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Geely: Don't Call The Okavango An SUVWhile much loved by owners, one thing customers struggle with when it comes to the Okavango is what kind of car is—should you think of it as an SUV (it certainly looks the part) or an MPV (Geely Philippines officially calls it one). The answer, according to Guy Burgoyne, head of Geely’s Shanghai design studio is: it’s a, “Cross MPV.”

So, what exactly is a “cross MPV?” Well, it seems it’s the marriage of the best bits of an SUV and MPV. “As the first crossover MPV from Greely, the Okavango was designed to fit multiple life scenarios: the daily drive to work, morning school runs, and even the occasional drive out of the city to the countryside with the family during a weekend,” says Huang Ning, Deputy General Manager of Geely Design China.

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Wednesday, January 12, 2022 Geely: Don't Call The Okavango An SUV While much loved by owners, one thing customers struggle with when it comes to the Okavango is what kind of car is—should you think of it as an SUV (it certainly looks the part) or an MPV (Geely Philippines officially calls it one).Tuesday, January 11, 2022 Rolls-Royce Marks Record Sales In 2021 In 2021, Rolls-Royce Motor Cars delivered the highest-ever annual sales results in the marque’s 117-year history.Tuesday, January 11, 2022 Maserati Announces Return To Racing Maserati announced its return to motorsports.Mahindra and Mahindra failed to secure a buyer .

The answer, according to Guy Burgoyne, head of Geely’s Shanghai design studio is: it’s a, “Cross MPV.” So, what exactly is a “cross MPV?” Well, it seems it’s the marriage of the best bits of an SUV and MPV. This overall figure includes all-time record sales in most regions, including Greater China, the Americas and Asia-Pacific, and in multiple countries across the globe. “As the first crossover MPV from Greely, the Okavango was designed to fit multiple life scenarios: the daily drive to work, morning school runs, and even the occasional drive out of the city to the countryside with the family during a weekend,” says Huang Ning, Deputy General Manager of Geely Design China. The return to the track renews the racing spirit in Maserati’s DNA. The Okavango’s MPV nature hits you most with the sheer amount of interior space available; it breaks spatial boundaries to allow a large number of flexible space layouts. Growth has been driven principally by the Ghost (lead photo). Unusually for a car in the Okavango’s segment, all the seats in the second row can individually move and be adjusted, creating 19 different arrangements, resulting in true flexibility. Aside from Edison Motors, the consortium also includes Seoul-based Keystone Private Equity, activist fund Korea Corporate Government Improvement Fund (KCGI), and Semisysco Co.

You can put the second-row seats down to create a 4+1 lounge space to use for a meeting or picnic. The company’s Provenance (pre-owned) program also enjoyed exceptional sales results in 2021, achieving an all-time record. The rest of the range are also electrified including the Grecale, GranTurismo, GranCabrio, and MC20. Leaving those second-row seats down gives passengers in the third row an option to recline with their feet stretched out. Unlike in many SUVs, the third row is fully usable and adults of up to 1. The extraordinary undertaking of bringing Spectre to market by the fourth quarter of 2023 has now begun, and the most punishing testing protocol ever conceived for a Rolls Royce is underway.9 meters (6.2 feet) tall still have plenty of headroom, and thanks to the large side windows it’s a pleasant environment to be in.5 million-kilometer journey, which extends to all four corners of the world, will simulate more than 400 years of use for a Rolls Royce.

“When we started to design the whole rear cabin of the Okavango, we wanted to please the customer with a better resolved riding space from an ergonomic point of view. We found Okavango target customers almost equally consider the importance of the middle and rear seats. The Rolls-Royce factory at Goodwood is currently running at near-maximum capacity, on a two-shift pattern to fulfil orders from clients around the world. In the meantime, separated middle seats provide better access to the rear ones,” says Huang. With the Okavango you won’t find space at a premium, rather the space is premium. -. With 24 centimeters of adjustment for the second-row seats, passengers here can get up to one meter of leg room – just the thing for long journeys.

And when it comes to carting around luggage, various combinations of seats folding down give flexible options. Both the second and third rows fold flat giving a maximum cargo volume of 2,050 liters and the equivalent length of a 2.2-meter king-sized bed. Whether you want to move a fridge or load the space up for a camping trip you are sure to fit everything in. The Okavango packs no fewer than 42 storage spaces.

Many of these are innovative solutions to optimize the car for the occupants. Take the center-storage compartment for example, on many cars this provides very little space for stowing items while eating up a large amount of interior volume. On the Okavango this space opens up with a double layer. This however is not as easy as it is sounds due to needing to mount the shifter on the console. “In order to find as many such storage places as possible, the designer needed to work closely with the engineering team to find the solutions together,” says Huang.

“At the beginning, design wanted a light-weight feeling console to reflect a modern and high-tech middle compartment.” “In the meantime, thanks to using a very compact electric shifter module, engineers managed to reduce the whole section to the minimum. So, the result is a very spacious storage space coming from the seamless collaboration between designer and engineer,” he continues. If the inside is more like an MPV then the outside if more like an SUV. “The crossover stance and product design language give the vehicle a special appearance, inspired by a dynamic product design rationale for function and form, for strength and refinement, technology and fashion,” he says.

You can see this through the Okavango’s muscular body and tensile lines. Details such as the ride height and roof rack point to a more SUV-like look. The roof rack also provides further carrying capacity – although we’re not sure you’ll need it. It seems a cross MPV truly delivers on all the promises. “The Okavango embodies energetic spirit with technology to bring customers a cross-over with extended space.

We hope the Okavango will bring a wonderful distinct new mobility experience for our customers,” Huang concludes. - .