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BYD Seal First Drive Review | Think Pocket Rocket, Not Grand Tourer

This BYD belongs to a generation of EVs you’ve not yet experienced

For

Driving dynamics, range, looks, perfomance

Against

Low ground clearance

Overview

Confession time: as I carve through the winding roads, the BYD Seal constantly evokes comparisons to a Porsche Taycan. Maybe it's the sleek, aerodynamic silhouette slicing through the air. Or perhaps it's the sheer exhilaration that grips you as you press the pedal and vanish into a blur of Indian scenery.

 

Now, hold on to your chai. Don't get me wrong, the Seal isn't a Taycan killer (although at a fraction of the price, it might give some serious pause for thought). But where the Seal truly shines is in its driving dynamics. Here's why:



TopGear Magazine July 2024