Cumulative deliveries of the Dolphin stood at 462,558 models on the finish of August, with month-to-month deliveries exceeding 30,000 in every of the previous six months.
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BYD right this moment noticed the five hundred,000th unit of the Dolphin compact electrical automobile (EV) roll off the manufacturing line, marking a milestone for its first e-Platform 3.0-based mannequin.
BYD initially launched the Dolphin on August 29, 2021, as the primary product in its Ocean automobile lineup.
Cumulative deliveries of the Dolphin stood at 462,558 models on the finish of August, with month-to-month deliveries exceeding 30,000 models in every of the previous six months, knowledge monitored by CnEVPost confirmed.
The Dolphin offered 32,745 models in August, up 39.52 p.c year-on-year, and was the fourth best-selling BYD mannequin final month.
BYD launched two new variations of the Dolphin right this moment to commemorate the mannequin’s 500,000th unit off the road.
Beginning at RMB 126,800 ($17,360) and RMB 139,800 respectively, these two new variations are similar to the common model when it comes to core specs, with the higher-priced model packing extra highly effective assisted driving capabilities.
Each commemorative variations of the Dolphin are available in a purple and black shade scheme, which isn’t out there on the common mannequin.
BYD is providing a 2-year 0 p.c curiosity mortgage and a RMB 2,000 trade-in subsidy for the Dolphin’s commemorative editions.
The Dolphin measures 4,125 mm in size, 1,770 mm in width and 1,570 mm in peak, with a wheelbase of two,700 mm.
With the addition of two commemorative version fashions, the Dolphin is now out there in 5 variations with beginning costs of RMB 116,800, RMB 123,800, RMB 126,800, RMB 136,800 and RMB 139,800.
The mannequin’s three lower-priced variations are powered by an electrical motor with a most energy of 70 kW and a peak torque of 180 Nm, which permits them to speed up from 0 to 50 km/h in 3.9 seconds. All of them include a battery pack with a capability of 44.9 kWh and an NEDC vary of 420 kilometers.
The opposite two costlier variations are powered by an electrical motor with a most energy of 130 kW and a peak torque of 290 Nm, and might speed up from 0 to 50 km/h in 3 seconds. Additionally they carry a battery pack with a capability of 44.9 kWh and an NEDC vary of 401 kilometers.
The mannequin helps quick charging throughout the board and might be charged from 30 p.c to 80 p.c in half-hour, in line with its configuration sheet.
BYD is bringing the Dolphin to extra abroad markets, saying earlier right this moment that the mannequin is now out there in Mexico. On September 20, BYD launched the Dolphin in Japan.
($1 = RMB 7.3040)
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