VIDEO: Daihatsu Ayla EV walk-around – an Axia EV?

Unveiled on the Gaikindo Indonesia Worldwide Auto Present (GIIAS) 2022 in August, the Daihatsu Ayla EV Concept has been given a video walkaround tour courtesy of the Daihatsu Sahabatku YouTube channel on the model’s present stand.

Right here, the video host begins the tour of idea EV hatchback alongside its exterior, the place the Ayla EV Idea’s entrance finish wears a full-width LED strip passing via its central brand, considerably akin to that of the Mk8 Volkswagen Golf, together with a yellow strip that can also be full-width and which is joined via the headlamps as properly.

There’s one other VW-esque aesthetic right here on the Ayla EV Idea’s entrance fascia, the place the array of ‘parametric sample’ shapes echo these of the ID.3. Alongside both sides of the idea is one other yellow strip that outlines the decrease edges of its glasshouse, including visible curiosity together with the two-tone scheme supplied by the black roof and pillars.

By the home windows, the inside can be seen with seatbelts in the identical vibrant hue. One other distinct characteristic of the Ayla EV Idea’s exterior is its set of exterior cameras had been typical mirrors would usually be, providing the motive force rearward imaginative and prescient via a video feed monitor on both sides.

Persevering with alongside the outside, rolling inventory for the Ayla EV Idea is a set of 17-inch wheels, which additionally brings neon yellow accents to its two-tone machine end.

Right here, the presenter notes that the Ayla EV Idea’s battery is situated within the rear of the automotive, and we all know from its unveiling that the battery is of a 32 kWh capability. the 60 kW (80 hp) electrical motor is situated on the entrance of the automotive, driving the entrance wheels.

Transferring alongside to the rear of the automotive, its back lights characteristic sequential flip alerts – as with the items on the entrance of the automotive – and the flip alerts are a part of the tail lamp meeting which span the tailgate in addition to the physique. Right here, the higher nook of the tail lamp options ‘Ayla EV’ script.

Alongside the highest of its tailgate is a spoiler completed in black to match the automotive’s roof, and this too receives the neon yellow spotlight on its trailing edge that connects the yellow strips from the decrease fringe of the window strains on both sides.

Entry to the Ayla EV Idea’s inside is through door handles from the manufacturing ICE-powered Ayla, and driver instrumentation is offered by a seven-inch digital show. Right here, the neon yellow highlights can be seen to stipulate the surrounds of the air-conditioning vents and the start-stop button, whereas transmission management is through a rotary selector.

Seat upholstery as noticed by the presenter is of a leather-based and Alcantara mixture, right here trimmed in a light-weight color. Transferring rearwards, the rear doorways of the Ayla EV Idea seem shorn of the manufacturing mannequin’s door handles, and a few further concept-car aptitude is added right here; the rear upturned fringe of the window line homes a contact sensor on the rear door that can unlatch the door launch.

In comparison with this idea constructed by Astra Daihatsu Motor at its R&D centre in Indonesia, the Low Value Inexperienced Automobile (LCGC)-classified internal-combustion Ayla is powered by a 1.2 litre 3NR-VE four-cylinder petrol engine mated to both a five-speed handbook or four-speed automated.

Although a productionised Ayla EV, and by extension a Perodua Axia EV is unlikely for now, it does point out that battery-electric fashions are within the firms’ long-term plans. Would you purchase one, and what would you be prepared to pay for it?

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