Aito M9 flagship SUV, backed by Huawei, received over 20,000 pre-orders

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On November 3rd, Aito announced that the pre-order volume for its M9 SUV had exceeded 20,000 units, since the pre-order opened on September 25. The M9 is jointly developed by Huawei and Seres, available in EREV and EV versions. It will be officially launched in December with a price tag starting from 500,000 yuan (68,400 USD).

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Earlier, on October 25, Aito M9’s pre-order volume reached 15,000 units.

Positioned as a full-size SUV, Aito M9 measures 5230/1999/1800 mm, the wheelbase is 3110 mm, and the tire specifications are 265/40 R22 and 285/40 R22.

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In terms of appearance, Aito M9 adopts the new “Kunpeng Zhanyi” (鲲鹏展翼) design language. Kunpeng is a large divine fish in the Northern Ming Dynasty in Chinese legend. When it comes out of the water, it turns into a bird. Zhanyi means to spread the wings. The vehicle is equipped with hidden door handles and low-resistance rims, with a coefficient of drag of 0.26Cd.

The EREV version is powered by a 1.5T range extender and dual electric motors. The engine outputs 112 kW, the front motor outputs 165 kW, and the rear motor outputs 112 kW. Its 40.055 kWh battery pack gives a pure electric cruising range of up to 175 km.

The EV version adopts a dual-motor layout supplied by Huawei, with the front motor having a maximum power of 160 kW and the rear motor having a maximum power of 230 kW. The ternary (NMC) battery pack from CATL has a capacity of 97.682 kWh, providing a cruising range of up to 630 km. 800V fast charging is also supported.

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At this time, the interior has not been revealed officially. Based on the interior spy shots, Aito M9 has a popular triple-screen design and an integrated AR HUD, powered by the Huawei HarmonyOS 4 operating system. At the same time, a large area of the interior is wrapped in leather materials. The car is also equipped with Huawei’s ADS advanced driving system.

Source: Weibo, DongCheDi

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