In sale the novelty will appear in late 2018 or early 2019.
The Chinese company NextEV, the developer 1360-horsepower hypercar Nio EP9, intends to build an electric crossover, which would compete with the “Tesla” Model X, but with the cost as the car of the same segment from “Toyota”. On it informs edition Automotive News citing NextEV co-founder Jack Cheng.
The SUV will be powered by a battery pack with a capacity of 70 kilowatt-hours, which will allow the car to pass without charging more than 530 miles. According to Chang, the new product “will be able to do everything the same as the Tesla Model X, but only for much less money.”
The crossover will be designed primarily for the US market. In sale the novelty will appear in late 2018 or early 2019.
The first road car NextEV — elektrogitara Nio EP9 — debuted in late November. The model has received carbon fiber monocoque, four motor and two units of lithium batteries. First “hundred” car can get for 2.7 seconds. The maximum speed reaches 425 km / h. The power reserve of 425 kilometres.
The company says that the coupe set the record “Northern loop” among the Nurburgring for electric cars, driving the track in 7 minutes of 5.12 seconds. Just build six copies of the Nio EP9. To build each machine NextEV spend at $ 1.2 million.
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