BAW E-Series 5-door 2012 Design Interior Exterior – With the Beijing E-series offers the Chinese carmaker Beijing Automobile Works since March 2012, a compact car or notchback in the lower middle class. It is after the Beijing Jǐnggāngshān the first model of the manufacturer in this vehicle class. By Senova D20, there is also a better equipped sister model. The annual production of both models is around 60,000 units.
The appearance is based on a very original design of the Mercedes model. Only the platform used actually comes from Mercedes. As competitors, only the models Daihatsu Mira e are of BAW anyway: S and Smart Forfour perceived. Daimler-Benz holds 18 percent of the manufacturer’s shares.
There are two engines to choose from. So there are the motor of the type Mitsubishi MEVIC 4A9 optionally with an engine capacity of 1332 cc and a power of 73 kW or a cubic capacity of 1499 cc with an output of 83 kW. The consumption is given as 6.2 to 6.5 liters per 100 km for the 5-speed manual and 7 liters per 100 km with the 4-speed automatic transmission. The top speeds are reached at 160 and 170 km / h. There are the lines E130 and E150 equipment. Alternatively, there is the E150EV a version with a 23 kW electric motor. The maximum range is said to be 350 kilometers. The top speed of this model version is 125 km / h. Offered is this but exclusively for the Greater Beijing. Most vehicles the electric model used by taxi companies.
Meanwhile, there are also various suppliers of conversion kits that allow the E-series can be externally redesigned into a B class.
BAW E-Series 5-door 2012 Design