Chinese Youxia X sedan challenged the Tesla Model 3

October 29, 2015 at 8:05 pm

Youxia Motors Company introduced the first prototype of an electric vehicle X, which should go on sale in 2017. According to the manufacturer, the novelty in a top configuration will be able to pass without charging almost five hundred kilometers, and the price tags on the electric car will be comparable with those of the future Model 3 from Tesla Motors.

2017 Youxia X electric vehicle image

2017 Youxia X electric vehicle image

The prototype is equipped by an electric propulsion system consisting of the engine generating 348 hp and 440 Nm of torque, and a set of batteries. Depending on the modification, the electric car will be supplied by the traction batteries of the 40, 60 or 85 kWh capacities, which will provide 220, 330 and 460 km driving distance. The declared acceleration time to the first “hundreds” is 5.6 seconds.

The interior view of the Youxia X prototype pic

The interior view of the Youxia X prototype pic

The electronics of the new model runs under KITT OS operating system. This system is based on Android and supports wireless networking, synchronization with mobile devices, and even remote control function. Design, as well as the general concept of an electric vehicle, with several modifications, follows the ideology of an electric Tesla Model S. In addition, the company posted some photos, which show the similar “Tesla” center console with a large 17.3 inch touch screen.