Introducing the 2024 Geely Galaxy E8, a low-priced premium EV

The Geely Galaxy E8 is a full electric sedan that offers a combination of luxury, performance, and sustainability.

The Galaxy E8 has a trunk with a capacity of 420 litres and a frunk for 53 litres and features a drag coefficient of Cd 0.199.

The Galaxy E8 is the third model in the Galaxy series, which was launched last year as an independent brand. The first two models were hybrid vehicles, the Galaxy L7 SUV and Galaxy L6 sedan. As such the E8 is the first fully electric vehicle by Geely.

Geely Galaxy E8

Key Features of Geely Galaxy E8

Some of the features that make it special are:

  • It is based on an 800-volt platform, which allows for fast charging and high power output.
  • It has a dual-motor system that delivers 475 kW of power and can accelerate from 0 to 100 km/h in 3.49 seconds.
  • It has a range of up to 665 km on a single charge, depending on the battery option.
  • It has a sleek and aerodynamic design, with a drag coefficient of 0.199.
  • It is equipped with Geely’s Aegis battery safety system and Galaxy N-Operating System, which provide protection and convenience.

Price of Geely Galaxy E8

The Galaxy E8 is available in five trim levels, ranging from the 550km PRO to the 620km Performance, with prices as follows:

  • Galaxy E8 550km PRO: $24,760
  • Galaxy E8 550km Elite: $26,300
  • Galaxy E8 620km Performance: $28,500
  • Galaxy E8 620km Extreme: $30,700
  • Galaxy E8 620km Ultimate: $32,200

These prices are based on the exchange rate of 7.1 yuan per US dollar and may vary depending on the market and other factors.

Competitors

There are already a number of electric vehicles that sell for around the same price tags for the Geely Galaxy E8. They are:

  • 2023 Chevrolet Bolt EV: Starting price of $26,500 and an EPA-estimated range of 259 miles.
  • 2023 Nissan Leaf: Starting price of $28,140 and an EPA-estimated range of 149 miles.
  • 2023 Hyundai Ioniq Electric: Starting price of $24,900 and an EPA-estimated range of 170 miles.
  • 2023 Mini Cooper SE: Starting price of $24,400 and an EPA-estimated range of 114 miles4.
  • 2023 Kia Soul EV: Starting price of $24,200 and an EPA-estimated range of 243 miles.
  • 2023 Tesla Model 3: Starting price of $24,190 and an EPA-estimated range of 263 miles.

Availability of Geely Galaxy E8

Geely Galaxy E8 EV sedan

The Geely Galaxy E8 is a part of Geely’s Galaxy brand, which aims to create premium electric vehicles for the mainstream market. It is currently available in China, but Geely Auto sells its cars in other countries and regions around the world, including in AsiaAfricaEuropeLatin America, and Oceania. Geely has also said it is interested in the Australian market. If yours is one of the countries where Geely is already seeking vehicles, perhaps the Galaxy E8 will get to you soon.

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