We learned from SAIC-GM-Wuling that its all-new pure electric four-seater mini car, Hongguang MINI EV, has officially opened pre-sales. The new car has launched a total of three configuration models with a pre-sale price range of 29,800-38,800 yuan (~$4,158 – $5,414), the price might the lowest-price EV in the Chinese market. At the same time, the new car will be available in June.
We have reported a few days ago about this Wuling Hongguang MINI EV, unfortunately, this EV might be a China-only model in the market according to the report when Wuling released their new badge. For more details about Wuling MINI EV, please check here: SGMW Wuling’s New MINI EV, the Hongguang MINI EV will go in Chinese market soon
In terms of body size, the new car has a length width and height of 2917/1493 / 1621mm, a wheelbase of only 1940mm, it is positioned as a four-seater mini car.
In terms of power, the new car will be powered by a drive motor with a maximum power of 27 PS (20 kW). In terms of battery packs, the new car will be equipped with a ternary lithium-ion battery pack from Octillion Energy (Hefei), and provides two capacity versions, 144Ah and 96Ah, respectively, the power battery system is rated at 96V. The calculated rated capacity of the battery pack is 13.82kWh and 9.2kWh respectively. The publicity information shows that the new car has an NEDC range of 170km and 120km. The energy density of the battery system is 110Wh/kg and 100Wh/kg.