Enovate ME-S Is Another Aspiring Tesla Rival From China With A Porsche Styling Twist

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.

Enovate is planning to follow Tesla’s footsteps by first entering the luxury segment and then work its way into more affordable segments, according to a spokesperson who talked to Top Gear.

“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.

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  • ME

    The Chinese have come out with some really nice designs, but I wish they didn’t tread on some of their counterparts stylist ideas.

  • nik

    This looks really good 👏🏽👏🏽

  • blunt-o

    China is the next USA. It’s happening so fast it seems impossible. Once their target military capabilities reached,
    Uncle Sam would be checking out in a hospice home. Adios gringos…..

    • nastinupe

      Military might isn’t their goal anymore. They want to rule the world through influence and ownership. They are already deep into Africa.

      • Astonman

        Not just Africa. They are filling the vacuum this administration is creating. I read somewhere that by 2025 there will be over 2000 billionaires in China. Yowza!

  • Bash

    God, its gorgeous.

  • Callanish

    If only the production model ended up looking like that, but concept to real world car can lose a whole heck of a lot in the transition. Time will tell.

  • Jim Jones ©

    EV’s are nothing comparable to gas burners, the drive train and power source are so simplisitc (its just a copper coil and magnets) you can attach any kind of bodywork to a skateboard platform you like and still have superior performance.

    I just hope the Italian coach builders get in on the act and we can go back to the early 20th century when your car was as individual as you were.

  • Thetruthísntalwayspopular

    This thing looks good. It also has a Name that’s appealing to westerners. We’re fked.

  • obviously inspired by the new Panamera but what a good looking concept!

  • Baeyoung ❂

    All these new C-EVs are better looking than Tesla, C* stands for China

    • Exotics

      Looks like a design that will never make production. It is merely a blog post. And all these cars look like Tesla’s. Model 3 looks better than this and Model 3 concept didn’t change into production. Nothing impressive about random vaporware concepts

      • Baeyoung ❂

        As I previously commented in another post, it would be enough for the market if 20 of those 400 EV companies eventually made it into volume production. There’s a saying in Mandarin: “Pouring water to cultivate the fish”, I think that is the strategy for C-EV market.

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  • Tinky-Winky

    Porsche copy or not but it still looks hot.

  • ErnieB

    Inspired by Porsche but not a copy.. it’s hot!! Apparently the Chinese are upping their game ..

    • Ten Count Toronto

      Maybe inspired by Porsche but the rear end looks like an evolution of Lincoln styling which goes farther and bolder than a Lincoln would. While the front also reminds me of early-2000’s Peugeot themes projected 20 years into the future.

  • Stephen G

    Yawn. Another spectacular looking concept that will never make production. Tease with Cheesecake, serve up Pop-Tart.

  • Ten Count Toronto

    Lovee the exterior, hate the interior which seems to strive for a lounge vibe and to distance itself from the roots of being a driving machine. It also looks like a modern take on the 1950’s idea of futuristic interiors which I never particularly liked.

  • sidewaysspin

    You can imagine the quality of the crappy software, cheap chinese mobile phone style.

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