise their vehicles to match their unique style. The model features a gold logo and rear gold GT badge, with optional 18-inch high-gloss black and gold sports rims.

The GT-model showcases a sportier appearance with a lower front bumper, a split front headlight design, T-shaped daytime running lights and urban flowing matrix LED taillights. Front and rear spoilers, side skirts and an aerodynamic rear wing enhance the design.

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Interior:

The standard piano black interior complements the bespoke exterior, delivering elegance and style. The vehicle's 12V start-stop function and independent rear suspension enhance fuel efficiency during short stops and increase wheel traction for improved comfort. Additionally, it features a convenient 50 W fast wireless charging pad for efficient, hassle-free device charging.

Powertrain:

The Omoda C5 GT boasts a Kunpeng 1.6T engine and a 7DCT transmission, equipped with advanced technologies like the iHEC intelligent combustion system, low-inertia turbo and an electric actuator. These innovations address low-speed torque limitations, enhance intake energy and achieve rapid, efficient combustion delivering 145 kW and peak torque of 290 Nm substantially more than the rest of range’s 1500 turbo engine’s output.

Price:

The limited edition starts at R589 000, and interested customers can reach out to their nearest Omoda dealership for more information.

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