Buick Velite 7 Electric SUV Unveiled In China

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Buick will launch a new electric crossover in china. The new model is known as Buick Velite 7 and will be produced along with Velite 5, Velite 6, and Velite 6 Plus in China. Although the new SUV is considered only for the Chinese market, it is likely to see its Chevrolet variant in U.S market in the future.

Buick Velite Powertrain

Buick Velite 7 is compact electric SUV with 174 hp eclectic motor. It is believed that the North American version will have more than 200 hp. Energy is provided by a newly designed modular lithium-ion battery with liquid-cooling technology. Buick claims a range of 500 km under the NEDC test cycle. While the 500 km range seems extremely optimistic, some expect the real-world range of 320 km which is still practical.

Velite 7 crossover has a 4.26 m long and its wheelbase is 2.67 m. Buick will produce Velite 7 in cooperation with SAIC-GM.

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