China-SUV at the secret winter test

Hair, 4 January 2017

Geely, the Chinese parent company of the Swedish automaker Volvo, has recently created a new car brand, which goes by the name "Lynk & Co.". The Chinese already showed a pragmatic "01" call SUV, also a first vehicle. Now, a disguised 01 prototype during the winter test in front of the lens is shut our Erlk├Ânig photographer.

Look at the look

For the first time shows the 01 with a slightly toned-down dressed up. So we can look good on the optics of the upcoming China-SUV. As the pictures of the concept vehicle, the Lynk & co. recalls a mixture of Porsche Macan, Kia and Volvo. The headlights sit like in the Nissan Juke on top on the hood. The trunk lid is rounded off by a roof spoiler, missed a sporting note 01. The fins of the radiator grille run horizontally and are framed by fog lamps.

Drive and assistance

Drive side of 01 with electrified engines will come, either linked to a seven-speed dual clutch gearbox or a manual gearbox with six gears. As three - and four-cylinder are conceivable, which become the plug-in hybrids by means of battery technology. Order to compete with the competition, the Chinese 01 pay for various security systems. Among other things, a collision detector, an emergency brake and pedestrian detection, a distance a trace leaving Warner in the new SUV are installed.

Market launch and price

Lynk & co. 01 come 2017 already on the European market. There's not a prize so far, it will be however exciting, how expensive or cheap the Chinese brand can produce the SUV. (mf)