Several days ahead of the official launch of the Kandi K27 and K23 electric vehicles in the U.S. (scheduled for August 18), the company has announced a special promotion to make the offer more affordable.

For the first 1,000 buyers (separately counted for both models we guess), the starting price will be noticeably lower:

  • K27: $9,999 ($3,000 below the initial price of $12,999)
  • K23: $19,999 ($2,500 below the initial price of $22,499)

* Both prices are after the $7,500 federal tax credits.

Kandi K23
Kandi K23
Kandi K27
Kandi K27

Without the tax credit, the price is $17,499 and $27,499, which in our opinion is still a lot when compared to entry-level electric cars.

Anyway, those who are interested in the cheapest EV can trigger a pre-order with a fully-refundable $100 deposit and wait for more details. Remember, however, that the "initial focus" is on the Dallas-Fort Worth metroplex, Texas. Deliveries to start in Q4.

A piece of separate news is that the Kandi K27 and K23 EVs will be serviced nationwide by the Wrench, a mobile vehicle maintenance and repair solution.

If you are interested to see how the K23 drives, here is a presentation on a company's channel:

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