After the Hyper GT sedan and the Hyper SSR supercar, the Chinese manufacturer Aion is preparing to offer its Hyper HT SUV. Like others, it seems to be seriously inspired by the Tesla Model Y.
If BYD is the number one manufacturer on the Chinese market, it is not if we refer to the sales ranking by model. The trendy vehicle of the moment remains the Tesla Model Y. The American SUV is not only the best-selling electric car, but quite simply the best-selling car in China since the start of the year with nearly 400,000 units.
As always in China, in case of success, the competition quickly takes inspiration… We have already seen the Xpeng G6, then the SAIC IM LS6, now here is the Aion Hyper HT.
With the first two models in its Hyper line, the electric brand of the GAC group offered us models with a sharp style. Change of direction with this HT, which falls into curves, while modeling its proportions on the Model Y… It is however a little bigger: 4935 m long, 1700 mm high and 2935 mm wheelbase (4750, 1623 and 2891 for the Model Y), for an identical width of 1920 mm.
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The only data and images currently come from the Chinese Ministry of Industry (MIIT). Apart from the dimensions, we also know the power of the basic rear-wheel drive model: 250 kW / 340 hp. A dual engine version could be offered. As for the batteries, we will cite those of the Hyper GT on the same platform: 60, 70 or 80 kWh.
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