The BYD Dolphin (EA1)is BYD’s compact model, BYD is China’s biggest electric vehicle manufacturer and the world’s second-biggest behind Tesla. The BYD Dolphin (EA1) is equipped with a 44.9 kWh battery and a 130 kW motor that provides 177 cv. The BYD Dolphin (EA1) accelerates from 0-50 km/h in as little as 3 seconds and has a range of up to 400 km on a single charge. The Dolphin (EA1) also has fast charging capability and takes only 30 minutes for a 80% charge.
BYD YUAN PLUS/ATTO 3 is equipped with the all-new BYD e-Platform 3.0 designed exclusively for pure electric vehicles.
Giving full play to the advantages of intelligence, efficiency, safety and aesthetics. E-Platform 3.0 aims to promote NEVs’ performance in safety and low-temperature driving range as well as improve intelligent driving experiences, to build more efficient and safer new intelligent EVs.
The BYD Dolphin measures 4,150 mm in length, 1,770 mm in width, and 1,570 mm in height. The small electric car has a 2,700 mm wheelbase. It is available in three technical configurations, each with a different range.
The base and middle configurations employ a 70 kW/180 Nm permanent magnet synchronous motor. This motor draws energy from a 30.7 kWh Blade LFP battery pack in the base configuration and a 44.9 kWh Blade LFP battery pack in the middle configuration.
The base configuration provides a range of 301 km (NEDC), and the middle configuration allows a noticeably longer range of 405 km (NEDC). Both these feature 16-inch alloy wheels with 195/60 R16 tyres.
LED headlights and taillights, heated ORVMs, 12.8-inch touchscreen infotainment system, 5-inch digital instrument cluster, heat pump, 6-way adjustable driver seat, 4-way adjustable front passenger seat, driving recorder, mobile key (NFC-based), and a panoramic sunroof are some of the main features of the Dolphin. It is worth noting here that no other EV in this segment comes with a heat pump.
The new Chinese EV features a swoopy but odd-faced front and sporty side and rear structures. The interior has a fluidic and minimalist design theme and a huge central touchscreen in landscape orientation. The cabin has more than 20 storage spaces, and the boot can accommodate four 20-inch cabin bags.
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