Geely launches a new car brand
Chinese manufacturer jellyowner of Volvo, Polestar and Lotus, as well as a major shareholder of Mercedes and partner in the division responsible for the development of internal combustion engines by Renault, officially launched a car The new trademark Specializing in premium electric and hybrid cars. New brand name Jelly Galaxy It will join other groups created by the Chinese group: Geometry, Livan and Zeekr. Three models are expected by the end of 2023.
The first model in the Galaxy range, which can already be reserved in China, is a 470cm hybrid SUV called Geely Galaxy L7. It has angular lines, with a front fascia where there are slender horizontal headlights and vertical daytime running lights. There is so much tech on board that there are three screens: one of 10.25 inches for the instrument, a vertical one of 13.2 inches for the multimedia system and one of 16.2 inches for the passenger. After the Geely Galaxy L7, the release of the sedan is expected L8 Hybrid Equipped with the same plug-in hybrid powertrain. The sedan is expected to be out by the end of the year Galaxy E8expected with a concept called Galaxy Lights (In the pictures below).
Geely Galaxy plans to own it A group of seven new models within the next two years. Of the seven new products, four will be plug-in hybrid models, including the Galaxy L7 SUV and L6 sedan, with deliveries starting on the second and Third quarter of 2023. Instead, three models fall under the electric Galaxy E range, with the E8 sedan expected to launch in the fourth quarter of 2023. Geely Galaxy models will be built on a dedicated intelligent electric architecture, as well as on the E-CMA platform, which is intended for plug-in models.
At the presentation ceremony of the new brand, Geely also introduced a number of new electrified technologies, including new ones security system Battery operated Aegis system, powertrain Nordthor Hybrid 8848 and the OS for connected and smart vehicles Galaxy NOS.
The Galaxy series will be the first brand to use the system Battery safety Geely’s Aegis, which, according to the house, when paired with the car’s Wise Star Cloud Connected CPU system, is able to predict and prevent thermal runaway, thus increasing battery life by 20%.
The latest generation of hybrid drive North Thor 8848which achieved a thermal efficiency of 44.26%. The NordThor 8848 powertrain uses a predictive power management system that can improve fuel economy by up to 15%. Combined with a dedicated three-speed hybrid transmission (DHT), the new powertrain will be used in the Geely Galaxy L7 SUV, ensuring a top speed of 200 km/h and a 0-100 km/h sprint in 7.5 seconds, with fuel consumption Fuel 5.23 l / 100 km (1370 km covered on a full tank in hybrid driving conditions).
The new Chinese giant also showed OS, which is developed in accordance with the Geely Smart 2025 strategy, according to which Geely Auto relies on its own developed chipsets, operating systems, cloud computing and satellite networks. The software is powered by Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 8155 chip.
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