XPeng Launches LFP Battery Powered Vehicles
Leading Chinese smart electric vehicle XPeng Inc has expanded its product offering by launching three new vehicle versions powered by lithium iron phosphate batteries for the Chinese market. The three new LFP-battery powered cars, including the rear-wheel drive (RWD) P7 Standard Range Smart and Premium models, and the G3 460c model, are now available to order in China.
The new P7 Standard Range models, based on the existing RWD Long Range models, are powered by a IP68 waterproofed and dustproofed LFP battery to deliver a range of NEDC 480km, and come equipped with the XPILOT 2.5+ and XPILOT 3.0 autonomous driving assistance systems for the Smart and Premium versions respectively. They will be supported by the latest Xmart OS intelligent in-car operating system.
Retail prices (post subsidies) for the new Smart and Premium P7 are RMB 229,900 and RMB 239,900, respectively. Customer deliveries are expected in May 2021.