Yuanhang Y7 premium EV sedan to launch at Beijing Show

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Since 2022 Yuanhang have raised a few eyebrows at auto shows thanks to the cars they’ve shown and the often garish colors both inside and out that they’ve been decked out in. This year it seems they have gone one better and brought an actual production car that has been spotted in the traffic waiting to get into the Beijing Auto Show. The Yuanhang Y7, a large premium EV sedan, will officially launch at the show.

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Measuring in at a length, width and height of 5260, 2000 and 1490 mm respectively, along with a wheelbase of 3128 mm the sedan is anything but small. There’s a choice of 20 and 21- inch wheels. The Y7 is actually the second sedan from the brand after the Y6 launched last year and curiously the two cars a very similar size although the Y7 is actually both 10 mm shorter and lower. Concept versions of the Y7 had scissor doors and these may also be present on the production version.

Design wise it has a clean sports coupe type EV look first popularized by the XPeng P7 in China. Autohome report the headlights have a projection capability allowing it to beam messages like “please cross” onto the sidewalk.

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Inside the Yuanhang Y7 has been toned down significantly from the concepts and even more so than the production Y6 with it all looking dare we say it, tasteful. Dominating the cockpit is a huge 17.38-inch infotainment screen. There’s also an instrument screen and 70-inch augmented reality HUD. Rear seat passengers also enjoy their own screens. The car features an immersive audio system with 19 amplifiers. There are also features such as facial recognition for the driver.

The Yuanhang Y7 rides on an 800V architecture platform developed in conjunction with Bosch allowing fast charging. Range is currently stated as 800 km on the CLTC cycle with the car in the future supposedly featuring a solid-state battery good for 1000 km.  Two 250 kW motors drive the Yuanhang Y7 with each producing a peak torque of 400 Nm.

Yuanhang is a premium brand belonging to the Dayun Group. The company is based in Yuncheng, Shanxi Province and is best known as a truck manufacturer. Along with selling EVs under the Yuanhang brand they also produce cheaper EV cars badged with the Dayun brand.

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Source: Autohome

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