Recently, Dongfeng Fengshen (Aeolus) debuted a new pure electric compact sedan based on the just-launch Yixuan. The Yixuan EV is based one Fengshen (Aeolus)’s electric platform eCMP, it is expected to be listed within 2019. There is no significant difference between the appearance of EV and the fuel version, the battery capacity is 47.7kWh, or it will bring the NEDC comprehensive cruising range of over 248miles(400km).
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In terms of appearance, Aeolus Yixuan EV is almost identical to the fuel version, and even the vent shape at the rear of the car is still preserved, there is no differentiated design for this “new” EV. The overall design of the new car is angular and the shape of fast back is matched with the low waist line.
The rear design is three-dimensional and layered, the bar-style taillight design widens the lateral visual effect. In terms of size, the length, width and height of Yixuan EV are 4660/1812/1480mm and the wheelbase is 2680mm, this is almost the same as Yixuan fuel version.
In terms of interior, the main difference between the design of Yixuan EV and the fuel version is that the color matching is mainly gray & black, the red and black contrast design is cancelled, which seems more stable. The 7-inch LCD instrument with a 10.25-inch central control panel adds a touch of technology to the interior.
In terms of power, Dongfeng Fengshen Yixuan EV is powered by a permanent magnet synchronous motor with maximum power of 120kW (160hp) and is equipped with a lithium battery pack with capacity of 47.7kWh. It is expected to bring more than 248miles(400km) of NEDC comprehensive cruising range for the vehicle. As for the date of listing of the car, the official date is not given, it is expected to be listed within the year.