Recently, Deepal announced that its SL03 sedan and S7 SUV equipped with advanced driving assistance functionalities called SL03i and S7i will launch on October 27 in China. Deepal is a joint venture among CATL, Huawei, and Changan.
The 2023 Deepal SL03 is available in four versions, namely: 135 Plus Range Extender, 200 Max Range Extender, 515 Max Pure Electric, and 705 Max Pure Electric, priced from 145,900 – 191,900 yuan (19,900 – 26,200 USD). Positioned as a medium-size sedan, the SL03 measures 4820/1890/1480 mm with a 2900 mm wheelbase. In addition, it has a coefficient of drag of 0.23Cd.
The pure electric versions are offered in low-power and high-power with a rear-mounted single electric motor that has a maximum power of 160 KW and 190 KW, respectively. The 0 – 100 km/h acceleration time is 5.9 seconds. Its 58.1 kWh and 79.97 ternary lithium battery pack options provide the corresponding CLTC cruising ranges of 515 km and 705 km.
The ranger-extender versions are powered by a 70 kW 1.5L naturally aspirated engine and a rear-mounted electric motor that outputs either 160 kW or 175 kW. Its 0 – 100 km/h acceleration time is 7.2 seconds. The 18.99 kWh and 28.39 kWh lithium iron phosphate battery packs provide a CLTC pure electric cruising range of 135 km and 200 km, respectively.
The Deepal S7 was launched with five versions for consumers to choose from in June this year, including three range-extender models and two pure electric models, priced from 149,900 – 202,900 yuan (20,500 – 27,700 USD). As a medium-sized SUV, the Deepal S7 measures 4750/1930/1625 mm with a 2900 mm wheelbase.
The pure electric versions are powered by a rear-mounted permanent magnet synchronous motor that outputs either 160 kW or 190 kW, corresponding to the low-power or high-power models. The CLTC cruising ranges are 520 km and 620 km, respectively. The range-extender versions are powered by a 1.5L hybrid engine and a rear-mounted electric motor with a maximum power of 175 KW. The pure electric cruising ranges are 121 km and 200 km while the comprehensive ranges with a full tank and full charge are 1,040 km and 1,120 km.
In September 2023, Deepal sold 17,370 vehicles, an increase of 17.9% from August (14,736 vehicles), accounting for 34.1% of its parent company – Changan’s monthly sales. So far, Deepal’s cumulative sales have exceeded 100,000 units within the past 14 months since its launch. By 2025, Deepal plans to launch seven vehicles, with a sales target of more than 800,000 vehicles, and exceeding 400,000 units by the end of 2023.
Source: Deepal, ITHome