The first images of Xiaomi’s upcoming electric car have surfaced online. The car, a mix of Tesla and Porsche, is expected to go into production in December 2023.
Reports that Xiaomi is working on an electric car have been circulating for over two years. In fact, the company announced in March 2021 its entry into the electric vehicle market. Tech enthusiasts have been very intrigued by reports of the car being manufactured. They have long speculated about his appearance and speculations. Today we finally have images of this electric car.
Xiaomi revealed official images of its future electric car
The first official images of the car, called SU7, were shared online. The images were first released by a Chinese government regulatory agency. According to some reports, the car will be available in three versions: SU7, SU7 Pro and SU7 Max.
According to photos posted online, it is a 5-seater sedans with a metal body. Some Internet users think that the car would be a cross between Tesla and Porsche.
The Xiaomi SU7 is approximately five meters long and has a wheelbase of 3,000 millimeters. Its dimensions are therefore larger than those of many mid-sized sedans, such as Tesla’s Model 3. As for its total mass, it is close to 2,430 kg and its empty weight is 1,980 kg.
The car features a low profile, sleek and athletic, with Xiaomi’s logo on the front and its name on the rear hatch, similar to the Porsche Taycan. As for Xiaomi SU7 Max, a lidar unit is installed on the roof to measure the distance and speed of moving objects on the road.
Although the car’s official power outputs have yet to be revealed, reports claim the SU7 could have a top speed of 210 km/h for the entry-level model. The top-end variant could have a top speed of 265 kmph.
The dual-motor configuration, combining 220 kW and 275 kW (for a total of 495 kW), promises an exhilarating driving experience. This impressive power is complemented by the CATL 800V ternary lithium battery. It highlights Xiaomi’s commitment to cutting-edge electric vehicle technology.
Xiaomi understands the importance of customization and offers multiple customization options for its electric vehicle. From tire selection to various interior features, users can adapt the car to their preferences and lifestyle. The images also show some wheel options and a choice of yellow brake calipers.
The car is equipped with proprietary HyperOS system and aims to redefine the driving experience. The HyperOS system should integrate seamlessly with Xiaomi’s ecosystem. In fact, it allows users to sync their smart devices with the car for a holistic and connected journey.