Leapmotor said chip shortages and restrictions on industrial electricity use have had some impact on capacity in parts of its supply chain.

Leapmotor delivered record 5,628 vehicles in Nov, up 236% year-on-year-CnEVPost

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Leapmotor delivered a record 5,628 vehicles in November, up 236 percent year-on-year and up 54 percent from October, according to data released today by the Chinese electric vehicle startup.

Chip shortages and restrictions on industrial electricity use have had some impact on capacity in parts of its supply chain, the company said.

Leapmotor's cumulative deliveries through the end of November were 44,013 units, the company said.

Leapmotor's flagship SUV, the C11, was launched on September 29 and deliveries began on October 22. Previously the company had the coupe S01 and minicar T03 on sale.

The company's total orders for November reached 16,310 units, with the C11 receiving 7,005 orders and the T03 9,297 orders, the company said today.

Leapmotor had previously said it would deliver 6,000 C11s this year, with 1,000 in October, 2,000 in November and 3,000 in December.

It did not release a breakdown of deliveries of the C11 SUV in November.

The first deliveries of the C11 are the lower-priced two models, priced at RMB 159,800 ($25,000) and RMB 179,800, respectively.

The model is available in three trim levels, with deliveries of another model priced at RMB 199,800 to begin in April 2022.

The C11 measures 4,750/1,905/1,650mm and has a wheelbase of 2,930mm. it has a maximum NEDC range of over 600km and a claimed 0-100km/h acceleration time of under 5 seconds for the dual-motor 4WD version.

In comparison, the NIO ES6 measures 4,850/1,965/1,758/1,731 mm and has a wheelbase of 2,900 mm.

Leapmotor founder Zhu Jiangming has said that the overall sales target for Leapmotor is 800,000 units by 2025.

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