Xiaomi SU7 Battery Electric Vehicle Officially Available

You already know what you need to know about Xiaomi’s first automobile. But if you don’t, let us do a recap. There are three models: the SU7, the SU7 Pro, and the SU7 Max. Just to be clear, no, the SU7 is not a phone; it is just a sleek car that adopts the name convention of today’s phones.

Xiaomi SU7 Battery Electric Vehicle Officially Available

If you think the Xiaomi SU7 looks vaguely familiar is probably because you have already seen it since last December, or maybe it is awfully similar to the Porsche Taycan. The possible rip-off of Porsche’s design aside, the SU7 is actually a pretty cool-looking car. We love how the headlight has the Chinese character ‘mi’ spelled out.

Anyhoo, the SU7 offers a rear-wheel drive, while the Max and the Pro models feature all-wheel drive. These vehicles are powered by Xiaomi’s in-house HyperEngine V6 series motors, achieving top speeds with remarkable efficiency. The V6 motor delivers 299 PS and runs on a 400V system, while the V6s offers 374 PS on an 800V system. An even more powerful V8s motor is under development, promising 568 PS with an industry-leading efficiency and power-to-weight ratio.

Xiaomi’s commitment to innovation extends to its 800V silicon carbide high-density platform and collaboration with CATL for a cutting-edge 800V battery pack, integrating Cell-to-body (CTB) technology for enhanced rigidity and cabin space.

Xiaomi SU7 Battery Electric Vehicle Officially Available

The SU7 boasts a sleek design, smart driving features, and impressive performance, including a CLTC range of up to 668 km (415 miles) for the standard model and 800 km (497 miles) for the Max model.

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Inside, the car features advanced tech like a 16.1″ control screen, Xiaomi Pilot automated driving system, and ample storage. We have also learned a few more details, including that it has a side pocket for a foldable umbrella that has a water-draining hole, a dual wireless charger for your smartphones, and it has a drunk. So, there you have it, a quick recap of the China phone’s first vehicle.

The Xiaomi SU7 Battery Electric Vehicle is available to buy in China [CH] – yes, buy, not pre-order, mind you. The Xiaomi SU7 starts at 215,900 RMB (about US$29,860), while the Pro and the range-topping Max start at 245,900 RMB, and 299,900 RMB (approximately US$34,007 and US$41,475), respectively.

Xiaomi SU7 Battery Electric Vehicle Officially Available

The fandom is high on this EV. There were 500,000 orders for the SU7 in just 27 minutes since it was announced that the car could be ordered. Absolutely bonkers! But there are also a bunch of people demanding to cancel their orders and a refund for their deposit.

Oh, there is a Founder’s Edition in addition to the three models. Xiaomi is taking pre-orders for the Founder’s Edition starting April 01, at noon China time. The deposit is the same 20,000 RMB (around US$2,766). Oh, the SU7 is described as a C-segment premium technology sedan. But it really is just a cool sports sedan.

Xiaomi SU7 Battery Electric Vehicle Officially Available
Xiaomi SU7 Battery Electric Vehicle Officially Available
Xiaomi SU7 Battery Electric Vehicle Officially Available

Images: Xiaomi [CH].