The zeekr 001 turned out to be a real sports car, not a hot-hatch

The zeekr 001 turned out to be a real sports car, not a hot-hatch


The five-door Zeekr 001 made its debut at a special event without waiting for the Shanghai Motor Show. The creators call the novelty the first massive electric shooting break. In terms of dimensions, the “zero-zero-first” has something in common with the Panamera Sport Turismo: in length it stretched up to 4970 mm, in width and height – up to 1999 and 1560 mm, and its wheelbase reaches 3005 mm. The basis of the electric car is the modular architecture of SEA with no alternative air suspension, which automatically changes the ground clearance in the range from 117 to 205 mm. The floor panel contains a lithium-ion battery, which will be offered in two versions – with a capacity of 86 or 100 kWh. The range on one charge is up to 700 km.

The premiere of the electric car took place at the Zeekr Intelligent Factory in Hangzhou. They will also produce a car for all markets. The Chinese will establish offline and online sales, and thirty-six vehicle delivery yards and sixty service centers are slated to open this year.

In preparation for serial production, the Zeekr 001 has run over 800 hours on test tracks. The volume of the trunk with the rear seats folded and with loading to the ceiling – 2144 liters.

The sleek interior is home to an 8.8-inch digital instrument panel and a 15.4-inch large center display. In addition to navigation, a projection screen and access to online services, the car will receive a face recognition system while driving and an update function “by air”. Updates will come at least once a quarter.

The four-wheel drive car is equipped with two electric motors, which give a total of 544 hp. and over 700 Nm. This is enough to accelerate to a hundred in 3.8 seconds, and the maximum speed exceeds 200 km / h. The brakes are also in order – for a complete stop from 100 km / h, the electric car needs only 34 m.The sales of the five-door in China will begin in October 2021, and the expansion to the world market will start next year. Also, by the end of 2023, Zeekr plans to build 2,200 charging stations on the territory of the Middle Kingdom with 20 thousand 360-kilowatt chargers, which will be able to fill traction batteries for 120 kilometers in five minutes.

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  • MedialexApril 4, 2021 22:51

    Although it is definitely an unfinished replica, I would be interested in contact details, anyway. Maybe this could be an interesting project.

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