The battery swap-enabled trim of the Hyper GT starts at RMB 239,900, which Hyper claims can replace the battery in as little as two minutes.
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Hyper -- a new brand launched by GAC Aion last September -- has introduced the Hyper GT sedan, one version of which supports battery swap.
Hyper officially rolled out the Hyper GT in China on Monday, the brand's first production model and the 20 millionth new energy vehicle produced in China.
The Hyper GT is available in five versions with starting prices of RMB 219,900 ($30,370), RMB 245,900, RMB 239,900, RMB 259,900, and RMB 339,900 respectively.
The version with a starting price of RMB 239,900 supports battery swap, which Hyper claims can replace the battery in as little as two minutes.
Consumers can purchase the car using a battery rental model similar to Nio, which reduces the price of the car by RMB 70,000, and pay a monthly battery lease fee of RMB 980.
The Hyper GT is an all-electric mid-size sedan based on the new AEP 3.0 platform from GAC Group, of which GAC Aion is a subsidiary.
The model measures 4,880 mm in length, 1,885 mm in width and 1,455 mm in height, and has a wheelbase of 2,920 mm.
The Hyper GT is powered by a single electric motor with a maximum power of 250 kW and a peak torque of 434 Nm, and accelerates from 0 to 100 km/h in 4.9 seconds.
The two higher-priced versions of the car support 800 V high-voltage fast charging for a range of 450 km on a 15-minute charge. The model has a maximum range of 710 km.
The Hyper GT comes with the L2++ Adigo Pilot 4.0 intelligent driving system for all-weather, all-road city and highway kilometer assisted driving, Hyper said.
GAC Aion previously offered mainly the Aion series, targeting the mass market, such as the Aion S sedan with a price range of RMB 139,800 to RMB 172,800.
On September 15, 2022, the company unveiled its new premium brand Hyper, and its first model, the Hyper SSR supercar, to enter the higher end of the market.
GAC Aion is offering two versions of the Hyper SSR, with the regular version priced at RMB 1.286 million pre-sale and capable of accelerating from 0 to 100 km/h in 2.3 seconds.
The other version, Hyper SSR Ultimate, is priced at RMB 1,686,000 and can accelerate from 0 to 100 km/h in 1.9 seconds.
The model, the fastest accelerating car on the planet, will begin mass production and delivery in October 2023, GAC Aion said at the time.
($1 = RMB 7.2407)
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