GM launches Buick Velite 6 EV in China

12 March 2019, 14:45:35

GM launches Buick Velite 6 EV in ChinaSAIC General Motors in China has unveiled its new car plan for the 2019-2023 period. The company has the ambition to launch 60 all-new or redesigned models in the next five years in Chine. These will include 9 new BEVs and PHEVs such as the Buick Velite 6, which will have a PHEV and a BEV version that has been launched today. Chevrolet, a part of GM, will also launch a new pure electric model this year. Buick Velite 6 EV follows the design style of the concept car demonstrated a year ago. The front air intake grille is gone (a common feature of BEVs) and the charging port is placed on the right front fender. The chrome-plated strip that runs through the front of the car connects the headlights on both sides sharp creating a sharp. The rear end of the car is simple and generous. The car has a length, width and height of 4650 mm, 1817 mm, 1510 mm respectively, and a wheelbase of 2660 mm. Inside, the vehicle features an independent full LCD instrument and floating tablet multimedia system, a three-spoke multifunction steering wheel, automatic air conditioning, electronic hand brakes, carbon fiber slabs and suede+leather seats. Currently, the Buick vehicles remain only China-bound.

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2021 Opel Mokka-e

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Doors: 5, Seats: 5
Length: 163.4 in / 4151 mm
Width: 70.5 in / 1791 mm
Height: 60.3 in / 1532 mm
Electric motor: 100 kW, 260 Nm, Location: Front
Battery: 50 kWh

2021 Hyundai KONA Electric

2021 Hyundai KONA Electric Ultimate 64 kWh

Doors: 4, Seats: 5
Length: 164.6 in / 4180 mm
Width: 70.9 in / 1800 mm
Height: 61.2 in / 1555 mm
Curb weight: 3836.04 lb / 1740 kg
Electric motor: 150 kW @ 3600 rpm, 395 Nm, Location: Front
Battery: 64 kWh, Voltage: 356 V

2021 Tesla Model 3

2021 Tesla Model 3 Performance AWD

Doors: 4, Seats: 5
Length: 184.8 in / 4694 mm
Width: 72.8 in / 1849 mm
Height: 56.8 in / 1443 mm
Curb weight: 4100.6 lb / 1860 kg
Electric motor #1: 211 kW, Location: Rear
Electric motor #2: 147 kW, Location: Front
Battery: 79.5 kWh, Voltage: 360 V

2021 Tesla Model 3

2021 Tesla Model 3 Long Range AWD

Doors: 4, Seats: 5
Length: 184.8 in / 4694 mm
Width: 72.8 in / 1849 mm
Height: 56.8 in / 1443 mm
Curb weight: 4071.94 lb / 1847 kg
Electric motor #1: 188 kW, Location: Rear
Electric motor #2: 147 kW, Location: Front
Battery: 79.5 kWh, Voltage: 360 V

2021 Tesla Model Y

2021 Tesla Model Y Performance AWD

Doors: 4, Seats: 5 / 7
Length: 187.0 in / 4751 mm
Width: 75.6 in / 1921 mm
Height: 63.9 in / 1624 mm
Curb weight: 4415.86 lb / 2003 kg
Location: Rear
Location: Front
Battery: 74 kWh

2021 Tesla Model Y

2021 Tesla Model Y Long Range AWD

Doors: 4, Seats: 5 / 7
Length: 187.0 in / 4751 mm
Width: 75.6 in / 1921 mm
Height: 63.9 in / 1624 mm
Curb weight: 4415.86 lb / 2003 kg
Location: Rear
Location: Front
Battery: 74 kWh

2021 Tesla Model X

2021 Tesla Model X Performance

Doors: 4, Seats: 5 / 6 / 7
Length: 198.3 in / 5037 mm
Width: 78.7 in / 1999 mm
Height: 66.0 in / 1676 mm
Curb weight: 5740.84 lb / 2604 kg
Electric motor #1: 375 kW, 720 Nm, Location: Rear
Electric motor #2: 205 kW, 420 Nm, Location: Front
Battery: 100 kWh, Voltage: 350 V

2021 Tesla Model X

2021 Tesla Model X Long Range Plus

Doors: 4, Seats: 5 / 6 / 7
Length: 198.3 in / 5037 mm
Width: 78.7 in / 1999 mm
Height: 66.0 in / 1676 mm
Curb weight: 5630.61 lb / 2554 kg
Electric motor #1: 210 kW, 335 Nm, Location: Rear
Electric motor #2: 205 kW, 420 Nm, Location: Front
Battery: 100 kWh, Voltage: 400 V

2022 Tesla Model S

2022 Tesla Model S Plaid Tri Motor AWD

Doors: 4, Seats: 5
Length: 196.0 in / 4978 mm
Width: 77.3 in / 1963 mm
Height: 56.5 in / 1435 mm
Curb weight: 4940.56 lb / 2241 kg

2021 Tesla Model S

2021 Tesla Model S Performance

Doors: 4, Seats: 5
Length: 196.0 in / 4978 mm
Width: 77.3 in / 1963 mm
Height: 56.5 in / 1435 mm
Curb weight: 4940.56 lb / 2241 kg
Electric motor #1: 375 kW, 720 Nm, Location: Rear
Electric motor #2: 205 kW, 420 Nm, Location: Front
Battery: 100 kWh, Voltage: 400 V

2021 Tesla Model S

2021 Tesla Model S Long Range Plus

Doors: 4, Seats: 5
Length: 196.0 in / 4978 mm
Width: 77.3 in / 1963 mm
Height: 56.5 in / 1435 mm
Curb weight: 4883.24 lb / 2215 kg
Electric motor #1: 210 kW, 420 Nm, Location: Rear
Electric motor #2: 205 kW, 335 Nm, Location: Front
Battery: 100 kWh, Voltage: 400 V

2022 Rivian R1T

2022 Rivian R1T Explore

Doors: 4, Seats: 5
Length: 218.0 in / 5537 mm
Height: 72.0 in / 1829 mm
Curb weight: 5886.34 lb / 2670 kg
Battery: 135 kWh

2022 Rivian R1T

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Length: 218.0 in / 5537 mm
Height: 72.0 in / 1829 mm
Curb weight: 5886.34 lb / 2670 kg
Battery: 135 kWh

2021 Rivian R1S

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Doors: 4, Seats: 5 / 7
Length: 202.0 in / 5131 mm
Height: 72.0 in / 1829 mm
Curb weight: 5842.25 lb / 2650 kg
Battery: 135 kWh

2021 Rivian R1S

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Doors: 4, Seats: 5 / 7
Length: 202.0 in / 5131 mm
Height: 72.0 in / 1829 mm
Curb weight: 5842.25 lb / 2650 kg
Battery: 135 kWh

2020 KIA e-Niro

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Doors: 5, Seats: 5
Length: 172.2 in / 4375 mm
Width: 71.1 in / 1805 mm
Height: 61.4 in / 1560 mm
Curb weight: 3994.78 lb / 1812 kg
Electric motor: 150 kW @ 3800 - 8000 rpm, 395 Nm, Location: Front
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2022 Tesla Cybertruck

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Doors: 4, Seats: 6
Length: 231.7 in / 5885 mm
Width: 79.8 in / 2027 mm
Height: 75.0 in / 1905 mm
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Length: 186.0 in / 4724 mm
Width: 74.0 in / 1880 mm
Height: 63.0 in / 1600 mm
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