BYD Dolphin: Detailed in pictures

BYD Dolphin: Detailed in pictures

The electric vehicle landscape in Malaysia has been electrified by the arrival of the BYD Dolphin, a striking all-electric hatchback from the Chinese automakers. Presented by BYD SD Motors Malaysia, the official distributor of BYD cars in the country, the Dolphin marks a significant step in the evolution of sustainable transportation. This latest entrant joins the esteemed lineup alongside the Atto 3 SUV, amplifying BYD's commitment to eco-friendly mobility.

KEY TAKEAWAYS

  • What is the price of the BYD Dolphin?

    The BYD Dolphin is available in two variants: Dynamic Standard Range and Premium Extended Range, with prices starting from RM 100,530 and RM 125,530, respectively.
  • How far can the BYD Dolphin EV travel on a single charge?

    With its robust 60.48 kWh battery pack, the top-tier BYD Premium Extended Range model boasts an impressive range of up to 427 km on a single charge.
  • What are the key design highlights of the BYD Dolphin?

    The BYD Dolphin features the Ocean Aesthetics design language and up-market cabin with a floating central console, a dual-tone dashboard, and a 12.8-inch intelligent rotating touchscreen infotainment unit.
  • BYD SD Motors Malaysia offers the Dolphin in two distinct variants, catering to diverse preferences and driving needs:

    • Dynamic Standard Range - Priced at RM 100,530 (OTR without insurance)
    • Premium Extended Range - Priced at RM 125,530 (OTR without insurance)

    BYD Dolphin

    The Dynamic Standard Range variant features a potent single electric motor that generates a maximum power of 94 PS and a peak torque of 180 Nm. The variant gets a 44.9 kWh BYD Blade Battery pack. The Dynamic Standard Range offers an impressive range of 340 km on the WLTP cycle. The Premium Extended Range variant gets a more powerful electric motor, producing 204 PS and 310 Nm of torque. Paired with a larger 60.48 kWh Blade Battery pack, this variant achieves an extended single-charge range of up to 427 km.

    BYD Dolphin

    With its affordable pricing, remarkable range, and futuristic technology, it embraces Malaysia's evolving automotive landscape, enriching the market with sustainable driving solutions. The deliveries of the Dolphin are set to commence in August. 

    Colours

    BYD offers an array of captivating colour options for the Dolphin EV. These include:

    Dynamic Standard Range (Single-tone):

    • Urban Grey with a grey/black interior
    • Sand White with a brown/black interior

    Premium Extended Range (Two-tone):

    • Atlantis Grey/Delan Black roof with grey/black interior
    • Ski White/Urban Grey roof with grey/black interior
    • Surf Blue/Urban Grey roof with blue/black interior

    BYD Dolphin colours

    New BYD Dolphin: In images

    Now let’s take a look at the standout interior and exterior elements of the new BYD Dolphin EV.

    Built on the cutting-edge BYD e-Platform 3.0 architecture, the Dolphin showcases impressive dimensions - 4,290 mm in length, 1,770 mm in width, and 1,570 mm in height. The wheelbase spans 2,700 mm, harmonizing with the vehicle's overall proportions.

    BYD Dolphin

    The BYD Dolphin epitomizes the "New Wave" concept from BYD's Ocean series, drawing inspiration from marine life forms. This distinctive design language is a tribute to the vehicle's eco-conscious nature.

    BYD Dolphin

    A chrome-surround grille sets the tone for the Dolphin's aesthetic, seamlessly blending style and functionality.

    BYD Dolphin

    LED headlights, equipped with a high-beam assist and follow-me-home function, illuminate the road with unparalleled clarity. The geometric LED daytime running lights and a continuous LED headlight across the centre grille provide a signature look.

    The geometric taillight design, reminiscent of a fin shape, lends a unique aesthetic to the rear. These lighting signatures not only enhance visibility but also contribute to the vehicle's modern and captivating design.

    BYD Dolphin

    The Premium Extended Range variant boasts a captivating panoramic glass roof that enhances the cabin's ambience, creating an immersive driving experience while allowing natural light to flood the interior.

    BYD Dolphin

    The Dynamic Standard Range flaunts 16-inch alloy wheels, while the top-tier Premium Extended Range showcases more imposing 17-inch alloy wheels, both reflecting the Dolphin's bold stance.

    BYD Dolphin

    The Dolphin's interior reflects modernity and style, highlighted by a floating central console and a dual-tone dashboard. The flat-bottom multifunctional steering wheel adds to the sporty ambience.

    BYD Dolphin

    Stepping into the Dolphin's cabin reveals a focal point - the 12.8-inch intelligent rotating touchscreen infotainment system. This feature-rich interface serves as the control centre for various functions, from entertainment to navigation. Its dynamic design adapts to your needs, offering ease of access and enhancing the vehicle's high-tech atmosphere.

    BYD Dolphin

    The car gets a number of modern features including wireless charging, wired Apple CarPlay connectivity and a voice assistant, seamlessly integrating technology and convenience.

    BYD Dolphin

    The interior offers sustainable vegan leather seats that exemplify the Dolphin's eco-friendly ethos. The Premium Extended Range variant goes a step further, providing power-adjustable and ventilated front seats for enhanced comfort.

    The cabin ambience is heightened by thoughtful ambient lighting, creating a serene atmosphere for both the driver and passengers.

    BYD Dolphin

    Keyless entry and keyless start add an element of practicality to the Dolphin's futuristic setup. The inclusion of a portable card key and an electronic parking brake further elevate the driving experience.

    BYD Dolphin

    The Dolphin offers a spacious environment, with a 345-litre boot space. It can be expanded to a generous 858 litres by folding down the rear seats. This versatile design ensures ample room for both passengers and cargo.

    Conclusion

    In the rapidly evolving landscape of electric vehicles, the BYD Dolphin emerges as a distinctive contender, showcasing a blend of innovative design, advanced technology and exceptional performance, setting new standards for EV enthusiasts. The array of interior and exterior features discussed and visually depicted through the images above, helps potential buyers in Malaysia to know and appreciate the vehicle. These images serve as a window into the Dolphin's essence, making your decision-making process informed and exciting.

    Also read: BYD Malaysia rolls out Standard and Plus after-sales service packages

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    Sippi Vig

    Sippi is a versatile writer and specializes in crafting both blog articles and site content for the automotive industry. Her strong analytical skills help in curating articles backed with stong number analysis for our audience. She enjoys reviewing the latest cars/models and describing new technologies. She holds a master of business administration degree in finance and marketing. When she’s not working, she enjoys travel, adventure, reading, and gardening.

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