BYD SHARK Hybrid Pickup officially released in Mexico


Update on May 15th, Beijing time, BYD SHARK officially made its debut and announced that the price of the car in Mexico is 899,980-969,800 Mexican pesos, approximately US~53400 – US$57,500. BYD SHARK is a pickup truck model based on the DMO platform, consisting of a 1.5T engine and an electric motor. The system has a combined power of over 430 horsepower, with a 0-100km/h acceleration of only 5.7 seconds and a comprehensive range of 840km/h (NEDC condition). Competitors include Ford Ranger and Toyota Hilux.

The exterior design of BYD SHARK is led by the Wolfgang Egger team. The front face adopts an integrated design style, with C-shaped daytime running lights and continuous light strips on both sides outlining the front face contour. The brand logo is embedded inside the grille, which looks very impressive overall. However, this design style is still quite common in pickup truck models, lacking some surprises.

In terms of body size, the new car has a length, width, and height of 5457/1971/1925mm, and a wheelbase of 3260mm; The approach angle and departure angle are 31 ° and 19.3 ° respectively, and the ground clearance under full load is 210mm.

The interior of BYD SHARK is designed by Michele Paganetti, retaining the classic 12.8-inch rotating central control screen of BYD, with built-in intelligent voice, 540 degree panoramic imaging, and singing bar functions. In addition, it can also support Apple CarPlay/Android Auto smartphone connectivity. The front of the four spoke steering wheel is equipped with a 10.25-inch LCD instrument panel, and a 12 inch W-HUD head up display screen is also available.

In terms of power, BYD SHARK is equipped with a plug-in hybrid system consisting of a 1.5T engine and an electric motor. The front motor has a maximum power of 170kW (231 horsepower) and a peak torque of 310 Nm, while the rear motor has a maximum power of 150kW (204 horsepower) and a peak torque of 340 Nm; The comprehensive power of the system exceeds 430 horsepower. Its 0-100km/h acceleration time is 5.7 seconds, low battery fuel consumption is 7.5L/100km, full battery fuel consumption is 1.536L/100km, battery capacity is 29.58kWh, NEDC pure electric range is 100km, and comprehensive range is 840km.