On April 27, Xpeng P7, the 2nd EV from Xpeng (Xiaopeng) Motors, was finally launched in the Chinese market. The new car launched a total of 8 models, the price range is 229,900-349,900 yuan （~US$32,438 – US$49,369） after subsidy. Xpeng P7 is offered by a total of 4 range versions: 552km (342miles) / 568km (352miles) / 656km (407miles) and 706km (438miles), it is also equipped with Xiaopeng’s latest XPILOT 3.0 driving assistance system, which is a highlight.
Xpeng P7 is Xpeng Motors’ heavyweight product in 2020 and the Xpeng’s second model after the G3. The appearance and interior of the new car adopt a new design language, and it is equipped with the XPILOT 3.0 assisted driving system with the Xavier computing platform. The Xmart OS 2.0 intelligent car linkage system has also added more application ecology, so the performance of P7 in intelligence is a remarkable point. Importantly, the new car also offers NEDC models with a cruising range of 706km, which greatly enhances consumers’ desire to buy.
The appearance of the new car adopts the “Interstellar” design language. The flat head creates a low-lying visual effect. The headlight group is located at a lower position. It is also equipped with a curved long and narrow light strip above it. The length, width and height of the new car are 4880/1896 / 1450mm, the wheelbase is 2998mm, the hidden door handle enhances the new car’s sense of technology.
The rear of the car also adopts the design of the split light group, which forms a strong echo with the front of the car. The straight and simple bar-type tail lights bring a high degree of recognition to the new car. In addition, the rear of the car has multiple planes, and the three-dimensional sense is strong, and the tail is also equipped with a ducktail shape, which enhances the sense of movement.
Many pure electric cars are now accustomed to adopting a simple interior design style, Xpeng P7 is no exception. Except for the dual-screen, the central console has no other physical buttons or function panels. The double-spoke steering wheel is quite technological, and the so-called “smart music cockpit” is equipped with a Dynaudio sound system, both visual and auditory feelings can be greatly satisfied.
In addition, in the driving assistance part, the premium version P7 is equipped with 14 cameras, 5-millimeter wave radars and 12 ultrasonic radars, and is equipped with high-precision positioning + high-detail high-precision map (positioning); The XPILOT 3.0 driver assistance system is also equipped with the Xavier computing platform.
In the driving assistance function part, Xpeng P7 can realize functions such as assisted driving simulation display system, full-speed adaptive cruise, lane centering assist system, adaptive curve cruise, and automatic parking assist. In the future, through OTA, the new car can also realize the functions of autonomous access to ramps and access to main roads on high-speed road sections.
In the power part, Xpeng P7 rear-drive long-range and super-long-range models are equipped with permanent magnet synchronous motors with a maximum power of 196kW (267Ps) and a peak torque of 390N · m on the rear axle; The four-wheel drive high-performance version is equipped with a permanent magnet synchronous motor on the front and rear axles respectively. The maximum power of the system is 316kW (430Ps) and the peak torque is 660N · m.
For the battery range, the rear-drive long-range model is equipped with a power battery pack with a capacity of 70.8kWh, and the NEDC cruising range is 568km. The NEDC cruising range of the long-range Zhixing version models reaches 706km, the super-long-range other two models have an NEDC range of 656km, and the four-wheel-drive high-performance version NEDC has a range of 552km. Regarding the charging time, the official said that at a suitable temperature, the new car can supplement 120km of battery range within 10 minutes, and it takes only 31 minutes to charge the battery from 30% to 80%.