Nearly 20 percent of 001 and Zeekr 009 owners have opted to buy an additional Zeekr X, Zeekr said.

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Zeekr, 's premium electric vehicle (EV) brand, has begun deliveries of the Zeekr X, its third production vehicle, which was officially launched two months ago.

Zeekr delivered the Zeekr X to its first owners in 25 cities in China today, according to a press release.

Zeekr was officially launched as an independent company in March 2021 with two other models, the Zeekr 001 hatchback and the Zeekr 009 MPV, currently on sale.

The company delivered 8,678 vehicles in May, up 7.12 percent from 8,101 vehicles in April and its fourth sequential increase.

By the end of May, Zeekr's cumulative deliveries since inception stood at 109,961 vehicles, data monitored by CnEVPost show.

Zeekr launched the Zeekr X on April 12, and the model is produced at one of Geely's plants in Chengdu, Sichuan province in southwestern China, rather than the Ningbo plant in Zhejiang province where the Zeekr 001 and Zeekr 009 are produced.

The Zeekr X is available in three versions, one starting at RMB 189,800 ($26,580) and the other two at RMB 209,800.

The Zeekr X has been available for pre-order since launch, and the model is targeting 40,000 deliveries this year. Zeekr is aiming to double its overall deliveries this year from last year to about 140,000 units.

Nearly 20 percent of Zeekr 001 and Zeekr 009 owners have chosen to purchase an additional Zeekr X to meet the travel needs of different family members, the company said today.

The average order amount for the Zeekr 001 was RMB 336,000 and for the Zeekr 009 RMB 527,000, it said when it announced May delivery figures on June 1.

The Zeekr X is available in both a four-seat version and a five-seat version, and the company said today that 70 percent of consumers are now opting for the four-seat version.

($1 = RMB 7.1417)

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