2024 LDV eDeliver 7 confirmed for Australia: diesel will follow

2024 LDV eDeliver 7 mid-size truck closed in Australia.


  • LDV eDeliver 7 is closed for Australian release
  • Driving range of 310 to 380 km, depending on battery size
  • Diesel engine models will follow electric cars into the market

LDV Australia has confirmed that the Chinese-made eDeliver 7 will initially be offered as an electric-only model when it arrives in the last quarter of 2023, or the first part of 2024.

“The worst case scenario is the first quarter of 2024, but it could be the fourth quarter this year,” LDV Australia managing director Dinesh Chinnappa said.


The eDeliver 7 electric car – known as the Maxus V70 in its home market – will be offered in short-wheelbase low-roof, medium-wheelbase low-roof and medium-wheelbase high-roof variants. Local pricing and features will be detailed closer to the eDeliverer 7 launch.

It will provide a standard range battery of 77 kWh, aiming to cover a distance of more than 300 km. Outside, it has a WLTP-rated 310km driving range, and there’s a longer range 88kWh battery good for 382km.

Both are powered by a 150kW/330Nm front-mounted electric motor, with a top speed of 120km/h – or 90km/h in Eco mode – and a 0-100km/h time of around 12 seconds.

With the full-size eDeliver 9 electric truck priced from $99,990 before on-road costs, the eDeliver 7 will likely be priced between $85,000 and $95,000 plus off-road – undercutting the eT60’s $92,990 price tag. American to become the cheapest electric car from LDV.

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The Australian arm of LDV has expressed interest in combustion-engined versions of the Delivery 7 medium-sized truck on the track but a date has not yet been confirmed.

The China-market version of the Delivery 7 is offered as a pickup truck or people carrier, with a 2.0-liter four-cylinder turbo-diesel engine and an automatic transmission.

Its fuel consumption is 7.4 liters per 100 kilometres, and it is said to ride on a “new” architecture shared with the electric truck.

LDV said in January that the new midsize truck will be offered in internal combustion and all-electric form with three roof height variations.

With recent success in the large van segment, where sales of the LDV Delivery 9 have surpassed those of the Mercedes-Benz Sprinter for the first time in two decades, the Chinese brand hopes to have “the same impact” in the smaller segment.

New vehicle sales data from VFACTS reveals that the long-running Toyota HiAce (4,409) has dominated the midsize van segment since the start of the year, followed by the LDV G10 (2,485), the soon-to-be-replaced Ford Transit Custom (2,164), and the Hyundai Staria LS (1742).

“We expect our new midsize truck to replicate the success of the Delivery 9 and disrupt its segment,” Chinappa said in January.

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Enhance safety and driver assistance

Autonomous emergency braking (AEB) will be needed for the eDeliver 7 to be sold in Australia, a potentially life-saving technology that both the G10 and V80 currently lack. All new vehicles sold here after March 2025 will require AEB.

Just as in the UK, Australian eDeliver 7 cars will be equipped with ‘Level 2’ driver assistance technology. This includes lane keeping assist, lane departure warning, adaptive cruise control, traffic sign recognition, driver fatigue monitoring, door open warning, six airbags, plus AEB.

Blind spot and rear cross-traffic alerts, high beam assist, a 360-degree camera and emergency calling are also standard in the UK.

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The 2024 LDV eDeliver 7 electric mid-size truck is scheduled to arrive in Australia in the last quarter of this year, or early 2024. A diesel model is expected to follow at a later date.

It will face competition from the all-electric Ford E-Transit Custom, which is due to arrive in Australia sometime in 2024, and will be joined by a next-generation diesel model.

Below: 2023 LDV G10 and LDV V80 midsize trucks

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2023 LDV80


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