On December 28th, the official picture of Xiaomi SU7, the first model of Xiaomi car, was officially released. The new car is positioned as a "C-class high-performance eco-tech car", which provides the choice of dual-motor version and single-motor version. Officials say the first model of Xiaomi car was named Xiaomi SU7 because it is an acronym for Speed Ultra. As for how to pronounce it, Xiaomi called it "Su Qi" after discussion, which is as friendly as calling a friend's name. According to the plan, the new car will be available in the first half of 2024.
According to the newly released official map, the new car uses bay blue body color, which is very eye-catching, and the follow-up new car will also introduce ashen and olive green body colors. As the first model of Xiaomi car, the new car uses a large number of family design languages, including water drop headlights, water drop exterior rearview mirrors, halo taillights, 175 °ripple surfaces and semi-hidden door handles. In terms of subdivision, the front of the new car shows a low-lying shape, and the lines on both sides of the front cover have a good sense of power, with a silver millet logo, and the front bumper area is full of sports with decorations of the same color as the car body. The headlamp group adopts rounded polygon shape, supplemented by four LED light sources, and adopts a lamp cavity structure similar to the "meter" shape to improve the recognition. The lower surround and the engine cover highlight the sense of movement, with a sports car demeanor. In addition, the new car also provides lidar to support advanced driving aids.
On the side of the body, the new car has smooth lines similar to that of a sedan car, equipped with rimless rearview mirrors, semi-hidden door handles, large-size rims, lidar and panoramic canopy, the front wheels are also equipped with four-piston calipers, and the car machine system is Xiaomi's own surging Hyper OS, and the interactive experience is the same as the phone tablet. In terms of body size, the length, width and height of the new car are 4997 up 1963 / 1440mm, wheelbase 3000mm, positioning medium and large electric sedan, which is one lap larger than Tesla model 3.
In the rear part, the new car adopts the popular penetrating taillight design, forming a halo taillight, equipped with a lifting type electric rear spoiler function, with the "xiaomi" pinyin logo in the middle of the tail, the "Beijing Xiaomi" logo in the lower left corner and the "SU7" logo in the lower right corner to further improve the recognition of the vehicle. There is a very exaggerated design on both sides, and the rear bumper is decorated with the same color as the car body, which is very eye-catching as a whole.
In the interior part, the overall shape of the new car is relatively simple, using an embracing cockpit, providing Galaxy Grey, Twilight Red, Yao Stone Black three kinds of interior colors. The car is equipped with a large central control screen, including a 16.1-inch central control screen, a 56-inch HUD, a 7.1in dashboard and two millet plates for the rear seats, and retains some physical keypads. The steering wheel is a classic three-frame D steering wheel design with a "xiaomi" pinyin design in the middle.
In terms of power, the new car will provide the front and rear double motor version and the single motor version, which carries a motor with a maximum power of 220 kilowatts; the dual motor version is equipped with a front and rear double motor system, of which the maximum power of the front motor is 220 kilowatts and the maximum power of the rear motor is 275 kilowatts. The power battery will provide both 73.6kWh and 101kWh capacity, of which 73.6kWh is a lithium iron phosphate battery provided by Fudi with a 400V voltage platform with a battery life of 628km and 668km respectively, while 101kWh is a ternary lithium battery provided by Ningde era with an 800V high voltage platform with a battery life of 800km and 750km respectively. According to Lei Jun, the acceleration of the new car is only 2.78 seconds.
As for the competitor for the launch of the new car, Xiaomi founder, chairman and CEO Lei Jun said that the new car does not have an accurate standard vehicle, and hopes to rival Porsche Taycan Turbo in driving and other mechanical qualities, and Tesla Model S in intelligence.
So when will the new car be released? Lei Jun said that at present, the new car is already in small batch production, and Xiaomi still needs a lot of testing in order to make sure it is foolproof, so it will take several months before it can be officially released. As for the price of the new car, which is of concern to everyone, it has not yet been officially announced. At the press conference, Lei Jun further revealed that it is impossible for Xiaomi cars to be priced at 99, 140000. Lei Jun said: "Xiaomi car has a performance index not inferior to Tesla Model S, 0-100km/h acceleration, 100km/h-0 braking distance, top speed three indicators are not behind. So don't call 99,000. it's impossible! anyone with such performance and configuration will get more than 400000! so there is no need to talk about 149,000, or respect technology!" Earlier, Lei Jun also revealed that the price of Xiaomi SU7 is indeed a little expensive, but it is reasonable and will certainly exceed everyone's expectations in the experience.
According to the plan, Xiaomi will release three models one after another in the next three years, of which the first two are pure electric models with internal codes of "Modena" and "Le Mans" respectively, and the third product will be a hybrid model with the internal code name "Kunlun".
At Xiaomi's auto technology conference, Lei Jun said: "Xiaomi's goal is to be comparable to Porsche and Tesla, to create a dream car for the auto industry in the new era, and to make a good-looking, easy-to-drive, comfortable and safe mobile smart space." the goal of self-driving is to enter the first camp of the industry in 2024. In addition, Lei Jun also stressed that today is the 1003 day since Xiaomi announced its entry into the electric vehicle industry. Starting from the underlying core technology, Xiaomi has invested ten times to make a good car, and its long-term goal is to become one of the top five automakers in the world in the next 15-20 years.
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