Mass production of Jiyue 01 electric crossovers from the Geely concern and IT giant Baidu has started in China. In this respect reports portal carnewschina.com.
Production of the Jiyue 01 started at the Geely factory in Ningbo, where the Zeekr 001 and Zeekr 009 models are produced. The crossover’s length is 4853 mm and its wheelbase is 3000 mm. Depending on the modification, the electric car can travel between 550 and 720 km on a single charge. Jiyue 01 is produced on the same assembly lines as Zeekr 001; both models are built on the SEA modular platform.
The basic version of Jiyue 01 is equipped with an electric motor with a power of 272 hp on the rear axle. The all-wheel drive version received two electric motors with a total power of 544 hp. The interior of the new product has a minimum of physical buttons, all systems are controlled using a large touch screen. Car sales will start in October with prices starting from 260 thousand yuan (3.4 million rubles at the exchange rate at the time of publication).
Previously Volkswagen presented new generation Tiguan crossover.
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