Geely has started tests of crossover Atlas of new generation

Geely has started tests of crossover Atlas of new generation

September 26, 2018 0 By autotimesnews

The network posted pictures of camouflaged SUV Geely Atlas of Chinese brand. The premiere of the model is likely to take place next year.

Pictures of the disguised cross Geely has published a Chinese edition of Autohome. The portal claims that the paparazzi caught Boyue of the second generation. Recall, the model of the first generation in Russia is known as Atlas. Judging from the frames, the SUV will receive new bumpers and other lights. The radiator grille is also different, although the corporate drawing “circles on the water” is preserved. Rear lights are located in the same place, but they seem to have a new shape.

Inside the second Boyue / Atlas – another front panel and multimedia system with a huge touch screen. The transmission selector is also new, and under it there was a washer, but it is still unclear what it is responsible for. In addition, it is assumed that the crossover has also changed the virtual “device”.

On the motor scale, the model for a new generation of data is not yet available, as well as the date of the crossover premiere. Most likely, the car will make its debut next year.

The current Geely Boyue was introduced in 2015, it was released to the Chinese market in 2016. The crossover is built on the company’s own development platform, which also forms the basis of the Borui sedan. At the beginning of this year, the SUV designed for the China was slightly updated – the cross got other bumpers, the palette of body colors was expanded, the multimedia system lost its physical buttons.

In China, the Boyue is now available with gasoline “atmospheric” 2.0 (141 hp) and turbo four 1.8 (163 or 184 hp). Both engines are combined with a six-speed manual transmission, for the turbo engine there is also a six-speed automatic transmission. Drive – front or full. The price of the crossover starts at 98,800 yuan.

Following the results of 2017, Boyue became Geely’s best-selling model on the home market – 286,163 crossover cars were sold (this is the 13th place in the overall rating of all cars represented in China). But this year interest to the SUV significantly decreased: if in January 2018, more than 30,000 cars were sold, in August – 19,032 copies.