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5 things we know about the VinFast VF e35 electric SUV

5 things we know about the VinFast VF e35 electric SUV. The United States will get an all-new electric vehicle business in Vietnam-based VinFast, which is part of Vietnam’s biggest corporation, the Vingroup. Here’s what we know about the VinFast VF e35 electric SUV.

Premiered at the LA Auto Show

Source: Youtube/Vinfast Official

The VF e35 commemorated its launching at the2021 Los Angeles Auto Show on17November2021 Together with the VF e35, we know that VinFast will also showcase the VF e36(an electric seven-seat SUV), which too is bound for the American market.

Familiar competitors

VinFast VF e35 side
Sales of the VinFast VF e35 will mainly occur through online methods in the USA, the company CEO stated. Image– VinFast

The VinFast VF e35 will generally measure up to the Tesla Model Y and VW ID.4 in regards to its size( five-seat electric crossover), though being a brand-new brand name, the VF e35 could undercut its American and European rival on rate. For reference, the entry-level ID.4 has a USD40,000 starting cost, and the VF e35 might slip under this price point.

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Italian design

The VinFast VF e35 was created by Italian specialist Pininfarina. It sports a prominent SUV design with a distinct ‘V’ contoured between the headlights. At the back, the ‘V’ makes its presence known but in the kind of a light bar.

Features on the VF e35 will consist of a 15.4- inch touchscreen infotainment system (there won’t be a driver instrument cluster), scenic glass roof, LiDAr sensors with 14 video cameras, and 19 360- degree sensing units with an Nvidia Orin X chip to make it possible for Level 3 autonomous ability.

Up to 311 miles (500 km) of range

VinFast VF e35 interior
The VinFast VF e35 will be made in Vietnam and exported to the USA, but the business is considering a plant Stateside as a strategic base. Image– VinFast

VinFast has not yet exposed the information of the e35 for the U.S. market. Nevertheless, VinFast’s main site prices quote a travel series of as much as 500 km (310 miles) for the VF e35 SUV and 550 km (342 miles) for the larger VF e36 Both cars provide 300 kW (402 hp) of peak power and 640 Nm (472 lb-ft) peak torque.

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Heading to the U.S. next year

According to a report on Reuters, VinFast CEO Michael Lohscheller stated that orders for the VF e35 will start in the USA in the very first half of 2022, and deliveries will start towards the end of the year. VinFast will start delivering electric lorries in Vietnam later on this year, he said.

Initially, the carmaker targets opening 60 showrooms in the USA next year, though according to the Reuters report, a lot of sales will happen online.

Featured Image– VinFast