Xiaomi Unveils SU7 Electric Sedan, to Rival Porsche & Tesla


Xiaomi SU7

Chinese electronics giant Xiaomi has officially entered the electric vehicle market with its first production car, the SU7 sedan. The electric sedan brings some of the most impressive designs with a compelling sleek silhouette with loads of tech. Xiaomi’s upcoming electric car will rival the likes of the Porsche Taycan and the Tesla Model S. Here are some of the best features about the Xiaomi SU7 you should know about


Source: Motor Authority

The new Xiaomi SUV is built in-house under the leadership of Xiaomi’s head of design, Sawyer Li. The SU7 boasts sleek lines with a length of 4,997 mm, width of 1,963 mm, and height of 1,440 mm. The electric sedan’s wheelbase is 100 mm longer than the Porsche Taycan at 3,000 mm. Xiaomi claims a drag coefficient of just 0.195 showcases its aerodynamic efficiency and emphasizes high levels of structural integrity.


ModelXiaomi SU7
Battery101 kWh, 132 kWh, 150 kWh
Range800 Km, 998 Km, 1,200 Km
Power299 hp, 673 hp, 679 hp
Acceleration (0-100 Kph)2.78 seconds
Fast charging510 Km range in 15 minutes

Built on the Modena electric car platform it accommodates both 400-volt and 800-volt architectures. The new SU7 offers both single and dual-motor drivetrains. The electric motors, named V6, V6s, and V8s offer power outputs ranging from 299 hp to 679 hp for the ‘HyperEngine.’ The dual-motor SU7 model combines V6 and V6s, delivering 673 hp and a quick 0-100 kph time of 2.78 seconds.

Range and Battery:

Initial models feature a 101 kWh CATL-supplied lithium-ion battery that provides a range of up to 800km on the Chinese light-duty vehicle test cycle (CLTC). The EV also include rapid charging capabilities including gaining up to 220 km of range in 5 minutes and 510 km in 15 minutes. The SU7’s larger 132 kWh battery variant offers a range of up to 998 km with potential support for a massive 150 kWh battery and a 1,200 km range.

Production and Launch:

Source: Xiaomi

Xiaomi aims to commence sales of the SU7 in China in 2024. Xiaomi CEO Lei Jun envisions the company becoming one of the world’s top five carmakers within the next 15 to 20 years.

With its bold entry into the electric vehicle market, Xiaomi’s SU7 will compete with established players and contribute to the ongoing evolution of the EV landscape.

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