Let’s be fairly trustworthy right here – the Lynk & Co lineup is a little bit of a hodgepodge in the meanwhile. The product technique could also be fairly easy however the numbering system is something however, because it solely refers back to the order during which the merchandise have been launched.
So, the 01 is a large-ish SUV, the 02 is barely smaller, the 03 is a sedan, the 04 is an upcoming hatchback and the 05, bizarrely, is a “coupé” model of the 01 (to say nothing concerning the 06, an excellent smaller SUV that was simply revealed in a collection of leaked photographs).
It’s the final one, the 05, that we’re speaking about right here, as the corporate has launched just a few shadowy photographs of the automobile. The outside photos are much like what we’ve seen just lately, persevering with to showcase the decrease fastback-style roofline, sportier entrance finish design, C-pillar strakes and segmented full-width tail lights.
Of larger information is the interior, and right here the 05 breaks away from the norm. The dashboard makes better use of horizontal traces to make the automobile seem wider, with full-width air vents sitting above a big floating touchscreen. The steering wheel additionally sports activities a extra angular design for the airbag boss and multifunction controls, whereas the centre console is taller and makes better use of geometric shapes.
The corporate touts the usage of high-quality supplies, reminiscent of actual aluminium trim on the sprint, in addition to an “infinitely adjustable” ambient lighting system with 16 million colors (!). No technical particulars have been revealed simply but, however the 01’s underpinnings imply that the 05 rides on the Compact Modular Structure (CMA) shared with father or mother firms Geely and Volvo.
It also needs to be powered with the identical engines. These embody a 147 hp 1.5 litre three-cylinder and 187 hp 2.zero litre four-cylinder engines, each of that are derived from Volvo. A plug-in hybrid mannequin ought to comply with in a while, combining a 180 PS model of the 1.5 litre mill and an 82 PS electrical motor to ship a complete system output of 262 PS. The 9.four kWh battery delivers an all-electric vary of 51 km on the 01.