- VinFast delivered the first 100 VF 8 to customers in Vietnam
- The first worldwide delivery is expected December 2022
HAI PHONG, Vietnam, September 10, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — At the VinFast manufacturing complex in Hai Phong, VinFast held an event to celebrate the deliveries of the first shipment of 100 all-electric VF 8 vehicles for VinFast’s pioneering customers who made the earliest reservations. This event was a historic milestone as Vietnams The first global smart electric car has been officially launched and is ready to enter the most demanding markets in the United States. Canadaand Europe.
On the topic “The future is now” The VF 8 Delivery Event took place at VinFast’s production complex in Hai Phong accompanied by VinFirst customers – the first to reserve the vehicles.
The event was also livestreamed globally, allowing VinFast customers and viewers worldwide to catch the moment Vietnams The world’s first electric vehicles officially rolled off the assembly line.
After these first deliveries in VietnamVinFast plans to export the next batch of about 5,000 VF 8 to the US, Canadaand Europe from Nov. The first international customers should already receive their vehicles December 2022.
speech at the event, Madam Le Thi Do Thuy – Vice President of Vingroup and Global CEO of VinFast – said: “Today’s event marks a turning point for Vietnams Car industry. At this historic moment, we are delighted to deliver the first batch of all-electric VF 8 vehicles to our pioneering customers Vietnam. And very soon the excitement will be felt by more than 65,000 pioneering customers worldwide.”
The VinFast VF 8 is an electric SUV for global markets with a 5-seat configuration and overall dimensions of 187.00″ (length) x 76.14″ (width) x 65.63″ (height). The VF 8 is equipped with ADAS, a series equipped with advanced automated driving functions, including Highway Assist, Automated Lane Change Assist, Smart Parking Assist, Smart Summon Mode and Remote Parking Assist. In addition, the VF 8 is equipped with the “Smart Services” package, along with Functions to control and interact with the vehicle via voice, remote control of the vehicle, which can be accessed via the VinFast app. The package also includes other impressive high-quality user experiences, such as online shopping and video games, which are synchronized with your phone.
The VinFast VF 8 has two versions – Eco and Plus. The VF 8 Eco version is equipped with a 260 kW maximum power electric motor that achieves a maximum torque of 500 Nm (approx. 369 ft-lbs) and maintains a range of up to 260 miles after each full charge (WLTP). The VF 8 Plus version is equipped with a 300 kW maximum power electric motor that achieves a maximum torque of 620 Nm (approx. 457 ft-lbs) with a range of up to 248 miles per full charge (WLTP).
A significant advantage of electric motors over internal combustion engines is the ability to instantly reach maximum torque, thanks to which VinFast VF 8 accelerates impressively, works smoothly and gives an excellent driving experience.
In addition to the battery subscription policy announced earlier this year September 1, 2022, VinFast officially offered an option to buy batteries with cars to meet the different needs of customers. Customers who have previously made reservations to purchase a VF 8 or VF 9 September 1, 2022, can keep their original battery subscription option and enjoy a perpetual rate for the life of their vehicle. You also have the option to select a new option – buy the vehicle and battery together to own the complete package.
Customers who reserved early as part of the VinFirst program also received attractive offers including a voucher value 150 million VND (Vietnam), $3,000 (US), $3,500 CAD (Canada) EUR 2,500 (EU), worth a VinFast Smart Driving package 132 million VND (Vietnam), $6,500 (US), $8,125 CAD (Canada), €7,250 (EU) and a 118 million VND Vinpearls voucher (approx $5,000), and more.
Customers who own a VF 8 or any other VinFast vehicle receive outstanding customer service and after-sales service that includes VinFast’s world-leading 10-year warranty, mobile recharge, mobile service and free 24/7 rescue during the warranty period and more.
Start of the VinFast community
To encourage customers to unite in the global EV revolution, VinFast plans to launch an international forum on VinFast’s website 09/16/2022. This forum will be a meaningful community for VinFast owners and VinFast lovers to discuss, share driving experiences and share the latest trends. Stay tuned for more information!
VinFast – a member of Vingroup – aims to advance the movement of the global intelligent electric vehicle revolution. Founded in 2017, VinFast owns a state-of-the-art automotive manufacturing complex with world-leading scalability, featuring up to 90% automation Hai Phong, Vietnam. Committed to the mission of a sustainable future for all, VinFast constantly innovates to provide high-quality products, advanced intelligent services, seamless customer experiences and pricing strategies for all, to inspire global customers to collectively create a future of intelligent and sustainable mobility on the planet. Learn more at: https://vinfastauto.com.
Established in 1993, Vingroup is one of the leading private conglomerates in the region with a total capitalization of $35 billion from three listed companies (status: November 4, 2021). Vingroup is currently focused on three main areas: technology and industry, services and social enterprise. Learn more at: https://www.vingroup.net/en.
SOURCE VinFast Automotive