Leading Chinese electric vehicle manufacturer Xpeng Motors has launched its new long-range, high-performance and fast-charging intelligent EV sports sedan.
The P7 is immediately available for order in China, in 3 versions and 8 configurations, and customer deliveries will commence end June 2020.
“Today is a milestone in the 5-year history of Xpeng Motors,” said He Xiaopeng, Chairman & CEO. “The P7’s launch solidifies Xpeng Motors’ leading position in China’s smart EV market. Our ability to launch the P7 in the challenging conditions of the COVID-19 crisis is a testament to the strength of our young company.”
With superior autonomy and connectivity, the Xpeng P7 incorporates many breakthroughs and firsts. It is the first L3 autonomy-ready production vehicle in the Chinese market. It boasts world-beating NEDC 706km super-long driving range and 4.3s 1-100km/h acceleration in some configurations. It is the first production model in any market worldwide powered by NVIDIA’s DRIVE AGX Xavier system-on-a-chip, delivering 30 TOPS performance while consuming only 30 watts of power.
The Xpeng P7 has the strongest autonomous driving architecture among production vehicles in China. Powered by NVIDIA’s DRIVE Xavier, the P7 operates both the XPILOT3.0 and XPILOT2.0 systems concurrently to provide complete redundancy. The XPILOT3.0 reaches high levels of Functional Safety to offer guaranteed stability and security. As the foundation of the Xpeng P7s technology, the safety framework is designed and benchmarked to C-NCAP 5-star standards.
Stay tuned for an interview with Xpeng CEO He Xiaopeng on Auto Futures.