Geely & Lifan’s JV: LIVAN 9 is an pure electric SUV with battery-swapping


On December 17, LIVAN 9 was officially launched. The new car launched a total of 4 models with a price range of 109,900 to 129,900 yuan. The new car is positioned as a medium-sized pure electric SUV, and the shape of the whole vehicle creates a strong sense of avant-garde design. In terms of battery life, LIVAN 9 has a cruising range of 470 kilometers under CLTC conditions.

In terms of appearance, the overall design of the new car is quite futuristic. The whole vehicle adopts a bar-type front grille design and is connected with the LED lights on both sides to form an integrated shape, which further enhances the visual width of the vehicle. In addition, the new car also adopts a split light group design, the far and low beam light group is integrated with the ventilation openings on both sides of the front surround

The side shape of the body is quite tough. Two concave ribs are designed on the front and rear fenders of the new car, and with the “waist” design under the door, the new car has a wide-body visual effect. Not only that, coupled with a slightly raised waistline, the vehicle is in a sense of sight that is ready to go. In terms of body size, the length, width and height of the new car are 4845/1890/1778mm respectively, and the wheelbase is 2825mm.

In the interior part, the new car adopts a full LCD instrument panel and is equipped with a two-color three-spoke multifunctional steering wheel. The central control multimedia display adopts a floating design. The electronic shift mechanism in the passage area makes the new car’s sense of technology well displayed. In addition, the new car will also have two seat layouts of 6 seats and 7 seats to further meet the needs of consumers for cars.

In terms of power, the new car will be equipped with a front single motor with a maximum power of 204 horsepower and a peak torque of 310 Nm. It is equipped with a 66.57kWh ternary lithium battery pack and has a cruising range of 470 kilometers under CLTC conditions.

Who is LIVAN Auto?

LIVAN Automobile was established on January 24, 2022, jointly funded by Geely Automobile and Lifan Technology. The two companies each hold 50% of the shares. Relying on the complementary advantages of the two major car companies, the newly born LIVAN Automobile focuses on battery-swapping electric vehicles and battery swapping services.

The predecessor of LIVAN Auto – Maple Leaf Auto, was established in March 2019, and has successively launched two new pure electric cars, Maple Leaf 30X and Maple Leaf 80V.