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BYD Seal EV launching in Malaysia Feb 23 – 3 variants

BYD Seal EV launching in Malaysia Feb 23 – 3 variants


BYD Seal EV launching in Malaysia Feb 23 – 3 variants

BYD Malaysia has revealed the launch dates for the BYD Seal, which shall be unveiled on February 23 at The Alternate, TRX. The much-anticipated EV shall be on the swanky new mall’s Raintree Plaza (Balenciaga, Prada entrance) until February 25, and the occasion shall be from 10am to 8pm each day.

The occasion seems to be open to the general public, however you’ll have to register for an invitation right here. “Unveil the long run and Seal your deal. Be a part of us for the official launch of the brand new BYD Seal. Register your slot in the present day,” the social media submit reads.

After a lot teasing, the Seal was open for pre-booking on January 19. The web reserving type prominently mentions that the RM1,000 reserving payment elements into the value of the automobile, in contrast to Tesla. We’re getting three variants – Dynamic, Premium and Efficiency – however costs are but to be introduced.

The Seal electrical sedan, or four-door coupe as BYD Malaysia needs it to be often called, begins off with the Dynamic, which has a single motor driving the rear wheels. With 204 PS (150 kW) and 310 Nm of torque, it will get from 0-100 km/h in 7.5 seconds. A 61.4 kWh Blade lithium-iron phospate (LFP) battery presents as much as 510 km within the NEDC cycle that our native distributor quotes. Within the extra reasonable WLTP, it’s 460 km.

Sitting within the center is the Premium, which additionally has a single-motor rear-wheel drive configuration, however with a better output and battery capability. Right here, the electrical motor dishes out 313 PS (230 kW) and 360 Nm, which is sweet for 0-100 km/h in 5.9 seconds. With a 82.5 kWh LFP battery, the quoted NEDC vary is 650 km (570 km WLTP).

The highest Seal is the Efficiency, the one AWD dual-motor variant. Right here, a 215 hp/310 Nm entrance motor combines with the 308 hp/360 Nm rear unit to supply it a complete output of 530 PS (390 kW) and 670 Nm, good for 0-100 km/h in 3.8 seconds. It has the identical 82.5 kWh battery because the Premium, so some vary is sacrificed for the additional efficiency – 580 km NEDC is quoted (520 km WLTP).

BYD Seal EV launching in Malaysia Feb 23 – 3 variants

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For charging, the Seal in its base Dynamic type helps AC Sort 2 charging at as much as 7 kW – with 8.6 hours to get the battery from 0-100% – and DC charging (CCS2) at as much as 110 kW. Each the Premium and Efficiency additionally function 7 kW AC charging (15.2 hours), however DC charging is uprated to 150 kW, with 37 minutes wanted to get the battery from 10% to 80% state of cost.

As for colors, consumers of the entry-level Dynamic get to decide on between Cosmos Black and Aurora White, with Atlantis Gray reserved for the highest two variants. The Efficiency will get an unique hue in Arctic Blue, which makes up 4 color choices.

As soon as once more, three variants of the Seal shall be provided – Dynamic, Premium and Efficiency, the latter with a dual-motor AWD set-up. Battery sensible, it’s 61.4 kWh for the Dynamic and 82.5 kWh for the opposite two. WLTP vary is 460 km, 570 km and 520 km, respectively. The reserving payment is RM1,000 and that preliminary sum elements into the value of the automobile, which is but to be introduced. Phrase is that the value vary shall be from round RM180k to RM220k.

Take a look at the Seal in our full gallery beneath. So, this or the Tesla Mannequin 3 Highland? Head to the Seal reserving web page right here and RSVP for the launch occasion right here.

GALLERY: BYD Seal reserving web page, specs

GALLERY: BYD Seal Malaysia preview

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