Electric Qiantu K50 Event! Debuts In Shanghai
China has its first Chinese-built electric supercar and its called the Qiantu K50 Event! (yes with the exclamation point).
Revealed at the 2015 Shanghai Auto, the Event! will launch in 2016 at a price of ~ $113,000 (or 700,000 yuan). That’s Tesla Model S price territory.
According to Car News China:
“The Qiantu K50 Event! is based on the CH Auto Event concept that debuted last year on the Beijing Auto Show. Production was confirmed in October last year. The company that will build the cars is called Qiantu Qiche (前途汽车), which literally translates as ‘Future Auto’.”
“CH Auto (web), a major Chinese automotive design & development company, is the largest shareholder of Qiantu Qiche.”
Back to the car…
400 HP and 650 newton-meters of torque are sent from an electric motor to the rear wheels. 0 to 62 MPH comes in 5 seconds. Range is listed at 200 km(124 miles) and battery capacity is stated to be 41.1 kWh. Curb weight is 1,685 kg,
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Source: Car News China