GAC Aion LX with 650 km of NEDC range goes on sale in China in October

1 September 2019, 04:23:33

GAC Aion LX  with 650 km of NEDC range goes on sale in China in OctoberAnnounced on April 16 earlier this year at Auto Shanghai 2019, GAC Aion LX is now ready to market. The vehicle has a drag coefficient of 0.288, wheelbase of 2920 mm and its dimensions are as follows: 4786 x 1935 x 1685 mm (L x W x H). There are four trims depending on the battery capacity and power. The base version GAC AION LX 60 has a 70 kWh pack (NCM523/Farasis) and a 135 kW motor. It is followed by the GAC AION LX 70 with unknown battery pack and a 135 kWh motor. The GAC AION LX 80 comes third with a 93 kWh pack (NCM811/CATL) and a 150 kW motor. The latter offers the highest NEDC range - 650 km compared to 520 km and 503 km for the 70 and 60 variant, respectively. All three variants have a one-motor setup. The fourth trim - GAC AION LX 80D packs a 93 kWh pack (NCM811/CATL), an AWD system with two motors and total system power output of 150 kW and 700 Nm of torque. The 0-100 km/h acceleration of this variant is 3.9 seconds. Its NEDC range is 600 km. The front suspension is McPherson type and the rear is multi-link independent. There are vented discs for the brakes on the front and discs on the rear. The GAC Aion LX offers LEvel 3 autonomous driving assistance and many other features which are trim-dependent.

GAC Aion LX sales are scheduled for October. The pre-sale price of the base model starts at CNY 250,000 (USD 34,951), and top performance model's price starts at CNY 300,000 yuan (USD 41,941).

"The Aion LX is the exciting next step in our journey to become a leading electric carmaker and is the result of our pioneering spirit. The Aion LX combines luxury design and the latest autonomous driving technology to deliver a top-notch driving experience," said Gu Huinan, General Manager of GAC NE. Source

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