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Premium BYD Seal Highway Range and Efficiency Sydney to Hunter Valley

Premium BYD Seal Highway Range and Efficiency Sydney to Hunter Valley

Video by Ludicrous Feed via YouTube

Evaluation of Range and Efficiency of Premium variant BYD Seal while travelling at highway speeds of 110kph using ICC Intelligent Cruise Control between Sydney and Hunter Valley with no charging stops in between by BYD Tom aka Tesla Tom of Ludicrous Feed in Sydney Australia February 2024
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00:00 Introduction
00:53 Preparing the Seal
01:46 Overnight Charging
02:12 Start of highway driving
02:34 Setting Cruise Control
03:03 Speedometer calibration
03:38 Normal Mode
04:12 Breaking in an EV?
04:38 Cruise Control 5kph increments
05:01 Change of Plans 1
05:39 I love Waze!
06:08 Sound Insulation and Suspension
06:23 Autosteer
06:41 Efficiency update 1
07:34 Head Up Display
08:00 Cruise Control Speed Maintenance
11:08 Efficiency update 2
11:43 Air Conditioning Adjustment
12:16 Apple Carplay Widget Mode
12:33 500km full charge is possible
13:15 Alternate way to get to Air Conditioning Settings
13:40 Change of Plans 2
14:30 Slower roads to the Hunter Valley
15:16 Rain Sensing Wipers
15:43 Hunter Valley
16:35 Recharge with Coffee
16:56 Halfway point
17:44 No need to charge!
18:55 Level Railway crossing
19:11 Enjoying the handling
19:33 Regenerative braking on Cruise Control
19:52 Back on the highway
20:28 1000km on the odometer
20:41 Efficiency update 3
20:56 500km full charge is definitely possible
21:20 Efficiency update 4
21:52 Final thoughts
24:04 Efficiency and Range Calculations



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Ludicrous Feed is a Sydney-based YouTube channel that started in 2018 after Tom purchased his Tesla Model S. He wanted to show the reality of Australian daily life with his family and an electric vehicle. Tom provides straightforward candid insights into key issues around EV adoption such as vehicle range, charging infrastructure and road trip planning. The weekly live stream is an opportunity for industry guests to directly engage with audience members from the EV community. Tom also has a Tesla Powerwall 2 coupled with rooftop solar and has reviewed many other electric vehicles for the channel including brands such as Tesla, BYD, Polestar, Volvo, MG, Hyundai, Genesis, Kia and Cupra.



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