WEY VV7, the first model under the WEY brand, captured the hearts of many young Chinese consumers with its masculine and handsome design. At the end of last month, the VV7 finally ushered in a facelift, the same time it also brought WEY VV7 GT, a coupe style model. At the 2019 Chengdu Motor Show, WEY also brought two of its plug-in hybrid models, named WEY VV7 PHEV and WEY VV7 GT PHEV, to further enrich the product line.
The shape of WEY VV7 GT PHEV is the same as that of the VV7 GT fuel version. The family-style front face exudes a strong youthful sporty atmosphere, the front lines are designed in the direction of fierceness and strength, especially the two LED headlights with flat and sharp shape, they make the front of the car aggressive looking.
The charging port is located at the left front fender. The design of the inward recess of the door can produce a good light and shadow effect when illuminated, and enhance the layering of the side. The 20-inch two-color wheels are also very sporty and stylish, with 21-inch wheels available.
The shape of the rear end is full, the shape of the taillights group is also sharp and angular. It is equipped with the bilateral exhaust and black tail lip that are commonly used in the WEY model to highlight the sports. A new “PHEV” letter badge is added to the left side of the rear to identify the new energy vehicle. In terms of body size, WEY VV7 GT PHEV has a length and height of 4760/1931/1655mm and wheelbase of 2950mm.
The interior style of the WEY VV7 GT PHEV is the same as that of the WEY VV7 GT and VV7, it is full of fashionable sports elements. It is equipped with a full LCD instrument, a floating central control panel and an electronic gear block. The three flat-bottomed steering wheels and the center console that is tilted towards the driver’s side and designed with a very simple design allow the sporty style to pass through the vehicle from the outside to the inside.
In the power section, the WEY VV7 GT PHEV is powered by a 2.0T and a E-motor combination. The 2.0T engine has maximum power of 167kW (224hp) and maximum torque of 387N·m. The official claimed its 0-100km/h acceleration time is only 5.9s. The power battery is ternary lithium battery from CATL, the pure electric range is 43miles(70km) under the NEDC condition.