On August 8, the Avatr 11 and a limited edition model Avatr 011, created by Avatr Technology, an electric vehicle brand co-developed by Changan Automobile, Huawei and CATL, were officially launched.
There will be three models available to choose from. The long-range two-motor version is priced at 349,900 yuan ($51,779) and will begin deliveries in December 2022. The long-range two-motor luxury version is priced at 369,900 yuan with deliveries also starting in December 2022. The super-long-range two-motor luxury version is priced at 409,900, with delivery time in the first quarter of 2023. The first co-designed limited-edition model for Avatr, the Avatr 011, is priced at 600,000 yuan, and deliveries will start December 2022.
The Avatr 11 is based on the CHN, a new generation of intelligent electric vehicle technology platforms, and was jointly built by Changan Automobile, Huawei and CATL. In terms of body size, the length, width and height of the new car are 488019701610mm respectively, and the wheelbase is 2975mm.
The Avatr 11 comes with Huawei’s DriveOne two-motor four-wheel drive system and has a maximum power of 425 kW and a maximum torque of 650 N·m. The zero-to-one-hundred acceleration time of the long-range version is only 3.98 seconds, but 4.5 seconds for the super-long-range version.
The vehicle adopts a 750V high-voltage platform with a maximum charging power of 240 kW. The long-range version can go another 200 km after charging for 10 minutes.
The AVATRANS intelligent pilot system will control the Avatr 11’s operations. High-speed intelligent cruise assistance and high-speed intelligent driving navigation assistance are opened free of charge. In the future, users will be able to subscribe to these functions for driving on urban roads.
Two interior styles are on offer: blue gray and Burgundy red. The central control screen consists of two 10.25-inch LCD screens and a 15.6-inch suspended central touch screen. At the same time, the new vehicle is equipped with high-power smartphone wireless charging which enables some smartphones up to 50W wireless charging.
In terms of intelligent driving, the Avatr 11 is equipped with 3 LiDARs, 6 millimeter wave radars, 12 ultrasonic radars and 13 cameras, which build a super sensing system and capability. At the same time, with the computing platform up to 400TOPS, it can operate high-level intelligent driving on high speed roadways and urban roads.
Meanwhile, the limited edition Avatr 011 is limited to 500 vehicles worldwide. The vehicle was designed by Matthew M. Williams, creative director of French luxury fashion brand Givenchy, and Nader Faghihzadeh, chief design officer of Avatr. They incorporated fashion concepts taken from the Avatr 11, thoug the vehicle will only be available in black. The entire vehicle is hand-wrapped in leather with the cabin using NAPPA leather, and for the first time, NUPRIMA matte leather.