Chinese electric vehicle maker BYD on Thursday showcased the U8, its first-ever high-end, off-road sports utility vehicle model under the new Yangwang sub-brand, in the company’s latest move to boost its exposure to the country’s high-end EV segment. The all-terrain full-size SUV will feature an 800 volt vehicle architecture with four electric motors, offering what is claimed to be a highest combined output of more than 1,000 horsepower with a rotation speed of 20,500 revolutions per minute (rpm). BYD has not revealed further product details but said the vehicle will be priced at around RMB 1 million ($150,000). [TechNode reporting]