Update: Added G9 unveiling time according to XPeng's latest release.
XPeng will unveil the G9 SUV on Nov 19 at 11:00 am Beijing time, the company said on Weibo.
XPeng Motors Chairman and CEO He Xiaopeng officially unveiled the company's brand update to more accurately reflect its vision at a conference held today.
He said the updated XPeng brand includes the following key components:
Spirit: Relentlessly exploring
Positioning: Explorer of Future Mobility
Vision: Transforming future mobility with technology
Mission: Your next journey, powered by XPENG
Values: Intelligence, Quality, Exploration, Vitality, Sustainability
He unveiled the new XPeng logo at the launch event, which is a slight reworking of the existing logo and is consistent with the trademark information filed by the company as previously reported by CnEVPost.
(XPeng's new logo)
(XPeng's past logos)
XPeng's new SUV, to be unveiled on Friday, will be the first to feature the new logo, and He confirmed that the model's name will be G9, confirming our previous speculation.
XPeng will unveil the G9 SUV on November 19 at 11:00 am Beijing time, the company said on Weibo.
Previous reports indicate that the new vehicle is positioned as a mid-size SUV with the X Robot Face family styling design at the front.
The new car will be built on the same Edward platform as XPeng's flagship sedan P7, which supports a wheelbase range of 2800-3100mm, and the new car will have a wheelbase of 3100mm.
The model is expected to be priced at around RMB 300,000 ($47,000), equipped with a more advanced autonomous driving system with LiDAR and support for XPILOT 4.0, local media previously said.
At today's event, He also responded to questioning about the XPeng name, saying the company would not change it.