LEAPMOTOR S01 EV COUPE
wattev2buy explore the Leapmotor S01 EV Coupe specs, range, price, battery, charge time, and pictures as it vies for a position in the growing EV market.
Leapmotor plans to produce around 10,000 units of the LP-S01 in 2019. The LP S01 is equipped with the LeapPilot Advanced Driver Assistance (ADAS) operating from a platform which includes “bionic” camera technology, adaptive cruise control, and a lane departure warning system.
LEAPMOTOR S01 EV COUPE SPECS | DIMENSIONS
LeapMotor S01 EV380 Standard
LeapMotor S01 EV380 Pro
LeapMotor S01 EV460 Standard
LeapMotor S01 EV460 Pro
LEAPMOTOR S01 EV COUPE SALES
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THE LEAPMOTOR S01 EV COUPE IN THE NEWS
Week 1 2019 - LeapMotor S01 pricing and battery specs
One of the most talked about new EVs expected in China over the last month is the Leapmotor S01 launched on the 3rd of January 2019. The Leapmotor S01 has a top speed of 140km/h and accelerates to 50km/h in 2.9 seconds and 100km/h in 6.9 seconds with the help of its 170hp electric motor producing 250N.m of torque. The LP S01 can fast charge in 60 minutes or between six and eight hours on level 2 charge.
The Leapmotor S01 Coupe EV price revealed
Leapmotor will launch four trims of the small four-seat coupe. The four trims are divided into two range/battery configurations each with a Standard and Pro version. The Leapmotor S01 EV380 series is equipped with 18650 cell type battery pack and the Leapmotor S01 EV460 with a 21700 cell type battery pack. The S01 Coupe EV is available from as little as $16,000 after incentives.
Leapmotor S01 autonomous driving capabilities
The Leapmotor S01 is equipped with the “Leap In” and “Leap Pilot” onboard assistant and advanced driving assist system. The Leap Pilot is an SAE Level 2.5 autonomous drive system which can be upgraded to Level 3 via an OTA over the air system. As seen from the images below the S01 Coupe identifies occupants through biometrics, allowing access to the car and to interact with the driver.
Leapmotor EV pipeline
The founder of LeapMotor, Zhu Mingjiang, announced during the launch event of the S01 EV Coupe that the next car to come out of the Leapmotor stable will be an AO class city car developed on the Chines automakers T platform followed by a second EV on the S platform in 2020 and an SUV developed on the C platform in 2021. Leapmotor shares 70% of its parts across the three platforms. Currently, the S01 is assembled by Changjiang Automobile, but the company will start production later in Q3 at its newly constructed advanced manufacturing base in Jinhua, Zhejiang Province. Leapmotor is developing its own AI chip in conjunction with Dahau. The AI chip “Lingxin 01” will be tested in the second quarter of 2019 and when produced will be the first intelligent driving chip independently developed by the Chinese according to the company. Leapmotor will also unveil a concept EV at the Shanghai Auto Show on 18 April 2019.
Week 50 2018 - LeapMotor S01 release date announced
Leapmotor announced that its S01 two-door four-seat electric coupe will be launched on the 3rd of January 2019. The S01 which is targeted at the young consumers will be available in two different range configurations and in four trims. The S01 will be priced after taking subsidies into account between an estimated ¥100,000 and ¥150,000. The four trims will be the 380 Standard Edition and 380 Pro with a range of 300km (188miles) and the 460 Standard and 460 Pro with a range of 380km (238miles).
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