2018 BYD Tang – a new great Chinese SUV (part 2)

January 5, 2018 at 10:38 am

The second generation BID Tang crossover is equipped with a hybrid power plant, borrowed from its predecessor. The 505-hp power plant includes a 2.0-liter turbocharged petrol engine with 205-hp and 320 Nm output, two electric motors (150-hp and 200 Nm) and a 6-speed robotic DCT. The package also includes four-wheel drive, as well as 18 kW/h rechargeable batteries, which can overcome up to 85 km in electric mode. This technical arsenal gives the car excellent dynamic characteristics; the crossover accelerates in 4.5 seconds from 0 to 100 km/h.

Four-wheel drive BYD Tang image

Four-wheel drive BYD Tang image


Polestar 1 Coupe is the first brand’s model (part 2)

October 25, 2017 at 8:14 pm

Polestar 1 Coupe has got a hybrid power plant (gasoline engine and a pair of electric motors), electronically controlled Ohlins CESi suspension that adapts to road conditions and also to driving style. The hybrid unit with 600-hp and 1000 Nm of torque includes a petrol four-cylinder 2.0 Drive-E engine (equipped with a compressor and a turbocharger), responsible for front-wheel drive, two electric motors that rotate rear wheels with a capacity of 80 kW each one, starter generator, rechargeable 34 kWh batteries, providing 150 km running distance. The manufacturer does not disclose the dynamic and speed data of the new coupe.

The cabin has 2+2 landing formula picture

The cabin has 2+2 landing formula picture

Roewe Company unveiled its new cross-coupe model

May 21, 2017 at 9:52 am

The Chinese company, belonging to SAIC concern, has presented the new coupe concept under Vision-E index. The debut of the novelty was hold at the Auto Show in Shanghai. According to Chinese mass-media, the Company intends to manufacture the production version based on Vision-E concept including the car’s design. The exterior view of the presented prototype is impressive. The front part looks aggressive due to the LED optics and a large radiator grille, supplied by 6 amber lights on each side. Two LED DRLs are located on the sides below.

Roewe Vision E-Concept exterior desing picture

Roewe Vision E-Concept exterior desing picture