Geely’s latest electric car brand is Sik, But this is not the first electric car sub-brand of the Chinese automaker. This is Geometry, which was launched in 2019 as the name of the company’s mainstream electric car. Geometry is quality, Zeekr is quality, this is the order.
Geometry’s launch product is A, which is a sedan with a fairly traditional appearance, formerly known as Geely GE11. Geometry A is powered by a 161 hp/250 Nm motor and can be equipped with two battery sizes-51.9 kWh battery for 410 kilometers per charge and 61.9 kWh battery for 500 kilometers, both measured in the NEDC cycle. 0-100 km/h can be completed in 8.8 seconds.
Geometry A is sold as a city car and deployed as an environmentally friendly taxi in China, but there is now an improved model that can go further and even reach neighboring provinces. Referred to as Geometry A Pro for short, it is almost the same as Geometry A, but with better technical specifications.
according to Geely has not deleted, Pro’s battery is a 70 kWh unit. Although the capacity has increased, the space used has been reduced by 20%. The NEDC range is now rated at 600 kilometers, and there is a more powerful motor-201 hp (150 kW) and 310 Nm, Pro has an advantage of 50 hp/60 Nm, and the 0-100 km/h time has been cut From nearly two seconds to 6.9 seconds.
This is close to the acceleration level of the hot hatch, but “although it does have some type of performance certificate, this is not why I or anyone likes this car,” Geely has not deleted The host said, adding that “this is a very calm and relaxing car”. In short, this is not a high-performance electric car like Zeekr or Tesla.This power increase makes A and Geometry C hatchback It debuted in June 2020.
According to the video, Geometry A Pro has Bosch’s latest iBooster technology, which can increase battery life by up to 30% through energy regeneration in urban environments.
The German parts manufacturer describes iBooster as an electromechanical braking system independent of vacuum. The main advantages include the rapid build-up of pressure within a short braking distance, and the “best pedal feel” that can be adjusted from sporty to comfortable depending on the car manufacturer.
From the outside, the Pro version of A can be seen through its black roof and pillars. In China, Base A starts at RMB 120,000 (RM77,123), while Pro starts at approximately RMB 148,000 (RM95,116). Geely plans to export this electric car later this year.
This will be the first premium and (relatively) affordable Proton EV, won’t it? What do you think?More about Geometry here A.
Gallery: Geometry A Professional Edition
Gallery: Geometry A