Spy Shots: The New Brilliance-BMW Zinoro 60H
Published on May 23, 2016 by Tycho de Feijter
This is the new Zinoro 60H for China. Zinoro is a sub brand of the Brilliance-BMW joint venture making new-energy vehicles (NEV’s). Their first car was the lease-only Zinoro 1E, based on the old BMW X1. The 1E will be discontinued. The new Zinoro 60H is the production version of the Zinoro Next concept, it is based on the new long wheelbase BMW X1 Li.
The Zinoro 1E was a full-electric, the Zinoro 60H is a hybrid. The drivetrain consists of a 136hp 1.5 liter turbocharged three-cylinder petrol engine aided by a 15hp electric motor, reaching a total of 151 horses. The lease-only construction will be killed off, the 60H will be sold like any normal car via BMW dealers.