The newest SUV from Lynk & Co, owned by China’s Geely, has a plug-in hybrid powertrain that reportedly presents 245km of vary.
Car News China has revealed some key specs of the brand new Lynk & Co 08 crossover, which was revealed in March.
It’s powered by a 1.5-litre turbocharged petrol engine and two electrical motors (one front- and one rear-mounted) producing whole system outputs of 400kW of energy and 900Nm of torque.
Drive is shipped to all 4 wheels by means of a three-speed Devoted Hybrid Transmission (DHT), with a claimed 0-100km/h time of 5.0 seconds.
The SUV can also be fitted with a 39.6kWh nickel manganese cobalt (NMC) lithium-ion battery, which is sweet for an electrical vary of 245km in line with lenient CLTC testing. With a full tank of petrol, mixed vary is 1400km.
The Lynk & Co 08 relies on the Compact Modular Structure (CMA) platform which underpins the likes of the Lynk & Co 01, 02, 03, and 05, in addition to the Volvo XC40, C40, and the Polestar 2.
It measures in at 4820mm lengthy, 1915mm extensive, and 1685mm tall, with a 2848mm wheelbase. That is barely bigger than the likes of the BMW X4 and Mercedes-Benz GLC Coupe.
On the entrance the crossover has a reworked model of Lynk & Co’s fork-like LED daytime working gentle signature, in addition to a full-width gentle bar that homes the primary headlight beams.
There are vertical facet air intakes on the entrance bumper, in addition to a big hexagonal air consumption on the backside.
Across the facet there are 21-inch diamond-cut alloy wheels, pop-out door handles, and shiny wheel arch cladding. There’s additionally a two-tone exterior paint job.
Down again, there’s a full-width LED gentle bar with a Lynk & Co emblem beneath it, indentations that home rear reflectors, and a big diffuser-like piece down the underside.
On the within there’s a 12-inch digital instrument cluster and a 15.4-inch touchscreen infotainment system. There’s additionally an augmented-reality head-up show and a wi-fi charger.
Geely introduced in November 2021 that it goals to convey the Lynk & Co model to Australia by 2025, although it hasn’t made any bulletins since.
“Lynk & Co will develop its world presence by coming into Russia, Malaysia, Australia, and New Zealand amongst others,” mentioned Geely in its unique press launch detailing its ‘Good Geely 2025 Technique’ roadmap.
It’s unclear whether or not the 08 could be among the many automobiles Lynk & Co would promote right here.
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