Beijing Auto Show Preview: BYD E6

Published on April 21, 2010 by Tycho de Feijter

The production version of the BYD E6 was waiting outside the exibition hall for the Beijing Auto Show. On the right a BYD E6 taxi from a pilot project in Shenzhen. The E6 is a pure electric MPV and can drive, so BYD sais, 300 km on a single charge, top speed is 160km/h and it ony needs 15 minutes for a 80% charge. Mind that last claim, that is not a charge at home but at a special ‘3C’ full-powered charging station.

Size: 4554mmx1822mmx1630mm, wheelbase is 2830mm. 0-100 kilometers takes 10 seconds. Price yet unknown but likely to start around 250.000 rmb.

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