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BYD Unveils Luxury Sedan U7, Priced at Rs. 1.2 Cr to Rival BMW i5.

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Yangwang U7

BYD’s recently launched premium brand, Yangwang, has unveiled its latest luxury Sedan, the Yangwang U7. The U7 marks the 3rd production car of Yangwang brand. The company claims it to be a high-performance vehicle that can outperform the BMW i5 and Mercedes-Benz EQE. It is equipped with four petrol engines generating a total of 1,000hp and boasts impressive aerodynamic efficiency with a drag coefficient of 0.195Cd.

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The BYD U7 is a four-door luxury Sedan built on BYD’s e4 platform the same foundation supporting the Yangwang U8 SUV and U9 supercar.

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Yangwang U7@X,

The Yangwang U7 sedan is considered a family member within BYD’s production lineup, as its structure, design, and stylish aesthetics align with those of other BYD cars.

Yangwang U7 Features:

According to a post on its official WeChat channel, Yangwang mentioned that the U7 achieves over 1,000hp through its four electric motors. It’s currently unclear whether this four-wheel-drive sedan will adopt a range-extender powertrain like the U8 or a pure-electric one similar to the U9.

The U8’s REx system merges a 2.0-liter four-cylinder petrol engine with four electric motors and a 49.1kWh lithium-iron-phosphate (LFP) battery, delivering a total of 1,195hp. Meanwhile, the U9 utilizes an EV drivetrain featuring four electric motors combined with a 100kWh lithium-iron-phosphate (LFP) battery, resulting in a combined output of 1,114hp.

BYD U7 Price:

BYD announced that the new Yangwang flagship will have a starting price exceeding ¥1 million (approximately Rs 1.2 crore) in China.

References: BYD U7 unveiled

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