Geely EC7 will receive an electric drive

May 8, 2015 at 8:16 pm

Famous Chinese car maker Geely and Detroit Electric, the largest American company addicted to the production of electric vehicles, signed a partnership agreement to develop an electric power train and necessary components for environmentally friendly electric vehicles for the Chinese auto market.

2014 Environmentally friendly  Geely EC7 EV pic

2014 Environmentally friendly Geely EC7 EV pic

Their first product will be based on Geely EC7 and will get the prefix “EV” in the title. Detailed information was not announced, but we know that cars will be offered in two modifications: the first one with the cruising range of 165 kilometers, and the second will be able to pass about 258 kilometers. It is expected that the acceleration of the Chinese sedan from one to hundred km/h will take less than 8 seconds. Its maximum speed will be up to 200 kilometers per hour.

2014 Geely EC7 electric vehicle image

2014 Geely EC7 electric vehicle image

Geely EC7-EV sedan will be put on the market next year. It is expected that the purchasers of the car will represent the businesses and public organizations. The company plans to sell about 3,000 sedans since the start of sales and it expects to raise this figure up to the mark of 30000 models. We remind that Geely introduced the flagship sedan concept at the Shanghai Motor Show. It is based on the Volvo S80 previous generation platform.