Following its Chinese language debut final month, the second-generation Nio ES6 has launched in a number of European markets, the place will probably be referred to as EL6 following a trademark authorized battle with Audi.
The Nio EL6 will probably be obtainable in Germany, the Netherlands, Sweden, Denmark, and Norway. Clients will have the ability to both purchase it or pay a month-to-month payment as a part of a subscription program.
Described as a sensible electrical all-round SUV, the EL6 does not look that totally different from its predecessor, with Nio adopting an evolutionary strategy. The mid-size electrical SUV additionally retains roughly the identical footprint, being solely marginally wider and decrease than its predecessor.
The Nio EL6 is 191.1 inches (4,854 millimeters) lengthy, 78.5 in (1,995 mm) huge, and 67 in (1,703 mm) excessive, with a wheelbase of 114.7 in (2,915 mm). Key styling modifications embody new spherical headlights stacked on high of one another on all sides, slim taillights that at the moment are united by a light-weight bar, redesigned bumpers, and the LiDAR and front-view cameras on the car’s roof.
Inside, the double-layer dashboard structure carries over however the sprint is slimmer and options hidden air vents and new central infotainment and driver shows. The infotainment system runs Nio’s newest Banyan OS.
The steering wheel can also be new, as are the entrance seats – with 20-way adjustment for the motive force and 22-way adjustment for the entrance passenger – and the big openable sunroof, which Nio claims it is the most important within the section with an space of just about one sq. meter (10.7 sq. toes).
The upgraded passenger Lounge Seat incorporates a snug zero-gravity place, reclining mode, adjusting leg relaxation, in addition to air flow, eight-point therapeutic massage system, and three-zone heating for the seat cushion, again and leg rests. It could possibly additionally rotate 160 levels.
The cabin additionally options new supplies together with sustainable rattan trim on the sprint and tailored acoustic cloth on the audio system.
In terms of practicality, the Nio EL6 is alleged to supply versatile cupboard space, with the three-layer trunk providing a most quantity of 23.6 cubic toes (668 liters). The rear seats can fold down in a 40/20/40 structure, rising cupboard space as much as 50.5 cu ft (1,430 liters).
Whereas the EL6 appears to be like acquainted, it is all-new below the pores and skin. As with the Chinese language-spec Nio ES6, the EL6 is predicated on Nio’s newest NT 2.0 platform and comes as commonplace with a dual-motor AWD electrical powertrain.
It combines a 201-horsepower (150-kilowatt) entrance induction motor with a 210-kW (282-hp) rear everlasting magnet motor for a complete energy output of 360 kW (483 hp) and a mixed torque of 516 pound-feet (700 Newton-meters).
That is sufficient for the Nio EL6 to speed up from 0 to 62 mph (100 kph) in simply 4.5 seconds. Energy comes from an ordinary 75-kilowatt-hour battery pack or an non-obligatory 100-kWh battery, with the latter enabling a WLTP vary of as much as 328 miles (529 kilometers).
As for tech energy, the EL6 comes with Nio Aquila Tremendous Sensing, consisting of 33 high-performance sensing items, and Nio Adam Tremendous Computing with 4 Nvidia Drive Orin X chips, reaching a computing energy of 1,016 TOPS.
Costs in Germany for the Nio EL6 begin at $71,700 (65,500 euros) for the 75-kWh mannequin and $81,500 (74,500 euros) for the 100-kWh variant.