Xpeng Motors Kicks off G3 2020 Edition EV Delivery at Chengdu Motor Show
On September 5, Xpeng Motors, a Chinese electric vehicle company, kicked off the delivery of its Xpeng G3 2020 Edition SUV at the Chengdu Motor Show, less than two months after the initial presentation of this new high-performance iteration of its G3 series.
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“The delivery of the G3 2020 marks another milestone for the best-selling G3 series. We are very glad to showcase the latest model in the series at the Chengdu Motor Show,” said Henry Xia, Co-founder and Vice President of Xpeng Motors, hosting the delivery ceremony.
“Building on the success of the G3 2019 – already welcomed for its smart features tailored for China’s road conditions and driving habits – the new G3 2020 Edition addresses customer demand for longer driving range and other enhancements. We are excited to start delivery of the G3 2020 in Chengdu, the gateway to Southwest China, where we recently opened five experience and service centers. We are confident it will set new benchmarks for customer satisfaction,” Xia added.
The G3 2019 model is already China’s best selling EV from a new manufacturer, according to data from the China Passenger Car Association (CPCA).
The G3 2020 model has an extended 520 km NEDC range, giving it the longest range of any compact EV SUV in its class. Powered by a new-generation lithium-ion CATL battery, it has an energy density of 180 Wh/kg, a breakthrough for China’s new EV brands. Its battery pack received a IP68 waterproof & dustproof rating, the highest by global industry standards. The Xpeng G3 2020 Edition carries a newly upgraded version of XPILOT 2.5, Xpeng’s in-house autonomous driving OS specially developed for Chinese road conditions, with new features including TCA (Traffic Congestion Assist) and ICA (Intelligent Cruise Assist), enabling it to perform LCC (Lane Centering Control) functions under both urban and highway driving scenarios.
Also on show at the Chengdu Motor Show was the Xpeng P7, an advanced four-door coupe. This new model brings brings premium design, superior driver-vehicle interaction and advanced L3 autonomous driving features that complement its superior performance, with 600+ km NEDC range.
The G3 SUV has been sold in over 200 Chinese cities, with over 120 Xpeng branded retail spaces. The company plans to expand to 60 more localities by the end of 2019. The deliveries for the P7 are scheduled to start in spring 2020.