The Guangzhou-headquartered XPeng announced on Thursday that received 22,819 pre-orders in the first 24 hours. The G9 model boasts the company’s new powertrain system using China’s first 800 V mass-production Silicon Carbide (SiC) platform, allowing it to add up to 200 km of CLTC range in only five minutes, XPeng said.
The company confirmed also the deployment of its new 480 kW S4 supercharging piles allowing customers to take full advantage of the 800 V platform.
On LinkedIn, the CEO He Xiaopeng said, “XPENG G9 is finally available to pre-order in China, and I’m proud to announce that we’ve received over 22,000 orders within the first 24 hours! G9, our flagship smart SUV, will not only offer a new level of luxury, intelligence, and performance but also boasts the fastest charging speed of any XPENG model.
Thank you again to everyone at XPENG and those that have continued to follow us on our journey!,” XPeng CEO wrote.
On Wednesday, the charging network company Plugsurfing announced a partnership with XPeng to provide Norwegian drivers access to over 300,000 charging stations in Europe.
“XPeng drivers in Norway will get Plugsurfing’s charging solution and a cobranded charge key, which gives them access to public charging across Europe through Plugsurfing’s network of 300,000 charge points,” Plugsurfing stated.
Recently, XPeng CEO He Xiaopeng wrote that he is “very confident in this flagship product” and that the G9 model will be the best SUV under RMB 500,000. The model will be officially launched in September 2022.
The company delivered 11,524 vehicles in July 2022, representing a 43% increase year-over-year and a 24.65% from the previous month. The company delivered a total of 80,507 vehicles in the first seven months of 2022, a 108% increase year-over-year.