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Malaysia’s first locally-assembled electric vehicle (EV) will be unveiled this week, and ahead of that, the teaser image above has been released on social media.

To recap, the as-yet unnamed EV will be assembled in Gurun, Kedah, and will be based upon the China-market BAIC EV200, itself roughly based on the first-generation Mercedes-Benz B-Class (at least in design). In EV200 form (there are EV150/EV160 models in its home market), the hatchback has a 53 kW (72 hp), 180 Nm electric motor paired with a 30.4 kWh lithium ion battery.

The 4,025 mm-long, 1,295 kg vehicle has a top speed of 125 km/h, and can get from 0-80 km/h in 9.7 seconds. The local assembly effort is a joint venture between BAIC and the appointed local distributor, Amber Dual, with plans for both local market consumption as well as for export to other ASEAN markets.

GALLERY: BAIC EV200