Geely Automobile Holdings, the Chinese carmaker behind Volvo, has announced a new luxury fully-electric car brand called Galaxy EV. The brand’s first concept vehicle is a Light BEV study that Geely says will be “the leading product of its kind in China.” The study also features a hybrid Plug-in Hybrid Electric Vehicle (PHEV) model called the L7. Both vehicles are based on Geely’s new modular architecture that can support pure electric and hybrid vehicles, while incorporating advanced safety technologies and a unique design language. Read on to learn more about the Galaxy EV’s debut models and their features.
The Different Types of Geely’s Galaxy EVs
Geely’s Galaxy EV luxury brand has unveiled a light BEV study and an L PHEV. The light BEV is a pure electric vehicle with a range of 250 km (155 miles). The L PHEV is a plug-in hybrid with a 1.5 liter turbocharged engine and an electric motor. It has a total range of 600 km (373 miles).
The different types of Galaxy EVs offer different benefits for consumers. The light BEV is ideal for those who want to reduce their carbon footprint and save on fuel costs. The L PHEV is perfect for those who want the flexibility of a hybrid vehicle, with the added benefit of being able to charge it at home or at work.
What are the Features of a Geely’s Galaxy EV?
Geely’s Galaxy EV is a luxury electric vehicle that made its debut at the 2015 Geneva Motor Show. The car is based on the Volvo S80L platform and is powered by two electric motors with a combined output of 409 horsepower. It has a range of over 500 kilometers and can reach speeds of up to 200 kilometers per hour. The car comes with a host of features including an infotainment system, adaptive cruise control, lane keeping assist, and automated parking.
How Much Does a Geely’s Galaxy EV Cost?
In China, Geely’s Galaxy EV luxury brand has debuted a light BEV study. The starting price for the base model is 298,000 yuan (US$42,725). The range-topping model starts at 368,000 yuan (US$52,975). For the Chinese market, the automaker will offer two versions of the vehicle: a long-range version with a NEDC range of 400 kilometers (249 miles) and a short-range version with a NEDC range of 300 kilometers (186 miles).
The automaker has not released pricing for other markets, but the starting price in China should give you an idea of what to expect. The Galaxy EV is a luxury vehicle, so it’s not going to be cheap. However, it’s still relatively affordable when compared to other luxury EVs on the market.