- Geely formally enters into strategic cooperative agreement with National Geographic.
- Geely new Vision S1 to become official car of National Geographic China Explorers project and annual adventurer of the year award.
- Geely becomes National Geographic’s sole Chinese partner.
17 November 2017, Guangzhou, China. During the market launch of Geely Auto’s second urban crossover, the Vision S1 at the 2017 Guangzhou Auto Show, Geely Auto announced that it had formally entered into a strategic cooperative agreement with National Geographic. With this announcement, Geely becomes National Geographic’s sole Chinese partner.
The Vision S1 will become the designated car of National Geographic’s China Explorer program and the annual National Geographic’s Adventurer of the Year award. The product brand philosophy of this new urban SUV is the «Love of Exploration,» which aims to inspire young consumers to go out and explore, release their love of the world, and ignite their passion for life. With National Geographic’s support of those who «explore the world and make it better,» there couldn’t be a better combination. Together with the S1, National Geographic explorers and adventurers will seek out the limits of this world and pursue their love and passion for the unknown.
Designed to meet the needs of adventurous young drivers, the Geely Vision S1 is comes with two powertrain options that takes full consideration of power and fuel economy, a 1.4T + CVT or 1.5L + 5MT powertrain option. The 1.4T turbocharged engine is Geely Auto newest development with a maximum power of 98kW, a maximum torque of 215N • m, and 100 kilometers per 5.9 liters fuel consumption. The new crossover is supplemented by EPS electric power steering, EPB electronic parking brake, AUTOHOLD automatic parking, CCS cruise control system, LIM electronic speed limit, PEPS keyless entry and other key technologies to provide a smooth and comfortable driving experience on all kinds of complex road conditions. As the latest 3rd generation refined car by Geely Auto, the Vision S1 sets a new benchmark for Chinese crossover market.