Geely's Panda Kartin: A New Affordable EV in Town?

On May 9, 2024, the A00-class mini electric car Panda Karting, a new member of the Panda family under Geely, officially hits the market. The new car’s official guide price is RMB 46,900. At the same time, Geely Panda Karting has also launched a limited-time car purchase benefit, where customers who buy cars from May 9 to May 31, 2024, can enjoy:

Cash Gift: Pay RMB 1,000 to redeem a cash coupon worth RMB 2,000;

Karting Gift:

For those who have confirmed their purchases and received their cars before May 20, 2024, a set of Panda Karting Pink Storm car stickers worth RMB 499 will be given as a limited-time gift;

For those who confirm their purchases from May 21 to May 31, 2024, a set of Panda Karting Pink Storm car stickers worth RMB 499 can be bought for RMB 249;

Energy Replenishment Gift: A portable charging gun is gifted;

Quality Assurance Gift: The first non-operational car owner enjoys a lifetime warranty on the battery, motor, and controller;

Financial Gift (pick one of three):

  • 0 down payment, daily supply starting at RMB 33;

  • 12 installments at 0 interest, a flat loan of RMB 20,000;

  • 36 installments, RMB 1,288 down payment includes car registration and drive away (RMB 50 for the car, RMB 950 for compulsory traffic insurance, and RMB 288 for license plate fees);

The design of the Panda Karting is inspired by go-karts. It offers four paint colors and has dimensions of 3,150 × 1,540 × 1,685 mm with a wheelbase of 2,015 mm. Its trunk can expand to 800 L, displaying the optimization of space utilization in micro-cars. The interior of the Panda Karting is equipped with a 9.2-inch racing meter and an 8-inch floating central control screen, enhancing the driver’s interaction experience.

In terms of power system, the Panda Karting has a maximum power of 30 kW and a maximum torque of 110 N·m, meeting the basic needs of urban commuting. It offers a driving range of up to 200 kilometers and supports both Normal and Sport driving modes. The vehicle is equipped with a three-level adjustable energy recovery system, demonstrating superior energy performance. The car supports 22 kW DC fast charging and 3.3 kW AC slow charging and can charge from 30% to 80% in just 30 minutes, demonstrating its charging convenience.

In terms of safety configuration, the Panda Karting uses various safety technologies, including cage body structure, side anti-collision beams, laser-welded roof, uphill assist, reverse image, radar, etc., to fully ensure passenger safety. It comes standard with ABS + EBD, airbags, child safety seat interface, and tire pressure warning system, further enhancing the vehicle’s safety performance.
Since its launch in February 2023, the Panda family has surpassed a total sales volume of over 140,000 units, demonstrating a positive market response. The addition of the Panda Karting not only enhances the product line of the Panda family but also further expands Geely’s influence in the pure electric market.

This article is a translation by AI of a Chinese report from 42HOW. If you have any questions about it, please email