Consumers who lock in their orders for the new ES6 can now expect delivery in about five weeks.
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NIO's (NYSE: NIO) vehicle configurator page stopped displaying the wait time for the new ES6 last week, and the information is now being displayed again.
Consumers who lock in their orders for the new ES6 now can expect delivery in about five weeks, the latest information on the NIO App shows.
NIO unveiled the new ES6 on April 18, the first day of the Shanghai auto show, and began accepting pre-orders, although the price was not announced at the time.
On May 24, NIO officially launched the new ES6 with a starting price of RMB 368,000 ($51,810), including the battery.
Deliveries began the same night the model was launched, with the NIO App showing an expected delivery date of "May".
NIO began production of the new ES6 based on the designer's recommended configuration combinations, and if consumers purchase these vehicles, deliveries will officially begin on May 25, according to a May 24 NIO App post.
Consumers who wish to customize the vehicles can lock in their orders in the NIO App, and deliveries will begin in mid-June, the company said at the time.
On May 30, NIO's mobile app stopped showing the wait time for the new ES6.
Although NIO produced some new ES6 vehicles in advance for quick delivery, the model is still in the capacity creep phase and contributed minimally to its May deliveries.
NIO delivered 6,155 vehicles in May, down 7.55 percent from April and down 12.37 percent year-on-year, according to data released on June 1.
The deliveries included 2,396 SUVs, and 3,759 sedans, NIO said, without disclosing model-specific breakdowns.
NIO will complete the capacity ramp for the new ES6 in June to deliver vehicles as early as possible, Jim Wei, the company's senior vice president of user operations, said in announcing May delivery figures on the NIO App on June 1.
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(Screenshots on June 6.)