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China’s FAW To Sell $100,000 Hongqi E-HS9 Electric SUV In Japan

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China's FAW To Sell $100,000 Hongqi E-HS9 Electric SUV In Japan - autojosh

China FAW Group to sell $100,000 ultra-luxury Hongqi E-HS9 electric SUV in Japan next year.

Hongqi initially plans to roll out a hybrid version of the SUV, with the electric model set to follow next summer.

E-HS9 has been chosen to spearhead Hongqi’s expansion into other markets as it packs several premium features.

The ultra-luxury 5 door, 7 seat Sport Utility Vehicle was styled by ex-Rolls-Royce design boss, Giles Taylor.





China's FAW To Sell $100,000 Hongqi E-HS9 Electric SUV In Japan - autojosh

China FAW Group is targeting Japan’s market for electric cars as the state-owned company gears up to sell its high-end Hongqi E-HS9 Electric SUV in the country next year.

According to Nikkei, the automaker initially plans to roll out a hybrid version of the SUV in Japan under its luxury Hongqi brand, with the electric model set to follow next summer.

China's FAW To Sell $100,000 Hongqi E-HS9 Electric SUV In Japan - autojosh

China's FAW To Sell $100,000 Hongqi E-HS9 Electric SUV In Japan - autojosh

Originally previewed as Hongqi E115 in Concept form, the production Hongqi E-HS9 was first shown at the 2020 Beijing Auto Show. The 5 door, 7 seat vehicle, styled by ex-Rolls-Royce design boss, Giles Taylor, costs $80,000 to $110,000.

Hongqi E-HS9

China's FAW To Sell $100,000 Hongqi E-HS9 Electric SUV In Japan - autojosh





The E-HS9 has been chosen to spearhead Hongqi’s expansion into other markets, including Norway, as it packs several luxurious features as premium models from established automakers like BMW and Rolls-Royce.

Inside, the all-electric full-size luxury SUV is equipped with a touch-screen infotainment system, a digital dashboard, as well as a touchscreen climate control system.

China's FAW To Sell $100,000 Hongqi E-HS9 Electric SUV In Japan - autojosh

China's FAW To Sell $100,000 Hongqi E-HS9 Electric SUV In Japan - autojosh

Other features includes a level 4 autonomous driving tech, 8 selectable driving modes, and a camera instead of conventional side mirrors.

The 436 horsepower version has 76.5 kWh battery-pack, while the 90 kWh version gets 551 horsepower and is able to sprint to 100 km/h in just 4.9 seconds. The latter can be charged from 10 to 80 percent in 35 minutes with a 108 kW charger.

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