From January to April, sold 121,320 vehicles, up 120.24 percent from 55,086 vehicles in the same period last year.

GAC's new energy vehicle (NEV) subsidiary, GAC Aion, sold a record 41,012 vehicles in April, the second consecutive month to exceed the 40,000-unit mark, according to data released today.

This represents a 301.61 percent increase over the 10,212 units sold in the same month last year and a 2.49 percent increase over the 40,016 units sold in March.

In January-April, GAC Aion sold 121,320 vehicles, up 120.24 percent from 55,086 units in the same period last year, according to data monitored by CnEVPost.

GAC Aion is currently selling the Aion series, targeting the mass market, such as the Aion S sedan with a price range of RMB 139,800 ($20,230) to RMB 172,800.

The company unveiled its new premium brand Hyper on September 15, 2022, and its first model, the Hyper SSR supercar, to enter the higher end of the market.

GAC Aion offers two versions of the Hyper SSR, with the regular version priced at RMB 1.286 million in pre-sale and capable of accelerating from 0 to 100 kilometers per hour in 2.3 seconds.

The other version, Hyper SSR Ultimate, is priced at RMB 1,686,000 and can accelerate from 0 to 100 km/h in 1.9 seconds.

GAC Aion said at the time that the model was the fastest accelerating car on the planet and would begin mass production and delivery in October 2023.

On April 16, on the eve of the Shanghai auto show, the Hyper brand's second model, the Hyper GT sedan, opened for pre-sale with a price range of RMB 219,900 to RMB 339,900.

The Hyper GT is available in five versions, one of which supports battery swap, like models.

The Hyper GT will be officially launched in June and deliveries will begin during the year.

($1 = RMB 6.9121)

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