Nio ET9 boasts 900-volt structure, 600-kw charging


Simply weeks after saying plans to introduce a pair of reasonably priced electrical car manufacturers, Nio at its annual Nio Day gathering held over the weekend in Xi’an, China, revealed a big fastback sedan that takes its primary Nio model additional upmarket.

The brand new ET9 is scheduled to begin deliveries in China in early 2025 and guarantees efficiency the EV world hasn’t seen earlier than.

The car is a full-size sedan measuring 209.6 inches lengthy, or an inch lower than a Chevrolet Tahoe. It seats solely 4, although, with the middle console stretching the size of the cabin, and separating two plush particular person rear seats. Nio mentioned it filed 24 patents for the seats which characteristic 18-way adjustment together with as much as 45 levels of recline.

Nio claims the ET9 options an electrical structure working at 900 volts, which suggests the car can deal with charging charges of as much as 600 kw—a price Nio will ship from its personal charging stations that are being upgraded to ship as a lot as 640 kw of charging. At such a price, Nio estimates that greater than 100 miles of vary might be added in lower than 5 minutes of charging.

A spread estimate for the ET9 hasn’t been offered. The usual battery is a 120-kwh unit however Nio final week introduced a 150-kwh semi-solid battery the corporate mentioned is designed to suit all of its autos. The battery was demonstrated to ship 648 miles in a take a look at drive of Nio’s ET7 midsize sedan, in principally freeway driving.

Different applied sciences within the ET9 embody by-wire steering, rear-wheel steering, lively suspension, and Nio’s personal working system dubbed Sky OS.

The ET9 might be supplied in China with a beginning value of about 800,000 renminbi (roughly $112,000).


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