China showed “killer” Tesla with a power reserve of 708 kilometers

China showed “killer” Tesla with a power reserve of 708 kilometers

January 19, 2021 0 By autotimesnews

The new electric sedan will go on sale soon.

Arcfox, part of the BAIC concern, has unveiled its flagship sedan called the αS (alpha es), which will be Tesla’s main competitor. The novelty is driven by a single electric motor or a twin-engine power plant, and power will be provided by a battery, the capacity of which can be selected from three options.

With the largest battery installed, the model’s range will be up to 708 kilometers. It should be noted that the sedan will be available with both mono and all-wheel drive. In the first configuration, the novelty will produce 218 hp, and in the second – 435 hp.

The overall dimensions of the electric sedan are comparable to the Hyundai Sonata. Arcfox αS reaches 4930 millimeters in length and 1940 and 1599 millimeters in width and height. The wheelbase of the model is 2915 millimeters.

Among the features of the novelty, we note a special optics that resembles Tesla, a trapezoidal radiator grille with an aggressive design, “recessed” door handles, a small spoiler on the trunk and connected taillights.

The interior is finished in dark gray and beige leather. The gearshift washer is located on the suspended armrest between the front seats, and the electric car also received a “smart” system that supports up to three screens and is able to recognize faces.