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April 6, 2024

Lynk & Co Makes Philippine Debut With 3 Models At MIAS

The Swedish-Chinese automotive brand, Lynk & Co makes its official debut at the Manila International Auto Show (MIAS) under United Asia Automotive Group, Inc. (UAAGI).

“Lynk & Co perfectly complements our existing lineup,” says UAAGI Chairman Rommel L. Sytin. “The introduction of Lynk & Co Philippines is a testament to our group’s unwavering commitment to providing the Filipino motoring public with access to the latest and most innovative, global vehicles. We at UAAGI are dedicated to providing Filipinos with the new and cutting-edge mobility solutions, and the inclusion of Lynk & Co in our brand roster reinforces this.”

At the 2024 MIAS, Filipinos are able experience Lynk & Co firsthand at the brand’s dedicated space: the “Lynk & Co Center,” which is an exciting, entertaining hub that embodies the brand’s core values of connection and being engaged.

“The Lynk & Co Center at the 2024 Manila International Auto Show is more than just a car display,” says Froy Dytianquin, UAAGI Group Managing Director and Lynk & Co Philippines Managing Director. “It’s a place where Filipinos can link & connect with the brand, and learn more about its premium, global vehicle lineup—all in a stylish and interactive space. The Lynk & Co Center reflects the youthful and energetic spirit of Lynk & Co: a spirit that perfectly aligns with the young and dynamic Filipino driver who seeks to elevate their driving experience with stunning European design, impressive performance, and cutting-edge technology.”

Lynk & Co, a joint venture between the Volvo Car Group and the Geely Auto Group, is a young and rapidly growing force in the global automotive industry. Its success is rooted in its user-centric approach, offering premium vehicles built on advanced architectural platforms like CMA, SEA, and BMA. These platforms allow for scalability and future-proofing, readily adapting to incorporate new energy solutions like plug-in electric hybrid (PHEV) and electric vehicle (EV) technology.

Lynk & Co’s launch line-up in the Philippines include:

The 01 PHEV: A game-changer in design and efficiency, the 01 PHEV is the perfect choice for the eco-conscious Filipino driver who desires both style and sustainability. Its PHEV system combines a turbocharged 1.5-liter with an electric motor for an explosive 262 horsepower combined output. It can travel 69 kilometers on electric power and can be charged using a Type 2 AC charger. The 01 PHEV comes with a 12.7-inch infotainment system, a 10-speaker Infinity sound system, and wireless Apple CarPlay and Android Auto. The 01 PHEV is priced at P 2,338,000.

The 05 SUV: This 2.0-liter turbo fastback all-wheel-drive SUV delivers stellar performance with 254 horsepower and 350 Nm of torque. Premium appointments including nubuck and leather seats, a laser-engraved aluminum trim panel, a 12.8-inch infotainment system, and a 10-speaker Infinity sound system is perfect for those who value luxury. The 05 Fastback AWD is priced at P 2,748,000.

The 06 SUV: Embodying the youthful spirit of Lynk & Co, the 06 boasts impressive connectivity technology and a style that resonates with today’s connected generation. It is powered by a 1.5 liter 4-cylinder gasoline direct injection turbo engine with wet type dual clutch automatic transmission with 181 horsepower and 290 Nm of torque. Independent suspension all around and a full suite of ADAS make for a safe and confident drive. The 06 comes in two variants: the Hyper Pro at P 1,488,000 and the 06 Hyper Halo at P 1,598,000.

The 03+ sports sedan also makes a Philippine preview and will join the line-up as well.

The first Lynk & Co showroom will open in Alabang by mid-April. Plans are in motion to set up eight showrooms nationwide within the year, along with the establishment of a comprehensive and competitive after-sales service system, ensuring users receive holistic service support.

1 comment:

  1. Their price seems higher than most of the Chinese automakers.


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