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Qoros 2 Hybrid Crossover Concept Resembles a Cadillac-Nissan GT-R Mix in Shanghai

The Shanghai Auto Show seems dominated by impatience this year. First there was Eagle, who couldn’t wait for Porsche to go electric and made its own Cayman EV with a Ferrari face. Now we have Qoros, which apparently wants to beat Nissan at the game of building a hybrid GT-R.
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We are talking about the Qoros hybrid concept car in the image above. This looks like a mix between the GT-R concept Nissan released back in 2001 and Cadillac’s styling language.

Regardless, we have to admit the Qoros 2 crossover study looks rather appealing as a big picture, with the number of pics in the gallery below standing as proof for that.

The company has even taken the time to place a few Easter Eggs around the car, from the Shanghai debut badge to the dedication written where the chassis number should be, which spells “For Anna”.

While the Qoros 3 city SUV the company introduced at the Geneva Motor Show earlier this year plays in the compact crossover segment, this plug-in hybrid concept is slotted right below. We are talking about the sub-compact crossover segment, populated by vehicles such as the Renault Captur and the also-Shanghai-debuted SsangYong Tivolani.

Nevertheless, while Coros was planning a Western European offensive, the company failed to complete the assault. This means we’ll have to wait about two years until the Chinese-Israeli carmaker strikes again.

Since the study materialized in record time, the cabin is only a sketchy job. Even so, we can see the same styling language as on the outside. Still, that digital watch on the center stack is way to 80s for a motor show taking place in 2015.

In the tech department, the proposal is an interesting one. We are talking about a plug-in hybrid powertrain that can offer all-wheel drive. The system can be recharged both via a cable located aft of the hood, as well as by inductive means. No specs were promised, but Qoros did mention a parallel charging mode would dramatically reduce the charging time.

China’s Chery Automobile owns 50 percent of Qoros stocks, which means some of the goodies shown here might be heading towards production outside the Q-badged brand.

PS: in case you’re curious about that Anna mention, Qoros does have an employee called Anna-Theresa Midunsky. However, we won’t mention you can find her on the Xing professional network.

 
 
 
 
 

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