Renault, Volvo, and Geely will jointly produce a new sports crossover

Renault, Volvo, and Geely will jointly produce a new sports crossover 1

The Renault Arkana coupe crossover will get a big brother. The new model will appear in 2024 and is created jointly with Volvo and Geely. About these reports press-service of Renault Group.

Development of the new model is engaged in a Korean branch of Renault (formerly this company produced cars under the brand name Samsung). Recently 34.02% of its shares were bought by Geely, and now the Chinese concern is preparing to buy shares of Renault Group. And since Geely owns Volvo, engineers of the Swedish brand will also join the creation of the crossover.

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Volvo XC40 will share its platform with the new model
Photo: Volvo

Only one teaser of the model has been published so far. It has a high hood, sloping roof, and elevated “stern”, and the rear window is covered with a spoiler. It’s also visible that the fenders are slightly extended.

Likewise, it is said that the Renault crossover will be built on a CMA platform. Furthermore, it was originally created for Volvo XC40, but now it is the basis of several models of Geely and the premium Chinese brand Lynk & Co.

Likewise, it is also known that the new Renault will be a hybrid. Apparently, the crossover will get a Geely-Volvo power plant with a 1.5-liter turbocharged gasoline engine and an electric motor. In different models, it develops 245-262 hp.