9/F, Tower A, Dongjin International Center, Huagong Road

Chaoyang District, Beijing 100015, People’s Republic of China


February 14, 2023




U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission

Division of Corporation Finance

Office of Trade & Services

100 F Street, N.E.

Mail Stop 4631

Washington, DC 20549



Kaixin Auto Holdings

Registration Statement on Form F-3, as amended

Initially Filed on August 4, 2021

File No. 333-258450


Ladies and Gentlemen:


Pursuant to Rule 461 under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, Kaixin Auto Holdings hereby requests acceleration of effectiveness of the above referenced Registration Statement, so that it will become effective at 4:30 p.m. ET on February 16, 2023, or as soon as thereafter practicable.


Very truly yours,


  /s/ Mingjun Lin  
  Mingjun Lin
  Chief Executive Officer


cc: Ying Li, Esq.  
  Hunter Taubman Fischer & Li LLC