A new FAW Oley EV from China

A new FAW Oley EV from China

This is the new FAW Oley EV, an electric car from China based on the FAW Oley hatchback. ‘Oley’ is a sub-brand under First Auto Works (FAW), one of China’s largest automakers. Factory price for the Oley EV will start at 219.900 yuan ($35.137). Price after green-car subsidies by central and local governments will end up around 129.000 yuan, making the Oley EV a direct competitor of the recently launched Beijing Auto Senova EV200.

Blue decals, because blue = green.

The Oley EV will be launched on the Chinese car market in the second quarter. It is powered by an electric motor with an output of 47hp mated to a 21.1 kw/h lithium-ion battery pack. Range is 150 kilometer and top speed is 140 kilometer per hour. Acceleration, as claimed by FAW, is 6.8 seconds for 0 to 50 (fifty) kilometers per hour and 4 seconds for 50 to 80. Curb weight is 1250 kilo. Charging takes 48 minutes for 80% battery on a fast charger.