- VinFast has delivered the first 100 VF 8s to customers of Vietnam
- The first worldwide delivery is expected to take place in December 2022
Haiphong, Vietnam, September 10, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — At the VinFast manufacturing complex in Hai Phong, VinFast held an event to celebrate the deliveries of the first batch of 100 VF 8 all-electric vehicles for pioneering VinFast customers who made the first reservations. This event marked a historic milestone, as from vietnam the world’s first smart electric car was officially launched and ready to enter the most demanding markets in the United States, Canadaand Europe.
With the theme “The future is now” the VF 8 delivery event took place at the VinFast manufacturing complex in Hai Phong with VinFirst customers – the first to reserve the vehicles.
The event was also broadcast live around the world, so VinFast customers and viewers around the world could witness the moment when from vietnam the world’s first electric vehicles have officially rolled off the production line.
After these first deliveries in VietnamVinFast plans to export the next batch of approximately 5,000 VF 8 to the United States, Canadaand Europe from November. The first international customers should receive their vehicles as soon as December 2022.
Speaking at the event, Mrs. Le Thi Thu Thuy – Vice President of Vingroup and Global CEO of VinFast – said: “Today’s event marks a turning point for from vietnam automobile industry. At this historic moment, we are extremely pleased to deliver the first batch of VF 8 all-electric vehicles to our pioneering customers in Vietnam. And very soon, the enthusiasm will be realized by more than 65,000 pioneer customers worldwide.”
The VinFast VF 8 is an electric SUV designed for global markets with a 5-passenger configuration and overall dimensions of 187.00″ (length) x 76.14″ (width) x 65.63″ (height). VF 8 is equipped with ADAS, a series of advanced automated driving features that includes Roadside Assistance, Automated Lane Change Assist, Smart Park Assist, Smart Summon Mode and Lane Assist. remote parking.In addition, the VF 8 is equipped with the “Smart Services” package, as well as functionalities to control and interact with the vehicle by voice, remote control of the vehicle accessible via the VinFast application The package includes also other awesome high-quality user experiences, such as online shopping and video games that sync with your phone.
The VinFast VF 8 has two versions – Eco and Plus. The VF 8 Eco version is equipped with an electric motor with a maximum power of 260 kW reaching a maximum torque of 500 Nm (approx. 369 ft-lbs) which maintains a range of up to 260 miles after each full charge (WLTP ). The VF 8 Plus version is equipped with an electric motor with a maximum power of 300 kW reaching 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, which helps VinFast VF 8 to accelerate impressively, run smoothly and provide an exceptional driving feel.
In addition to the battery subscription policy announced earlier this year, effective September 1, 2022, VinFast has officially offered an option to purchase batteries with cars to meet various customer needs. Customers who have reserved the purchase of a VF 8 or VF 9 before September 1, 2022, can keep their original battery subscription option and benefit from a permanent rate for the life of their vehicle. They also have the option of selecting a new option – purchasing the vehicle and the battery together, to own the complete package.
Customers who booked in advance under the VinFirst program also received attractive offers including a voucher worth 150 million VND (Vietnam), $3,000 (WE), $3,500 CAD (Canada) €2,500 EUR (EU), a VinFast Smart Driving package worth 132 million VND (Vietnam), $6,500 (WE), $8,125 CAD (Canada), €7,250 EUR (EU) and a 118 million VND Vinpearl voucher (approx. $5,000), and more.
Customers who own a VF 8, or any other VinFast vehicle, will enjoy excellent customer service and after-sales support, which includes VinFast’s 10-year global warranty, mobile recharge, mobile service, Free 24/7 support during warranty. period, and more.
Launch of the VinFast community
To encourage customers to come together for the global electric vehicle revolution, VinFast plans to launch an international forum on the VinFast website at September 16, 2022. This forum will be a meaningful community for VinFast owners and those who love VinFast to discuss, exchange riding experiences and share the latest trends. Stay tuned for more information!
VinFast – a member of Vingroup – envisioned leading the movement of the smart electric vehicle global revolution. Founded in 2017, VinFast has a state-of-the-art automotive manufacturing complex with world-leading scalability that delivers up to 90% automation in Hai Phong, Vietnam. Strongly committed to the mission of a sustainable future for all, VinFast is constantly innovating to deliver high-quality products, advanced smart services, seamless customer experiences, and pricing strategy for all to inspire global customers to co-create a future of smart and sustainable mobility. planet. Learn more about: https://vinfastauto.com.
Created in 1993, Vingroup is one of the main private conglomerates in the region, with a total capitalization of 35 billion US dollars of three listed companies (at November 4, 2021). Vingroup currently focuses on three main areas: technology and industry, services and social enterprise. Learn more about: https://www.vingroup.net/en.
SOURCE VinFast Automotive