The BYD brand has been launched in Thailand and Singapore, priced at THB1,325,000 (RM169,526) in Thailand and from S$242,888 (RM834,488) in Singapore.
The base variant of the Seal in Thailand is the Dynamic RWD, which packs a 61.4 kWh LFP Blade battery that has a single electric motor power of 204 hp and offers up to 510 km of range, according to Autolife Thailand.
This is the first of three variants of the model in the Thai market, and it is joined by the Premium RWD at THB1,449,000 (RM185,361) which packs a large 82.5 kWh LFP battery for a claimed range of 650 km, feeding more. 313 hp rear-mounted engine.
Leading the trio is the THB1,599,000 (RM204,491) Performance AWD variant, which gets an 82.5 kWh battery and two 530 hp all-wheel motors, offering up to 580 km of range.
In Singapore, the Seal is also issued in three versions; The single-engine Dynamic is priced at S$242,888 (RM834,488), and at S$284,888 (RM979,193) for the top-spec Performance variant in the city-state, according to Car Buyer Singapore.
As with those launched in Thailand, the base Dynamic offers a single rear-mounted engine producing 203 hp/310 Nm with a quoted range of 460 km (WLTP), capable of 0-100 km/h in 7.5 seconds. The next in the Singapore lineup is the Premium, which is the same with the same engine model with 313 hp and 360 Nm, carrying an 82.5 kWh battery that provides up to 570 km of range and does 0-100 km / h in 5.9 seconds. .
Up third in Singapore is the Performance, which packs a dual-motor AWD powertrain with 530 hp and 670 Nm, using the same 82.5 kWh battery as in the Premium variant, albeit with a quoted WLTP range of 520 km. does 0-100 km / h in 3.8 seconds.
In Singapore, the Seal in Dynamic Base system allows AC charging up to 7 kW, and DC charging up to 110 kW which enables 30-80% recharging within 32 minutes.
Meanwhile, the Premium variant offers the same AC charging rate of 7 kW for a full charge in 15.2 hours, although its DC charging capacity has been increased to 150 kW. The high Performance variant also supports DC charging up to 150 kW, depending on Car Buyer Singapore.
As for Malaysia, the BYD brand is scheduled to be launched in this market in the fourth quarter of this year, after being previewed last December when the Atto 3 was launched in the Malaysian market.
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