Stellantis reveals first Leapmotor models to UK dealers this week


Dealers from the Stellantis franchise stable will this week get their first look at the first Leapmotor cars to come to the UK during a driving event in Italy.

Leapmotor International, the joint venture business formed by Stellantis and Leapmotor last year, has confirmed plans two full electric models will be launched in the UK in March 2025, the C10 mid-size SUV, offering 261 miles of range (WLTP), and the T03 A-sector city car (165 miles WLTP range). A further four models to follow over the subsequent two-to-three years.

The cars will be sold via the traditional franchised model, with those currently operating one of the Stellantis brands – Peugeot, Citroen, DS, Fiat, Alfa Romeo, Vauxhall and Maserati – given the first option.

The number of dealers in the network has not been revealed, but a spokesman said it would be “sizeable”.

A brand director for the UK is expected to be announced in the next week or so.

While UK pricing is yet to be confirmed, the five-star Euro NCAP C10 is priced from £15,000 in China, while the T03 retails for just £5,500.

“We have benchmarked the C10 against the Model 3 and Model Y and the ID4,” said Leapmotor founder and CEO Zhu Jiangming.

“The T03 is benchmarked against the Fiat 500.”

Pricing in the UK will be comparable to the likes of BYD, GWM Ora and Omoda.

The C10, therefore, is likely to be pitched from around £35,000.

It is understood that the C10 will be exported from China, while the T03 will be assembled in Europe.

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