Dongfeng Forthing Xinghai V9 Officially Launched, Starting at 199,900 Yuan


The Dongfeng Forthing Xinghai V9 was officially launched on June 1, with 5 models available at a price range of 199,900-279,900 yuan. The Forthing Xinghai V9 is a new mid-to-large MPV from Dongfeng Forthing brand. It is equipped with a 1.5T engine and e-motor, with a pure electric range of up to 200km (CLTC) and a combined range of 1300km. In addition, the MPV is also being launched simultaneously in Europe, Asia, Africa and Oceania.


Forthing Xinghai V9 will be available with two front face designs, the ladder-shaped series and the Chinese Knot series. As can be seen, the ladder-shaped series uses a multi-spoke horizontal chrome strip to fill the grille, while the Chinese Knot series uses a vertical decoration, forming a “Chinese knot” design at the top, which is very creative. In addition, different grille designs will also correspond to different headlight designs, with the ladder-shaped series using vertical daytime running lights to form an impact with the grille, while the Chinese Knot series has more soft lines for decoration.


The interior will be available with a dual screen or triple screen, depending on the trim level. The top-of-the-line models features a 12.3-inch LCD instrument panel + 16.2-inch touch LCD screen + 12.3-inch co-driver entertainment screen, forming a 41-inch front row intelligent triple screen design, which is very technologically advanced. It is also equipped with a Qualcomm Snapdragon 8155 chip and Tencent TAI 4.0 intelligent car-machine system, which can provide a rich entertainment experience. In addition, the top-of-the-line models are also equipped with an L2+ level intelligent driving assistance system, which has high-speed NOA function, 50m follow-up reversing and intelligent lane change functions.


Forthing Xinghai V9 uses a 2+2+3 seat layout. The main driver’s seat has 10-way electric adjustment, and also has seat memory, seat heating/ventilation and a five-mode preset eight-point massage function. The co-driver’s seat has 8-way electric adjustment. The second row has two independent aviation seats with 12-way seat adjustment, ventilation, heating and massage, armrest smart screen, rear small table board and four-way sliding in all directions. The third row seats are cleverly designed and can be completely retracted under the floor when folded, leaving 593L of cargo space, which can be expanded to 2792L when the rear seats are folded down.

Power System

Forthing Xinghai V9 is equipped with a 1.5T plug-in hybrid system, with a maximum power of 154 hp and a peak torque of 230 N.m for the 1.5T engine. The maximum power of the electric motor is 150kW (204 hp) and the peak torque is 310 N.m. In terms of range, the car is available with two versions, 100km and 200km (CLTC conditions) for pure electric range, corresponding to combined ranges of 1200km and 1300km, respectively. According to the official figures, its comprehensive fuel consumption under CLTC conditions is 5.27L/100km, and it can accelerate from 0 to 100km/h in 8.8 seconds. It is also equipped with a 3.3kW external discharge function.