A new electric car from Volvo with a range of more than 1,000 km will appear in Europe | Zeekr 01

A new electric car from Volvo with a range of more than 1,000 km will appear in Europe | Zeekr 01 1

The electric car Zeekr 01 will soon get a top-of-the-range version. It has a record range of more than 1000 km. About this informs the site Autoevolution.

More precisely, the passport range of the crossover is 1032 km. This was achieved due to a huge battery with a capacity of 140 kWh developed by CATL.

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A huge battery for a car developed by CATL
Photo: Geely

New Zeekr 01 with extended battery goes into production in the second half of 2023. Only 1,000 of these cars will be produced at a cost of about $70,000. The crossover will be available in China and will also enter the European market.

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The electric car will be released in a limited edition
Photo: Geely

Recall that the Zeekr 01 is the first model of the new electric brand of concern Geely. It was developed in Sweden by Volvo.

The electric crossover reaches 5 meters in length with a wheelbase of 3 meters. The car features a streamlined design with a sloping roof, and its interior is equipped with sports leather seats with electric drive and ventilation.

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The interior is trimmed with expensive leather
Photo: Geely

The electric car Zeekr 01 is equipped with two engines with a total capacity of 536 hp. The top model became heavier, but still fast – acceleration to 100 km/h takes about 4 seconds. The car will get all-wheel drive and air suspension with variable ground clearance.