Australian shoppers have a brand new people-mover to select from and this one is all-electric. We’re after all speaking concerning the LDV Mifa 9, a automobile that has been within the works for fairly a while.
Discovered on the coronary heart of the LDV Mifa 9 is a 90 kWh lithium-ion battery pack sourced from CATL. This battery may be charged by way of an 11 kW charger in roughly 8.5 hours or may be charged from 30 to 80 per cent in 36 minutes when hooked as much as a DC quick charger.
The battery gives juice to a single electrical motor on the entrance wheels with 241 hp (180 kW) and 258 lb-ft (350 Nm) of torque. LDV says the Mifa 9 has a most vary of as much as 440 km (273 miles) and on common, makes use of roughly 21.3 kWh – 21.8 kWh per 100 km.
The LDV Mifa 9 has been positioned in direction of the higher echelons of the people-mover market and as such, has a eager concentrate on luxurious. The automaker will supply it in Mode, Govt, and Luxe trim ranges, all of which may be completed in both Blanc White, Dynasty Crimson, Steel Black, Pearl White, Mica Blue, Concrete Gray, and Snow Cyan, the latter two of which may be accented by a black roof.
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Consumers that go for both the Govt or Luxe mannequin obtain power-sliding aspect doorways. The flagship Luxe variant additionally options captain’s chairs geared up with heating, cooling, therapeutic massage, and reclining features. Different key highlights of the Mifa 9 embody multi-zone local weather management, 7 USB ports, a 220V energy outlet, a sliding third-row of seating, and the choices of both 6, 8, or 12-speaker sound programs.
LDV has additionally geared up the Mifa 9 with a glossy and minimalist dashboard that homes a 12.3-inch infotainment show with wired Apple CarPlay, a 7-inch digital gauge cluster, and a multi-function leather-based and heated steering wheel. Choices embody a digital rear-view mirror and wi-fi cellular charging pad.
A raft of security options come normal on all Mifa 9 variants. These embody blind spot detection, autonomous emergency braking, adaptive cruise management, lane departure warning and lane change help, fatigue reminder and a focus help, full LED adaptive headlights with auto beam help, rear collision warning, velocity help system, and ABS, ESP and emergency braking help.
Native pricing for the LDV Mifa 9 kicks off from $106,000 ($70,010) for the Mode and rises to $117,000 ($77,275) for the Govt and $131,000 ($86,522) for the Luxe. All fashions include a 5-year/200,000 km guarantee and an 8-year/200,000 km battery guarantee.