Xiaomi Automobile appears in the catalogue of the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology, or it will be sold in February next year, and the price may exceed 300,000.

"The length of the car is comparable to that of Tesla Model S, with a wheelbase of 3 meters."

Author: Yang Xue

Editor: tuya

According to the news of the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology in official website on November 15th, the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology announced the contents of the Announcement of Road Motor Vehicle Manufacturers and Products (the 377th batch) and the Catalogue of Energy-saving and New Energy-using Vehicles with Vehicle and Vessel Tax Relief (the 56th batch).Two Xiaomi brand pure electric cars are on the list.

According to the application information, xiaomi’s first model is named "SU7", which is positioned in the pure electric coupe. The Logo on the front face is Xiaomi LOGO, the letter "Xiaomi" is on the rear, and the words "Beijing Xiaomi" are also on the lower left of the tail.

The manufacturer is Beijing Automotive Group Off-road Vehicle Co., Ltd.The production address is No.21 Courtyard, Huanjing Road, Beijing Economic and Technological Development Zone, which is the location of Xiaomi Auto’s self-built factory.Beiqi off-road vehicle company is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Beijing Automobile Group Co., Ltd., and the actual controller is Beijing SASAC.Being listed in the declaration catalogue of the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology also means that Xiaomi Automobile has obtained the "birth certificate", which will be produced by Xiaomi Group itself in Xiaomi Factory.

There are two styles for the front face. The top of the roof is divided into two schemes: with lidar and without lidar. At the same time, with lidar version and orange brake calipers, it is suspected that the sports performance of the car is further strengthened.

In terms of overall dimensions, it is 4997mm long, 1963mm wide, 1455mm high and 3000mm wheelbase. The body length is close to 5021mm of Tesla flagship car Model S, but the wheelbase of Xiaomi SU7 is 3 meters, which is 2960mm; ahead of Model S; Compared with Porsche Taycan, the size of Xiaomi SU7 is beyond all aspects.A sense of space will be a highlight..

The model of "BJ7000MBEVR2" millet car uses lithium iron phosphate battery.The supplier is BYD’s Foday battery.; The engine comes from United Automotive Electronics Co., Ltd., and the peak power of the driving motor is 220kW. Another Xiaomi car with the model "BJ7000MBEVA1" uses a ternary lithium battery.The supplier is Contemporary Amperex Technology Co., Limited..

Image source: Ministry of Industry and Information Technology

Since Lei Jun, founder, chairman and CEO of Xiaomi Group, announced that Xiaomi has entered the smart car industry, the dynamics of Xiaomi Automobile have been receiving much attention. At the just-concluded Xiaomi 14 conference, Lei Jun also said that Xiaomi Automobile is progressing very smoothly and will be officially listed in the first half of next year. When the time is right, report to everyone.

According to media reports, the Xiaomi Automobile Factory in Beijing Economic Development Zone has begun to take shape. The four major manufacturing processes (stamping, welding, painting and assembly) workshops in the first phase of the factory have been built, and small batch trial production has begun. The cars produced are parked in the assembly workshop and are expected to be listed and sold next year.

In terms of price, according to the news exposed on the Internet, Xiaomi Automobile will adopt its own 澎湃 OS car system to create a "full ecology of people and cars".The price is expected to be 300,000, and the high-end models are expected to exceed 400,000..

In the conference call after the release of the financial report in the second quarter, Lu Weibing, president of Xiaomi, mentioned that the actual investment of Xiaomi Automobile is even greater. Xiaomi is making the long-term layout of the automobile with the goal of entering the top five in the world in the future, doing full-stack self-research, and also building its own automobile factory, so the investment in cash flow is even higher than the disclosed figures.

According to Lei Jun’s plan, the first model of Xiaomi Automobile plans to sell 100,000 vehicles in the first year, and then deliver 900,000 vehicles in the next three years, "entering the first camp in the industry in 2024". This means that from 2025 to 2027, the annual production capacity of Xiaomi Automobile will be at least 300,000.