New small-scale SUV model Dongfeng Fengshen AX4 was officially offline on 3rd July in Wuhan, in the off-line ceremony, the general manager Liu Hong said that AX4 would be put on the market in September this year, in the second half of this year, the mid-term facelift models E70 and AX7 would also come into the market." It can be seen that SUV models and new energy vehicles will become "the main theme" of Dongfeng Fengshen in the second half of this year.
AX4 is an small-scale SUV, whose tail is equipped with an hidden exhaust tail throat and fog lamps are wrapped by chrome, which echos with the front face design. Four reversing radar are evenly distributed in the rear bumper and the lower right corner is marked with the letters "AX4 Turbo".
AX4 is equipped with the 1.4-liter turbocharged engine, which is independently researched and developed by Dongfeng, the maximum power is 103 kilowatts and peak torque reaches196 Nm. The new car is also expected to carry 1.6 liters naturally aspirated engine, whose maximum power can reach 91 kilowatts, matched with 5-speed manual gearbox and 6-speed dual-clutch gearbox .
From the appearance, E70 is quite similar to A60 in the design, but slightly different in some details, such as the same use of a lot of blue lines decoration in the tail of E70, chrome on the tailgate is also engraved with Enhlish letters "Aeolus".
The wheels of E70 are designed as dual five-spoke style, it also will be equipped with a motor with maximum power of 90 kilowatts, peak torque of 260 Nm and maximum mileage of 35 km.
Compared with the existing models, the headlamps and air intake grid of AX7 are integrated and the lines in connection area are more smooth.
The tail changes little, rear bumper and fog lights are redesigned, the "Shuangfeiyan" Logo between taillight is replaced by the English letters, taillight group also uses a new design.
The existing AX7 model is equipped with 1.4T turbocharged engine, 2.0 liters and 2.3 liters naturally aspirated engine. While the new models will be equipped with 1.6T turbocharged engine with maximum power of 123 kilowatts and peak torque of 245 Nm, it is expected that the engine will replace the 2.3-liter engine which is relatively backward in the manufacturing technology and process.