BYD F3DM Review and Price, The born of China’s BYD Auto has proved to the world that the new F3DM plug-in hybrid car is the most waited hybrid car today. The manufacture is serving the clients with 100 production cars, however they blow expectation to public that in first quarter of 2010 will be the first mass production, and will continue the spreading to the US. In actual condition, mostly the details are not so significant compared to the plan made for electric-drive vehicles before. As an instant, the F3DM told that the $22,000 class electric car range, the car is about to reach 60 miles per single charge.
While the Chevrolet Volt is running as far as 40 miles for a car priced $40,000. The need to watch matter is that the DM part of F3DM stands for dual mode. The users will be optioned with the choice of driving the car manually like a Prius or Chevy Volt. Feel the low speed at initially while stepping up gradually in the EV + HEV (hybrid electric vehicle) mode. When the car wants more energy during the gassing, both engine and electric motor cooperated to roar the wheels together, due to the dual power source in a series-parallel hybrid.
When the Volt-like mode is on the vehicle will run like a plug-in series hybrid, that the power source only works to maintain or recharge the batteries, once the battery had been consumed out. The employed power source gathers a 67 HP from 1.0-liter gasoline engine with 50 kW traction motor. The time to chase 60mph is count up in 10.5 seconds, the car is provided 90 mph top speed. The battery feature is ready to run within 7 hours of fully recharged in 110 volts. The car maker company stated that the EV is able to quick recharged for 50 percent in only 10 minutes.