In China showed fourth production model young brand Lynk & Co. On the market the novelty will be released next year. According to preliminary data, it will be available with three petrol engines. It is also possible the emergence of hybrid versions.
Brand Lynk & Co was established in 2016 Geely and Volvo (a Swedish company, in turn owned by the Chinese). Its market career began in 2017 – then the Chinese market came the SUV 01. Then to the “unity” was joined by younger cross 02 and 03 sedan. It is logical that the next model should carry the index 04, however, declassified today kupeobrazny SUV called Lynk & Co 05. Manufacturer this decision is not explained. According to one, from the Quartet refused, because in China it is considered unlucky. But there is another version: if the index 04 reserved for a new hatchback.
A complete presentation of the “five” will not be called until revealed only the design of the model, the pictures published in the local edition Autohome. In addition to the official website of the brand emerged from the video “coupe”. However, characteristics have long been known – they “leaked” the Chinese Ministry of industry.
Like all other models Lynk & Co, kupeobrazny crossover utility vehicle built on the platform of CMA, developed by Geely with Volvo. The length of the crossover is equal to 4592 mm, 80 mm more than in the related Lynk & Co 01, and the wheelbase of them is the same – 2734 mm. Incidentally, the cross-coupe is in the range of Geely – Xingyue (“Zegna”, aka FY11), and it is also based on the “truck” CMA. Model Gili longer (4605 mm), but the distance between the axes it is less (2700 mm).
In appearance from the other Links, in addition to the silhouette, “five” is different design of grille with narrow led strips daytime running lights, plus it has different bumpers and tail lights. And “coupe” is based on 20-inch wheels, while other models of the brand, they are a maximum of 19″.
The salon is from Lynk & Co 05 original: inside the new front panel is made in the form of a single line deflectors, additional steering wheel (it was assumed that “bagel” with the touchpad, but there are buttons in a single body) and door cards, sports seats. In finishing used nappa leather and suede. Also Lynk & Co 05 received a new multimedia system with a large screen, on which there are no physical keys. While below are two “is” (they are responsible for “climate”), there are buttons on the Central tunnel. In the equipment list included a virtual “tidy”, projection display, wireless charging for smartphone, panoramic roof with sliding section.
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The engines are familiar from other models Lynk & Co, this is petrol engine Volvo – “turbotron” 1.5 capacity of 180 HP and a “turboservice” 2.0 output 190 HP And the top range will be a 254-strong two-liter “turboservice”, also from Volvo. Most likely, Lynk & Co 05 will be offered with seven-speed robotized transmission with two clutches, 6АКП and 8АКП (eight-speed automatic on the most powerful motor). Actuator – front or full. Also kupeobrazny cross will certainly be a hybrid version.
The Chinese market Lynk & Co 05 will be released in the first half of next year. Profile local media have tipped SUV starting price of 250,000 yuan. For comparison, a top of the older version of today’s crossover Lynk & Co 01 (with internal combustion engines, hybrid do not take into account) will cost 208 000 yuan ($29 500).
Outside of China brand Lynk & Co are not represented, Europe she will win in 2020. Our country is a joint car brand Geely and Volvo also promised, but the exact date is unknown.
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