Chinese Manufacturer Byd broke sales records in 2022 and an increase in income of 400% over the previous year. In particular, BYD has produced a total of 1.86 million electric and plug-in hybrid vehicles, accounting for 30 percent of China’s electric vehicle sales market.
More precisely, according to information provided by Bloomberg, BYD’s revenue increased by 446% compared to 2021, reaching about 16.6 billion yuan, or about 2.4 billion US dollars. These results beat the forecasts of analysts, who expected it to be less than 16 billion yuan. The launch of the Byd Seagull, a small and affordable car, may further increase the company’s results in the near future. We assess the situation:
- Byd, many interesting cars are coming
- From Byd Seagull to Byd Dolphin
Byd, many interesting cars are coming
BYD is all set to launch a number of new models in the market including a concept car B-suv L, Seagull and Chaser 07 track.
New Track L concept carA high-end electric SUV, it adopts a new generation model called Sport Dragon and is aimed at young customers due to its modern technology. Byd announced the prices of the Seagull, which will be sold in the Chinese domestic market at a price between 78,800 and 95,800 yuan or between 10,400 and 12,700 euros at the exchange rate.
The hybrid sedan of the B+ segment, the Chaser 07, is offered in two versions with an electric range of 121 and 200 kilometers respectively, and prices are between 200,000 and 250,000 yuan (26,500-33,000 euros).
There Yangwang U8 is a luxury electric off-road vehicle with an intelligent hydraulic body control system, sold in Premium Edition or Off-Road Master Edition, for 1,098,000 yuan (about 145,000 euros). With a maximum power of more than 1,100 HP and acceleration from 0 to 100 km/h in 3.6 seconds, it is one of the most powerful models in the range.
Also, new Yangwang U9flagship vehicle, it represents the brand’s visual identity and is the first model developed on the new Yangwang Architecture, offered exclusively for high-end electric vehicles.
at the end, Denza D9 Premier It is a luxury sports SUV with an intelligent pneumatic system, while the N7 is a 4.86-meter SUV that targets the traditional internal combustion engine market in the 400,000 yuan or 53,000 euro market.
From Byd Seagull to Byd Dolphin
Byd Seagull is an electric city car offered at a competitive price. The design is modern and stylish, with LED headlights, a floating roof, LED taillights and a sporty spoiler. The interior is equipped to match, with a 12.8-inch central infotainment screen, a 5-inch instrument cluster and a wireless charging pad.
This car is driven by a electric front mounted motor with a power of 55 kilowatts. Drivers can choose between two different configurations: a 30 kWh battery that provides a CLTC range of 305 km and a 38 kWh battery that provides a range of 405 km, although these figures are calculated according to the inaccurate Chinese standard .
The car is 3.7 meters long, 1.7 meters long and 1.5 meters wide, with a wheelbase of 2.5 meters. Despite small sizeIt has five doors which makes it very comfortable for rear passengers.
Byd Dolphin is one of them the most innovative models of electric city cars from a Chinese manufacturer. Equipped with a 44.9 kWh lithium-ion battery and a 130 kW electric motor, it is capable of producing a maximum power of 177 HP. It can accelerate from 0 to 50 kilometers per hour in just 3 seconds and reach a range of 400 kilometers on a single charge.
The Byd Dolphin fast payment system allows you to get 80% of the battery in just 30 minutes, thanks to the presence of Blade batteries developed and produced in-house by Byd. These batteries use cheaper lithium chemistry, but provide a power density comparable to the more expensive NCM batteries, but with a higher level of safety.
Byd Dolphin has equipment two main driving lanes, Eco and Sport, can be selected via the rotary button next to the drive selector. And Snow mode is also available through another button. The design of the city car is elegant and modern, with a rigid but spacious body, which can also provide comfort for the rear passengers.