Xpeng received about 23,000 orders for the G9 in the first 24 hours after its presales were launched on August 10. Photo: Handout
Xpeng received about 23,000 orders for the G9 in the first 24 hours after its presales were launched on August 10. Photo: Handout

Xpeng launches US$44,000 semi-autonomous G9 SUV to take on Tesla’s Model Y in China’s premium EV market

  • The G9 has been priced from 309,900 yuan (US$44,170) to 469,900 yuan
  • SUV is ‘the last step’ before truly autonomous vehicles, Xpeng CEO says

Xpeng received about 23,000 orders for the G9 in the first 24 hours after its presales were launched on August 10. Photo: Handout
Xpeng received about 23,000 orders for the G9 in the first 24 hours after its presales were launched on August 10. Photo: Handout
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