XPeng will release its SUV XPeng G9 in the third quarter of 2022 expecting the model to become a “benchmark in its segment, both in comfort and luxury in addition to those industry-leading technologies,” as XPeng CEO said during Q1 2022 Conference Call. In the last 2 months, the SUV has been seen under spy mode in China, Portugal and now also in the Swedish city Uppsala.
During the call, the CEO He Xiaopeng commented the medium- to large-sized model saying that the mass deliveries will begin in the last quarter of the year. “The G9 is our flagship SUV model. We plan to officially launch G9 in the third quarter, followed by mass deliveries in the fourth quarter”.
The G9 is powered by industry-leading 800-volt high-voltage powertrain platform next-generation events driving assistance — driver-assistance platform and electronic and electric architecture. We hope the G9 will become a benchmark model in its segment, both in comfort and luxury in addition to those industry-leading technologies. We also expect G9 to become a blockbuster model in the medium- to large-sized smart electric SUV market,” he added.
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“Consequently, the performance of our G9 is head and shoulders above popular SUV models in the same category. I firmly believe that G9 will become a blockbuster model in the medium- to large-sized smart electric SUV market,” XPeng CEO concluded.
Earlier this week, the EV maker that delivered its 200,000th unit showing a higher pace when compared to May that will allow the company to report over 11,000 units delivered in June. After delivering the 100,000th vehicle in November 2021, the Guangzhou-based EV maker needed seven months to produce and deliver another 100,000 units.
“The delivery volume of 200,000 units is a firm validation of Xpeng’s product reliability and its strategy of developing full stack in-house technology,” the company said.
By the end of 2021, XPeng had sold a total of 137,953 units and year-to-date total deliveries reached 53,688 on May 31 meaning that the EV maker delivered 8,359 vehicles in the first 3 weeks of June. If the manufacturer keeps the pace until the last day of the month, XPeng will report between 11,150 and 11,500 units delivered in June.
Xpeng delivered 10,125 units in May 2022, representing a 78% increase year-over-year. In May, the company delivered 4,224 P7 , 3,686 P5, and 2,215 G3 SUVs. The company resumed double-shift production at its Zhaoqing plant beginning in mid-May as supply chains and key manufacturing areas in China started to gradually recover.