China based Qiantu Motors is collaborating with Mullen Technologies from California to build their new electric sports car in the United States. The model in question is K50 sports car and this report first surfaced that revealed their intentions for a homologate K50 that meets US standards. After the regulations are fulfilled, it will be on sale in North America. Launch of the K50 from Qiantu Motors is scheduled for 2020 and if everything works perfect then it would become one of the few electric coupes in the market.
Not much is known regarding the US-spec version, but Mullen has disclosed that it will have aluminum frame, and carbon fiber body closure. The electric power in Qiantu Motors coupe will offer 402hp. In the Chinese-spec model, the setup is supported by pair of electric motors and 78kWh battery pack. It gives us a combined output of 429hp and 680Nm of torque. It will help the coupe to accelerate from 0-62mph in 4.6 seconds and is able to hit the top speed of 124mph. On a single charge, the driving range stands at 236 miles.
Qiantu Motors K50 features LED lighting units, frameless windows and 19-inch forged alloy wheels. A small solar panel can be found on the roof. The Chinese model is fitted with heated/ventilated leather and suede sports seats. Even the steering wheel has heated leather along with automatic climate control system. The cabin also features 10.1 inch digital instrument cluster and 15.6 inch infotainment system that offers voice recognition and GPS navigation. With respect to tech, 4G and Wi-Fi connectivity, a push button ignition and six-speed audio system with a subwoofer. US pricing of the Qiantu Motors K50 have not been revealed, but the starting price is China is ¥754,300. Mullen Technologies has confirmed that limited number of reservations would be accepted from next year.