New Dr 1 Ev 2023, a brand new city car that aims to repeat the success of other models in the range.

New Dr 1 Ev 2023, a brand new city car that aims to repeat the success of other models in the range.


The numbers are self-explanatory and the most recently adopted is a a very successful year for Dr. Sales were increasing as the group from the Molise region registered a record 2,172 registrations in December, reaching a share of 2.07%. In general. In total it has sold more than 25,000 cars in Italy and abroad.

In Italy, market growth it was 192.76% compared to 8,362 units in 2021. The market share increased from 0.57% to 1.86%. So these are respectable figures and percentages, obviously the result of the good work done in terms of the creation of new models. So the brand intends to repeat its success also in 2023 with an expanded range with this new city car:

  • Dr. 1 Ev 2023, city car to take the plane

  • Judgment Dr. 1 Ev 2023 and possible sales

Dr. 1 Ev 2023, city car to take the plane

Dr. 1 Ev 2023 is zero city car of which the first information was leaked during a video broadcast on social networks by the car manufacturer. These are the first indications that the DR 1 EV shares many features with the Chinese Chery eQ1 sold by Chinese brand Chery Automobile, a partner of Massimo Di Risio’s company.

Chery eQ1 then is acar for the city with a height of 3.2 meters and aluminum shell and composite materials for light weight. Despite its size, the cabin has four seats, even if the two rear seats are narrow. The car is powered by a permanent magnet synchronous motor producing 40PS and 120Nm of torque with an electronically limited top speed of 100km/h.

The engine is driven by a 38kWh lithium-ion battery which promises a range of 301 km according to the NEDC measurement cycle. Recharging takes 5 to 7 hours with a 6.6 kW AC charger, or just 30 to 50 minutes with a DC fast charger to get a charge from 30% to 80%.

Judgment Dr. 1 Ev 2023 and the possibility of sale

Dr. 1 Ev 2023 may be successful brand vehicle as it targets the general public more and because of the positive feedback received. And if the price is a factor that makes a difference, the promise of spending less than 20,000 euros could be enough for Dr. 1 Ev 2023.

Brand success comes from Dr. 3, a compact crossover with aggressive lines, derived from the Chinese Chery Tiggo 3x, in which the passenger compartment is also placed in a sporty way. But also from Dr. 4.0, based on the Chinese crossover, Chery Tiggo 4, slightly modified in Italy. It features modern lines, with hollow sides and 18-inch wheels, and a range of accessories. Finishes are enough.

Dr. 5.0 instead it has a sportier design than the 4.0 version, with sharper bumpers, LED lights, different rims and a more modern dashboard. The screen has been improved and is now 12.3 inches (up from 9 inches in the 4.0) and also includes Android Auto functionality.