Renault City K-ZE Has One more Sibling: Dongfeng Fengxing Debuted Forthing T1EV


Dongfeng Fengxing (Forthing) T1EV made its debut on 27th Sep. 2019, Forthing T1EV is a small pure electric SUV based on Renault’s latest CMF-A small vehicle platform, jointly developed by Dongfeng Fengxing, Dongfeng-Renault, Dongfeng-Venucia, Dongfeng Fengshen and DFSK, the comprehensive range of this small EV will be 168miles(271km). Previously, Dongfeng Fengshen has also debuted a new EV, the Aeolus EX1, at the 2019 Chengdu Motor Show, it has the same range of 168miles(271km).

The exterior design of Forthing T1EV continues from the Dongfeng Fengshen EX1, but the closed front grille with blue elements and the simplified fog light zone design are the new elements of the car. Although the new car is positioned as a small pure electric SUV, the design of the open-eye headlights, the simple front bracket and so on are not stingy.

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On the side view, it is similar to the Renault City K-ZE, especially the design of the door frame line, the door handle shape, and the anti-scratch strip under the door panel. In addition, the T1EV also features black decoration at the wheel eyebrow. In terms of size, the new car has a length, width and height of 3699/1579/1515mm and a wheelbase of 2423mm.

In terms of interiors, the design of Forthing T1EV is exactly the same as the Dongfeng Fengshen EX1 or the Renault K-ZE. The overall design style is more rounded, but due to the large area of hard plastic, the texture is just soso. The steering wheel adopts the common circular three-spoke shape, there is no multi-function button, the instrument uses two mechanical instruments plus a small-sized driving computer, the size of the central control panel is the same as that of the EX1, which is 8 inches.

In terms of power, Dognfeng Fengxing T1EV is powered by a permanent magnet synchronous motor with maximum power of 33kW (44hp) and peak torque of 125N·m. The car is equipped with ternary lithium battery with capacity of 26.8kWh. The officially announced comprehensive battery life data is 168miles(271km). For more information on this model, please continue to pay attention to the follow-up reports of