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Scoops / Lynk & Co is preparing a 100 % electric SUV

The cabin also seems to follow its time with a very modern style. The SUV will have a large horizontal infotainment touch screen mounted in the center of a minimalist dashboard. Most importantly, the SUV will introduce the new so -called self -auto system from Meizu, providing sophisticated connectivity features and many personalization options. On the French market, only the 01 is known, however in China, the other models (02, 03, 05. ) Complete the whole range. The latest SUV of the Chinese strategic partner of Renault will show the tip of his nose at the Shanghai Auto Salon on April 18 and the launch on the market in China is scheduled for the third quarter of the year. For the European market it will be necessary to wait until 2024.

Lynk & co teases its brand new SUV

The Lynk & Co brand is expanding its range with a brand new SUV which should arrive on the European market in 2024.

Lynk & Co is a car manufacturer founded in 2016 by the Chinese group Geely and the Swedish car manufacturer Volvo. He landed in Europe with the Lynk & Co 01 SUV in particular which is now offered for rent. But the brand seems to want to expand the family with a new vehicle: the Lynk & Co 08 . A five -seater SUV with sporting style elements and electrified engines. Still being tried on the snowy roads, a few shots of an un cammired copy still allow us to give us a little overview of the next Chinese SUV.

There are fine airfields on the bumper, black inserts on the doors that extend under the mirrors and shelter Adas sensors or the LED rear lights elongated. The Lynk & Co 08 is based on the CMA 2 architecture.0 which will also be used by the next successor to the Volvo XC60. Under the hood, the manufacturer will offer us a rechargeable hybrid powertrain combining a 1.5 -liter three -cylinder engine with electric motors.

A redesigned interior

The cabin also seems to follow its time with a very modern style. The SUV will have a large horizontal infotainment touch screen mounted in the center of a minimalist dashboard. Most importantly, the SUV will introduce the new so -called self -auto system from Meizu, providing sophisticated connectivity features and many personalization options. On the French market, only the 01 is known, however in China, the other models (02, 03, 05. ) Complete the whole range. The latest SUV of the Chinese strategic partner of Renault will show the tip of his nose at the Shanghai Auto Salon on April 18 and the launch on the market in China is scheduled for the third quarter of the year. For the European market it will be necessary to wait until 2024.

Scoops / Lynk & Co is preparing a 100 % electric SUV

Lynk & Co wants to capitalize on the success of its SUV 01 and will offer an exclusively electric replacement. It will again be a SUV and the subscription formula will also be preserved.

Lynk & Co 01

To replace its Lynk & Co 01 SUV rechargeable hybrid, the Chinese manufacturer will go to full electric with a replacement which will be based on the new SEA platform of the Geely group. Ford of the success of its subscription formula, Lynk & Co will continue on this path by offering only one model, accompanied by a fixed rental package and a limited offer in terms of options. Lynk & Co has not specified whether customers will finally have the choice of the colors of the model or not.

Lynk & Co 01

This new model called to succeed the Lynk & Co 01 will therefore use the SEA platform – Sustainable Experience Architecture – developed by Geely and on which the Smart #1 is designed. Other models of the Chinese group – Volvo, Polestar, Lotus, Zeekr – will share this architecture too. The technical characteristics – power, battery capacity, autonomy – are not yet known, the amount of rent either.

If the type of engine will change, the rest of the “package” will remain faithful to the current subscription formula which has already attracted more than 28.000 customers in Europe with the Netherlands and Italy as the most important markets. However, Lynk & Co intends to expand its network by also distributing its vehicles to the United Kingdom from 2024.

Discover our video test of the Lynk & Co 01