Dongfeng Motor's premium electric SUV, Voyah FREE, will begin deliveries on July 29
The Voyah FREE, a competitor to Li Auto's Li ONE from Dongfeng Motor's premium electric car brand Voyah, will be delivered on July 29, yiche.com reported Tuesday.
The model is available in an all-electric version as well as a version with extended-range technology similar to the Li ONE, and its first commemorative editions are already in the market, priced at RMB 313,600 ($49,000) - 333,600 yuan.
According to yiche.com, Voyah will announce details of the main regular Voyah FREE model, including pricing, on June 19.
According to the company's plan, Voyah will open 14 directly operated stores in 10 cities in China by June 19, increasing the number of directly operated service channels from the original 40 to over 50 by the end of 2021.
At the end of last year, Voyah launched its first model, the Voyah FREE, with an extended-range version powered by a 1.5T four-cylinder engine and a generator with up to 80kW of power and a combined range of 860km. The electric version of the model has a combined range of more than 500 km.
The car is available in six body colors, three interior colors, with hidden door handles and a wind resistance coefficient of 0.28cd.
The Voyah FREE has a length, width and height of 4905/1950/1690mm and a wheelbase of 2955mm, slightly smaller than the Li ONE and NIO ES8.
The car is equipped with 3 millimeter-wave radars and 9 cameras and 12 ultrasonic radars, and the active night vision system can identify pedestrians and animals within 150 meters in front.
The Voyah FREE comes standard with L2+ advanced intelligent driving assistance system and is equipped with a double-wishbone front and multi-link rear independent suspension and iBooster intelligent electronic brake assist.
Both models of Voyah FREE have dual motors with a combined power of 500 kW and a peak torque of 1000 Nm. The electric version has an acceleration time of 4.7 seconds from 0-100km/h and an NEDC range of 505km.
Voyah will launch its second model at the end of this year, which will continue to adopt the extended-range and pure electric technology routes.
Its third model has already started research and development, covering more models such as MPVs and sedans in the future, and it does not rule out the possibility of launching a model with hydrogen energy as the power technology route.