Chinese SAIC corporation has announced the price of a new Clever electric car, which will enter the PRC market under the Roewe and MG brands. This three-door 2-seat hatchback is a full-fledged car, not a quadricycle. The only version of the EV300, including subsidies, costs 59,999 yuan ($8460). The amount includes an electric motor of 37 kW (50 hp, 100 Nm) and a battery with a capacity of 27 kWh. Range is 260 km in the NEDC cycle.
SAIC Clever is charging through the port located between the headlights. Charging from zero to 100% takes five hours. Length, width, height – 3140×1648×1521 mm, wheelbase – 2000 mm. The front suspension is McPherson, rear has semi-independent design. Tire size – 175/60 R13. Trunk volume – 439 liters. The manufacturer provides four main characteristics of Clover: ultra-economy, super driving, super reliability, super security. Consumption is estimated at 9.9 kWh per 100 km.
The central touchscreen is replaced by a radio with a monochrome display and USB port. There is a gap above it to put a smartphone. There is an air conditioning system. The seats with integrated head restraints look sporty.
The battery has water and dust protection (IP67 standard), as well as a guarantee of eight years or 150,000 km. The body is 67.7% made of high strength steel, there are “twin” pillows and two radars. The doors of the electric car are locked with a key, and he himself gives the impression of 12 years old car.