Traum C70 – a new sub-brand crossover Zotye
New Chinese crossovers costing 2017-2018 up to 1,000,000 conventional units is the new Traum C70 SUV from the sub-brand of the automobile company Zotye Auto. Created in the summer of 2017 under the wing of the Zoti Traum brand (translated from German as “dream"), it is aimed at young and ambitious motorists. The newly minted Traum brand plans to present at least 8 new products by 2019. In our review, the compact crossover Traum C70 2017-2018 is a photo, price, equipment and specifications of the firstborn of a new Chinese brand.
Sales of Traum C70 equipped with gasoline four-cylinder engines (1.6-liter 113-horsepower naturally aspirated 1.5-liter 139-horsepower turbocharged) in China will begin in December 2017, the price of new items, according to preliminary information, will be about 75,000-80,000 yuan (660-705 thousand conventional units) for cars in the base.
The new Chinese crossover C70 from the young and ambitious company Traum turned out to be very interesting, by the way, both outside and inside. The development of a stylish exterior design for the new body was previously occupied by Benedek Toth, apparently, had worked for Mercedes-Benz for a long time.
Thanks to the experience of the American designer, the first-born of the new brand looks stylish, organic and modern. However, the new model Traum C70 is endowed with many details borrowed from currently manufactured and discontinued crossovers, with no obvious plagiarism.
The front end of the Chinese New with a large and solid grille, tighten mesh with an original design, neat and compact headlights, complemented by LED daytime running light corners on the outer contour, a powerful bumper with a colorful insert a la carbon fiber and LED fog lights.
On the side, the body of the new Chinese crossover demonstrates all the latest trends in automotive fashion. In the presence of a dynamic silhouette with a sloping aft roof line resting on the rear floating for clothing, compact side windows, round wheel arches, large doors adorned with powerful explosions and charming edges.
The stern of the car also looks modern and stylish: horizontal ceiling marker lights with LEDs, a neat trunk crowned with a spoiler, a powerful bumper.
- External dimensions of the body Traum C70 2017-2018 Length 4746 mm, width 1882 mm, height 1700 mm, wheelbase 2800 mm.
- The crossover offers 17-18 inch alloy wheels with a modern design.
The interior of the new Traum C70 crossover is a complete 5-seater with comfortable seats for the driver and front passenger, complemented by strong side support bolsters and rear seats for three passengers. A 40:60 split second-row seat is able to move along the cabin, increasing legroom or usable trunk volume, and a separate rear with angle adjustment steps. Legroom, above the head and the width of the cabin with a margin, as in the first and second rows.
A modern stand of architecture, competent planning and organization of the internal space, high-quality materials and a large amount of the most modern and advanced equipment, there are several fat pluses in the product.
The photo shows the interior of a very busy Traum S70 with a 1.5 turbo engine, automatic transmission, leather interior, a huge panoramic roof with a sunroof that opens electrically, driver and passenger seats, electrically adjustable, heated and ventilated, multifunction steering wheel, two huge color displays (the first virtual dashboard and the second multimedia system), dual-zone climate control system belusiako access and engine start stop button, electric parking brake.
An arsenal also of hill descent assistants, rear parking sensors, power windows on all doors, electrically adjustable exterior mirrors, heated and auto-folding, 6 airbags, ABS with EBD and BAS and ESP.
The cabin of the Chinese crossover is simply superb, and a couple of huge displays of color are a real beauty of the model … and why should anyone buy expensive German cars when Chinese manufacturers offer modest money for such a high level.
Specifications Traum C70 2017-2018. Traum’s new crossover is the Zotye SR7 "truck models". The platform is simple and budget with front independent suspension (McPherson strut) and Semi rear suspension (torsion beam). Brakes of all wheels disc (ventilated front discs), power steering, electric.
Under the hood, two petrol four-cylinder engines will be registered.
- Starting a naturally aspirated 1.6-liter engine with 113 forces of influence in company with a 5 manual transmission.
- A more powerful 133-horsepower 1.5-liter turbocharged is capable of in combination with a 5 manual transmission and a continuously variable CVT variator.
Drive, of course, to the front wheels. About all-wheel drive is not even worth dreaming of. And why are Chinese motorists buying, according to statistics, crossovers exclusively with front-wheel drive and not wanting to pay for expensive all-wheel drive.
I want to note that Zotye car experts have developed the latest gasoline turbo engines that may soon appear in the engine compartment of the C70 Traum: these are 1.2 turbo (150 hp and 230 Nm), 1.5 turbo (177 hp, 260 Nm) and 2.0 turbo (245 hp 350 Nm).