The highly anticipated Deepal S7, a cutting-edge electric SUV, will hit the Nepalese streets in 2024. MAW Vriddhi AutoCorp, the authorised distributor of Changan vehicles in Nepal, is gearing up to unveil its debut electric vehicle (EV) Deepal S7 in Nepal. Changan Nepal currently provides Alsvin and Hunter models, which are conventional internal combustion engine vehicles. However, this is about to change as Changan Nepal is set to diversify its offerings by introducing the electric vehicle Deepal S7 into its lineup. In the international market, the Deepal S7 is available in two variants: the 520Max and the 620Max. However, it's currently uncertain which of these variants, or perhaps both, will be introduced in Nepal. The specific variant selection for the Nepali market is yet to be confirmed.
As previously noted, the Deepal S7 comes in two distinct versions: the 520Max and the 620Max. The 520Max is powered by a 190kW force supercollector electric drive that generates a max power of 258PS and a max torque of 320Nm. It is equipped with a 66.8kWh ternary lithium battery. With advancements in battery technology, the S7 promises an impressive range on a single charge. Furthermore, it boasts an estimated range of 520 kilometres on a single charge, and it can recharge from 30%-80% via a fast charger in just 35 minutes.
Similarly, the 620Max is powered by a 160kW force supercollector electric drive that generates a max power of 218PS and a max torque of 320Nm. It is equipped with a 79.97 kWh battery made of Ternary Lithium. Furthermore, it boasts an estimated range of 620 kilometres on a single charge, and it can recharge from 30%-80% via a fast charger in just 35 minutes. Both versions boast an impressive top speed of 180 kilometres per hour. The suspension system is equipped with both MacPherson and H-Arm Multi-Link Independent setups.
The Deepal S7 is a head-turner, combining a sporty, yet sophisticated design. It comes equipped with an LED system which includes Intelligent Interactive LED DRLs, the rear section comes with a star flame through-type taillight with an Illuminated logo and and a fluorescent breathing light. Additional features encompass 21-inch wheels, an expansive 1.9-square meter panoramic sunroof adorned with a starry motif, a customizable ambience created by 64-color mood lighting, discreetly integrated air vents, ergonomically designed zero-gravity seats, and an array of other impressive amenities. It also gets a 15.6-inch Infotainment Display (with a 15-degree Tilt) and 12.3-inch co-pilot super sense smart screen.
The Deepal S7 electric SUV is equipped with a comprehensive suite of advanced safety features. The safety unit includes six airbags, a 360-degree camera, tyre pressure monitoring, electronic stability control, traction control, rollover mitigation, hill start assist (HSA), hill descent control (HDC) and antilock braking system (ABS) with electronic brakeforce distribution (EBD). It also includes blind spot monitoring and rear cross-traffic alert, which can help drivers avoid collisions when changing lanes or backing up. These features ensure maximum safety and security for the both driver and passengers.
In terms of its dimensions, the Deepal S7 features a length of 4750mm, a width of 1930mm, and a height of 1625mm. Additionally, it comes with a spacious wheelbase measuring 2900mm. The vehicle offers a comfortable ground clearance of approximately 200mm. With a kerb weight of 2035kg, it strikes a balance between sturdiness and efficiency. In terms of storage, it provides a generous 125-litre storage space in the front and an even more impressive 445-litre storage capacity at the rear. Both the front and rear tires have a measurement of 255/45R20, equipped with disc brakes.
The price of the Deepal S7 in Nepal is expected to fall between NRs. 80 Lakhs and NRs. 1.30 Crore. While the arrival of the Deepal S7 in Nepal has been officially confirmed, specific details regarding its pricing and the exact launch date have not been finalized as of yet. The Deepal S7 is available in a vibrant array of colors, including elegant Grey, striking Blue, timeless White, bold Black, vibrant Yellow, and dynamic Orange. The Deepal S7 isn't just a car; it's a statement, a commitment to a cleaner, greener future, and an opportunity to be part of the change Nepal needs.