Second batch of VinFast VF 8 vehicles arrive in US

Sunday, 14/05/2023 08:58
VinFast, a subordinate automaker of private conglomerate Vingroup, announced the arrival of its second shipment of electric vehicles, consisting of 1,879 VF 8 vehicles, at the Port of Benicia in California.
The second shipment of VinFast's EVs arrive at the Port of Benicia in California.(Photo courtesy of the company) 

The VF 8 has a certificated EPA range of 264 miles for the Eco trim and 243 miles for the Plus trim, per full charge. VinFast expects to begin delivering these VF 8 vehicles to US customers in June 2023.

The second batch contains all VF 8 vehicles, which have a longer battery range than the initial batch of 999 VF 8 City Edition vehicles imported to the US last year. The VF 8 has an EPA-rated range of 264 miles for the Eco trim and 243 miles for the Plus trim per full charge.

The VF 8 Eco and Plus model pricing will start at 46,000 USD and 51,800 USD, respectively (battery inclusive), and have both lease and loan options.

Qualified customers can lease the VF 8 with a minimum term of 36 months, and monthly payments start at 479 USD/month for the Eco trim and 614 USD/month for the Plus trim.

With the loan option, qualified customers may choose a minimum term of 60 months with monthly payments. VinFast Pioneer customers may also be eligible for further incentives.

The VF 8 comes with a 10-year warranty/125,000 miles for the vehicle, a 10-year warranty for the battery (unlimited mileage), Mobile Services and 24/7 emergency roadside assistance during the vehicle warranty period.

VinFast will initially deliver 1,098 of the VF 8 vehicles to the US market and then deliver the remaining 781 VF 8 vehicles to Canada, which are expected to arrive by mid-May 2023./.

CPV (Source: VNA)