NIO ES6, the new generation of the electric SUV makes its debut in China


NIO has launched the second generation of its ES6 electric SUV on the Chinese market based on the NT2 platform. Model that will be also offered in Europe, in the countries where the manufacturer has started marketing its cars. However, due to the well-known legal dispute with Audi over the names that we have talked about a few times, the SUV will be the only one in the Old Continent. called EL6.


The new NIO ES6 measurement4,854 mm long x 1,995 mm wide x 1,703 mm high, with a wheelbase of 2,915 mm. The ability to load is of 668 liters but can; to reach 1,430 liters by folding down the backrests of the rear seats. The design is; been revised especially at the front level where we find headlights with even more shapes; slim lines, a new grille and a revised bumper with new air intakes.

Even the passenger compartment is; been redesigned. We find a new dashboard in which the digital instrumentation screen and the large central (vertical) touch display of the infotainment system stand out. The Chinese manufacturer has also introduced new upholstery for the interior as well as new seats with electrical adjustment. The front ones also have heating and a massage function. We also find a Head-Up Display as standard. the electric SUV can; be requested in 10 different colors for the bodywork.

On the front of driving assistance systems, the electric SUV features the NIO Aquila Super Sensing system which can count on as many as 33 sensors including LiDAR.

The powertrain, on the other hand, is; composed of a double electric motor. The front one is of 150 kW, while the rear one of 210 kW. Overall, there are 360 ​​kW available with a torque of 700 Nm. Acceleration from 0 to 100 km/h takes 4.5 seconds. Traction is; whole wheat. Like all NIO models, this one also obviously supports the battery swap.

New NIO ES6 is; offer with 75 kWh and 100 kWh accumulators which allow an autonomy of 490 km and 625 km. It should be noted that these are values ​​according to the Chinese cycle CLTC. Starting in July, the car manufacturer reports, it will be available. Also available is a defined semi-solid state battery of 150 kWh which will allow the battery to be charged. to have a travel of 930 km.


As usual, the Chinese manufacturer will offer a new model. the model of him both with the battery owned & agrave; and both with the rental accumulator and access to the battery swap service.

So, the new NIO ES6 starts at 368,000 yuan (about 48,500 euros) with the 75 kWh and from 426,000 yuan (about 56,140 euros) with the 100 kWh accumulator. By choosing the rental of the battery, the price of the SUV drops to 298,000 yuan (about 39,270 euros). However, it will be necessary to then pay 980 yuan/month (about 129 euros) for the 75 kWh accumulator and 1,680 yuan/month (about 221 euros) for the 100 kWh one.

The prices for the 150 kWh have not yet been communicated.

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