Since its official launch of sales last Thursday, the first model under BYD's premium off-road brand, the Fang Cheng Bao, Bao 5, has received 10,623 orders, the company announced on Monday. The brand's original model is the Bao 5. Two more models, the Bao 3, a small off-road SUV, and the Bao 8, a full-size off-road SUV, were unveiled by Fang Cheng Bao. Next year, at the latest, the brand's managers announced the release of its first sports cars.
Three trim levels of the plug-in hybrid SUV range in price from 39,800 to 48,400 USD. The pre-sale price of 41,000 to 54,900 USD for the Chinese-made SUV was less than the current price.
The mid-size SUV Bao 5 is constructed on a DMO platform. It has a 2,800 mm wheelbase and measures 4890 mm long, 1970 mm wide, 1920 mm tall. Its minimum ground clearance is 220 mm, and its approach and departure angles are 35 and 32 degrees. The brand's exclusive platform is called DMO.
The plug-in has a four-wheel drive system with two electric motors. There are 271 horsepower in the front and an extra 387 horsepower in the back. They have a 1.5L turbocharged engine that produces 183 horsepower. The system can produce up to 686 horsepower and 760 Nm of peak torque. In 4.8 seconds, it accelerates from 0 to 100 km/h.
A 31.8 kWh lithium-iron-phosphate (LFP) Blade battery powering the PHEV can achieve 100 kW fast charging.The 31.8 kWh lithium-iron-phosphate (LFP) Blade battery powering the PHEV can be fast-charged at 100 kW for 16 minutes, from 30% to 80%. In addition, it has V2V (vehicle-to-vehicle) charging and 6 kW external discharge. The maximum power of the vehicle discharge rescue is 20 kW. The vehicle has a 1,200 km total CLTC range.
In addition to cost, optional equipment has lower costs. It will cost $13,700 to upgrade to Michelin or Pirelly tires with 6-piston brakes, a complete spare tire cover, painted wheel arches, and other features. Mercedes and BMW, in contrast, charge between $4,100 and $5,400 for the same upgrade.