From January to May, sold 166,323 vehicles, an increase of 118.44 percent year-on-year.

GAC Aion, the new energy vehicle (NEV) subsidiary of GAC Group, sold a record 45,003 vehicles in May, the third consecutive month of more than 40,000 units, according to figures released today.

That's up 113.73 percent from 21,056 vehicles in the same month last year and up 9.73 percent from 41,012 vehicles in April.

From January to May, GAC Aion sold 166,323 vehicles, which represents a 118.44 percent increase over the 76,142 units sold 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 (RMB 19,690 USD) to RMB 172,800.

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

GAC Aion is offering two versions of the Hyper SSR, with the regular version priced at RMB 1.286 million in advance and capable of accelerating from 0 to 100 km/h 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.

The model, the fastest accelerating car on the planet, will begin mass production and delivery in October 2023, GAC Aion said at the time.

Pre-orders for the Hyper brand's second model, the Hyper GT sedan, began April 16 with a price range of RMB 219,900 to RMB 339,900.

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Consumers can purchase the car using a leasing model similar to the , which reduces the price of the car by RMB 70,000 for a monthly rental fee of RMB 980.

Positioned as an all-electric mid-to-large-size coupe, the Hyper GT is the brand's second model, measuring 4,880 mm in length, 1,885 mm in width and 1,455 mm in height, with a wheelbase of 2,910 mm.

The official launch date for the Hyper GT has not yet been announced.

($1 = RMB 7.0991)

GAC Aion sales in May: 45,003