Xiaopeng Motors (Xpeng) has new action, it will launch a four-door coupe B-class electric sedan. Although the spy photos of the new car are under heavy camouflage, it is not difficult to see that the wheelbase of this new car is slightly longer than the G3, which means that the car will have more spacious interior space. The length and wheelbase are close to the level of Tesla Model S.
It is also not difficult to see that the front face is round and it’s design language is much similar to Xpeng G3 – the first SUV model from Xpeng Motors. This new car has moved the charging port to the rear, it will make charging more convenient.
The new car has a short front suspension, slip back, wide track with hellaflush style to try to create a stylish dynamic coupe, with hidden door handles, frameless doors and other details to further enhance high-tech and luxury sense. The petal-style five-spoke rim also enhances the sporty character. We can see a central control panel through the window, but it is still unknown whether it is the same as Xpeng G3.
According to Xiaopeng Motors Chairman and CEO He Xiaopeng: The B-class electric sedan will be trial-produced at the Zhaoqing plant (Locate in Guangdong, China) at the end of the third quarter of 2019. In addition to continuing and inheriting the features of Xpeng G3, the new EV will be upgraded in terms of artificial intelligence and autonomous driving.
Previously, Xiaopeng Motors’ founder He Xiaopeng believed that people might overestimate Tesla’s competitiveness in China, perhaps this new EV will be the competitor against Tesla Model 3.
About Xiaopeng Motor
Founded in 2014 and headquartered in Guangzhou China, Xiaopeng Motors (Xpeng) is a Chinese Internet electric vehicle brand. Its core members of the team are from well-known vehicle or parts companies such as GAC motor, Ford, BMW, Tesla, Delphi, Valeo, as well as Alibaba, Tencent, Xiaomi, Samsung, Huawei and other well-known Chinese Internet technology companies.
Xpeng Motors focuses on the research and development of Internet electric vehicles for young people in first-tier cities. Xiaopeng’s first pure electric SUV model Xpeng G3 was officially released on December 12th, 2018. Xpeng G3 is a fashionable, cross-border electric SUV.
Price range of Xpeng G3 is RMB 227,800 -25,800 (USD 33,900-38,400), the price goes from RMB 135,800-165,800 (USD20,200 – 24,700) after China’s comprehensive subsidy.
Xiaopeng Motors is considered as China’s Tesla by many Chinese people.