HiPhi's third model, the HiPhi Y, which will be launched in China on July 15, will also be introduced to the European market soon and will be available for pre-order there by the end of the year.
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Chinese premium electric vehicle (EV) maker Human Horizons' HiPhi brand has announced the European pricing of its models and started accepting pre-orders.
HiPhi began accepting reservations for the HiPhi X and HiPhi Z from local consumers in Germany and Norway, with first deliveries of the vehicles expected to begin in the third quarter, it announced yesterday.
The HiPhi showroom at Munich International Airport in Germany will open shortly, and the first HiPhi X and HiPhi Z have completed their license plate registration in Germany, allowing consumers to visit the showroom to experience the vehicles and book test drives, it said.
The HiPhi X six-seater and four-seater versions start at 109,000 ($119,000) euros and 123,000 euros respectively in Germany. In Norway, they start at NOK 1,164,000 ($108,690), NOK 1,326,000 respectively.
The HiPhi Z starts at 105,000 euros for the five-seat version in Germany and 107,000 euros for the four-seat version. In Norway, they are NOK 1,110,000, NOK 1,143,000 respectively.
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Human Horizons launched the HiPhi X, the first model of the HiPhi brand, in October 2020, and deliveries of the model began in China in May 2021.
The HiPhi X starts at RMB 570,000 ($79,450) in China for the six-seat version and up to RMB 800,000 for the four-seat version.
In August 2022, the HiPhi Z, the second model under the HiPhi brand, went on sale. The model is available in five-seat and four-seat versions, with starting prices of RMB 610,000 and 630,000 yuan in China, respectively, and deliveries began at the end of January.
The HiPhi X is powered by dual motors with a maximum output of 440 kW and accelerates from 0 to 100 km/h in 3.9 seconds.
The car is equipped with a battery pack with a capacity of 97 kWh and a CLTC range of 560 km.
The HiPhi Z is equipped with dual motors with a maximum output of 494 kW and accelerates from 0 to 100 km/h in 3.8 seconds.
The car is equipped with a 120-kWh battery pack and has a CLTC range of up to 705 km.
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Both models have received EU certification from the TÜV Nord Group for sale in Europe, HiPhi said yesterday.
In Europe, consumers in Germany and Norway will be the first to experience HiPhi's new driving experience, said Mark Stanton, co-founder, CTO and president of Human Horizons Europe.
With Germany and Norway as the starting point, Human Horizons will expand its business to more countries and regions, he said.
The HiPhi Y, the third model of the HiPhi brand, will be launched on July 15 in China, and it will also be introduced to the European market soon and will be available for pre-order by European consumers by the end of the year, the company said.
The HiPhi Y was included in the latest list of models that will be allowed to be sold in China, announced by the Chinese Ministry of Industry and Information Technology (MIIT) on February 13.
The HiPhi Y will have a single-motor and a dual-motor version, with the single-motor version having a maximum motor power of 247 kW. Its dual-motor version has an additional front motor with a maximum power of 124 kW, according to the filing.
HiPhi was finalizing the pricing for the HiPhi Y series, with the 560 km range version expected to be set at RMB 369,000 to start, said Xu Bin, HiPhi's brand and communications manager, on May 24.
($1 = EUR 0.9160, $1 = NOK 10.7093, $1 = RMB 7.1745)