2014 DR CityCross unveiled [video]

Features a 1.3-liter bi-fuel engine

Italy's DR Motor has unveiled their new CityCross.

Designed to tackle the urban jungle, the model has crossover-inspired styling with plastic body cladding, roof rails and 15- or 16-inch alloy wheels. Overall, it measures 3860mm long, 1620mm wide and 1580mm tall.

Interior pictures were not released but the model comes nicely equipped with air conditioning, power windows and a CD/MP3/USB audio system. The boot holds 370 liters (13 cubic feet) of luggage but that can be expanded to 1200 liters (42.3 cubic feet) by folding the rear seats down.

Power is provided by a 1.3-liter bi-fuel engine - petrol/LPG or petrol/methane - that develops 83 HP (63 kW) and 114 Nm (84 lb-ft) of torque. It enables the model to accelerate from 0-100 km/h in 12.5 seconds and hit a top a top speed of 156 km/h (97 mph).

The DR CityCross will go on sale shortly and Italian pricing starts at just €9,980.

Source: DR Motor

The DR CityCross city has dimensions (length 386 cm - 162 cm width - height 158 ??cm - 233 cm step) but with great roominess and generous interior space, especially in the trunk (370 dm3). Rear seats folded down, the load becomes really important (1200 dm3). The line is cute and trendy but at the same time gritty, under floor buoyancy, the 15 "wheels and 16", the protection moldings and front and rear of the longitudinal bars on the roof. Engine (a 1.3 liter 83 hp) size and design make it a unique model that could be called "Light Crossover". In addition to being full-featured as standard (air conditioning, parking sensors, power steering, abs, roof bars, 4 electric windows, electric mirrors, cd-mp3-usb stereo, alloy wheels, metallic paint) the two versions, Luxury and Executive are also available with power bi-fuel petrol / LPG and petrol / methane. In both cases, in view of the important load compartment of the DR CityCross, the bulk of the bi-fuel tank is minimal. The LPG tank has a capacity of 50 liters and no effect on the overall capacity of the luggage compartment. The CNG version is instead equipped with an innovative feeding system, consisting of 2 cylinders lightweight fiber of the overall capacity of 92 liters. The price of the Luxury version is € 9,980 full-featured as standard, the Executive, which is different for alloy wheels 16 "and interior nubuck, costs 1,000 Euros. The model truck, DR CityVan, with grid separation between the passenger compartment and the cargo area, it costs 10,980.

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It has been selling in Russia as Chery Indis since 2011. S*itty thing, but cheap
Aug 10th, 2013 8:57pm
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erickbon erickbon
What is it with these chinese people??? What's their game: in my country, Ecuador, we get this EXACT SAME car as a CHERY CROSS!!!
Aug 9th, 2013 10:37pm
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AlanXu AlanXu
Sorry erickbon, but I think the Italian's borrowed the design of the Cherry Cross, and added new bits and pieces to it.
Aug 9th, 2013 11:46pm
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tuga tuga
An Italian entrepreneur buys these cars from Chery, in CKD form, builds them in Italy and sells them there with a DR badge. Simple as that.
Aug 10th, 2013 12:33pm
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