Through the years, the major selling points for luxury SUV have been powerful engines, spacious cabins, deafening soundproofing and high-quality materials inside out. Curiously, electric vehicles of the upper market segment easily meet and even outperform these criteria. As evidence, for today we have prepared a lineup of the freshest premium electric SUVs of 2022 that will be putting the final nails into the coffin of internal combustion!
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Detailed list of all models from this #ATelectriccars video:
00:42 Genesis GV70 2022
Genesis GV70 electrified keeps the internal combustion rear-wheel drive platform instead getting of a dedicated E-GMP, though the battery modules do have the appropriate architecture to support the 800 volt charging and useful vehicle to load charging capability.
01:48 XPeng G9
The latest reveal by the Chinese XPeng Motors brings us the company’s largest model to date – the mid-size SUV named G9. Designed to be sold not only in China but also internationally, the vehicle debuts the XPeng’s new X-EEA 3.0 electrical architecture.
02:58 Mercedes-Benz EQG
Mercedes can’t electrify the future without bringing along their most iconic model of the recent decades. The Gelentwagen of tomorrow was previewed with the Concept EQG.
04:06 Rivian R1S
While the 022 Rivian R1S is slowly picking up production pace, its customer deliveries get postponed once again and are now scheduled for early March 2022. The model gets three versions: the sold out Launch Edition and the Adventure and Explorer packages, that are still available for pre-orders.
05:18 Human Horizons HiPhi X
2022 Human Horizons HiPhi X has already started production in China and its 3000-unit Founder’s edition is currently being delivered to buyers.
06:22 Mercedes Maybach EQS
The first harbinger of the upcoming EQS family of SUVs was revealed under the Maybach brand. The Mercedes-Maybach EQS gets a traditional paint scheme and a beyond luxurious interior.
07:26 BMW iX
2022 BMW iX is the company’s international model, that at first will be offered in two variants: xDrive40 and xDrive50 both motivated by a dual-motor setup with electric AWD capabilities.
08:38 Cadillac Lyriq
Already spotted in camo, Cadillac Lyriq is nearing production as one of the most good-looking electric SUVs of tomorrow. It will get stunning Illuminated Black Crystal Shield with three-dimensional texturing.
09:52 GAC Aion LX Plus
Aion is an all-electric luxury marque owned by the Chinese GAC Motors. The company already has 5 EVs in its range, including the mid-size LX SUV, launched to the market in 2019. The upcoming LX Plus represents the evolution of the model, offering faster charging abilities, higher battery capacity, and improved interior tech.
10:56 Hummer EV SUV
Ignoring the dubious claims that Detroit, and GM specifically, have electrified the entire auto industry, we can still admit that the Hummer EV SUV has good chances to become a decent full-size EV with rare off-roading capabilities.
12:07 VinFast VFe-35 & VFe-36
The very first electric models by VinFast were revealed at the 2021 Los Angeles Autoshow with the first deliveries scheduled for the end of 2022. The VinFast VFe-35 is a compact crossover, while the VFe-36 reaches for the mid-size dimensions.