Hei Norge! Everything you need to know about the BYD Tang EV [Update]
The BYD Tang is the second design in the Chinese producer’s ‘Dynasty’ series of traveler vehicles. It gets its name from the Tang Dynasty, one of the most prosperous of all Chinese dynasties. The first-gen Tang even ended up being the top-selling plug-in hybrid vehicle in the world in 2016.
The very first batch of the BYD Tang EV for Norway left China’s Shanghai port on 7 June 2021 and reached the Scandinavian nation’s Drammen port on 24 July2021 Now, marking the start of BYD’s ‘European dream’, BYD, partnered with local distributor RSA, have introduced the BYD Tang SUV in Norway at a starting cost of NOK 599,900
The BYD Tang EV is a mid-size SUV aimed at household cars and truck purchasers. It measures 4870 mm in length, 1950 mm in width, and 1725 mm in height, with a 2820 mm wheelbase. The front fascia carries a trapezoidal upper grille together with a number of chrome highlights. Other noteworthy elements consist of a larger lower grille and streamlined headlamps. The side profile features a rising beltline, while the nicely shaped creases prevent the Tang from looking slab-sided. The rear-end brings wrap-around LED taillamps with a light bar running in between the 2 systems. The tail area even gets a roofing spoiler and a rather stylish bumper. The 20- inch wheels, together with the 190 mm ground clearance, offer the Tang a rather strong stance.
Based on the customer feedback, the cabin of the BYD Tang has actually been updated for the Norwegian design. The e-SUV offers a seven-seat layout to interest large families. The seats are upholstered in brown leather with waffle stitching. Moreover, the front seats are aerated along with warmed. Users can turn the big infotainment display screen (128- inch unit) horizontally or vertically based on the user’s requirements, and the automobile comes with a 12.3- inch digital instrument cluster. Other highlights of the cabin include a large scenic sunroof, LED ambient lighting readily available in 31 setups, 4G connection, alternatives that owners can upgrade through Over-the-Air technology, a 360- degree cam, electronic parking brake, and DAB radio.
The Norway-spec BYD Tang EV includes a dual-motor four-wheel drive setup that uses a series of 400 km per WLTP (combined). The electric motors draw their juice from an 86.4 kWh battery (166 Wh/kg) and will can moving this e-SUV to 100 km/h from grinding halt in 4.6 seconds and to a top speed of 180 km/h. Together, the 2 motors provide 509 hp/380 kW & 660 Nm of torque. The maximum charging power supported is 7 kW on AC and 110 kW on DC.
The battery for the Norwegian-spec Tang EV is the brand-new Blade Battery with lithium-iron-phosphate (LFP) compound in a cell-to-pack (CTP) system. It can be charged from 30– 80 percent in 30 minutes at a 110 kW DC charger. The Tang EV has an overall weight of 3,060 kg and a pulling capacity of 1,410 kg.
BYD offers the Tang EV with a service warranty of 8 years/160,000 km for the high-voltage Blade Battery.
BYD Tang EV FAQs
What is the release date of the Tang EV?
BYD has commenced deliveries of the Tang EV SUV and have set a sales target of 1,500 systems in the country in 2021.
Which are the core competitors to the BYD Tang?
The BYD Tang goes head-to-head with the Audi e-tron and Tesla Model Y.
What is the price of the BYD Tang EV?
In Norway, the BYD Tang EV is used in a 7-seat, fully-loaded version for 599,900 NOK.