had the Frigate 07 unveiled and available for pre-sale at the end of August, with a pre-sale price range of RMB 220,000 ($31,500) - 280,000.

Frigate 07, a new SUV in BYD's Ocean series, will go on sale this week, having been unveiled at the end of August.

BYD will hold a launch event for Frigate 07 on December 9, according to a teaser image the company posted on Weibo today.

It's a big five-seat super-hybrid SUV with BYD's new four-link independent rear suspension for the first time and FSD frequency variable damping dampers across the range for the first time, the poster reads.

Frigate 07 will be the second model in BYD's Warship series, and the flagship model of the Ocean series.

On March 17, BYD officially made the plug-in hybrid model Destroyer 05 available in China, the first sedan in its Ocean series and the first model in its Warship series.

On the first day of the Chengdu auto show on August 26, BYD let the Frigate 07 be unveiled and began pre-sales with a price range of RMB 220,000 ($31,500) - 280,000.

The car measures 4,820 mm in length, 1,920 mm in width and 1,750 mm in height, with a wheelbase of 2,820 mm.

The Frigate 07 will be available in two power forms, DM-i as well as DM-p, with a range of 100 km as well as 200 km under battery power, according to information previously shared by BYD.

Separately, according to a Yiche report in late November, the model will be offered in six versions in three different battery ranges.

The Frigate 07 will be powered by 18.3 kWh, 36.8 kWh battery packs, and the range under battery power includes three versions of 100 km, 175 km, and 205 km, according to the report.

In BYD's product array, depending on the form of power, the vehicle has EV, DM-i as well as DM-p versions.

Where EV stands for a pure electric model, DM-i, as well as DM-p models, are plug-in hybrid models, except that the former focuses more on fuel economy and the latter on performance.

The Frigate 07 will be the first BYD model to support Apple's NFC digital key, which can be used to unlock and unlock the vehicle with an iPhone or Apple Watch.

The Frigate 07 comes standard with a 1.5 T engine with a maximum power of 102 kW.

Its 2WD version has 145 kW of electric motor power and the 4WD version has 295 KW of total power and 656 Nm of total torque and takes 4.7 seconds to accelerate from 0 to 100 km/h.