Vietnamese automaker VinFast is launching in Canada with a pair of electric SUVs including the VF 9, a full-size model with seating for up to seven. Output is rated at 402 horsepower along with 457 lb-ft. of torque. In terms of range, drivers should be good for around 400-520 km. The unique thing about VinFast is that customers have to lease the battery. The company offers a generous 10-year/200,000km warranty, as well.
- Distinctive design
- Serious build quality
- Long warranty
- Promising first contact (VF 8)
- Obligation to rent your battery
- Brand image and reputation yet to build
- We still don't know what these SUVs are worth