Xpeng G3 first drive.

By Mark Andrews

Autocar. 06/12/2014

Odd looks may put people off but the G3 packs a punch in both range and specification, with near-Tesla levels of autonomous driving capability

What is it?

Over the last five years, new electric car startups have sprung up pretty much every month in China. However, only three – Xpeng, Nio, and Weltmeister – have actually sold more than 10,000 cars.

Recently Xpeng secured $400 million of extra funding, including money from mobile phone company Xiaomi, with the aim of making an even bigger name for itself in its home market.

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Mark Andrews has written about everything from Japanese houses to heli hikes on New Zealand glaciers, test drives of Chinese cars to bar and restaurant reviews. He currently specialises in travel articles and reviews of Chinese cars plus articles about the Chinese auto industry.

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