sensible #1 Brabus confirmed for Malaysia – dual-motor AWD, 0-100 in 3.9s efficiency variant to be launched

Proton New Vitality Expertise (Professional-Web) not too long ago introduced the appointment of five more companies as official dealers of smart electric vehicles (EVs) in Malaysia, and it appears like we’ll certainly be getting the usual and Brabus variations of the smart #1.

In one of many official photographs accompanying the discharge, we will clearly see two uncamouflaged automobiles parked behind the row of executives. The automobile on the left is the usual model of the #1 which is rear-wheel drive and options an electrical motor rated at 272 PS (268 hp or 200 kW) and 343 Nm of torque.

In the meantime, the automobile on the proper with the vents close to the bonnet is the Brabus variant that provides one other electrical motor on the entrance for all-wheel drive. The ensuing dual-motor setup offers 428 PS (422 hp or 315 kW) and 543 Nm, enabling a 0-100 km/h time of three.9 seconds, which is lower than the common #1’s 6.7 seconds – each share the identical high velocity of 180 km/h.

Curiously, there’s additionally a 3rd automobile that’s camouflaged within the picture, which could possibly be one other unit of the #1 Brabus sighted recently that gave rise to the concept Professional-Web will supply a efficiency model of the EV. The #1 incorporates a 66-kWh lithium nickel manganese cobalt oxide (NMC) battery that gives a WLTP-rated vary of as much as 440 km in the usual variant and 400 km within the Brabus.

Along with the vents up entrance, the #1 Brabus is recognized by its brake calipers and bigger rear wing. It additionally comes with sportier entrance and rear aprons, whereas the inside will get a couple of particular cues to replicate its heightened capabilities.

In accordance with Professional-Web, the #1 “is about to dazzle Malaysians earlier than the top of 2023,” and we had been beforehand advised the EV is on monitor to be launched within the third quarter. Following right now’s announcement, there are presently seven appointed sensible sellers, specifically Hap Seng Smart, Edaran Otomobil Nasional (EON), Sensible Mobility, GB Auto, Eleganz Life-style, Lee Motors and Sigma Vitality EV.

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