His opponent 3 of Tesla, Xpeng p7, just upgraded and changes the score of the match between them. In which direction, though? The electric vehicle company, Guangzhou Xiaopeng Automotive Technology, recently released a information «Over-The-Air" for model P7, which improves its efficiency.
In accordance with Ministry of Industry and Information Technology (MIT) of China, the three variants of the Xpeng P7 electric car, upgraded in terms of driving range.
Note that it has an electrical range 438 miles, which is much higher than "Model S»By Tesla.
Another Xpeng electric car that upgraded its battery is the "P7 Super Long-Range Smart", Also with a larger battery than Tesla's S. It now has a battery range 416 miles.
Of course, in both cars the battery is measured through the cycle “NEDC", Which is less accurate compared to"EPA-registered household disinfectants, Which Tesla uses in its electric cars.
Η list of the Xpeng that received the upgrade includes the: Long-Range Standard, Super Long-Range Smart and Performance Smart. The increase, but for each one it is not the same, while it ranges from 6 to 11 miles.
- Long-Range Standard: The increase he received was about 11 miles and will now reach 364.
- Super Long-Range Smart: It will now have a range of about 416 miles, compared to the previous 408 miles.
- Smart Performance: This Xpeng model was only strengthened by about 6 miles. However, with this upgrade, will now have a range of 342 miles.
According to his report InsideEVs, Xpeng has given the credit for the upgrade to "X-Pedal driving mode", where has also improved the performance of the braking system with recovery.
As in the case of Tesla, this was done through one OTA information. In addition, the company said it had optimized system P7 battery management, which in turn helped to better distribute power and performance.
At present, the electric passenger vehicle P7 is only available in China, while his next stop will be the US market. THE price of the XPeng P7 will start at RMB 2.29.900, approximately 28.230€.
For more information you can be informed from the official website of the company.