Nio ES6 2023 Review – International.

By Mark Andrews


Nio is gunning for the Tesla Model Y Performance and other premium dual-motor battery-electric SUVs with this impressive new mid-size SUV that’s heading our way

Our test of the 2023 Nio ES6 took place around Shuiguan in the shadow of Beijing’s great wall – a structure built to protect China from invading hordes.

Today, it is China that’s on the verge of conquest, and in car industry terms the world’s biggest automotive market is fast becoming the global epicentre for EV manufacturing and export.

That applies to established brands such as Volvo and now Tesla, but also fledgling Chinese car-makers like BYD which have already made their way to Australia and are doing well.

Nio is among the Chinese EV start-ups to announce bold expansion plans into Australia and other markets, and the just-launched second-generation Nio ES6 – a mid-size SUV that lines up against the Tesla Model Y, among others – is central to its ambitions.

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Second generation Nio ES6 being driven on the roads around Shuiguan Great Wall in Beijing, China.
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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