BYD Seal finally launched in Malaysia by today!!!

BYD Seal is built on the original factory's e-platform 3.0. It's positioned as a D-segment sedan in the international market. The car's dimensions are 4,800 mm X 1,875 mm X 1,460 mm, with a wheelbase of 2,920 mm. Basically, it competes with the Tesla Model 3 in our country, given their similar pricing. With the BYD Seal's launch, the electric sedan market in our country may see intense competition.

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In terms of looks, the BYD Seal follows BYD's "Ocean Aesthetic" design concept. It has a sleek, muscular appearance with the front and rear axles positioned towards the car's ends, giving it a dynamic and sporty look. It features C-shaped double U-shaped headlights and a fastback sloping roofline on the sides. At the back, it has distinctive continuous taillights and a large rear diffuser, giving it a unique design.

Both models (RWD and Performance AWD) have 19-inch wheels with 235/45 R19 tires. The torque distribution between the front and rear motors can be balanced at 50:50, enhancing the car's handling. With a turning radius of 5.7 meters, it can easily make U-turns in city driving, making it convenient for urban environments.

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The new car is developed on the e-Platform 3.0, designed specifically for electric vehicles, featuring exclusive CTB (cell-to-body) technology. This allows for excellent interior space, including a 400-liter trunk capacity, and accommodates larger batteries while ensuring higher safety standards. It has received a 5-star rating in ANCAP tests, indicating good overall performance.

Ocean Aesthetic design concept extends to the Dolphin's interior, with smooth lines resembling ocean waves, providing a visually comfortable experience. The car features a 10.25-inch full LCD instrument cluster and a 15.6-inch touchscreen infotainment system supporting Android Auto and Apple CarPlay. Additionally, it retains BYD's tradition of a rotatable screen. Other features like the HUD (head-up display), panoramic sunroof named "Sun Roof" and Dynaudio custom sound system are also available.

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As for its power options, the car comes in two models: the rear-wheel-drive single-motor long-range version and the all-wheel-drive dual-motor performance version. Both are equipped with an 82.56 kWh blade battery and benefit from CTB battery chassis integration technology. This not only gives the car a low profile but also enhances its handling. BYD Seal supports 7 kW AC fast charging and up to 150 kW DC fast charging, allowing the battery to go from 30% to 80% in just 30 minutes, ensuring quick recharging for continued journeys. Here are the performance and range details for each model:

RWD : 308 Hp + 360 Nm, 0 – 100 km/h in 5.9 seconds, with a range of up to 650 km
AWD Performance: 523 Hp + 670 Nm, 0 – 100 km/h in 3.8 seconds, with a range of up to 580 km

Finally, the all-new BYD Seal has officially launched in Malaysia, with prices starting from RM179,800. The first 800 customers to order will receive a free Wallbox and RM 800 worth of Gentari or ChargeEV points. The warranty includes 6 years/150,000 kilometers for the vehicle, 8 years/160,000 kilometers for the battery pack, and 8 years/150,000 kilometers for the drive unit (such as motors), whichever comes first.

Prices for each model:

RWD: RM 179,800
AWD Performance: RM 199,800


22 Feb 2024