The Hyper GT, the second model of 's Hyper brand, will be launched on July 3.

GAC Aion, the electric vehicle (EV) subsidiary of GAC Group, sold a record 45,013 vehicles in June, the fourth consecutive month above the 40,000 mark, according to figures released today.

That's up 86.71 percent from 24,109 units a year ago and basically flat from 45,003 units in May.

In the second quarter, GAC Aion sold 131,028 vehicles, up 136.61 percent from a year ago and up 63.16 percent from the first quarter.

It sold 211,336 units in the first half of the year, up 110.81 percent from 100,251 units in the same period last year.

The Hyper GT, the second model of GAC Aion's Hyper brand, will be launched on July 3, it said today.

The Hyper GT is a mid-to-large-size coupe that was originally unveiled at the Guangzhou auto show late last year. It measures 4,880 mm in length, 1,885 mm in width and 1,455 mm in height, and has a wheelbase of 2,910 mm.

It has a wind resistance coefficient of 0.19 Cd, the lowest of any production car in the world, GAC Aion previously claimed.

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The previous production car with the lowest drag coefficient was the EQS sedan announced by Mercedes-Benz in 2021, with a drag coefficient of just 0.20 Cd.

On April 16, GAC Aion began pre-sales of the Hyper GT with a price range of RMB 219,900 ($30,320) to RMB 339,900.

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

On September 15, 2022 GAC Aion announced its new premium brand Hyper to enter the higher end of the market, with the first model being a supercar, the Hyper SSR.

GAC Aion is offering two versions of the Hyper SSR, with a pre-sale price of RMB 1,286,000 for the regular version, 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.

($1 = RMB 7.2523)