m horsepower of 100 kilowatts and a peak torque of 350 Nu.m.
MG launches first EV in China名爵在中国发布第一款电动汽车
The first electric vehicle by British car brand MG, owned by state-owned Chinese automaker SAIC Motor Co., went on sale in Shanghai Saturday.
The EV, a battery-powered version of the MG ZS subcompact crossover, is priced from 119,800 yuan ($17,854) to 149,800 yuan after subsidies from the Chinese government, according to SAIC.
上海汽车集团表示，这款电动车跟名爵ZS的电池一样，减去中国政府的补贴后售价从119,800 元($17,854) to 149,800 元。
Beijing slashed government subsidies for EVs and plug-in hybrids on March 26. Under the new rules, the electric MG ZS, which has a range of 335 kilometers, qualifies for 18,000 yuan in government subsidies.
It is powered by lithium ion batteries supplied by China’s Contemporary Amperex Technology and is fitted an SAIC electric motor, with maximu
It can accelerate to 50 kilometers per hour within 2.8 seconds, according to SAIC.