Glory Edition of BYD Dolphin: A Comprehensive Upgrade, Worth It?

On February 23, the BYD Dolphin Glory Edition officially hit the market, available in four versions:

  • 302 km vitality version priced at 99.8 thousand yuan;

  • 420 km freedom version priced at 112.8 thousand yuan;

  • 420 km fashion version priced at 119.8 thousand yuan;

  • 401 km knight version priced at 129.8 thousand yuan.

Reportedly, the Dolphin Glory Edition underwent a comprehensive upgrade in performance, design, and configurations.

In terms of driving control, all models of the Dolphin Glory Edition are equipped with an upgraded four-link independent suspension to provide a more optimized driving experience and control stability.

From an aesthetic standpoint, the Dolphin Glory Edition is available in two new body colours—”Atlantis Grey” and “Heat Wave Crimson,” expanding consumer personalisation options. Simultaneously, the Dolphin Glory Edition offers six solid colours and two dual-colour body options.

The Dolphin Glory Edition has meticulously upgraded the interior details. Mobile charging ports in the front row have been updated to a Type A+C combination, supporting up to 60W of fast-charging capabilities. Moreover, the power of front-row mobile wireless charging has been enhanced to 50W to meet modern consumers’ quick charging demands.

In addition, all models are equipped with a layered cover for the trunk, an adjustable in four directions steering wheel, and ventilation for some models’ front seats. Combined with privacy glass for the rear row, these upgrades further enhance the car’s comfort and convenience.

Regarding the electric system, the Dolphin Glory Edition maintains the technical features of the Dolphin models built on the e-platform 3.0, using blade battery technology and a standard efficient heat pump system for a wide temperature range.

In intelligence, the Dolphin Glory Edition is fitted with the DiLink smart networking system and DiPilot intelligent driving assistance system, enhancing vehicle smart connectivity and safety.

Since its initial release in August 2021, Dolphin models have become the A0-class market sales champion for 2022.

According to official data, the Dolphin’s sales reached 367,419 units in 2023. In the A0-class car market, the Dolphin’s market share increased from 3.2% in 2021 to 4.2% at the end of 2023, demonstrating its growing momentum. To date, the cumulative sales of BYD Dolphin have exceeded 600,000 units.The launch of the Dolphin Glory edition not only marks another attempt by BYD in the field of new energy vehicles, but also signifies a further enhancement of its competitiveness in the A0 market segment. As the new energy vehicle market continues to develop, the Dolphin Glory edition perhaps has the potential to drive higher sales growth for BYD.

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