NIO EP9 Model is about to land in the racing game Extreme Race: Forza Horizon 5, becoming the first Chinese brand supercar in the game — says Nio. The model will be worldwide available do drive on Forza Horizon 5 on February 3.
Last month, during The Game Awards 2021, Forza horizon won in three out of the four categories it was nominated in. Forza Horizon 5 also took home the ‘Best Sports/Racing game’ gong – ahead of F1 2021, Hot Wheels Unleashed, Riders Republic – and ‘Best Audio Design’, beating the likes of Ratchet & Clank: Rift Apart, Deathloop, Returnal and Resident Evil Village
Forza Horizon 5 is a 2021 racing video game developed by Playground Games and published by Xbox Game Studios. The twelfth main instalment of the Forza series, the game is set in a fictionalised representation of Mexico. It was released on 9 November 2021 for Microsoft Windows, Xbox One, and Xbox Series X/S.
NIO EP9 is one of the fastest electric cars in the world with a Lap Record of 06:45:900 on the iconic NÜRBURGRING NORDSCHLEIFE (Germany), May 12th, 2017.
The EP9 accelerates from 0-200 km/h (0-124.27 mph) in 7.1 seconds and has a top speed of 313 km/h (195 mph). With an interchangeable battery system, the EP9 is designed to be charged in 45 minutes and has a range of 427 kilometers (265 miles).
The carbon cockpit and chassis handles the physical demands of a car with 3G cornering capabilities (3.30 G longitudinal under braking, 2.53 G lateral in cornering at 230 km/h), with added structural solidity and aero efficiency. (A modern Formula One car is capable of developing 3.5 g lateral cornering force thanks to aerodynamic downforce.)
NIO ES6 Model was seen today in California, United States. The vehicle has a local licensed plate (California) and not a Chinese or Norwegian one. The Chinese EV maker plans to enter 25 countries within 3 years, as announced during the last NIO Day.
Nio began its international expansion last year when started selling in Norway and will enter another four European Markets during this year: Germany, Sweden, Denmark and The Netherlands.