The Dongfeng-Fengshen S30 EV will hit the Chinese auto market late next year. The Fengshen S30 EV debuted as a concept on the 2010 Beijing Auto Show. It is based on the Fenshen S30 sedan. The Fengshen S30 EV will be powered by a 120hp electric motor made by the Shanghai Electric Corporation.
The concept car.
Top speed is 130km/h, range is 150km. Weight is a hefty 1300kg. There is no information yet about price which as usual will depend a lot on subsidies. The patrol-powered S30 starts around 70.000 yuan so the EV shouldn’t be much more expensive than 100.000 yuan. Whether anybody will actually buy one is however another question entirely…