Qiantu K50 display at the 2018 Pudong Auto Show in China Qiantu K50 display at the 2018 Pudong Auto Show in China - ImagesGram

Qiantu K50 display at the 2018 Pudong Auto Show in China

 The Qiantu K50 is an all-electric sports car designed and manufactured by the Chinese automotive manufacturer Qiantu Motor. Unveiled at the 2015 Shanghai Auto Show, the production Qiantu K50 was revealed during the 2016 Beijing Auto Show and was planned to launch on the Chinese car market in 2016, before finally launching in 2018.The Qiantu K50 sports car is based on the CH Auto Event concept that debuted last year on the Beijing Auto Show. Production was confirmed in October 2014. CH Auto, a Chinese automotive research & development company, is the largest shareholder of Qiantu, the manufacturer for the Qiantu K50.

The Qiantu K50 Roadster debuted on the 2016 Beijing Auto Show as a concept with similar performance as the coupe. Despite the fact that K50 Roadster is essentially the drop top variant of the K50 Coupe, which will be launched on the Chinese car market in 2016. The production of the K50 Roadster started later in 2017.

Production

The Qiantu company has a factory in the city of Suzhou in Jiangsu Province with an annual capacity of 50,000 cars. The product mix of the factory located in Suzhou consists of the Qiantu K50 coupe, the K50 roadster launched in 2016, and two other electric vehicle products.

Features and specifications

The Qiantu K50 concept is powered by two electric motors, with one located on the front axle and one located on the rear axle producing a combined output of 428 hp and 650 nm, and a battery of 60 kWh. Claimed specifications of the Qiantu K50 includes a top speed of 200 kilometers per hour, 0–100 km/hr in 4.6 seconds, and a range of 300 kilometers. The batteries of the K50 are 41.1kWh lithium-ion. The frame of the Qiantu K50 is made of aluminum and the body is made of carbon fiber.

The production Qiantu K50 has two motors with each motor producing 188 hp, making for a total of 376 hp and 580 Nm of torque. The acceleration of the production K50 is 4.6 seconds from 0 to 100 km/hr, and a range of 365 kilometers confirmed by NEDC. prices of the production Qiantu K50 is 754,300 yuan as of March 2019.