Aiways U6 Goes On Sale in 6 European Countries

Chinese automaker Aiways has officially launched the U6 electric coupe-SUV in 6 European countries including Germany, France, Spain, Denmark, Sweden, and Switzerland.

The U6 has a different price in each of these countries. It will sell for 45,500 Euros ($47,960) in Germany, 46,990 Euros ($49,500) in France, and 49,140 Euros ($51,800) in Spain. Meanwhile, it will sell for 379,990 Danish Krone ($53,800) in Denmark, 549,990 Swedish Krona ($53,140) in Sweden, and 47,490 Swiss Francs ($50,790) in Switzerland.

Aiways U6 measures 4,805 mm long, 1,880 mm wide and 1,641 mm tall with a 2,800mm wheelbase, while its drag coefficient is an impressive low of just 0.26cd. On the exterior, the funky coupe-SUV adopts a closed X-shaped fascia, adorned with blackened C-shaped headlights & LED DRLs on either side.

The rear features connected lights and black spoiler, and a busy bumper with black diffuser element. Other details include black roof, hidden door handles and black side skirts with body-colored elements, adding to the sporty appearance of the car.

Inside, the Aiways U6 features beige color coding with a good use of reds & blues. It comes with a huge 14.6-inch floating touch screen, an ultra-wide 8.2-inch digital instrument cluster, and a multi-function flat-bottom steering wheel. There are almost no physical buttons on the center console.

There is also a panoramic sunroof that not only provides plentiful natural lights but also optimizes the driver and passenger headspace. The size of the sunroof is 1.25m x 1.7m and according to Aiways can effectively block 99.9% of ultraviolet rays and 78% of external heat from entering the car. The U6 also boasts 15 speakers to accompany the multimedia system.

The U6 coupe-SUV is built on Aiways’ self-developed pure electric MAS platform, with a maximum power of 160kW (217 hp), peak torque of 315 Nm, and a 0 – 100 km/h acceleration time of just 6.9 seconds. The Aiways U6 is equipped with CATL’s high energy density CTP (cell-to-pack) battery that offers two capacity options of 63 kWh and 72 kWh, with 505 km and 590 km cruising ranges (CLTC), respectively. It takes 30 minutes for a fast charge from 30% to 80%, and 11 hours for a slow charge to fully charge the battery.

In terms of safety, the car is equipped with Aiways AI Cruise level 2+ driving assistance system with the chip provided by Mobileye. There is a full suite of 27 safety driving functions, including not-so-common features such as AI- cruise, traffic jam assist, lane change assist, and narrow road protection. There is also a camera above the A-pillar of the vehicle which monitors and gives reminders when the driver experiences fatigue.

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