The second-generation pure electric SUV NIO ES6 has attracted much attention in China, with nearly 30,000 pre-orders in just three days. The Chinese automaker launched its second-generation SUV model in China last week, and within three days, it reportedly received 29,700 pre-orders and 6,600 firm orders, according to CarNewsChina. The report further stated that each of NIO’s 330 stores in China received an average of 90 pre-orders, including 20 confirmed down-payment orders.
The report also said that 70% of consumers who pre-ordered the ES6 were male buyers aged 30-40, and the target group was families with children.
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Nio claims the second-generation ES6 SUV can sprint from 0-100km/h in 4.5 seconds while riding on standard 20-inch alloy wheels. 21-inch alloy wheels are available as an option. The SUV draws power from a dual-motor setup that sends power to all four wheels. Each axle of the car has an electric motor. The dual-motor powertrain includes a 150-kW front electric motor and a 210-kW rear unit, producing a combined peak power of 482 hp.
An entry-level SUV with a 75-kWh battery pack starts at $52,000, while a long-range electric SUV with a 100-kWh pack starts at $60,400. There is an ultra-long-range version of the car with a 150 kWh semi-solid battery pack, which will debut in July 2023. It is said that the ES6’s ultra-long battery life version can reach 930 kilometers in a single mileage. Interestingly, the Nio ES6 can also be purchased without a battery for a significant drop in price to $42,300. In this case, however, buyers will have to pay a monthly subscription fee for the battery pack.
First published date: June 1, 2023 at 09:47 AM CST