MG’s parent company SAIC Motor of China has released the first official images of its new Roewe D7 pure electric sedan. According to SAIC’s “Three-Year Action Plan for New Energy Vehicle Development,” which was announced earlier in April, the D7 is the first model in the “D” new energy product series for the Roewe brand and is anticipated to go on sale this year.
As per this strategy, 8 heavyweight new energy models will be introduced over the course of the next three years, encompassing the compact, mid-size, and large vehicle market segments including sedans, SUVs, and MPVs.
With its slim headlights, dual-tier lighting setup, and closed grille design, the Roewe D7 mimics other pure electric vehicle designs emerging from China. The Roewe logo can be seen in the center, while Lidars are mounted on the lower face. The side profile of the Roewe D7 shows fastback-like styling and has concealed door handles. The car’s sleek taillights with a wavy light signature and slightly elevated ducktail shape in the back add to its sporty appearance. The trunk has lettering in place of the Roewe Logo.
SAIC Roewe D7 EV
Built based on SAIC’s Nebula platform, the Roewe D7 measures 4,890/1,872/1,510mm while having a wheelbase of 2,810mm. The combined volume of the front and rear trunks reaches a massive 447L. The interior images are yet to be released.
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Although not many technical details are available at this stage, the Roewe D7 is reportedly equipped with a sunroof, side-rear radar, side-front radar, rear radar, and front radar. In terms of power, Roewe D7 previously declared two powertrain options, both of which only come with a single motor. The maximum power of the motor is 145 kW and 155 kW; and matched with lithium iron phosphate and ternary lithium batteries, respectively. The corresponding CLTC comprehensive cruising range is 510 km and 610 km while a top speed of 170 km/h is achievable.
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