NIO’s ES6 is a long-range electric SUV
The annual NIO Day 2018 was celebrated at the Shanghai Oriental Sports Centre, with the world premiere of the ES6 high-performance long-range electric SUV.
An annual celebration for NIO and its friends, NIO Day 2018 was held under the theme of “Together & Better,” highlighting the event as a “fun gathering for NIO users to grow together”. About 10,000 NIO users and friends attended the event, and many others participated at 53 locations globally.
The ES6 high-performance long-range intelligent electric SUV hit the market during the evening product launch. With a high-strength aluminium and carbon fibre reinforced plastics (CFRP) hybrid structure, the ES6 features 4.7 second 0-100 kmph acceleration, a NEDC range of over 510 km, and 33.9-metre braking distance from 100-0 kmph. The ES6 expands the design language of the NIO product line with a stylish and sporty exterior plus a refined, high-tech interior.
The ES6 currently offers the Standard and Performance Versions with pre-subsidiary starting prices of 358,000 and 398,000 yuan (US$52,000-57,700) respectively. It is customised and made to order. Users can now pre-order the ES6 through the NIO App, with deliveries starting in June 2019.
NIO has delivered 9,726 ES8 SUVs as of December 15. It announced that the ES8 supports upgrading to the latest 84-kWh battery system, and that it will release the specific upgrade plan in Q2 2019, with 84-kWh battery upgrades planned to be made available for the ES8 in the third quarter of 2019.
NIO also announced the pre-subsidy price of the six-seater NIO ES8 variant starting at 456,000 yuan, with online pre-ordering expected to begin on December 24 and delivery to start in late March 2019.
Three major service systems, namely, NIO House, NIO Service and NIO Power, are also set to be upgraded in 2019.