Great Wall Motors (GWM) introduced its entry into Malaysia simply yesterday, and one of many fashions that shall be coming our approach is the Ora Good Cat. The all-electrical hatchback was showcased throughout yesterday’s occasion, but it surely’ll be a while till the Good Cat (additionally known as the Haomao) is launched right here, as we have been informed that GWM’s first merchandise will solely enter the market within the fourth quarter of this 12 months.
Ahead of the Good Cat formally happening sale, Great Wall Motor Sales Malaysia has begun accepting pre-bookings for the electrical automobile (EV). The firm even supplied estimated pricing for a short time, but it surely has since revised its web site and the figures are not there. Even so, screenshots of the web site have been captured prior to the web site being up to date, so right here’s what we all know thus far.
To begin, 4 variants of the Good Cat shall be supplied, particularly the Tech, Pro, Ultra and Ultra G, all accessible for pre-reserving at a payment of RM1,000 (click here if you’re interested). All variants will include an electrical motor rated at 143 PS (141 hp or 105 kW) and 210 Nm of torque driving the entrance wheels, permitting for a prime pace of 152 km/h. One-pedal driving is obtainable and there are 5 drive modes accessible (Normal, Sport, Eco, Eco+ and Auto).
Both the Tech and Pro will include a 47.8-kWh lithium iron phosphate battery that may present up to 400 km of vary following the NEDC normal. No charging specs have been supplied, however the charging instances do match up to these of the Thailand-spec Good Cat.
It’ll take about eight hours to get to a full cost with AC charging (Type 2 connection) on the automobile’s most supported enter of 6.6 kW. Meanwhile, it takes about 46 minutes to get from a 0-80% state of cost (SoC) with DC quick charging (CCS2 connection) at 60 kW. As for pricing, each the Tech and Pro are estimated to begin from RM14X,XXX, with the latter possible being larger up the dimensions due to its positioning above the Tech within the line-up.
After the Pro is the Ultra, which is estimated to retail from RM15X,XXX. For the upper asking value, the Ultra gives up to 500 km of vary thanks to a extra substantial 63.1-kWh ternary lithium battery.
The charging package for the Pro and Ultra is an identical to the Tech and Pro, though the instances aren’t. With AC charging, it takes round an hour for a full cost and getting from a 0-80% SoC requires about 40 minutes. At the very prime of the pack is the Ultra G, which shares the identical specs with the Ultra, however will comes with extra tools to justify its asking value that’s estimated to be from RM16X,XXX.
It must be famous that we are going to be getting another variant of the Good Cat in contrast to Thailand, as patrons over there miss out on the Ultra G. However, the Good Cat is cheaper over there thanks to tax and responsibility reductions in addition to incentives, with the Tech at the moment priced at 763,000 baht (RM93,967), the Pro at 828,500 baht (RM102,034) and the Ultra at 959,000 baht (RM118,086).
Even so, the Good Cat is poised to turn out to be essentially the most inexpensive EV you should purchase in Malaysia based mostly on these estimated figures. The present report holder is the Kona Electric e-Lite, which is at the moment priced at RM156,538 with EV incentives and gross sales tax factored in, which is greater than the Tech, though the bottom variant of the Good Cat is a little bit sparse when it comes to package.
On that point out, the Tech comes normal with 17-inch alloy wheels (205/55 profile tyres), LED headlamps, LED DRLs, LED taillights, keyless entry and begin, cloth seats, manually-adjustable entrance seats, a seven-inch digital instrument cluster, automated air-conditioning with PM2.5 filter, a ten.25-inch touchscreen infotainment system, 4 audio system, passive cruise management, two frontal airbags, ESC, ABS, EBD, 4 rear parking sensors, hill begin help, low-pace emergency braking and a tyre strain monitoring system.
The Pro builds on the Tech by gaining 18-inch alloys (215/50 profile tyres), automated LED headlamps, energy-folding aspect mirrors, rain-sensing wipers, an electrical panoramic sunroof, artificial leather-based upholstery, a powered six-approach driver’s seat, a 360-diploma digicam, a wi-fi telephone charger, a USB port for a driving recorder in addition to aspect and curtain airbags.
Also fitted are a spread of energetic security and driver help system, together with adaptive cruise management with clever turning, visitors jam help, automated emergency braking with intersection help, entrance collision warning, a knowledge dodge system, lane departure warning, lane preserving help and lane centre preserving.
The Ultra will get the Pro’s package checklist, however with the addition of a welcome gentle impact for the headlamps, a reminiscence operate for the powered aspect mirrors, driver seat reminiscence with welcome operate, two extra audio system (for a complete of six), automated parking, emergency lane preserving, lane change assistant, blind spot detection, rear collision warning, rear cross-visitors alert and braking, plus six parking sensors entrance and rear.
Finally, the Ultra G is an identical to the Ultra when it comes to tools, however not colors. The vary-topper is the one one that may be had with an exterior painted Hazel Wood Beige/Wisdom Brown or Verdant Green with a white roof. Also unique to the Ultra G are a brown/beige and inexperienced/gray inside.
The Pro and Ultra is obtainable in three monotone colors, together with Sun Black, Hamilton White and Coral Blue, together with two two-tone choices that includes a black roof (Hamilton White and Mars Red) – each get a black inside. The Tech’s color choices are restricted to simply Sun Black and Hamilton White, paired with a black inside.
The Good Cat measures 4,235 mm lengthy, 1,825 mm huge, 1,596 mm tall and has wheelbase of two,650 mm. For context, the Honda City Hatchback is 4,345 mm lengthy, 1,748 mm huge, 1,488 mm tall and its wheelbase spans 2,600 mm.
With all the data supplied thus far, what do you consider the Good Cat? Are you trying ahead to its launch? Will you be inserting a pre-reserving? Let us know your ideas within the feedback beneath.
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