Kaixin Auto Holdings


August 18, 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


Re:Kaixin Auto Holdings
  Registration Statement on Form F-3
  File No. 333-272954


Ladies and Gentlemen:


Pursuant to Rule 461 under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, Kaixin Auto Holdings hereby requests acceleration of the effectiveness of the above-referenced Registration Statement on Form F-3, so that it will become effective at 4:00 p.m. ET on August 22, 2023, or as soon as thereafter practicable.


  Very truly yours,
  /s/ Mingjun Lin
  Mingjun Lin
  Chief Executive Officer


cc:          Yu Wang, Esq.

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