The Geely LC is a modern 5-door hatchback manufactured by the Chinese independent car maker Geely, distributed on the South Market by Geely South Africa. The car has been in production since the year 2009 to date. It is classified as a compact car, which uses a 1.3 L engine. It is a global brand that has been rated the safest hatchback for the year 2011 for the Chinese market. The 1.3 L engine is capable of delivering maximum power of 63kW at 6000 rpm. It comes as a very economic car which not only offers economic solutions, but also offers very reliable motoring solutions with comfort and luxury.
The ideal comfort of the Geely LC is enhanced by the interior design and flair. It has managed to win the hearts of many ladies, not so say that it leaves out the male gender in its portfolio of admiriers. Its style and elegant appeal makes it a favorite choice among the male gender. Geely South Africa provides three models namely the GS, GL and GT. Maximum torque on the 1.3 L engine is 110 Nm, delivered at 5200 rpm. The 1.3 L engine takes on the front wheel drive format and when it comes to suspension, the Geely LC utilizes the MacPherson struts, while the rear suspension features the hybrid link. The braking system of the compact car is defined by the front disc and rear drums for that required ability to stop when need arises.
The engine of the Geely uses a 5-speed manual transmission which is common across the three models. While the fuel tank capacity may seem low, it compares very favorably when it comes to the total distance covered with a fuel tank, taking into consideration the fuel consumption of the small car.
Comfort and convenience is courtesy of the many power features, such as the electric windows, the electric mirrors and the power steering. The interior features fabric seats for comfortable seating and the height adjustable front seats makes seating even much more comfortable. Inside the car, you will be treated with royalty by the instrumentation and the presence of aircon a fresh environment and fresh air. There is also the option of the heating system, which allows you to define the suitable environment you would like. The same interior also takes on the adjustable steering wheel for comfort and also safety. Inside the Geely LC is the radio and the CD player (with MP3 function); with the CD player being found on the upper GT variant. The sound system on the GT model features 6 speakers, while the GS and GL use 4 speakers.
Safety and security is provided by many modern features that include the ABS system with Electronic Brake-force Distribution (EBD), the dual airbags on the GL model, with the GT taking on 6 airbags. The Collapsible Steering Column, the third Brake Light and the Rear Door Childlocks features are common on the three models. Optional features provide on the GS model include the backup radar, front dual airbags which are optional on the GL model. This 5-door hatchback is very sophisticated in design and competent on performance. With the style and class is possesses, the Geely LC has won the hearts of many. The car stands for quality and dynamic ingenuity.