The Geely brand will release a new sedan on the basis of the Volvo

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The Geely brand will release a new sedan on the basis of the Volvo

In the Network posted photos of the new “chetyrehdverki” Chinese brand. The model has a sleek design and exterior, and interior. On the market it will be released this year.

At last year’s Shanghai motor show, Geely submitted a concept sedan Preface (translated as “Preface”). The Chinese then hinted at the fact that the prototype will be mass produced “continuation”, but the timing was silent. Now it turned out that the commodity “cityradio” almost ready, her pictures published edition Autohome. But whether to keep the pipeline option, the name of the precursor is still unknown.

The novelty became the first sedan directly Geely brand, which is based on the CMA platform, developed together with Volvo. Recall, this “truck” based cross-coupe Geely Xingyue (“Zegna”, it also FY11), the Volvo XC40 SUV, and all models of the brand Lynk & Co (a joint project of Geely and Volvo).

The concept Preface there is no Central strut, the rear doors swing open against the direction of movement on the production version of these decisions, of course, not moved. Another of the noticeable external differences: different rear bumper, and exterior mirrors. Salon in commercial sedan did the same laconic, but “tidy” certainly took a more traditional appearance, while the inside of the concept in front of the driver – a separate tablet.

The dimensions of the show car at Geely have not disclosed, there is no data on the size of the conveyor “chetyrehdverki”. Chinese media believe that in the line of the brand, the novelty will occupy a niche between the GL and the Emgrand flagship Borui (also known as the Emgrand GT). The length of the first model equal to 4725 mm, wheelbase – 2700 mm, the flagship of the figures are 4986 and 2870 mm, respectively.

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About motor scheme, the relevant local media is silent. Most likely, the new sedan will be offered with petrol “Turbotronic” 1.5 (177 HP) is created, again with Volvo – the engine is equipped with a model “sky” brand. More “cityradio” can get a hybrid and a fully electric version.

The Chinese market the novelty will be released before the end of this year, price unknown. The Emgrand sedan GL at home costs 78 800 yuan (about 11 400 USD on current exchange rate), Borui will cost at least 136 800 yuan (19 $ 800).

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