BYD has revealed the brand new Yuan Up, which is a completely electrical SUV constructed on the corporate’s e-Platform 3.0 that can also be utilized by the Dolphin, Atto 3 (also referred to 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 collection and is anticipated to have a beginning worth of round 100,000 yuan (RM66,975).
When it comes to measurement, the Yuan Up measures 4,310 mm lengthy, 1,830 mm broad, 1,675 mm tall and has wheelbase of two,620 mm. That makes it smaller than the Atto 3 now we have right here, which is 4,455 mm lengthy, 1,875 mm broad, 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 broad, 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 line with CarNewsChina, the Yuan Up comes with a lithium iron phosphate (LFP) battery pack that’s out there in two power capacities – 32 kWh and 45.1 kWh – for a spread of as much as 301 km and 401 km respectively. There can 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 distinguished underguard, slim headlamps with built-in DRLs and discreet nook air inlets.
Transferring 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 function a signature harking back 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 might be rotated for those who favor a portrait display screen format as a substitute of a panorama one. There’s even a head-up show, though this may seemingly be normal on higher-end variants.
Different notable facets 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 out there with a generously-sized sunroof, and based mostly on the images, boot area appears to be like to be spectacular as properly.
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