Chinese carmakers and their new electric crossover

September 27, 2016 at 7:29 pm

Xiaoping Motors Company appeared in 2014 has shown Xpeng Beta SUV’s prototype with an electric power unit. According to them, the crossover’s development was estimated of 100 million dollars. The final car’s configuration will be known in the end of the year. Those who wish to buy a car will need to wait for the middle 2017 year.

The prototype of Xpeng Beta crossover photo

The prototype of Xpeng Beta crossover photo

The Chinese engineers confirm that the new SUV reminds Lexus NX design. This is about body’s dimensions and interior design. Xpeng Beta prototype is equipped by Samsung SDI lithium-ion batteries. Its capacity is not disclosed, but we know that volume energy makes 152 Vt⋅ch / kg. The driving distance consists 300 km. The basic version will get four-wheel drive system and 8.5-second acceleration. The later models will also be all-wheel drive but it will take 5.8 seconds to lead 100 km/h.

The saloon is supplied by a digital display picture

The saloon is supplied by a digital display picture

Inside of Xpeng Beta car, the designers installed a digital dashboard. On the front panel, there is a 15.6-inch display as well as a multimedia system. Other options provided for a future crossover are presented by a voice control, around view monitor, services connection via mobile phones and system settings oriented to a customer.