43-inch Screen, 544hp and 33 Autopilot Sensors- This is Rising R7

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Rising Auto has unveiled the R7 EV at the Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Auto Show in China. The latest coupe SUV will go on sale in Chinese market during the second half of this year.

Rising Auto is a sub-brand under SAIC umbrella, widely known by its Chinese name ‘Feifan‘ (飞凡). The company focuses on EVs with prices between 200,000-400,000 RMB (PKR 59.5 lac to PKR 119.0 lac) and currently has two models in the lineup including the Marvel R electric SUV and the ER6 electric sedan. R7 which is a D-segment coupe SUV is the third vehicle in Rising Auto’s lineup.

Marvel R and the ER6 EV

The R7 measures 4,900mm long, 1,925mm wide and 1,655mm tall with a wheelbase of 2,950 mm. To give an idea of its dimensions, the latest 8th gen Hyundai Sonata also measures 4,900 in length. The top-spec R7 has two electric motors with a combined power of 400 kW (544 hp) and 700 Nm. There is also an RWD version with 340 horses.

The R7 also has a swappable ternary (NMC) battery on board with 600 km driving range. According to Rising Auto, the battery can be swapped in just 2.5 minutes at the swapping stations, of which the brand is currently building a network in China. In addition, there are versions without swappable batteries as well.

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