Vietnamese automaker VinFast announced 3 brand new all-electric electric SUV models with self-driving capabilities, the VF31, VF32 and VF33.
In particular, the VF31 is a mid-sized SUV/C-segment with basic self-driving and steering assistance features such as lane departure warning, blind spot warning, vehicle cross-section warning when reversing, vehicle warning from behind when opening. door, reverse camera, 360 camera, front-back parking assist sensor, automatic headlight …
VF32 (mid-size SUV/D-segment) and VF33 (full-size SUV/E-segment) own self-driving level of 2-3, with 30 intelligent features divided into 7 groups including: driver assistance, lane control, speed control, scene collision warning and mitigation, parking assistance and driver monitoring. This is among the few vehicles in the world, which reach level 3 autopilot capability, affirming VinFast’s R&D capacity and ability to deploy high-class products.
The full-option versions of VF33, VF32 and VF31 own high-performance sensor systems including LiDAR sensors; 14 cameras are capable of detecting objects up to 687m away; 19 360-degree sensors allow warning and handling at high speeds (above 100km/h). The self-driving system controlled by the Orin-X chip can process up to 200 GB of data per second, allowing control and navigation up to eight times faster than current generations. In addition, the full-option versions of all 3 models are equipped with some level 4 autopilot features such as automatic 3-dimensional map setting (first and only in the market), auto-detect parking slot and auto-parking; summoning vehicles… with the ability to connect with the transport system and smart cities, bringing comfort, safety and high-class experience to the users.
In terms of safety, all 3 models meet the world’s highest safety standards such as NHTSA 5, Euro NCAP 5 with automatic detection, warning and notification systems to medical centers when users have accident. The batteries are arranged under the floor of the car, with heat resistance from 400C to 800C to ensure absolute safety when driving. In addition, all vehicles have automatic updating software and detecting faults and contacting service stations, etc.
3 model specifications:
The VinFast VF31, a C-segment SUV, features a 150 kW permanent magnet motor with maximum torque of 320 N·m (premium version) or an 85 kW motor with maximum torque of 190 N·m (standard version). Battery capacity is 42kWh, with an all-electric range of up to 300 km (186 miles).
The VinFast VF32, a D-segment SUV, features two permanent magnet motors, with 300 kW and maximum torque of 640 N·m (premium version). The standard version uses one 150 kW electric motor with 320 N·m. The VF32 has 90kWh capacity battery and full-time 4-wheel drive.
The VinFast VF33, an E-segment SUV, FEATURES two 150 kW electric motors, with battery capacity of up to 106 kWh and range of up to 550 km (342 miles).
The VF31 car is expected to start receiving orders in Vietnam from May 2021, and hand over to customers from November 2021.
VF32 and VF33 will receive orders from September 2021 in Vietnam, hand over from February 2022. In the US and Canadian, European market, VinFast will receive orders from November 2021 and hand over from June 2022.
In addition to the most modern factory complex in Southeast Asia in Vietnam, VinFast currently owns a network of R&D centers in Australia, Germany and the US; and a world-class vehicle testing center in Australia. This is a solid foundation for VinFast to reach its global vision and become a popular high-tech electric vehicle company in the world as well as develop green transport eco-system and reducing emissions.