Lynk & Co is yet one more model from the huge empire of Geely, the corporate was established solely in 2016 in Sweden. This three way partnership between Volvo and Geely was created to give attention to youthful automobile consumers and provide new buy choices for purchasers – Lynk & Co focuses on subscription automobiles.
The corporate has 6 automobile fashions on sale in China whereas its Lynk & Co 01 mannequin is the one thus far offered on world markets. The brand new 08 is a trendy and sporty SUV that’s constructed on the brand new EV platform CMA 2.0 from Geely. The identical platform will probably be utilized by the upcoming Volvo XC60.
Using CMA platform suggests that originally the automobile will probably be out there as a plug-in hybrid with a battery-only powered mannequin to hitch the lineup later. Since it’s a lot bigger than the favored 01, it will likely be attention-grabbing to see if the 08 makes it to the European market and joins its smaller sibling within the subscription enterprise.
Lynk & Co 08 has a minimum of one declare to fame – it’s the first automobile to make use of the brand new Meizu Flyme Auto in-car working system. It makes plenty of sense since Geely owns Meizu after it accomplished the buyout deal final 12 months. The Flyme Auto is an extension of Meizu’s Flyme cell OS and it guarantees “multi-terminal and all-scenario immersive experiences” – it’s mainly Geely’s response to Android Auto and Apple CarPlay.
The automotive could have its official debut in simply a few weeks on March 30, for now Lynk & Co simply shared a number of pictures to maintain us . At the moment the corporate will share extra technical particulars and market availability as effectively.