VinFast continues its global expansion and has announced VF 8 and VF 9 prices for the main European market as well as Canada.
Starting with the Great White North, WinFast will begin delivery of two electric SUVs in the second half of 2022, offering both VF 8 and VF 9 in Eco and Plus configurations.
Starting from the range, the VF8 Eco offers a battery with a choice between a battery with a range of 420 km (261 miles) and a range of 471 km (293 miles). VF 8 Eco can hit 100 km / h (62 mph) in 5.9 seconds and start CA $ 50,850 (39,133) And for small batteries CA $ 51,250 ($ 39,441) For larger batteries.
Those who need to spend a little more can opt for the VF8 Plus, also offered with two battery options capable of accelerating to 400 km (248 miles) and 447 km (278 miles) and 100 km / h in 5.5 seconds, respectively. Price of VF 8 Plus starts CA $ 59,350 (45,675) And at the top out CA $ 59,750 (45,982).
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In the case of VinFast VF 9, it is also offered in Eco and Plus guises with two battery options. The first one offers a range of 438 km (272 miles) on the Echo and 423 km (263 miles) on the Plus, while the larger battery is rated at 594 km (369 miles) and 580 km (360 miles), respectively. Both the Echo and Plus models, including the base battery, hit speeds of up to 100 km / h in 7.5 seconds, while for larger batteries that time drops to 6.5 seconds. The price goes down CA $ 69,150 (53,217) For VF9 Echo and CA $ 75,650 (58,219) Also increase the small battery for VF 9 Plus CA $ 69,750 (53,678) And CA $ 76,250 ($ 58,681) For larger batteries.
VinFast will also offer customers a Battery Subscription Fan starting at CA $ 139 ($ 107) per month for VF 8 and a specific plan for unlimited kilometers. A flexible plan of CA $ 39 ($ 30) per month is also available for vehicles that will not drive more than 500 km (310 miles). VF9 subscriptions start at CA $ 199 ($ 153) for fixed plans and CA $ 59 ($ 45) for flexible plans.
Prices have been confirmed for Europe, France, Germany and the Netherlands, where VF8 and VF9 will be sold with Echo and Plus variants and a choice between an 82 kWh battery and an 87.7 kWh battery. In France, the price of VF 8 Eco with base battery starts 43,050 (45,269) And increase the € 300 ($ 315) for larger batteries. The price of VF 8 Plus has skyrocketed 50,900 ($ 53,523) And 51,200 (53,839) When the price of VF 9 starts for different batteries 58,700 (61,725) And at the tops out 64,100 ($ 67,404).
Battery subscription plans for Europe have also been announced. The fixed package offers unlimited mileage and has a monthly subscription fee of € 120 ($ 126) for VF8 and € 150 ($ 158) for VF9. The price details of the flexible plan have not been announced yet. The VinFast subscription plan will cover all maintenance and repair costs and replace free batteries when capacity drops below 70 percent. All models sold in Europe by the end of 2023 must be purchased along with a subscription plan.
“WinFast aims to attract a wide range of customers, including high-quality products, advanced technology and outstanding sales policies, to meet the diverse needs and financial preferences of customers,” said Emanuel Brett, Deputy Chief Executive of WinFast Global Sales and Marketing, in a statement. . “Our battery subscription program is designed to give customers absolute peace of mind, making the premium EV ownership experience more complete, contributing to the global EV revolution movement and creating a more sustainable future for all.”
VinFast also announced that the VF8 and VF9 will be available with a € 7,250 ($ 7,623) VinFast Smart Driving package, also available for € 150 ($ 158) per month. The package includes enhanced parking assistance including collision mitigation, highway driving assistance, lane-changing assistance, remote parking and vehicle summons, voice assistant, 360-degree surround observation and much more.