Friday, November 22, 2013

BMW Brilliance unveils Zinoro 1E BEV at Guangzhou show

The very first live shots of the Brilliance-BMW Zinoro 1E, a full-electric vehicle based on the BMW X1. The Zinore E1 debuted yesterday evening in Guangzhou, two days before the start of the 2013 Guangzhou Auto Show.
Zinoro, Zhinuo in Chinese, is a sub brand of the Brilliance-BMW joint venture focused on building electric cars. The 1E is their first baby, it will be launched on the China car market in March 2014 under a lease-scheme.
Zinoro logo on the steering wheel. Otherwise very BMW.
The Zinoro 1E is powered by a BMW-developed ‘IB1P25B’ electric motor with an output of 170hp and 250nm. Juice comes from a iron phosphate lithium-ion battery made by a Chinese company called Ningde Times New Energy Technology. Top speed is 130km/h. Range is 150km. Curb weight is a hefty 1970 kg.
The Zinoro 1E is powered by a BMW-developed ‘IB1P25B’ electric motor with an output of 167hp. Juice comes from a iron phosphate lithium-ion battery made by a Chinese company called Ningde Times New Energy Technology.
The next Zinoro will be based on the last-gen China-made BMW 3-Series.