In Russia, they began to accept pre-orders for the ET5 car from the Chinese manufacturer Skywell, reports Izvestia. The company’s showroom was opened in Moscow.
The ET5 is an electric crossover with dimensions of 4698x1908x1696 mm and a wheelbase of 2800 mm. The car is equipped with an electric motor, the maximum speed reaches 150 km/h. In the initial configuration, the model will cost 4.5 million rubles, in a more advanced configuration – 5 million rubles.
When buying, a guarantee of five years or 150 thousand kilometers is offered. The battery will have an eight-year warranty. If the car is purchased for business purposes, the warranty period for the car is reduced to two years or up to 120 thousand kilometers, and for the battery – up to 5 years or 500 thousand kilometers. You can charge the car from a fast station in half an hour, charging from a normal outlet will take about 12 hours.
Skywell Group entered the automotive industry in 2010. The ET5 was the company’s first electric vehicle, the crossover was presented in 2020. Previously, the model has already tried to sell on the Russian market. Now that the brand is officially launched, it is planned to open 20 dealerships before the end of this year.
As the head of the company’s Russian representative office Alexander Ivanov noted, the certification process will be completed within two to three weeks. Base models will arrive at the end of November.
In October, sales of the first domestic electric vehicles began in Russia. The manufacturer Motorinvest delivered to dealers the i-PRO sedan under the Evolute brand for 2.99 million rubles, and the i-JOY crossover for a price of 3.49 million rubles.
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