This morning, it is reported that BYD has officially revealed the body dimensions of its upcoming SUV, BYD Yangwang U8. It would be the company’s first mass-produced model and is expected to go on sale in August 2023.
As revealed by the officials, the new BYD Yangwang U8 has the following dimensions: 5319*2050*1930mm (length*width*height), while the wheelbase is 3050mm. The new EV from BYD lies in medium-sized and large-sized SUVs. Even it is longer than Mercedes-Benz GLS and BMW X7. Further, its wheelbase also seems one of the best in its segment.
Regarding appearance, the new BYD Yangwang U8 has a vast I-Shaped grille. In addition, a dot matrix LED light source has been used on both sides. The EV is also equipped with electric hidden door handles. From the backside, the EV denotes a rugged design. The back L-shaped LEDs and dot matrix layout are highly recognizable. It is worth mentioning that the top of the car is also equipped with LiDAR.
Regarding the interior, the U8 adopts an all-new design language in BYD’s history. In total, there are two screens inside the car. The large screen in the middle adopts a mosaic style, and there is also a large-size screen on co-pilot’s side. Regarding the seat layout, this EV will adopt a 7-seater layout (2+2+3).
The BYD Yangwang U8 comes with an all-new “Easy Sifang” power system, which features four wheels and four motors; the single motor can provide a maximum power of around 220-240kW while a max torque of 320-420Nm. It also has excellent features like turning in place and controlling tire blowouts.
It is also worth mentioning that this EV also features a Yisifang blade battery and a non-loading bearing body.