Recently, the electric SUV model C10 from the Chinese electric car manufacturer Leapmotor officially started pre-sale, with a pre-sale price range of 151,800 to 185,800 yuan. The Leapmotor C10 is built on the “Four-Leaf Clover” central integrated electronic and electrical architecture, providing two power options: extended range and pure electric. It also comes with the Qualcomm 8295 cockpit chip and laser radar. It is reported that the Lixiang C10 will be the first model launched by the brand for the global market, and domestic deliveries are expected to start in March.
Built on the family-oriented design philosophy, the Leapmotor C10 has made some adjustments to details. The front of the car features a through-type light strip, a wider front bumper with a trapezoidal radiator grille below, and angled corners on the sides that emphasize a sense of power. The side profile is relatively smooth, with black glossy strips on the window frames and hidden door handles.
The design of the Leapmotor C10’s rear is relatively simple, featuring a through-type light strip and privacy glass for the rear seats and rear windshield. In terms of dimensions, the length, width, and height of the car are 4739/1900/1680 millimeters, with a wheelbase of 2825 millimeters. Compared to the Leapmotor C11, the length has decreased by 11 millimeters, the width has decreased by 5 millimeters, the height has increased by 5 millimeters, and the wheelbase has decreased by 105 millimeters.
The interior of the Leapmotor C10 will feature a completely new design, equipped with a 14.6-inch 2.5K floating center screen and instrument panel, and will be powered by the Qualcomm 8295 cockpit chip with a 5-nanometer process, providing an NPU computing power of 30 TOPS. The interior also lacks physical buttons, adopts a knob-style gear-shifting mechanism, and the secondary instrument panel location includes a wireless charging panel for mobile phones, with phone interfaces and storage space provided below.
The high-end models of the Leapmotor C10 are equipped with a total of 30 assisted driving hardware components, including 12 cameras, 5 millimeter-wave radars, 12 ultrasonic radars, and 1 laser radar, supporting urban/highway NAP navigation. Future over-the-air (OTA) upgrades can expand the capabilities to Level 3 intelligent driving.
In terms of power, the Leapmotor C10 offers both pure electric and extended-range options. The pure electric version is equipped with a maximum power of 170 kilowatts for the drive motor, with a 69.9-kilowatt-hour battery pack, and a pure electric range of 530 kilometers. The extended-range version will use the same 1.5-liter Atkinson four-cylinder range extender as the C01 and C11 extended-range versions, with a maximum power of 70 kilowatts. However, the drive motor power is slightly lower than the C01 and C01 extended-range versions, with a maximum power of 170 kilowatts, equipped with a 28.4-kilowatt-hour battery pack, and a pure electric range of 140 kilometers.