Mobile manufacturing company Xiaomi recently launched SU7 in China. SU7 comprises of two powertrain options – Rear-Wheel Drive (RWD) and All-Wheel Drive (AWD). The SU7 is an electric vehicle available in three different variants – SU7, SU7 Pro, and SU7 Max.
RWD is equiped with sole electric motor situated on the rear axle that generates 295 bhp while the electric motor in the AWD generates 368 bhp on the rear axle and 295 bhp on the front axle.
SU7 comprises of LFP battery packs sourced from BYD, while the upscale variants with larger battery packs will be equipped with NMC battery packs from CATL. The eelectric cars weigh heavy due to heavy weight of the battery.
The base models and the top-end trim of the Xiaomi SU7 comprises of 1,980 kg and 2,205 kg respectively. The top speed of the lower variants achieves a top speed of 210 kmph, however, the higher variants will reach 265 kmph.
Keeping in mind customer’s reqiurements, Xiaomi has scheduled the production of SU7 in December 2023 and begin delivering the vehicles in February 2024. The trial production is however commenced at BAIC’s Beijing factory while and test vehicles are lined up for production on the assembly line.
Reportedly, an application has been submitted by Xiaomi for a sales license for its inaugural electric vehicle in China.
The application comprises of detailed specifications of the car, and reportedly, Beijing Automotive Industry Holding Co. Ltd (BAIC) will be handling the contract manufacturing of the EV.