It's quick, it's futuristic, and it will most probably come here
While the Malaysian market patiently awaits the arrival of the Ora Good Cat, Great Wall Motors has taken the wraps off another global model in Beijing recently - the Ora Lightning Cat.
In terms of design, the Lightning Cat inherits the instantly recognizable style of Ora family, using the design aesthetics inspired by nature.
There is plenty of curvy design elements combined with the waistline, the high-curvature windows, as well as the adaptive electric which gives the car very fluid look.
Inside, it features a circular cockpit and a T-shaped hollow center console with physical buttons and comfortable ergonomic seats, and a dome-type panoramic canopy extending through the rear of the car.
Powering the car is a brand-new battery and a dual-motor all-wheel drive system with intelligent torque distribution which produces a maximum power of 300kW, maximum torque of 680Nm, and zero-to-hundred acceleration time of 4.3 seconds. In addition, the Lightning Cat comes fitted with 19-inch cat-claw bionic wheel hubs and Michelin PS EV tires.
The Ora Lightning Cat is also equipped with 28 smart sensors, including 1 ADAS camera, 5 millimeter-wave radars, 12 ultrasonic radars, 4 all-around view cameras, 4 side view cameras, and one 3D facial recognition camera. There is also 5G multi-satellite connectivity for high-precision maps.
According to Great Wall Motors, the Ora Lightning Cat is the only EV that is equipped with the ultraviolet sterilization system. It can effectively kill influenza viruses, mites, hepatitis B, escherichia coli and other common bacteria and viruses.
While ultraviolet rays with a wavelength of 253.7 nm are recognized as most effective bacteriocidal substance, the UVC system used by the Lightning Cat is the high-frequency ultraviolet ray with a wavelength of 200 nm-280 nm, which is within that range.
"In the four years since the launch of ORA, we have chosen and done one thing right - changing old rules and discovering new values," said Dong Yudong, the CEO of the Ora brand.
"Although Ora is very young, it's pace of going global has become even more assured. We do not only focus on the fashionable impressions of products, but also highlight the core technical indicators, thus creating a comprehensive experience that pleases female customers and reassures male customers. Hence, the Lightning Cat you see is excellent both in appearance and quality."