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Xiaomi SU7 EV Sold Out for 2024 – 89k Orders in 24 Hours With up to 7 Months Waiting Time

Xiaomi’s first-ever vehicle, the Xiaomi SU7 EV, went up for sale in China last week on 28 March. In only 24 hours, exactly 88,898 orders were placed for the electric sedan. According to CarNewsChina, this essentially means the EV is sold out for the rest of 2024.

It makes sense, given that production capacity for the SU7 is said to be at 150,000 in the first phase, with the second phase doubling that figure to 300,000. With eight months left in 2024, the (theoretical) number of SU7 that can be produced this year is 100,000 units, and that is assuming no issues crop up.

Beyond that, customers who managed to place a booking for the SU7 are expected to wait between four to seven months before the EV is delivered to them, as reported by Reuters.

To recap, three different variants of the SU7 are offered. There’s the standard SU7, mid-tier SU7 Pro, as well as the much more powerful SU7 Max. The Max model features a dual motor AWD system with a combined output of 673PS and 835Nm of torque, allowing it to do the century sprint in only 2.78 seconds.

The SU7 Max also has a top speed of 265kmph and a large 101kWh battery that provides up to 800km of range. However, this range is based on the CLTC cycle, which is typically more optimistic than the WLTP standard. Nonetheless, this is still a respectable range.

As for the standard SU7 and SU7 Pro, they have a more modest (but still impressive) list of features. Both variants feature a single motor driving the rear wheels that can do 299PS and 400Nm of torque with a 0-100kmph time of 5.28 seconds. They also have a top speed of 210kmph and a range of up to 668km (CLTC) from a 73.6kWh battery for the standard SU7. The SU7 Pro, on the other hand, has the longest range of up to 830km (CLTC) with a more generous 94.3kWh cell.

In terms of charging speeds, the SU7 can provide up to 220km of range in only five minutes of charging, while a 15-minute charge nets 510km of range. The SU7 also has “Xiaomi Pilot” autonomous driving that uses various radars (including LIDAR technology) along with Xiaomi’s own HyperOS operating system.

Priced from only 215,900 to 299,900 Chinese yuan – that’s between RM142,000 to RM197,000 – the Xiaomi SU7 is undoubtedly priced very competitively with excellent value proposition. This has always been Xiaomi’s pricing strategy for its range of products, and at the moment, the electric sedan is only expected to be sold in China.

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