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HANGZHOU, China–(BUSINESS WIRE)–On February 25, 2022, Leapmotor first announced the highlights of its new C01 model. It is a mid to large size electric sedan developed on its C-Vehicle platform, and also the first mass production model equipped with CTC battery technology, acceleration to 100 km/h in less than 4 seconds, length over 5 meters and 700 km ultra long range. It will also expand the portfolio with an expected launch in the second quarter of 2022.
Technological and natural aesthetics to create an interior “style”
Leapmotor C01 takes natural aesthetics as its design concept, emphasizing smart mobility experience. C01’s design is characterized by technical elements, providing a comfortable environment while the immersive cabin brings a luxurious experience for young upscale urban families.
Presentation of the main features of the C01 product
Thanks to Leapmotor’s full range of R&D capabilities, the C01 offers exciting features – CTC technology, acceleration, vehicle length and NEDC range. It is becoming a popular product in the electric vehicle market.
NO.1 – Leapmotor’s first mass production model with CTC technology
CTC (Cell-To-Chassis) is an advanced technology that integrates the battery into the chassis, leading to greater crashworthiness and improved vehicle resilience. The C01 offers better performance in terms of handling, range and safety in the event of a collision thanks to CTC technology.
Acceleration from 0 to 100 km/h in less than 4 seconds — Fastest acceleration among electric sedans in the same class in China, supercar-level performance
Leapmotor C01 has one of the fastest acceleration among electric sedans of the same class in China. It is equipped with a “Higher Dimension” intelligent power system, using a variable structure oil-cooled electric drive with a service life of up to 1 million kilometers and the world’s best NVH performance and energy efficiency, meeting the demand for long range and high performance electric vehicles. In addition, the flush door handle, sportback design, ultra-low 0.226 drag coefficient and 5% lower vehicle weight will deliver better performance.
Vehicle Length Over 5 Meters — Mid to Large Sedan
As a medium to large sedan, Leapmotor C01 has a length of over 5 meters, wider rear legroom and large trunk space, providing exceptional comfort.
Ultra-long 700 km NEDC range — Meets the needs of long-distance travel
The C01 is equipped with a 90 kWh ultra-large battery, capable of an ultra-long NEDC range of 700 km, meeting consumers’ needs for long-distance travel. With a large penetrating module scheme and an intelligent battery management system, battery life, range and overall safety can be improved.
Complete suite of R&D capabilities to drive innovation
Leapmotor is committed to expanding its portfolio of R&D capabilities, obtaining and declaring 1,474 patents, of which 939 have been approved, and more than 40% of which are innovation patents.
Leapmotor expanded its product line in 2021 by launching the C11 as a mid-size smart electric SUV, entering the RMB 150,000-200,000 SUV sector that has long been dominated by automakers.
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