Geely's Zeekr brand's first model could be unveiled this month and go on sale in August
The Zeekr 001, the first model of Geely's premium electric car brand Zeekr, will be unveiled on April 15 and go on sale in August-September, local media Pcauto.com.cn said Wednesday.
The model, previously known as the Lynk ZERO, is priced between RMB 300,000 ($45,838) and RMB 500,000 and will open for pre-sale at the Shanghai Auto Show on April 19, the report said.
The car's pricing makes it a potential competitor to the NIO ET7, which is priced from RMB 448,000 before subsidies for delivery in the first quarter of 2022.
The car features a fully automatic air suspension, hidden door handles, frameless power doors and cut-through taillights.
As an electric luxury coupe, the car uses a suspended dashboard, widescreen HUD and eco-friendly seats inside.
The Zeekr 001 has a length of 4950mm, a wheelbase of 2999mm and is equipped with Bosch's braking system.
The Zeekr 001 is equipped with dual front and rear electric motors with a combined maximum power of 400kW and peak torque of 768N⋅m.
The acceleration time from 0-100km/h is 3.8s and the top speed is over 200km/h.
The vehicle has a maximum charging voltage of 800 volts, a range of 120km in 5 minutes of charging and a combined NEDC range of over 700km.
Zeekr is jointly invested by Geely Automobile Holdings and Geely Holding Group, with the former holding a 51% stake and the latter a 49% stake.