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BYD Atto 2: first images and information on the electric urban SUV

The Chinese manufacturer is preparing a new 100% electric urban SUV: called BYD Atto 2, it should arrive in our European countries by 2025.

A new electric urban SUV against the Peugeot e-2008?

To attract the European market, BYD already offers several SUVs in its range: the small urban crossover BYD Atto 3, the large family SUV BYD Tang, without forgetting the new compact SUV BYD Seal U whose launch is imminent. This range will soon be supplemented by the arrival of the Atto 2 WORLD and Urban SUV recently announced by the brand with teaser photos, still half in the dark.
The BYD Atto 2 would be the European name for the WORLD Yuan Up: this will complete the “Yuan” range, made up of Yuan Pro and Yuan Plus, the latter also being called Atto 3 in Europe.
Thanks to the first teaser photos published by BYD on the Chinese social network Weibo, but also to images leaked through MIIT, the Chinese Ministry of Industry and Information Technology responsible for vehicle approval, we We can already get an idea of ​​the rather chunky style of the future BYD Atto 2, which already poses itself as a competitor to the Peugeot e-2008 and other electric Jeep Avenger.

BYD Atto 2: the first technical information

According to the technical information revealed by the Chinese MIIT website, the model extends over 4.31 meters in length and 1.83 meters in width, all on 1.67 meters in height, which places it halfway between urban and compact SUVs.
The Atto 2 is based on architecture e-Platform 3.0, designed for electric cars and which also equips the BYD Dolphin. Under the hood, two engines should be on the program: one of 95 horses (70 kW), and the second of 177 horsepower (130 kW), for a maximum speed electronically limited to 160 km/h. The compact battery that will equip this new SUV should be the “Blade” battery, dear to the BYD brand, with capacities of 32 and 45 kWh offering approximately 300 to 400 km of autonomy according to the Chinese CLTC cycle.
The BYD Atto 2, as Yuan Up, should be officially presented in the coming weeks, and the Shenzhen firm will at the same time open pre-orders for its new electric SUV in China. It will only be from 2025 that we will be able to discover the new model in Europe.

Even if the prices of the Atto 2 are not yet known, they should around 30,000 euros once marketed on the European market.

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