BYD, a manufacturer of new energy vehicles and a world leader in its industry, unveiled a full line of vehicles at the 21st Guangzhou International Automobile Show from 17 to 26 November. Recently according to Industry sources, it debuted the e⁴ concept car, launched the Supercar platform, and revealed a new all-electric SUV, the Sea Lion 07 EV.
Industry sources added that Yangwang, BYD’s premium sub-brand, was impressed with the debut of its latest e⁴ concept car, revealing the Supercar platform and introducing the U8 and U9 models. Industry sources further touching on the specifications of the supercar added that it’s e⁴ concept car has no steering gears or braking mechanisms. It employs three-in-one technology for driving, braking, and steering, eliminating the need for conventional mechanical systems.
Industry sources further added that earlier this year, Yangwang had launched its unique namesake architecture for high-end vehicles using new energy. The Supercar platform, created under this architecture, made its official debut, marking Yangwang’s transition from off-road vehicles to racing cars based on advanced technology. The interior space of the Yangwang U9 was revealed at the Show, characterized by a cockpit that stands out both for its technological complexity and its sporting characteristics.
BYD Ocean Series has revealed its first all-electric mid-size SUV, the Sea Lion 07 EV, which embraces the ‘Ocean Aesthetics’ design philosophy – it is based on a rear-wheel drive/all-wheel drive architecture, is equipped with CTB technology and iTAC intelligent torque control technology.
Touching the specs of the BYD Ocean Series, Industry sources added that it also features independent suspension, a double-wishbone front, and a five-link rear, along with the BYD DiSus intelligent body control system. The Ocean Series currently boasts numerous popular models such as the Dolphin and the Seal, thus creating a reliable IP portfolio. Looking ahead, the Ocean Series plans to unify the SUV and sedan models under the intellectual property of Sea Lion* and Seal, respectively.
Industry sources further added that Denza, another high-end sub-brand in BYD’s diverse brand matrix, introduced the D9 PREMIER (inaugural four-seater edition) along with numerous advanced technologies. For the exterior, a two-tone ‘galaxy’ bodywork was adopted and for the interior, gilding techniques based on a very long cultural tradition were applied.
The cockpit is equipped with 22 DEVIALET audio speakers and a top-of-the-line intelligent customized dashboard; there is also an 8-inch screen on the armrest.
The NOA (Navigate on Autopilot) system will be launched on the market in December, followed by the gradual introduction of urban NOA in the first quarter of next year. Vehicles with the high-speed NOA system will be available to the public starting in December. Additionally, features such as Sentry Mode, Light Map Mode and Commute Mode will be gradually introduced next year.
Industry sources further pointed out the FANGCHENGBAO, BYD’s professional customized sub-brand, was also present at the Show with the newly launched BAO 5 last week, which positioned itself as an “advanced super hybrid SUV” with a base price of RMB 289,800 and equipped with core BYD technologies, such as DMO and DiSus-P. The BAO 5 uses the ultra-safe lamellar battery, made with a five-layer protection structure and shielded by a double-ring barrier system.
BYD is present with four stands at the 21st Guangzhou International Auto Show, which continues until November 26. Various cutting-edge technologies from BYD – Dual Mode Off-road (DMO) Super Hybrid Platform, BYD DiSus Intelligent Body Control System and e⁴ Platform – are also on display. BYD thus demonstrates its pioneering technology and unmatched progress, which contributes to cooling our planet by 1℃.