The Dongfeng SKY EV01 is the first pure electric SUV from Chinese automaker Dongfeng Fengshen
Exterior design features smooth, flowing lines and aerodynamic shape with a 2775mm wheelbase
Three exterior colors offered: Ceramic White, Porcelain Blue, Duanyan Black
Interior focuses on simplicity with 13.2-inch touchscreen and 10.25-inch instrument display
Single 120kW electric motor provides 240Nm of torque
Estimated driving range of 445km between charges based on CLTC testing
Battery can reach 80% charge in around 30 minutes with quick charging
Specific on-sale dates and pricing not yet announced for China market
Positioned as competitively priced versus similar Chinese electric SUVs
Represents Dongfeng's first entry into rapidly growing Chinese electric vehicle market
Leads Dongfeng's new lineup of electric models for mainstream market
The 2023 Dongfeng SKY EV01 is the first pure electric SUV offering from Chinese automaker Dongfeng Fengshen. This new EV model will soon be available for purchase in China.
Exterior Design and Dimensions
Inspired by aircraft design, the exterior of the Dongfeng SKY EV01 features smooth, flowing lines and a sleek, aerodynamic shape. The EV01 sits on a 2775mm wheelbase and measures 4670mm long, 1900mm wide, and 1613mm tall. With 140mm of ground clearance, the EV01 has a sporty, capable stance.
Three exterior color options will be offered: Ceramic White, Porcelain Blue, and Duanyan Black. Distinctive styling cues include the long, narrow headlights, black tomahawk-style wheels, and full-width taillights.
Interior Features and Tech
The cabin of the SKY EV01 focuses on simplicity and functionality. Front seats are power adjustable, while the 13.2-inch central touchscreen and 10.25-inch instrument display add high-tech flair. Other notable interior features include automatic climate control, rear air vents, and an on-board fragrance system.
Powertrain and Driving Range
Power comes from a single 120kW electric motor with 240Nm of torque. Dongfeng estimates the SKY EV01 will have a driving range of 445km between charges, based on CLTC testing. Quick charging capability will allow the battery to reach 80% charge in around 30 minutes.
Availability and Pricing
Specific on-sale dates and pricing for the 2023 Dongfeng SKY EV01 are not yet announced. Potential buyers can inquire with Dongfeng Fengshen dealerships regarding availability. As Dongfeng's first EV, the SKY EV01 will likely be competitively priced compared to similar Chinese electric SUV models.
Dongfeng's Entry into the EV Market
The SKY EV01 represents Dongfeng's first entry into the rapidly growing Chinese electric vehicle market. The model was designed from the ground up as an EV, riding on a dedicated electric platform. As a mainstream automaker, Dongfeng is well-positioned to bring EVs into the mainstream Chinese auto market. The SKY EV01 leads their new lineup of electric models.