On the evening of September 2nd, Dongfeng Venucia D60EV was officially launched. The new car launched a total of three trims, with price range of 137,800-153,800 yuan (~US$19,185 – US$21,412). Venucia D60EV is the pure electric version based on Venucia D60, the fuel version, it is equipped with a ternary lithium battery pack with a capacity of 58kWh, and the cruising range (under the NEDC standard) is 298miles(481km).
The Venucia D60EV is the first pure electric sedan from Dongfeng-Venucia brand, although it is based on the D60, there are some changes in the design. The new car has been completely redesigned in the position of front grille, the lower bumper and the fog light. The closed front grille design has become the standard for new energy vehicle, and the arrow-type fog light design is the highlight of the entire front face. The side and the rear part are not as stunning as the front face, they are straight lines that stretch and widen the body proportion. In terms of size, the new car has length and height of 4764/1803/1494mm and wheelbase of 2700mm.
The interior of the car is mainly black, it is only decorated with chrome-plated elements on the steering wheel trim, center console, etc., which plays a finishing touch. The car is equipped with the latest Intelligent infotainment system. In addition to meeting the basic entertainment functions and navigation functions, there is also the AI Voice Assistant.
Venucia D60EV is equipped with battery pack with battery capacity of 58kWh from CATL, the energy density is 171Wh/kg, it has a battery intelligent temperature control system, which can adjust the battery temperature adaptively according to the surrounding environment, official says it will work properly in the environment of -25°C to 50°C. Max power of the drive motor is 120kW(160hp). Under the comprehensive working conditions, the cruising range is 298miles/481km. In the fast charging mode, it only takes 32 minutes to charge from 30% to 80%; it takes 6 hours and 24 minutes charging from 30% to 100% in slow charging mode.