Chery Malaysia has already confirmed the Omoda 5 EV can be launched in our nation subsequent 12 months, and it seems to be like the corporate is on the point of just do that. paultan.org reader Andy Chan not too long ago despatched in these pictures that present the absolutely electrical SUV on a trailer, claiming they have been all right-hand drive models.
This isn’t the primary time we’re confronted with the Omoda 5 EV in RHD guise, as we beforehand reported on the electrical car (EV) throughout our time at this 12 months’s Gaikindo Indonesia Worldwide Auto Present (GIIAS). Indonesia will get a little bit of a head begin forward of us, as prospects there can already place a reserving for the EV however we’re nonetheless ready for a similar to occur right here.
For our market, the Omoda 5 EV will arrive as a fully-imported (CBU) mannequin but it surely isn’t identified but if it would finally turn into a locally-assembled (CKD) providing – it will likely be over in Indonesia subsequent 12 months. The Omoda 5 we have now now is powered by a turbocharged petrol engine and was launched as a CKD mannequin again in July this 12 months.
When it comes to specs, the Omoda 5 EV encompasses a front-mounted electrical motor rated at 224 PS (221 hp or 165 kw) that attracts electrical energy from a 61-kWh lithium-ion battery mounted within the car flooring. Chery says the SUV has a 0-100 km/h time of seven.8 seconds and an vitality consumption of 15 kWh per 100 km.
The battery is claimed to ship 450 km on a single cost primarily based on the CLTC normal, which differs from the NEDC and real-world WLTP. As for charging, a 0-80% state of cost might be achieved with simply 35 minutes of DC quick charging.
A method you’ll be able to inform the EV model from a daily Omoda 5 is the face, with the previous sporting a close-off grille slightly than an elaborate patterned one. There’s additionally no Chery brand, with the model script adorning the area above the charging flap, together with two-tone aero wheels.
At current, the interior combustion engine Omoda 5 retails for between RM108,800 and RM118,800 throughout two variants. How a lot kind of do you anticipate the EV model to go for? Share your guesses within the feedback under.
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