Concept Geely Icon will become a mid-size crossover SX12

Concept Geely Icon will become a mid-size crossover SX12

December 30, 2018 0 By autotimesnews

Introduced in April of this year, Icon’s conceptual crossover will be the prototype for an absolutely new model of the Chinese automaker – Geely. It is reported that the new crossover will eventually become completely electric, but on the sales stratum it will be available with the usual elderberry meters.

In April of this year, at the Beijing auto show, the Chinese company Geely introduced the Icon concept crossover. Unfortunately, nothing was said about this car – representatives of the brand refused to comment even on the overall dimensions of the new product. But without that, it is clear that they are not small. Insiders told us that the Geely Icon is most likely an electric vehicle.

One thing was clear – its exterior / interior was designed in a minimalist style.

Now, foreign specialized publications tell us that the Chinese automaker plans to present its new crossover next year. It is known that it will be called SX12, and the mysterious concept of Geely Icon served as its prototype.

As a platform for their new products, the engineers of the brand chose BMA (B-segment Modular Architecture). In essence, this is the same Volvo CMA truck. We can say that the Geely SX12 crossover will be a relative of the Swedish XC60.

  According to the plans of the management of the company Geely, over time, their novelty will be completely electric, but at the start of sales, it will be available with gasoline engines. We are talking about 1.5, 1.0 and 1.4 liter engines with a capacity of 177, 136 and 131 hp respectively.

Not so long ago, it became known that Geely will release a budget version of the Tesla Model 3.