Together with the Chinese Geely Volvo has announced a new crossover

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Together with the Chinese Geely Volvo has announced a new crossover

The fifth model in the lineup of a new brand Lynk & Co was represented at the images released by the Chinese Ministry of industry.

The model Lynk & Co, who received the index of 06, we have already mentioned the foreign media: it was believed that under this designation are to produce a large crossover with third row of seats, built on a new platform Geely – DMA. Now it turned out that the signboard 06 is the smallest crossover brand Lynk & Co.

It is expected that the novelty will be built on the platform of CMA (joint development by Volvo and Geely), which has formed the basis of the SUV Lynk & Co 01 and 02, and 03 sedan crossover coupe 05. However, among the Chinese media, there are those who believe that the new SUV received the BMA platform from Geely. Our database also listed and dimensions of the new items that will be 4340x1820x1625 mm, and the wheelbase is 2640 mm. For comparison, the dimensions Lynk & Co 02 that was the most compact SUV brand: 4448x1890x1528 mm, distance between axes – 2702 mm.

Exterior Lynk & Co 06 made in the corporate style of the brand, however, received a number of distinctive elements “floating” roof and a private rear lights. The wheels of the car have a diameter of 17, 18 and 19 inches. There will also be a hybrid version of the model.

In the standard version 06 will be equipped with 1.5-liter turbocharged engine with output of 177 HP, which is familiar from other models of the brand. A couple of units, expected to be a 7-speed robotized transmission with two clutches.

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It is expected that the market of China Lynk & Co 06 will be released in 2020. Most likely, he will be the most affordable SUV in the range, despite the “senior” index. While this title belongs to Lynk & Co 02: the price of “two” starts with a mark of 119 800 yuan, or about 17,200 U.S. dollars at the current exchange rate.

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