Lynk & Co 03+ made its debut and released on 2019 Shenzhen-Hong Kong-Macau Auto Show. It is reported that Lynk & Co 03+ is the entry level high-performance model. Lynk & Co 03+ is expected to be sold at 188,000 to 209,800yuan (~US$27220 – US$30,337) in China market.
The changes on Lynk & Co 03+ comparing to the standard Lynk & Co 03:
- A body kits is added, optimized for aero kits;
- Increased downward force from 11kg to 40kg at maximum speed, improving handling stability and performance;
- More sporty optimization and adjustment in the interior design;
- Powered by 2.0T engine, maximum power 254ps, equipped with the 5th-gen intelligent four-wheel drive system;
- Added “track mode” in driving mode, 0-100km/h acceleration time is only 5.9S;
- Lynk & Co 03+ will launch TCR Road Edition in the future, power boost.
As a high-performance version, Lynk & Co 03+ is undoubtedly the upgrade of the prototype Lynk & Co 03 model, but the difference is that Lynk & Co 03+ is “fully armed” on the bodywork, a body kits is added, including optional carbon fiber front lip, front grille, new style 19-inch two-color spoke rim, rear bottom diffuser, carbon fiber rear spoiler, and bilateral total four-out exhaust.
In addition, Lynk & Co 03+ is also optimized for the aero kit, anyway the drag coefficient of the vehicle is basically the same, but downward force is increased from 11kg to 40kg at maximum speed, it can greatly improve the stability and performance.
In terms of appearance configuration, Lynk & Co 03+ comes standard with 18-inch double-spoke rim, carbon-free fiber body kits, and small-sized rear spoiler, the 19-inch rim and carbon fiber body kits are optional, the higher trim level models will also be equipped with the 6 parking radars on both front and rear end, panoramic images and so on.
In terms of interior, Lynk & Co 03+ continues the interior design and layout of Lynk & Co 03 standard version, but the difference is enhanced in the sporty style, including the flat-bottomed steering wheel, sports seats and the gear-lever which are all wrapped in Alcantara material, as well as yellow stitches and trims that echo the body color, making the interior of Lynk & Co 03+ more impressive.
In terms of power, Lynk & Co 03+ is powered by a JLH-4G20TDC 2.0T inline four-cylinder direct injection engine and is matched with 6-speed manual or 8-speed AMT transmission. The engine’s maximum power is 254Ps, and it is also equipped with the fifth-generation intelligent four-wheel drive system from BorgWarner. The officially announced 0-100km/h acceleration time is 5.9 seconds.
In addition to Lynk & Co 03+, Lynk & Co 03 will also launch Lynk & Co 03 TCR Road Edition in the future, its maximum power will be increased to about 350ps, and equipped with the same hardware base as the Lynk & Co 03 TCR, it will be available in limited quantities, the price will be about 500,000 yuan (~US$72,395).