BYD Teases Arrival of All-New Electric SUV, Yuan Up
Chinese automaker BYD is gearing up to launch its latest addition to the Yuan family, the all-new electric SUV called Yuan Up. The release of this compact and affordable electric vehicle (EV) reflects BYD’s commitment to making sustainable transportation accessible to a broader audience.
Cutting-Edge e-Platform 3.0
The Yuan Up is built on BYD’s cutting-edge e-Platform 3.0, which is already powering the BYD Dolphin. This platform showcases BYD’s expertise in battery electric vehicle (BEV) technology. Notably, the Yuan Up is the first A0-class SUV to be based on this platform, with a wheelbase between 2.2 and 2.5 meters.
Impressive Dimensions and Competitive Pricing
Compared to the Dolphin, the Yuan Up is larger, measuring 4,310 mm in length, 1,830 mm in width, and 1,675 mm in height, with a wheelbase of 2,620 mm. With an expected pricing range of RMB 100,000 to RMB 150,000, the Yuan Up is positioned competitively in the market, aligning with BYD’s strategy to offer diverse EV options at various price points.
Powerful Performance and Efficiency
Under the hood, the Yuan Up will feature a single motor with two power options: 70 kW and 130 kW. This electric SUV will offer a top speed of up to 160 km/h. The three versions of the Yuan Up weigh between 1,430 kg and 1,540 kg, ensuring versatility in performance and efficiency.
Contribution to BYD’s Sales Figures
The Yuan family, including the Yuan Plus and Yuan Pro, has been instrumental in boosting BYD’s sales figures. In December 2023 alone, the Yuan family sold 41,681 units, marking an impressive 41.44% year-over-year increase. Throughout 2023, the Yuan family models accounted for 428,580 units, constituting 14% of BYD’s annual new energy vehicle (NEV) sales.
Global Expansion and Success
BYD’s global presence has been expanding, with the Yuan Plus making waves in overseas markets since its release in February 2022. In 2023, BYD achieved remarkable annual NEV sales of 3,024,417 units, with the Yuan family contributing significantly to this success.
Anticipation for Unveiling and Pre-Orders
As BYD prepares to unveil the Yuan Up in the coming days, automotive enthusiasts eagerly await more details on its features, specifications, and official pricing. Pre-orders are expected to commence after the full unveiling, further solidifying BYD’s position as a major player in the global EV market.
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