- Apr 26, 2010
Beijing 2010: Geely Emgrand GE plug-in hybrid limo
Geely Emgrand GE – Click above for high-res image gallery
One of the entries that Geely is planning for its new Emgrand premium sub-brand is the GE limousine. Like many of Geely's other new models, the GE has a very prominent grille but otherwise the rest of the design looks well proportioned and attractive. With a 214-inch body sitting on a 124-inch wheelbase, the GE is a big car. Like many other big Chinese cars, this is targeted at executives who prefer to be driven rather than get behind the wheel. The GE can be equipped with either a rear bench contoured for two passengers or a single large seat flanked by extra storage compartments.
Underneath the hood, the GE has the same plug-in hybrid powertrain featured in the GT coupe. That means it gets a 2.4-liter inline-four that churns out 160 horsepower and 165 foot-pounds of torque. The electric drive consists of a pair of 27.5 kilowatt, 132 foot-pound hub-motors for all-wheel-drive capability. The GE is targeted for 2015 introduction.
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