China’s Xpeng G9 Electric SUV Debut, Add 124 Miles Of Range In 5-mins, Could Soon Be Sold In Nigeria


China’s Xpeng G9 electric flagship SUV debut, which adds a range of 124 miles in 5 minutes, could soon go on sale in Nigeria.

G9 SUV is available in three series, each with a range of 570 km (354 miles), 650 km (404 miles) or 702 km (436 miles).

Thanks to its new 800-volt electrical architecture system, it is billed as “the world’s fastest-charging production SUV.”

It can be charged very quickly – from 10% to 80% in just 15 minutes or 124 miles/200 km in just 5 minutes).

Like other Chinese car brands, the Xpeng G9 Electric SUV could reach a Nigerian dealership in the near future.

China's debut Xpeng G9 electric SUV, with 124-mile range in 5 minutes, could soon be sold in Nigeria - Autojosh

China's debut Xpeng G9 electric SUV, with 124-mile range in 5 minutes, could soon be sold in Nigeria - Autojosh

Chinese electric vehicle maker XPeng Inc. on Wednesday announced the G9 flagship SUVthe fourth production vehicle in its lineup, is intended to set a “new benchmark” for automated driving technology in passenger cars.

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“We believe [the G9] will become the new benchmark for intelligent electric vehicles and represents the final step before realizing truly autonomous vehicles,” said He Xiaopeng, CEO and chairman of XPeng, during the online launch event of G9.

China's debut Xpeng G9 electric SUV, with 124-mile range in 5 minutes, could soon be sold in Nigeria - Autojosh

China's debut Xpeng G9 electric SUV, with 124-mile range in 5 minutes, could soon be sold in Nigeria - Autojosh

He Xiaopeng, who describes the G9 as “the world’s fastest-charging production SUV,” adds:

“Completing this is a dual-chamber air suspension system and a luxurious smart cabin with a groundbreaking 5D music experience that we call Xopera.

“G9 is a fusion of many technical innovations woven into an elegant design and marks a significant milestone after eight years of dedication.”

China's debut Xpeng G9 electric SUV, with 124-mile range in 5 minutes, could soon be sold in Nigeria - Autojosh

China's debut Xpeng G9 electric SUV, with 124-mile range in 5 minutes, could soon be sold in Nigeria - Autojosh

G9 comes with XPeng’s first-generation ADAS, Xpilot, which includes features such as valet parking as well as Highway NGP, which enables navigation-assisted automatic driving from point A to point B on highways.

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The higher-end versions of the G9 will come standard with Nvidia’s Drive Orin chips and rely on 31 sensors, including a front-facing camera and two lidar sensors.

China's debut Xpeng G9 electric SUV, with 124-mile range in 5 minutes, could soon be sold in Nigeria - Autojosh

China's debut Xpeng G9 electric SUV, with 124-mile range in 5 minutes, could soon be sold in Nigeria - Autojosh

China's debut Xpeng G9 electric SUV, with 124-mile range in 5 minutes, could soon be sold in Nigeria - Autojosh

China's debut Xpeng G9 electric SUV, with 124-mile range in 5 minutes, could soon be sold in Nigeria - Autojosh

The SUV G9 will be available in three series, each with an estimated range of 570 km (354 miles), 650 km (404 miles) or 702 km (436 miles) depending on the variant.

Thanks to a new 800-volt electrical architecture system, XPeng said the G9 will be able to charge very quickly — from 10% to 80% in just 15 minutes, or 124 miles/200 km in 5 minutes — as it grows from the grid 480kW Supercharger Stations.

China's debut Xpeng G9 electric SUV, with 124-mile range in 5 minutes, could soon be sold in Nigeria - Autojosh

China's debut Xpeng G9 electric SUV, with 124-mile range in 5 minutes, could soon be sold in Nigeria - Autojosh

China's debut Xpeng G9 electric SUV, with 124-mile range in 5 minutes, could soon be sold in Nigeria - Autojosh

The company, which has 1,000 charging stations across China, has said it will add another 500 Supercharger stations by 2023 and have a total of 2,000 locations nationwide by 2025.

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XPeng expects its new G9 sport utility vehicle to spur its growth after a challenging period that saw its share price plummet 72% year-to-date.

China's debut Xpeng G9 electric SUV, with 124-mile range in 5 minutes, could soon be sold in Nigeria - Autojosh

China's debut Xpeng G9 electric SUV, with 124-mile range in 5 minutes, could soon be sold in Nigeria - Autojosh

“With the G9, we’re starting to launch products over the next few quarters, probably at least one product per quarter, and that will be the main catalyst for our new growth,” XPeng President Brian Gu said in an interview with Bloomberg Television on Thursday.

Prices of the Xpeng G9 electric SUV range from 309,900 yen to 469,900 yen (about £39,000 to £59,000). The company said the first deliveries are scheduled for October. Like other Chinese car brands, the Xpeng G9 Electric SUV could reach a Nigerian dealership in the near future.



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