Is Geely's Extreme 01 a Game Changer with a Top Range of 720km?

On September 19th, the Zeekr 01 officially started pre-booking, with a presale price starting at RMB 259,900. Consumers who successfully pre-order will have the opportunity to gain multiple benefits. Reportedly, Zeekr 01 will officially go on sale this October.

According to official information, the dimensions of the Zeekr 01 are 4,853 x 1,990 x 1,611 mm, with a wheelbase of 3,000 mm, showcasing excellent space performance.

In terms of basic performance, the Zeekr 01 adopts a front all-aluminum double wishbone / rear all-aluminum H-Arm multi-link independent suspension and a permanent magnet synchronous motor, with a maximum power of 400 kW. It can accelerate from 0 to 100 km/h in just 3.8 seconds, and has a maximum cruising range of up to 720 kilometers.

For intelligence, the Zeekr 01 is equipped with the latest Qualcomm Snapdragon 8295 smart chip and uses a dual NPU for the first time, providing sufficient process capacity for AI large models, enabling it to possess advanced intelligent product features.

It is worth mentioning that the Zeekr 01 is the industry’s first intelligent vehicle fully empowered by Apollo’s advanced autonomous driving capabilities. It is equipped with dual NVIDIA DRIVE Orin chips and already possesses mature intelligent driving functions covering many scenarios such as highways, urban areas, and parking.

Currently, the Geely Zhejiang Bay Intelligent Factory has officially begun mass production of the Zeekr 01.

During the production process, the Geely Zhejiang Bay Intelligent Factory has used a number of top-level processes, such as the introduction of “ultra-large depth stamping molding process” as well as advanced painting processes like 3C2B and 2K clear varnish, to create a “clamshell hood” with a large area for the Zeekr 01. It also ensures the light saturation and texture of the body paint.

At the same time, Geely Zhejiang Bay Intelligent Factory has constructed an all-automatic flexible calibration room to ensure that the Zeekr 01 is capable of full-fledged advanced intelligent processing level right off the line.

This article is a translation by ChatGPT of a Chinese report from 42HOW. If you have any questions about it, please email