Published on February 6, 2008
Taiwanese Car Design Pioneer Yulon Feeling 101: Taiwanese Car Design Pioneer Yulon Feeling 101 Yen-Hao Tseng 2007.12.12 Agenda: Agenda Yulon Feeling 101 introduction Taiwan car design history of Yulon : Taiwan car design history of Yulon Yulon Motor Co. is established to engage in automobile production. Yulon's first prototype jeep is launched. Yulon Motor Co. establishes an engineering center in Guishan, Taoyuan County, to engage in auto R&D and testing. Yulon Motor Co. signs a technical cooperation agreement with Nissan Motor Co. 1953.09 1956.10 1957.11 1981.08 Taiwan car design history of Yulon : 1986.10 1988.11 1995.07 Yulon Motor Co. and China Motor Corp. invest in China Engine Corp. to facilitate creation of a common engine. The Varica, a light commercial vehicle designed and made in house, is launched. Yulon Motor Co. launches Feeling 101, its first car designed and developed in house. Taiwan car design history of Yulon Slide5: The frist car design by Taiwanese Feeling 101 : Feeling 101 Design by Yulon engineering center,launched in October 1986. Exterior and interior were designed by Taiwaiese,engine/chassis from Nissan. Looks like 4D,but eventually the feeling’s rear door could be opened just like hatchback. Design theme : A Family Sport Sedan Aero dynamics body curve Excellent handling quality and powerful engine A driving fun vehicle High class design theme Rich features High level safety protection Design theme Aero Dynamics: Aero Dynamics CD = 0.33(Sedan) 0.29(hatchback) Streamline Body Unique out mirror (w/ vent to bring out air when moving) front spoiler with all car line Rear spoiler with hatchback model Handling & Performance: Handling & Performance For the procuct positioning,Feeling had better handling than most of competitors. 1.8L SOHC 8V Max hose power：97ps(SAE) Max speed：190 km/h 0~100 km/h：11.8 sec Sporty Suspension Human Interface : Human Interface Fighter central panel Driver needs is the core orientation Whole driving status were integrated into the convenience position. Accessory：HUD/driving monitor system/Sport seat Multipurpose roof console: Multipurpose roof console Multipurpose roof console Include: 1.Status Monitor System, 2.Thief Alarm 3.Maintenance reminding 4. Car auto-checking system HUD: HUD HUD(Head Up Display) HUD Safety: Safety USA bumper w/ all model 1st. Car w/ side protection Bar To pass the crash test of MIRA label in UK To get approve by safety statute of FMVSS USA 27th Tokyo motor show : Yulon Feeling 101 attended 27th Tokyo motor show (Nov.1987) The only one Taiwan auto company to join international auto show. The Feeling bring international media’s attention and extensive discussion. 27th Tokyo motor show Slide15: After 20 years, now we are start to develop a new car! A car really belong to us and make by us and it is coming soon now. Although the challenge is tough and the investment is huge but we still have to do our own car. Please encourage Yulon’s bravery and give us support, Thanks!