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BYD Launches Electric Supercar, Price IDR 3 Billion

BYD‘s sub-brand, YangWang, officially launched the electric-powered supercar, YangWang U9. The electric car that challenges Lamborghini and Ferrari is sold with one option for around IDR 3 billion.

Quoted by MOTORSPORTS, this fully electric supercar uses the e4 platform. The YangWang U9 is equipped with BYD’s Disus X suspension which allows the car to drive on three wheels, jumping to ‘dancing’. This car is driven by four electric motors with a total power of 1,287 horsepower and peak torque of 1,680 Nm.

U9, which according to BYD stands for Ultimate 9, uses AWD (all wheel drive). This electric car can accelerate from 0-100 km/h in 2.36 seconds. According to BYD, the drag race time record for a distance of 400 meters can reach 9.78 seconds. The electric motor is capable of rotating up to a speed of 21,000 rpm.

The top speed of the YangWang U9 reaches 309.19 km/hour. It was tested at the Shanghai International Circuit.

The U9 rear spoiler provides up to 280 kg of downforce. The YangWang U9 is equipped with 21 inch Pirelli P-Zero tires.

Interestingly, unlike other high-end cars, this car does not use a nickel cobalt manganese (NCM) battery. This supercar is equipped with a blade type battery with lithium iron phosphate (LFP) material from BYD.

The installed LFP battery has a capacity of 80 kWh. BYD claims that with the LFP battery the YangWang U9 can travel as far as 465 km on one charge. Maximum charging power reaches 500 kW. Charging from 30 percent to 80 percent only takes 10 minutes.

In China, this electric supercar will be sold for 1.68 million yuan. If converted into rupiah, it means around IDR 3.6 billion.

For your information, YangWang is a high-end sub-brand from BYD. The YangWang U9 is his second car. Previously, YangWang had launched the U8 SUV which has the ability to float on water.

 

Land Rover New Range Rover PHEV: Specifications and Price

Land Rover presents a number of electric car options, one of which is the New Range Rover Electric. Most recently, this car uses Plug-in Hybrid Electric Vehicle (PHEV) technology which combines gasoline with a battery that can be charged at home.

Want to know the advantages of this UK-produced electric car? Check out this article to find out the specifications, model and how much the car is selling for.

Land Rover New Range Rover PHEV Specifications

The following are the specifications for the Land Rover New Range Rover PHEV, as quoted from the official site landrover.co.id:

Design

The New Range Rover PHEV is a luxury electric SUV that is suitable for all terrains. Even in water, this car can navigate water depths of up to 850 mm.

The exterior design of the New Range Rover shows modernity, sophistication, but remains elegant without excessive accents. This design also features wide, clean surfaces that accentuate the strong body.

This car is the first time a Range Rover has used 23 inch tires. At the rear, the lights will be hidden in a black line and will glow bright red when the brake is applied.

There are two choices of seating, namely 5 or 7 seats. The seats are made comfortable with a combination of Ultrafabrics and Kvadrat premium textiles on the seats and cabin trim. The backrest is equipped with noise reduction so that your seat becomes a quiet zone.

Technology and Batteries

The car is equipped with a 13.1 inch touchscreen display equipped with Pivi Pro Infotainment so you can always be connected to your phone, control music, find a parking space, and control smart devices at home.

Range Rover with PHEV technology is capable of producing low CO2 emissions of up to 18 g/km. If you only use the electric system, this car can drive long distances of up to 113 km without exhaust emissions.

With a 2,996 cc engine with a PHEV electric motor, this car only consumes 0.8 liters of fuel to travel 100 km. The battery capacity is 38.2 kWh.

Charging at home (7kW) takes 5 hours to be 100 percent full. Meanwhile, fast charging using a DC charger (50 kW) takes 40 minutes to fill 80 percent of the battery.

Machine

The New Range Rover PHEV has two engine specification options, namely P440e and P510e.

The first engine is capable of producing a maximum power of 440 PS at 5,500-6,500 rpm with a maximum torque of 620 Nm at 1,500-5,000 rpm. Acceleration from 0-100 km can be done in 6 seconds. The maximum speed is 225 km/hour.

The second engine is capable of producing a maximum power of 510 PS at 5,500-6,500 rpm with a maximum torque of 700 Nm at 1,500-5,000 rpm. Acceleration from 0-100 km can be done in 5.5 seconds. The maximum speed is 242 km/hour.

New Range Rover PHEV Model and Price

There are two models or variants of the Land Rover New Range Rover PHEV being marketed in Indonesia, namely the SE and Autobiography models.

Prices for the SE model start from IDR 5.2 billion off the road, while the Autobiography starts from IDR 5.7 billion off the road.

The Autobiography model has advantages, including its interior features. For example, auto-folding loadspace cover and four-zone climate control.

On the SE model only three-zone climate. The front seats have an electric massage feature with 24-way heating and cooling and the rear seats are Executive Class.

That’s the information about the New Range Rover PHEV Land Rover car, starting from design specifications, technology, battery, engine, to model and price.

Wuling BinguoEV Cheapest Variant Launched in RI, This is the Price

After Long Range AC/DC and Premium Range AC/DC, Wuling Motors Indonesia officially launched the Wuling BinguoEV Long Range AC in Indonesia, Saturday (13/1). This vehicle is the cheapest variant of the BinguoEV family sold domestically.

Dian Asmahani as Marketing & Sales Director of Wuling Motors Indonesia hopes that the emergence of the Long Range AC variant will further complement the choice of Wuling BinguoEV in Indonesia.

“In order to provide electric vehicle choices that suit consumer needs, especially in terms of urban mobility, we are also presenting the BinguoEV Long Range AC. This variant is also supported by a premium driving experience and a series of modern features and an iconic appearance,” said Dian in her official statement, Saturday (13/1).

“With the presence of this variant, the BinguoEV choices that consumers can choose will be more complete according to their daily mobility needs as well as becoming an icon in contributing to a greener environment,” he added.

Overall, Wuling BinguoEV Long Range AC is the same as Long Range AC/DC. However, in this variant, the manufacturer has eliminated DC technology which allows the charging process to be faster (fast charging).

Wuling BinguoEV Long Range AC uses an IP67 certified Lithium Ferro Phosphate battery with a capacity of 31.9 kWh which can cover a distance of 333 km. Meanwhile, the electric motor has a maximum power of 50 kW and a torque of 150 Nm and 4 driving modes that can be selected, namely ECO, ECO+, Sport and Normal.

Wuling Launched  The New Model

In terms of dimensions, the Wuling BinguoEV is larger than the Air EV. This car has dimensions of 3,950 mm in length, 1,708 mm in width and 1,580 mm in height. Apart from that, BinguoEV has 15 inch rims wrapped in 185/60 rubber.

Regarding safety features, there are two airbags in the front row. Then, the braking is also equipped with an Anti-lock Braking System (ABS) with Electronic Brake-force Distribution (EBD). The braking is also electric and equipped with Automatic Vehicle Hold.

Not only that, the manufacturer also equipped it with other features, such as Electronic Stability Control, camera and parking sensors, Tire Pressure Monitoring System, Immobilizer, Smart Start System, Keyless Entry, Cruise Control, and many more.

Wuling BinguoEV Long Range AC is priced at IDR 317 million with status on the road in Jakarta. This nominal value includes tax incentives from the government.

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