Spy Shots: New 550 Hybrid

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    Spy Shots: New 550 Hybrid

    Post by Windy on Sat Mar 23, 2013 4:19 pm

    The petrol-electric Roewe 550 was due to be launched some time ago, I think the delay was mainly due to the USA company A123 Systems who supply the batteries going bankrupt. They are now Chinese owned with a new factory to supply batteries to SAIC. See: http://www.a123systems.com


    New car spyshot Roewe 550 hybrid version exposure


    In the time-to-market, from the current situation 550 plug-in hybrid models fastest will be published in next month's Shanghai auto show, and then it will be in the domestic market.

    Roewe 550 hybrid dynamic version of the plug-in hybrid, fuel-saving rate of 50%, three drive modes

    Shanghai auto show debut state subsidies of about 48,000

    Powerful advanced E50 double doors pure electric car production listed ambitions in the mass production of new energy vehicles SAIC Roewe (microblogging) has been fully demonstrated. E50 pure electric car after, the SAIC Roewe a upcoming production version of the new energy vehicles is undoubtedly its plan for a long time of the Roewe 550 plug-in hybrid version of the model.

    SAIC Roewe's signature models, the launch of the Roewe 550 has taken up the Roewe brand. Also due to the launch of the Roewe 550, SAIC Roewe now have reached the height of the reputation of the brand as well as premium extent. Therefore, for Roewe 550 is a very meaningful models. Roewe 550 as the carrier of the first mass-produced version of the plug-in hybrid system, want to come is a comprehensive consideration. After all, regardless of price, reputation or brand Roewe 550 may be the most vulnerable to market acceptance of hybrid dynamic program. A few days ago, we also get the Roewe 550 plug-in hybrid-Road Test Spy. From vehicle assembly complete of view, this should be the Roewe 550 plug-in hybrids listed before the prelude.



    Roewe 550 hybrid

    In appearance, the Roewe 550 plug-in hybrid type and the ordinary power version of the Roewe 550 in shape, did not have too many differences. May camouflage cover design of the headlights and taillights, Roewe 550 plug-in hybrid will vary. , The shape of the headlights to certain modifications the lamp angle part of the design compared the cash will become angular, will also join the group of the configuration of the LED daytime running lights. Of course, the taillights will also join the group configuration of the LED lights.



    Roewe 550 hybrid

    The interior part, from the spy photos, the Roewe 550 plug-in hybrid vehicles interior with the regular edition models did not have too much difference, its basic retention of existing design. On the configuration, the Roewe 550 plug-in hybrid type should also be introduced in conjunction with the mid-term facelift Roewe 550 in the configuration, it may be in conjunction with a small mid-facelift 550 on escalation. The configuration of the safety and comfort of the new car will be improved, including: AFS servo steering and height automatic adjustment function xenon headlights, equipped with TPMS tire pressure alarm system, standard side airbags. Under different configurations division, the number of airbags Roewe 550 plug-in hybrid configuration should be different.



    Roewe 550 hybrid

    Also worth mentioning is that the tire configuration, the Roewe 550 plug-in hybrid type of tire the Michelin PRIMACY LC Hiroetsu, series of low rolling resistance tires, tire size 205/55 R16. The most important feature of the Michelin PRIMACY LC Hiroetsu series tires with Michelin's unique "the rich silicon" recipe reduce tire rolling resistance, thereby reducing fuel consumption when driving. According to the National Car Quality Supervision and Inspection Center of tire comparison test results show that: Michelin PRIMACY LC Hiroetsu, series tires than the previous generation the MICHELIN ENERGY MXV8 more fuel-efficient 1.4% 2. Meanwhile, vehicle driving in the blessings of the the "mute tendons technology will become quieter, lower tire noise. In addition, this series of tire life is also longer.



    Roewe 550 hybrid low rolling resistance tires

    Obviously, the Roewe 550 plug-in hybrid configuration set of low rolling resistance tires in order to better play to the performance of the vehicle at the same time reflect the quality of the vehicle. After all, 550 plug-in hybrid models will be priced higher than ordinary power models, this configuration is to allow consumers to buy value for money.

    Roewe 550 plug-in hybrid will be powered by a 1.5VCT engine in the power section, matching SAIC, a self-developed electric drive gearbox. The electric drive transmission will be integrated main motor with ISG motor, rated power of 50 kW main motor will reach peak torque of 317 Nm. ISG motor rated power of 25 kW and a torque of 147 Nm. Vehicle operating mode can switch select three driving modes pure electric, parallel or series. In addition, the car also applied electric vehicle steering system, electric air conditioning systems, and thermal management systems and other advanced with.



    Roewe 550 hybrid

    In addition, it is worth mentioning that the battery pack system. As a plug-in hybrid, a good set of battery pack system is very important. Roewe 550 plug-in hybrid models are equipped with a battery pack with SAIC joint venture with American A123 Power Co., Ltd. Shanghai Jie lithium battery, set the capacity of the battery pack is 11.8 kWh. According to the information displayed on the spy photos, this set of lithium battery pack installed under the floor of the Roewe 550 plug-in hybrid trunk. The layout of this installation is also a variety of mixed dynamic models commonly used layout.

    Assembled this set of plug-in hybrid system from SAIC Roewe 550 plug-in hybrid models compared to ordinary Roewe 550 has a saving rate of more than 50% of its 100 km combined consumption of only 2.3 L. According to previously prescribed by the state subsidy of 3,000 yuan per kilowatt-hour battery standard 550 plug-in hybrid will receive up to 4.8 million of government subsidies. Therefore, if you count the subsidies, 550 plug-in hybrid-Price is expected to be within the acceptable range of ordinary consumers. So, if consumers interested in such models can be patient.

    550 from the current situation in the time-to-market, plug-in hybrid models fastest will be published in next month's Shanghai auto show, and then it will be in the domestic market.
    Source: http://auto.jiaodong.net/system/2013/03/23/011844571.shtml
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    Re: Spy Shots: New 550 Hybrid

    Post by Windy on Sat Apr 13, 2013 3:58 am


    People's Daily, Beijing, April 12 reporter learned from SAIC, SAIC developed hybrid car - Roewe 550 plug-in hybrid cars will be the opening of the 20th Shanghai Auto Show debut, and will The year officially listed vehicle per 100 km combined consumption of only 2.3L, the saving rate of over 50%.

    SAIC person in charge, said in an interview with reporters, the pure electric plug-strong mixed SAIC in the main direction of the development of new energy vehicles. The overall goal is: to achieve domestic new energy vehicles, 20% of the market share; same time, through the implementation of energy-saving and new energy vehicle strategy, quickly reduce the average fuel consumption value.

    SAIC Roewe 550 plug-in hybrid sedan based on own brand Roewe 550 models, the independent development of hybrid cars. The application of a new self-developed hybrid system (including battery power system, power electronics box car, electric drive transmission), vehicle electrical steering system, electric air conditioning systems, and thermal management system. The car saving rate of over 50% compared with the traditional Roewe 550 models, 100 km combined consumption of only 2.3L, and meet the country 5 emissions standard, and mass production.

    Roewe 550 plug hybrid two systems, the cost is high, estimated price will not be too "close to the people". Fortunately, however, as an independent brand Roewe 550 plug-in hybrid cars will enjoy the national policies and local government subsidies, the total subsidy is expected to reach 10 million.

    Related News: SAIC will bring new energy cars debut Shanghai International Auto Show

    It is reported that on April 20 at the Shanghai International Auto Show, SAIC will be exhibited six new energy passenger cars and a new energy commercial vehicles made to show the three routes of the hybrid, pure electric, fuel cell the latest results.

    The main exhibits include: hybrid, Rong Wei new 750 Hybrid power sedan Roewe 550 plug-in hybrid power cars, Sunwin hybrid power city buses; pure electric, Rong Wei E50 pure electric cars, Shanghai General Sail SPRINGO pure electric cars, Shanghai Volkswagen Lavida pure electric cars; fuel cell, its own brand new generation of lightweight fuel cell cars.

    Source: http://auto.people.com.cn/n/2013/0412/c1005-21120536.htm

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