New Geely concept icon used Volvo XC40 platform

Chinese car maker Geely has introduced the concept of the icon at the Beijing motor show, a futuristic SUV model, the Compact Modular architecture (CMA) basics co-developed with Volvo.

The structure, which is the basis of the Volvo models such as the XC40, was designed to be compatible with a combustion engine, hybrid and electric drives.

Other Geely-owned maker, Lynk & Co, who soon in Europe, is using the CMA platform for its models, the 01 and 02 SUVs.

While Geely is not confirmed, and a new concept for the production, when it comes to the greenlight, it is feasible, it could be sold outside of its home market China. This is because models with CMA, including the XC40, and already built at Volvo’s Ghent plant, which means that each model is based on the platform built, it could be.

In fact, Lynk & CO have recently confirmed that his models for Europe, based on the ASV would be produced.

Geely said, the concept Symbol was created to expand to “Geely with the DNA, taking into account the need for a new generation of consumers”.

Designer Guy Burgoyne said the had surfaces and the graphics of the concept has been distilled down to its minimalist form”, in accordance with modern gadgets, where it’s simple on the outside but a more complicated and technology-oriented interior”.

Inside, the Central console disappears when not in use, so that occupants can on the infotainment. There are middle and rear Windows and plenty of space to allow the storage of equipment.

Burgoyne added: “The energy Hub-floating allows users to wirelessly your devices to charge on-the-go and share information on the in-car screens.”

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