On June 30, Lantu, a high-end new energy vehicle brand under Dongfeng, announced that its first model, Lantu FREE, was officially launched and will be officially delivered in July. At the same time, the car is also the 52 millionth model that Dongfeng Company rolled off the assembly line.
Prior to this, Lantu FREE has been on the market, offering two drive modes, extended range and pure electric, with a price range of 313,600 to 333,600 yuan (USD $47657) , and a comprehensive cruising range of up to 860km. Competitors are locked in Leading Ideal ONE, NIOES6 and other models.
It is worth noting that just two days ago, Lantu Automobile announced the establishment of an independent legal person company, the company registered as “Lantu Automobile Technology Co., Ltd.”.
It is reported that this independent legal person was jointly funded and established by Dongfeng Motor Group Co., Ltd. and Lantu Automobile’s core employee shareholding platform, of which core employees account for more than 10% of the shares, which means that Lantu Automobile has achieved true independent operation. .
Looking back on the new car, Lantu FREE, as Lantu’s first model, is positioned as a medium and large SUV. In terms of power, there will be two power systems, an extended-range version equipped with a 1.5T engine and a pure electric version.
The front face of the new car adopts a straight waterfall-style air intake grille, and the entire front face is similar in shape to “Dapeng Spreading Wings”, which is very atmospheric. At the same time, a slender LED light strip runs through the entire front face, and the LOGO can also be lit.
It is worth mentioning that Lantu FREE’s world’s first integrated liftable triple screen spans the entire center console and has a built-in HiCar car-machine system that cooperates with Huawei. In high-energy mode, the integrated liftable triple screen will automatically descend, the sports atmosphere lights will light up, and the air suspension will adaptively lower the body posture.
In terms of power system, the extended-range model is equipped with a 1.5T turbocharged four-cylinder engine as a range extender with a maximum power of 122 horsepower; equipped with a front and rear dual motors with a maximum power of 694 horsepower, and is matched with a 33kWh ternary lithium battery pack, pure electric The cruising range is 140 kilometers, the comprehensive cruising range is 860km, and the acceleration score of 0-100km/h is 4.5 seconds.
The pure electric version will be divided into two types, one is the two-wheel drive version with only a single motor, with a maximum power of 347 horsepower, a maximum torque of 520 N·m, and a pure electric battery life of 505 kilometers; the other is a four-wheel drive equipped with two front and rear motors. The drive version has a maximum power of 694 horsepower, a maximum power of 1040 N·m, and a pure electric cruising range of 475 kilometers.