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 Erlkönig photographer.
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 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.
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)