The Latest Electric Vehicles to Look Out For

We are in the future of e-mobility where more electric vehicles (EVs) are emerging and taking over the streets. There are many EV models to choose from, to cater to different lifestyles. With the growing demand and supply, there are more EVs that we can anticipate and look forward to in the market this year.

To stay up to date with the latest EVs at Sime Darby Motors, here is a list of impressive vehicles to keep a look out for near you.

BMW i5 M60 xDrive

The all-new fully electric BMW i5 M60 xDrive delivers the powerful and sporty performance of a BMW M. It embodies the perfect balance between efficiency and performance with striking design elements. The BMW kidney Iconic Glow is an eye-catcher, especially in the dark, where the white light highlights the contours of the vehicle whether it is stationary or driving.
 
The BMW i5 M60 xDrive accelerates from 0 to 100km/h in a mere 3.8 seconds, showcasing its powerful motor and sporty driving dynamics. Its top speed of 230km/h further underscores its prowess on the road. The space-saving high-voltage battery, located in the underbody, provides a battery capacity of 83.9 kwH, ensuring ample range for long-distance journeys.

Sime Darby Motors represents BMW and MINI across the region in Malaysia, Singapore, Indonesia, Thailand, China, Macau, Hong Kong, Australia and New Zealand.

Porsche Macan 4 Electric

An all-electric SUV, the Porsche Macan is introduced globally for the very first time early this year. With its progressive interpretation of a classic Porsche design, the all-electric Macan shows at its first glance that it is unmistakably a Porsche, even the sound of the electrifying motor. It is unmistakably a Porsche, even the sound of its electrifying motor. The Porsche Driver Experience features the highly digital cockpit, offering comfort with individual control of different functions.
 
Like the renowned Porsche Taycan, the electric Porsche Macan uses 800V technology with a charging capacity of up to 270kW. It accelerates from 0 to 100km/h in 5.2 seconds, with a top speed of 220km/h, providing a maximum driving pleasure.
 
Find out the latest Porsche EV models at Sime Darby Auto Peformance in Malaysia, Continental Cars New Zealand and Sime Darby Motors Retail Australia.

XPENG G6

Sime Darby Peng Yue recently launched a pure electric SUV, XPENG G6 in Hong Kong.Since its pre-orders commenced, the e-SUV, XPENG G6 was already well-received among consumers in the region. The G6 is built on the latest generation of XPENG’s light and strong EV platform, based on 800V technology. This allows super-fast charging with a capacity of up to 280kW. The top speed of the G6 is 200km/h, enabling it to sprint from 0 to 100km/h in 4 seconds.

With its smart interior design and high-quality materials, the G6 offers plenty of legroom, headroom and luggage compartments of 571 liters. The infotainment system runs on the latest version of XPENG’s operating system, Xmart OS, and XPILOT driver assistance that offers all the comfort-enhancing features.

MINI Cooper SE

The all-new MINI Cooper SE maintains its iconic essence with superfluous elements removed from its predecessor. With its clean, flush surfaces, sleek lines and balanced proportions, the exterior is meticulously crafted, embellishing the distinctive octagonal front grille that underscores the modern futuristic design.

The new MINI Cooper SE enhances driving dynamics with its low centre of gravity due to the battery placement that optimises weight distribution. Offering three different driving modes, the MINI Cooper SE achieved top speed of 180km/h and accelerates from 0 to 100km/h in 6.7 seconds.

Volvo EX30

Unmistakably a Volvo, the Volvo EX30 is the most compact and smallest SUV designed in its segment. The nature-inspired interior features a minimalist dashboard and decor made from renewable and recycled materials to elevate the details of its interior. 

The standard Single Motor variant achieves 0 to 100km/h in 5.3 seconds with a top speed of 180km/h. The driver assistance technology and safety innovations, which come as standard, are designed to keep drivers, passengers and other road users safe. The Volvo EX30 is also equipped with an advanced safety feature that helps drivers and passengers avoid opening their door when cyclists or motorcyclists approach from behind. 

You can look out for this latest Volvo model at Sime Darby Swedish Auto in Malaysia and Sime Darby Fu Yue Motors in China.

BYD Bao 5

BYD introduced a new sub-brand, FANGCHENGBAO with the launch of its super hybrid off-road SUV model, Bao 5. The brand name symbolises a blend of precision and agility that highlights a series of specialised technologies including its Dual Mode Off-road (DMO) Super Hybrid Platform. This platform powers the FANGCHENGBAO vehicles, offering a transformative off-road experience while championing energy efficiency.
The BAO 5 is a plug-in hybrid off-road SUV designed seamlessly that combines industrial aesthetics with robust power to deliver unparalleled stability and safety for users. With an emphasis on customisation, FANGCHENGBAO offers the BAO 5 with a variety of front-face structures that can be seamlessly integrated or adjusted to provide a flexible foundation tailored to each user's unique modification preferences.
Sime Darby Beyond Auto in Malaysia and Vantage Automotive Limited in Singapore are the official distributor of BYD under Sime Darby Motors.

Genesis electrified G80

Sime Darby Chuang Jie introduced the latest designed electrified G80 at the 2024 Beijing Auto Show with an exclusive China-only Vision Blue colour. The electrified G80 delivers an intuitive technology, exhilarating performance and timeless design. With its practical yet innovative connected cabin interior, it creates an immersive experience, tailoring every ride for all kinds of drivers and passengers.

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