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Electric crossover with “ears”: Singulato iS6 is already available for order

On the eve of the Shanghai motor show, a young Chinese firm Singulato local Motors showed reporters its first production model electric SUV iS6. The stated power reserve on a single charge — 400 km.

Traditional door handles have Singulato iS6 no, they are recessed into the surface of the sidewalls as the British Range Rover Velar, and is retractable, when desired, electrically.Traditional door handles have Singulato iS6 no, they are recessed into the surface of the sidewalls as the British Range Rover Velar, and is retractable, when desired, electrically.

Singulato Motors is renamed Zhiche Auto, shocked last year visitors of the Beijing auto show electric crossover has an extremely unusual design, which she promised to start production in 2017. Contrary to the skeptics, its promise, the firm has completed and submitted this week the production version of the electric car, but under a new brand and with a much more traditional appearance.

Singulato iS6 debuted in two ways — elegant (blue car in the photos) and sport (brown, with “ears” on the side). The car was rather large: length — 4850 mm, a wheelbase of 2960 mm. the Interior is decorated with an eye on Tesla: to the center console attached huge 15.6-inch tablet, the instrument panel, in turn, drawn on a 12.3-inch screen, the decoration used a lot of leather and glossy black plastic, which create a desirable developers premium effect.

On a technical stuffing at the moment virtually nothing is known: in the heart of the car is a modular platform with built-in floor cells of lithium-ion batteries — the vendor, and the capacity is not known, but the range on a single charge cycle NEDC 400 km, that is, in real life, you can count on 250-300 km Autonomous run.

The car is already available for order in China at a price of 200 thousand to 300 thousand yuan, depending on configuration (from 1.65 to 2.47 million rubles at the current exchange rate of the Central Bank of the Russian Federation), the first copies of iS6 the manufacturer promises to ship to customers before the end of this year.

Who will produce the crossover, however, also unclear. In November last year, the Agency Reuters with reference to the CEO Singulato Motors announced the company’s plans to build in Tongling, Anhui province plant with capacity of 200 thousand cars a year. It was emphasized that the production will be established in collaboration with some other major Chinese carmaker, and General business model Singulato Motors involves the maximum utilization of outsourcing. In the partner list on the official website Singulato are about fifty Chinese and foreign companies, and engineering work on the crossover iS6 held IAT Automobile Technology is the same, which for some reason recently patented in Russia own supernational Kalman King.

I also wonder whose money gives orders to contractors Singulato Motors: according to Reuters, a significant portion of its share capital made created by the municipality To an investment Fund and has helped local entrepreneurs who believed in the bright future of the Chinese electric mobility startup. Which now hangs in the balance Singulato Motors, is not known, but Chinese media report that the mere construction of the plant will cost the firm 1.2 billion. The planned capacity it needs to be implemented by 2020, at the same time, electric vehicles Singulato will receive unmanned mode. Will electric cars Singulato be sold outside China, too, is not yet known.

  • At the Shanghai motor show its first electric crossover promises to introduce another Chinese start — Nio. Most likely, the SUV will get the same platform on which the created submitted in March electric hatchback Nio Eve.
  • Another impending premiere of the motor show in Shanghai — electric SUV Chinese start-up companies Yudo power reserve on a single charge of 350 km.

Electric crossover with “ears”: Singulato iS6 is already available for order

Photos: autohome.com.cn Singulato Motors

Electric crossover with “ears”: Singulato iS6 is already available for order

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