Geely’s EV brand – Geometry – has launched a new model, the Geometry E. The new EV will come in three trims; Cute Tiger, Linglong Tiger, and Thunder Tiger. Pricing starts at $12,947 (86,800 yuan) for the base model, while the Linglong Tiger and Thunder Tiger will cost around $14,588 and $15,483 respectively.
The new EV is targeted at younger customers searching for affordable entry-level models. For looks, the Geometry E sports a simple sharp line design, and a two-tone color theme with a black roofline. The car also adopts a light bar above the grille position, and the split headlight that is popular among Chinese automakers. Users can choose from four color options including mint, green, blue lotus, and jasmine.
At the rear, the automaker uses an L-shaped taillight group which gives way to the trapezoid-shaped license plate area. The new EV has a 2,485mm wheelbase and measures 4004/1765/1550mm in length, width, and height respectively. Like most EVs, the Geometry uses a closed grille design. Additionally, the headlights are sorrounded by a green frame.
Inside the car, the automaker maintains its simplistic design. There is a contrasting color theme, and all models are equipped with two 10.25-inch infotainment screens.
Powered by a TZ160XS601 drive motor capable of churning out 60 kW and 130 Nm of torque, the Geometry E has a top speed of 121 km/h. There are two lithium iron phosphate battery options; a 33.5kWh battery pack for the base model, and a 39.4 kWh alternative for the other trims, and the charge time from 0-80% is 30 minutes. Apart from the Cute Tiger trim which comes with a 320 km driving range, the other two trims have a 401 km range.
When released into the market, the EV will face competition from similarly-priced rivals such as BYD Yuan Pro and the Nezha V. During the launch, Geometry Motors, announced the opening of 100 dealerships across China. The automaker further plans to have 380 dealership stores by the end of 2022, and 500 by the end of 2025.