Geely's New Electric Panda Knight: A Game Changer?

On September 15, Geely officially launched its new pure electric vehicle, the Panda Knight. The new vehicle is priced at RMB 53,900, with a limited-time promotional price of 49,900.

The Panda Knight, as the all-new representative of Geely’s electric vehicles, is the industry’s first all-in-one fast and slow charging electric vehicle. The new model is designed with a wealth of off-road elements and supports a variety of charging methods. This includes commercial fast charging stations, commercial slow charging stations, home charging station, and portable car charging gun, giving it excellent off-road capabilities.

The interior of the new vehicle is upgraded in quality and features an 8-inch control screen, a 9.2-inch multifunction dashboard, and pliable and comfortable leather seating. The new vehicle comes in three body colors: ‘Honest White’, ‘Stress-free Green’, and ‘Action Coffee’. Meanwhile, the interior comes in ‘Brave Green’ and ‘True White’ combinations.

In terms of technology, the Panda Knight is equipped with a 22kW DC fast charger and a 3.3kW AC slow charger, its charging standards are leading in the industry. In a 25℃ environment, using a commercial fast charging station can boost the battery from 30% to 80% in half an hour. The car is fitted with a 17.03kW・h lithium iron phosphate battery pack. The motor efficiency is 96.5%, providing a peak torque of 110N・m, and the pure electric range can reach up to 200km.

As a city model, the Panda Knight is compact with dimensions of 3135mm1565mm1655mm, a wheelbase of 2015mm, and a turning radius of only 4m; the McPherson independent suspension makes the vehicle more stable at high speeds, while also easing the pressure of driving and parking.

In terms of safety, the new vehicle uses a cage design and is equipped with an ABS anti-lock system, EBD electronic brake force distribution, hill start assist function, and other active safety configurations. It also has a BMS battery management system to ensure driving safety.

The new vehicle is also equipped with smart configurations such as seamless connectivity and remote vehicle control, which includes a variety of APP remote vehicle control functions, such as remote vehicle search, vehicle status query, remote control of air conditioning, etc. This provides great convenience.

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