The Nano EV is powered by an electric motor with a maximum power of 24 kW and a peak torque of 85 Nm. It has a combined range of 305km.

Wuling's new minicar Nano EV goes on sale, prices start at around $7,800-CnEVPost

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After unveiling the Nano EV at the end of September, SAIC-GM-Wuling officially made the new minicar available today.

Wuling is offering three versions of the model, priced at RMB 49,800 ($7,800), RMB 54,800, and RMB 59,800.

The model is a new member of SAIC-GM-Wuling's GSEV (Global Small Electric Vehicle) architecture. According to Wuling, the Nano EV is positioned as a "Couple Car" with a distinctive and nimble shape.

It has a length, width and height of 2,497/1,526/1,616mm, a wheelbase of 1,600mm and an overall mass of 860kg.

In comparison, the Mini EV, Wuling's best-selling electric vehicle, has a length, width and height of 2,917/1,493/1,621mm and a wheelbase of 1,940mm.

The Nano EV is equipped with a permanent magnet synchronous drive motor with a maximum power of 24 kW and a peak torque of 85 Nm.

The vehicle has a combined range of 305km and uses more than 40 percent of ultra-high-strength and high-strength steel in its body, the company said.

The vehicle is equipped with battery heating and smart insulation functions, and offers a mobile app that supports checking vehicle status and making charging appointments.

The Wuling Nano EV is equipped with ESC body stability system, EPB electronic handbrake and reverse camera.

Wuling Hongguang Mini EV sold 47,834 units in Oct, up 101% year-on-year

Wuling's new minicar Nano EV goes on sale, prices start at around $7,800-CnEVPost

Wuling's new minicar Nano EV goes on sale, prices start at around $7,800-CnEVPost

Wuling's new minicar Nano EV goes on sale, prices start at around $7,800-CnEVPost

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