NIO EP9: The Record-Breaking Electric Supercar Concept

NIO EP9 Electric Supercar

Here comes the fastest electric car in the world, EP9 concept – absolutely super and incredible. The EP9 concept car is developed by NIO – a new Chinese brand that is operating in Shanghai. NIO has also opened its offices in many parts of the world of which the most significant is Silicon Valley headquarters. Mainly, NIO is a part of NextEV, the Chinese/British motor racing team that was founded in 2014.

NIO EP9 Electric Supercar
NIO EP9 Electric Supercar

Now, NextEV has launched its first electric car concept under the brand name NIO in London, UK. According to NIO, EP9 is the record-breaking electric car as it marked a new lap record at the Nürburgring Nordschliefe. From this achievement, EP9 will be the fastest hyper car ever made in the world.

NIO EP9 Electric Supercar
NIO EP9 Electric Supercar

In order to rejoice the sporty spirit of racing enthusiasts, NIO has brought this inspiring electric car concept that was officially unveiled at an event at Saatchi Gallery London. NIO EP9 is not an ordinary car because it will be produced in limited numbers and for the exclusive customers.

Light-Weight Structure 

NIO EP9 Electric Supercar
NIO EP9 Electric Supercar

Talking about the structure of NIO EP9, it is carbon fiber monocoque built. The strong chassis is made up of high-quality material that lets the car to lower drag force and accelerates in a super range. With its sleek profile body and aerodynamic, e-control structure, EP9 performs wonders. Yet light-weight but, the new NIO EP9 is tough, solid and strong by design.

Record-Breaking Speed 

NIO EP9 Electric Supercar
NIO EP9 Electric Supercar

NIO EP9 goes thrilling as a controlled sports car and in its fully autonomous mode, it achieves remarkable performance. With its 4 motors, NIO EP9 achieves surprising 1360 horsepower and 4671 lb-ft of torque and breaks the record at COTA. Furthermore, the car accelerates from 0-200 kph in 7.1 seconds and gets a top speed of 313kph.

Since NIO EP9 is an electric car, it keeps an interchangeable battery system and a sensor layout. It takes 45 minutes to charge the car and as a result, you get a range of 427 kilometres.

Pricing and Production Information 

Yet, the company has not disclosed information about the market launch of NIO EP9 but, it is expected that first volume production car will be launched in 2017 in China. According to sources, only six NIO EP9 cars will be built initially and each car would cost around $1.2 million that is quite expensive but, price doesn’t matter when it comes to performance of a super car. Everyone can’t own such a brilliant electric car, nonetheless, EP9 will sustain as racing lover’s favorite choice for a long time.