Chinese automaker Dongfeng introduce a new electric off road brand M Hero

Dongfeng Motor, a Chinese automaker, recently debuted M Hero, it’s a high-end electric off-road brand.

The M-Terrain and M-Terrain S are two electric concept cars that the business also unveiled at the launch event in Wuhan.

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According to the official news release, the M in the moniker represents the company’s military vehicle DNA, as well as Man, Marvelous, and Mission, as well as the first letter of its Chinese brand name (Mengshi).

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The H stands for high-tech, the E for electrical, the R for reform, and the O for off-road, according to Dongfeng.

The firm claims that the hard-core emblem for the M Hero brand was inspired by the helmet armour worn by ancient warriors.

It resembles a stylized letter M.

Chinese automakerThe M Tech intelligent off-road design serves as the foundation for both concept cars, the M-Terrain and M-Terrain S.

According to Dongfeng, it is the first comprehensive technological solution in China for high-end electric off-roading, and it consists of three important technology clusters:

  • The MORA skateboard off-road platform is the first electric off-road skateboard platform made in China.
  • The MEGA-POWER is China’s first power platform with more than 1,000 horsepower, and it has a four-motor front and rear drive.
  • It has the first two-speed transmission with an integrated differential lock in the world, a wheel-side torque of more than 16,000Nm, and a 4.2-second 0 to 100 km/h acceleration time.
  • M-ATS, an all-terrain intelligent solution, can implement “Crab Walk Mode” and intelligently choose the best off-road mode depending on the environment.

The M-Terrain series of SUVs from Dongfeng have not yet received any official specifications, but the Chinese media claims that they will come in EV and EREV versions.

The first one has a 0-100 km/h acceleration time of fewer than 5 seconds, an 800 kW (1,070 hp) power output, a 140 kWh battery, and a 500 km drive range.

The EREV variant will have a 65.88-kWh battery with a range of 800 km and 600 kW (816 hp) of power (with a range extender on).

According to Dongfeng, the M-Terrain electric SUVs will also come with an intelligent drone system, an intelligent security system, and an L3 driver assistance system.

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