Xiaomi reveals specs, features, of all-new SU7 EV

After several leaks and being spotted multiple times on the road, Xiaomi has officially revealed its first-ever electric vehicle (EV). Say hello to the Xiaomi SU7, it has the likes of the Porsche Taycan and Tesla Model S in its sights.

Yes, you read that right. Xiaomi is coming out swinging in the EV market by giving the SU7 not just a powerful set of electric motors, but also plenty of high-tech gizmos. But first, let's talk about the electric hardware the SU7 comes with.

Xiaomi SU7 EV gunning for Porsche Taycan, Tesla Model S image

The Xiaomi SU7 will be available with multiple drive setups and power outputs. The range starts with the V6 and no it doesn't have a six-cylinder under the hood. It has a single electric motor dubbed the HyperEngine that delivers 299 PS with 400 Nm of torque and is equipped with a 73.6 kWh battery. This gives the SU7 V6 a range of 668 km and a 0 – 100 km/h sprint time of 5.28 seconds. Next is the more powerful V6s which cranks out 374 PS along with a meatier 500 Nm of pull. It's also available with a 73.6 kWh battery pack although its exact cruising range wasn't listed.

Serving as the most powerful version of the SU7 is the aptly named V8s. It comes with a pair of HyperEngine motors that give the EV a potent 673 PS along with a generous 635 Nm of torque. It's powered by a 101 kWh battery pack which Xiaomi claims gives it a range of around 800 km on a full charge. Equally impressive is its ability to go from 0 – 100 km/h in just 2.78 seconds.

Xiaomi SU7 EV gunning for Porsche Taycan, Tesla Model S image

The V8s is the only variant that supports an 800V architecture which allows for faster recharging. In fact, Xiaomi says that a 5-minute recharge will give the SU7 a range of around 220 km. In 10 minutes, it can have 390 km of range when hooked up to a fast-charging station.

We've already seen what the SU7 looks like thanks to several teasers and leaks. With its McLaren-like headlights and Aston Martin-like rear end, Xiaomi's new EV is both sleek and aerodynamic. The company even mentioned that it has a drag coefficient of 0.195 cd. As mentioned before, the SU7 measures 4997mm long, 1963mm wide, 1455mm tall, and has a 3000mm wheelbase.

Xiaomi SU7 EV gunning for Porsche Taycan, Tesla Model S image

True to the company's high-tech specialty, the interior of the Xiaomi SU7 is brimming with cutting-edge technology. There's a massive 16.1-inch touchscreen on the center console which manages most of the vehicle's onboard controls and functions. There are also seat-back extensions that will allow the rear passengers to mount two tablet devices.

Other technologies present inside the SU7 include a 56-inch heads-up display, a 7.1-inch rotating dashboard, and the ability to seamlessly connect other Xiaomi devices to the Smart Cabin system. The company claims the SU7's system offers a seamless cross-device connection between smartphones and the EV itself. In fact, when a phone is brought inside the car, the console will immediately display an icon – enabling easy access to the phone's interface. Xiaomi also mentioned that smart home devices can also be linked via the SU7 to allow users to remotely control or monitor their appliances.

Xiaomi SU7 EV gunning for Porsche Taycan, Tesla Model S image

Pricing and other details about the Xiaomi SU7 are not yet available. However, in the coming months, the company will reveal more information about its first-ever EV. We also won't be surprised if Xiaomi decides to offer it outside the PRC in the not-so-distant future.