Chery Concepts Unveiled

Chery Concepts Unveiled

2012 Beijing Auto Show

Just the Facts:
  • Chery provides a peek at its next-generation crossover with the TX concept.
  • Chery's ANT concept offers a solution for future urban mobility.
  • Chery also will unveil the new Riich G2 sedan.

BEIJING — Chinese automaker Chery, which recently agreed to partner with Jaguar Land Rover, will bring a full slate of products to the upcoming 2012 Beijing Auto Show, including two intriguing concepts, the TX and the ANT.

The swoopy TX is said to preview a potential successor to the CR-V-inspired Chery Tiggo crossover, while providing a glimpse at Chery's still-evolving design DNA. Chinese media reports speculate a production version of the TX will be in production within two years.

The more futuristic ANT concept is said to be inspired by the Smart Fortwo and offers a solution for urban mobility, particularly in congested Chinese cities of the future. The battery-powered ANT is designed for interconnectivity — imagine a "colony" of these two-seaters sharing power and communications.

Also on display in Beijing will be Chery's new Riich G2 compact sedan. says: Chery is still in the very early stages of developing its own design language.

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