BYD has launched the new facelift series of Han sedan in China. The updated luxury sedan comes in three pure electric models and one PHEV model. The new Han also comes with a limited edition called Qianshancui, inspired by the emerald green tone of Chinese landscape painting.
Like before, the EV version has a closed face while the DM-i gets a mesh grilled fascia. The new Han EV continues to adapt BYD’s Dragon Face design language that blends Eastern and Western design aesthetics. The contour edges have now become curved, and the air intake decorations on both sides have evolved from straight lines to curved lines.
BYD Hand Qianshancui
The appearance of Han DM-i PHEV facelift is also updated, now the outline of the front grille is more rounded while the density of grille pattern has been reduced. Like the EV version, the decorative lines of the air intakes on both sides of DM-i’s bumper have changed from straight lines to curves. At the rear, there is a redesigned bumper whereas the slim back lights are now fully connected to each other, smoothed-out in styling, and devoid of the chrome lining as in the pre-facelift models.
Step inside, and the interior is now even more elegant with a combination of brown and black colors and the inclusion of Napa leather. The center console has been upgraded with wood grain trim, including the area in front of the transmission lever. While the Han facelift still comes with a 12.3-inch full LCD instrument panel, 15.6-inch ultra HD 8-core adaptive rotary suspension pad, and DiLink 4.0 smart network system, there is a new W-HUD head-up display added to the offerings. Plus the 3D Advanced Driver Assistance System and navigation information can now be displayed now.
The updated Han is now equipped with the latest version of BYD’s DiPilot intelligent driving assistance system, including an adaptive stop-and-go cruise-control system, forward-collision warning system, pedestrian identification and protection system, lane departure warning system, and traffic sign identification. The extended-range premium and 4WD high-performance models are standard with blind-spot monitoring, lane-change assistance, and early rear collision warning. Whereas customers can upgrade the Han EV with more advanced features such as BYD’s ICC Intelligent Navigation System, the ICA Integrated Adaptive Cruise System, and the TJA Traffic Congestion Assistance System.
Under the hood, the updated Han EV comes standard with BYD’s 85.4kWh Blade Battery. The long-range pure electric version has a drive range of 605 km in single-charge. The four-wheel-drive, high-performance version has a total power of 380kW (508 hp), peak torque of 700N m, a CLTC range of 610 km, and can accelerate from 0 to 100km/h in only 3.9 seconds, making it China’s fastest EV in production. The front-wheel-drive version of the pure electric Han has a maximum power of 180kW and a CLTC range of 715 km.
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The DM-i PHEV version comes in two pure electric ranges of 121 km and 242 km and fuel consumption of 4.2 liters/100 km and 4.5 liters/100 km, respectively. The engine’s maximum power is 102kW, and the maximum power of the front motor is 145 kW. The comprehensive range can reach up to 1,300 km.
The DM-p model is equipped with a front and rear motor with a maximum power of 360 kW and a peak torque of 675 Nm. The maximum power of the engine is 102 kW. It can accelerate from 0 to 100 km/h in only 3.7 seconds with a pure electric range of 202 km. This makes it China’s fastest plug-in hybrid sedan. The fuel consumption is rated at 5.2 liters/100 km.
The standard extended-range version of new BYD Han is priced at 229,800 RMB (PKR 59.97 lac), the premium extended-range variant is priced at 255,800 RMB (PKR 66.73 lac), the 4WD high-performance version is priced at 279,500 RMB (PKR 73.13 lac), and the Han DM-i (Dual Mode) PHEV version costs 219,800 RMB (PKR 57.41 lac).
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