New Song MAX DM Could Be BYD’s Next Star In China
BYD MAX finally received a plug-in hybrid version
Stylish looks combined with a plug-in hybrid drivetrain (DM means dual mode) and seating for six or seven should be enough to attract thousands of customers.
According to BYD, the all-electric range will be up to 80 km (50 miles), while acceleration 0-100 km/h (62 mph) takes just 7.9 seconds. The total range is 750 km (466 miles).
The Chinese manufacturer is already selling more than 25,000 plug-in cars per month and with Song MAX DM it could go way higher. The conventional Song MAX had 121,980 sales during the first 10 months of this year, so only a fraction for PHEV sales would make a difference of at least a few thousand per month.