BYD Unveils Pure Electric Sports Sedan BYD SEAL in Mexico

December 1st, 2023

Toluca, Mexico - On November 29, 2023, BYD officially introduced the BYD SEAL in Mexico, marking the second ocean-inspired model from BYD in the region since the launch of the BYD DOLPHIN in September. The BYD SEAL, characterized by its sleek design, accentuates a sporty aesthetic and represents a further evolution of BYD's ocean aesthetics. In Mexico, BYD is offering two versions: the rear-wheel-drive variant is priced at 778,800 pesos (about 321,000 RMB), while the four-wheel-drive version comes with a price tag of 888,800 pesos (about 366,000 RMB). Nearly 200 local media representatives were present to witness this exciting moment.

Stella Li, Executive Vice President of BYD Company Limited and President of BYD Americas, speaking at the BYD SEAL Mexico Launch

Stella Li, Executive Vice President of BYD Company Limited and President of BYD Americas, said: "In November of this year, BYD achieved a groundbreaking milestone in production and sales, securing its place as the world's first automobile company to reach the production of 6 million new energy vehicles. Impressively, BYD accomplished the transition from the '5 millionth' to the '6 millionth' new energy vehicle in just three months. Drawing inspiration from the Ocean X concept car, the BYD SEAL is a dynamic and powerful pure electric sedan. In addition, BYD SEAL is also the world's first production model equipped with CTB (cell-to-body) Technology, which achieves new breakthroughs in safety, handling, and efficiency. BYD SEAL has received a five-star Euro NCAP safety rating, which reflects BYD's relentless pursuit of high automotive quality and safety."

Stella Li, Executive Vice President of BYD Company Limited and President of BYD Americas

The event also showcased the BYD SEAL's VTOL (vehicle-to-load) external discharge function, demonstrating its ability to supply energy for the coffee machine. This allowed guests to enjoy an extraordinary coffee-making experience.

BYD SEAL VTOL (vehicle-to-load) external discharge function powering coffee machine

After the launch, media friends and event guests had the opportunity to experience the outstanding performance of the BYD SEAL. Formula 4 NACAM racer Alexandra Mohnhaupt shared her test-driving experience, stating, "As a racer, I enjoy the sensation of extreme speed, and the BYD SEAL's 0-100 acceleration performance of 3.8 seconds is marvelous!"

BYD SEAL Test Drive

Since officially entering the Mexican passenger car market in March of this year, BYD has introduced several new energy models, including the BYD HAN, TANG, and YUAN from the Dynasty series, as well as the BYD DOLPHIN and BYD SEAL from the Ocean series. BYD remains committed to expanding its portfolio of new energy products, contributing to the green and sustainable development of the local transportation sector.



About BYD

BYD is a multinational high-tech company devoted to leveraging technological innovations for a better life. Founded in 1995 as a rechargeable battery maker, BYD now boasts a diverse business scope covering automobiles, rail transit, new energy, and electronics, with over 30 industrial parks in China, the United States, Canada, Japan, Brazil, Hungary, and India. From energy generation and storage to its applications, BYD is dedicated to providing zero-emission energy solutions that reduce global reliance on fossil fuels. Its new energy vehicle footprint now covers 6 continents, over 70 countries and regions, and more than 400 cities. Listed in both Hong Kong and Shenzhen Stock Exchanges, the company is known to be a Fortune Global 500 enterprise that furnishes innovations in pursuit of a greener world.

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About BYD Auto

Founded in 2003, BYD Auto is the automotive subsidiary of BYD, a multinational high-tech company devoted to leveraging technological innovations for a better life. Aiming to accelerate the green transition of the global transportation sector, BYD Auto focuses on developing pure electric and plug-in hybrid vehicles. The company has mastered the core technologies of the entire industrial chain of new energy vehicles, such as batteries, electric motors, electronic controllers, and automotive-grade semiconductors. It has witnessed in recent years significant technological advancements, including the Blade Battery, the DM-i and DM-p hybrid technology, the e-Platform 3.0, and the CTB technology. The company is the world’s first carmaker to stop the production of fossil-fueled vehicles on EV shift and has remained top of new energy passenger vehicle sales in China for 9 years in a row.


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