BYD has revealed the brand new Yuan Up, which is a completely electrical SUV constructed on the corporate’s e-Platform 3.zero that can also be utilized by the Dolphin, Atto 3 (often known as the Yuan Plus) and Seal. Scheduled to go on sale in China from March this 12 months, the Yuan Up is a part of the carmaker’s Dynasty sequence and is anticipated to have a beginning value of round 100,000 yuan (RM66,975).
When it comes to dimension, the Yuan Up measures 4,310 mm lengthy, 1,830 mm vast, 1,675 mm tall and has wheelbase of two,620 mm. That makes it smaller than the Atto 3 we’ve got right here, which is 4,455 mm lengthy, 1,875 mm vast, 1,615 mm tall and with a wheelbase spanning 2,720 mm.
For additional context, the Dolphin is 4,290 mm lengthy, 1,770 mm vast, 1,570 mm tall and its wheelbase measures 2,700 mm. To attract comparisons, the Yuan Up is barely bigger than a Hyundai Kona and Mazda CX-3.
In accordance with CarNewsChina, the Yuan Up comes with a lithium iron phosphate (LFP) battery pack that’s accessible in two vitality capacities – 32 kWh and 45.1 kWh – for a variety of as much as 301 km and 401 km respectively. There may even be two electrical motor choices offering both 95 PS 94 hp or 70 kW) or 177 PS (174 hp or 130 kW).
Design-wise, BYD’s new electrical car (EV) adopts the Dragon Face design idea that can also be utilized to the bigger Track L. Highlights embrace a entrance bumper with what seems to be a outstanding underguard, slim headlamps with built-in DRLs and discreet nook air inlets.
Shifting on from the entrance finish, we see a little bit of the good #1 within the profile, albeit with extra pronounced creases and chunky rocker panels on the perimeters. The rear taillights characteristic a signature paying homage to what’s on the Dolphin, whereas the decrease apron mimics the entrance.
Inside, you’ll discover a D-shaped steering wheel in entrance of an 8.8-inch digital instrument cluster, whereas the opposite show contained in the cabin is a 12.8-inch touchscreen within the centre of the dashboard. Like within the Atto 3, the infotainment may be rotated should you desire a portrait display screen format as an alternative of a panorama one. There’s even a head-up show, though it will doubtless be commonplace on higher-end variants.
Different notable features of the cabin are powered entrance seats, perforated leatherette upholstery, a wi-fi charging pad and a crystal gear selector. Not a lot in the best way of buttons, though there are some on the centre console for chosen car features. The Yuan Up can also be accessible with a generously-sized sunroof, and based mostly on the images, boot area appears to be spectacular as nicely.
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