It’s easy to lose track of all the pure electric models either being launched or touted for production in the near future from China these days. One that escaped our attention is the Enovate ME-S concept, a four-door electric sedan study that debuted at the Shanghai Auto Show last week, featuring striking, albeit familiar looks.
Enovate Motors says that the ME-S will enter production in 2021, powered by a 800V battery pack and be compatible with 300kW charge rates. This means that the ME-S will be able to recharge up to 80 percent of its battery in just 15 minutes.
While the Chinese startup company didn’t mention any further technical details concerning the powertrain, it did say that the ME-S will be all-wheel drive and capable of a 0-62mph (100km/h) in three seconds.
You could say that the four-door saloon concept is attractive, if you deduct the fact that it looks a bit like the lovechild of the Porsche Panamera and the Taycan. The rear end shows alarming levels of similarity while the suicide rear doors remind us of those in the Mission E concept.
It shouldn’t come as a surprise then that Enovate’s design chief is Hakan Saracoglu, who contributed to models like the Porsche 918 Spyder.
The futuristic interior with the four separate seats, plenty of wood covering its majority and more screen that we can count is pure concept as you would expect. Enovate says that the ME-S will also come with Level 4 autonomous tech, as well as 5G for traffic interconnections.
“We’re still working out the price. We could make it cheaper and sell more, but then your brand drops. For us, we want to start from the top products – luxury – and then go lower, like Tesla,” he said.