As the leading car company in the new domestic car manufacturers, NIO has launched five models: ES8, ES6, EC6, ET7, and EP9.
In order to ensure its own advantages and the strategic layout of product formation, NIO plans to launch new models. Model.
Recently, the State Intellectual Property Office exposed the registered trademark of a brand-new Weilai model-EF9.
The new car may be a pure electric MPV model and is expected to be positioned in the high-end market.
In August 2018, Weilai Automobile revealed its new product plan in the IPO prospectus.
At that time, it planned 5 new models, including the Weilai ES3, which is positioned as a compact SUV, the Weilai ET5,
which is positioned as a crossover Coupe, and a sedan.
The Weilai ET3 and ET7 and the Weilai EF9, which is positioned as an MPV model.
The trademark “EF9” registered this time corresponds exactly to the MPV products among them.
Prices of Models,
According to the current product positioning of Weilai, ES6 and EC6 are priced at 54,999 USD to 80,000 USD as entry-level SUVs,
and the higher-end SUV ES8 is priced at 70,000 USD to 94,999 USD. Although ET7 has not yet been delivered, the price has been set at 69,000 USD.
At the same time, according to the naming rule of Weilai models, the larger the number behind, the higher the level,
such as the family’s flagship pure electric supercar EP9.
From this point of view, the price of the Weilai EF9 may be higher, and it will become the family’s flagship MPV. In the future,
it may become a competitor of Toyota Alpha, or even Lexus LM.
Although Weilai is the best performing brand among new power car companies and maintains a clear growth trend,
it still accounts for a small proportion of the domestic new energy market.
Data show that in 2020, Weilai Automobile will deliver 43,728 vehicles;
in January and February 2021, 7,225 and 5,578 new vehicles were delivered, an increase of 352% and 689% year-on-year.