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HiPhi Z | Luxury Electric GTs, Charting New Territories in Germany & Norway

The HiPhi Z, a luxury electric GT, redefines automotive standards with its 494 kW output and innovative HiPhi Bot infotainment system.
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Source: HiPhi

The HiPhi Z defies traditional GT car design with its electric platform and innovative concepts. Setting a new lap record at the Goldenport International Circuit in February 2023, it boasts powerful dual-motor drive, swift acceleration, and stable braking. With meticulous chassis tuning and wide tires, it delivers confident handling and luxury on and off the track.

At the forefront of automotive innovation, the HiPhi Z breaks conventions with its electric platform and groundbreaking design. Setting records at the Goldenport International Circuit, its powerful performance and luxurious features redefine the GT driving experience.

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HiPhi Z:

Production Year2023
Maximum Output494 kW
Acceleration (0-62mph)3.8 seconds
Battery Capacity120 kWh
Range (WLTP)Up to 555 km
TechnologyHiPhi Bot infotainment system

Mark Stanton, HiPhi CTO and co-founder, highlighted the car’s success in China and its introduction to Europe, offering a unique combination of luxury and advanced technology to European customers.

Pricing (Germany)

HiPhi Z ModelPrice (€)

Pricing (Norway)

HiPhi Z ModelPrice (Kr)
Five-seater1,110,000 Kr
Four-seater1,143,000 Kr

The unique blend of luxury and advanced technology promises European customers a new driving experience, with plans to expand across the continent by 2027. The HiPhi Z dares to redefine the traditional GT car paradigm by leveraging the advantages of a pure electric platform, introducing innovative design concepts.


In February 2023, it made headlines by setting a new lap record for Chinese domestic brands at the Goldenport International Circuit in Beijing with a time of 1:16.72. Designed by Michael McDonough, the circuit features a 2.39-kilometer length, 12-meter narrowest sections, and 20-meter widest sections, along with 12 turns, 14 referee stations, and 12 camera positions.

Length – mm50365036
Width – mm20182018
Height – mm14391439
Wheelbase – mm31503150
Turning radius – m5.75.7
Coefficient of Drag – Cd0.270.27
Curb weight – kg25392539
Seating5 seats4 seats
Trunk space – L316 (684 if second-row seats are folded down316 (654 if second-row seats are folded down
Performance and power
0-100 km/h acceleration (s3.83.8
Battery capacity (kWh120120
Drive range (km555 – WLTP*3555 – WLTP*3
Top speed (km/h200200
Max. motor power (kWFront:247kW/Rear:247kWFront:247kW/Rear:247kW
Max. motor torque(N·m )Front:410N·m/Rear: 410N·mFront:410N·m/Rear: 410N·m
AC charging from 0-100% (h12.412.4
Drive wheelIntelligent 4WDIntelligent 4WD
Multiple driving modes (ECO/Comfort/Sport/Custom/Snow
Creep mode
Energy management
Crossloop energy management system
DC charging (max. current 350A)
AC charging
-11kW (380V three-phase AC)
-7kW/3.5kW (220V single-phase AC)
Battery heating system
Heat pump air conditioning
Regenerative braking (multi-step adjustable intensity)
V2L charging port with bidirectional charging (supports up to 3.3kW)
Range boost mode
Standard features
Chassis system
Intelligent 4WD torque distribution
Double-wishbone front suspension
5-link rear suspension
Continuous Damping Control (CDC)
Intelligent air suspension (adjustable stiffness and height)
Air suspension with automatic speed-sensitive adjustment
Chassis lift mode
Speed-sensitive adjustable electric power steering
Adjustable steering mode
Active rear-wheel steering
iBooster intelligent brake assist system
ESP Electronic Stability Program
Front and rear ventilated disc brakes
Brembo four-piston front brake callipers
Michelin high-performance quiet tyres
EPB Electronic Parking Brake
Auto Hold
Adjustable brake pedal force
Safety features
High-strength steel-aluminium hybrid body
Front airbags x2
Front side airbags x2
Side air curtains x2
Seat sensors 5 4
Front dual pre-tensioning force-limiting seat belts
Rear pre-tensioning force-limiting seat belts
Front/second-row seat belt reminder
ISOFIX child seat anchorages
Electronic child safety lock
Multi-mode low-speed pedestrian alert
Exterior door opening alert (Exterior door strip light)
360°HD panoramic view
Transparent chassis
Front and rear parking assist radar
Tyre Pressure Monitoring System (TPMS)
Brake pad wear reminder
Anti-lock Braking System (ABS)
Electronic Brakeforce Distribution (EBD)
Traction Control System (TCS)
Emergency Brake Assist (EBA)
Hill Hold Control (HHC)
Integrated Vehicle Dynamics Control (IVC)
Controlled Deceleration for Parking Brake (CDP)
Car kit (incl. travel charging and bidirectional charging equipment/quick tyre repair tool/warning triangle/reflective vest/tow hook)
Light system
Front Logo breathing light
LED Star Ring Headlights
Front ISD Intelligent Signal Display
PML Programmable Matrix Light
PML headlamp driving assist function
Adaptive Driving Beam (ADB)
High beam enhancement
Adaptive Front Lighting System (AFS)
Automatic headlamp levelling
Side door ISD Intelligent Signal Display
LED welcome light
Rearview mirror turn signal light
Rear ISD Intelligent Signal Display
Rear logo floating light
LED bar tail light
LED high level brake lamp
Exterior features
Smart touch-free entry and exit system
Frameless power coach doors
Double glazing for all four doors
Anticollision and obstacle avoidance function for power doors
Power doors with adjustable opening/closing angle/speed
Light-guided inductive power tailgate
Power charging port
Heat-insulated silent front windscreen with coating
Rear privacy glass
UV-resistant double-glazed glass roof
One-touch up/down for 4-door windows
Window auto up/down when locked
Anti-pinch for all windows
Active grille shutter
Auto rain-sensing wipers
Bezel-less exterior rearview mirrorsPower-folding Power-adjustable Memory Heating Auto Fold on Lock Auto Tilt in ReversePower-folding Power-adjustable Memory Heating Auto Fold on Lock Auto Tilt in Reverse
Active spoiler
Immersive cabin
Microfibre roof
Capacitive multifunction steering wheel
Steering wheel power adjustment and memory function
Heated steering wheel
Nappa leather steering wheel
Multifunction paddles (driving mode adjustment & Regen intensity adjustment)
Capacitive touch panel on four windows
Light vector array ambient lighting
128-colour starlight ambient light
LED reading lights ( First & second-rows)
Front-row lighted vanity mirror
Meridian™ audio system
23 speakers (supports 7.1.4-channel)
Sound effects and soundstage customisation
Three-zone automatic Air Conditioning
Second-row air conditioning control
Hidden power air vents
PM2.5 activated carbon filter
In-car PM 2.5 sensor
AQS ambient air quality monitoring
Anion generator
UV sterilisation module
Automatic defogging
Intelligent filter reminder
Front-row double cup holders
Second-row double cup holders
Illuminated welcome pedal
Front trunk storage
Nylon foot mats
Seat specifications
Nappa leather seats *5
Seat welcome function
14-way power adjustable driver’s seat
(with 4-way lumbar support adjustment and 2-way cushion extension)
14-way power adjustable passenger seat
(with 4-way lumbar support adjustment and 2-way cushion extension)
Heated front seats
Ventilated front seats
Front memory seats
Front massage seats
Second-row seat backrest angle power adjustment
Second-row seat backrest power recline
Second-row heated seat
Dual ISOFIX ports in both rows
Second-row independent seats
Second-row ventilated seats
Second-row cushion extension power adjustment
Second-row cushion recline power adjustment
Second-row central floating storage
Intelligent connectivity
H-SOA super body electrical and electronic architecture
HiPhi Bot multi-axis displacement in-car digital robot
15.05-inch AMOLED touchscreen
6-inch rear row colour touchscreen
HUD HD colour head-up display
9.2-inch streaming media interior rearview mirror
Front phone wireless charging
In-car wide-angle camera x2
Wireless charging keyx1 and NFC card keyx1
Bluetooth phone and music
USB ports Type Cx4 Type Cx4
12V bidirectional charging port x2 (front row & trunk)
3D digital car
Digital lighting
HiPhi Show
Driving assistance
Lane Departure Warning (LDW)
Door Opening Warning (DOW)
Lane Change Assist (LCA)
Forward Collision Warning (FCW)
Rear Collision Warning (RCW)
source: HiPhi

The HiPhi Z’s outstanding track performance is attributed to its dual-motor drive system, generating 494 kW of power and 820 N·m of torque. It accelerates from 0 to 100 kilometers per hour in 3.8 seconds. With meticulous chassis tuning and Brembo four-piston calipers, it offers stable braking performance and swift power response, aided by its wide front tires (255mm) and rear tires (285mm).

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Additional features include a maximum rear wheel steering angle of 6.6°, CDC dampers, and the integrated Bosch IVC chassis control system. The aerodynamic air suspension rear spoiler enhances downforce for optimal track performance. Despite its larger size and weight, the HiPhi Z delivers confident handling on the racetrack and city streets alike, offering a premium luxury experience for daily road use.

Diver Insights:

The HiPhi Z represents a new era of GT cars, blending electric power with performance and luxury. Its track success and versatile capabilities highlight its dominance in the automotive landscape, setting a precedent for the future of high-performance vehicles.


Jatin is an EV researcher and author. He specializes in electric chargers and batteries field.