Some time ago we told you about the revival of Borgward. The German firm has returned to life with the help of Foton Motor. This Chinese company is one of the subsidiaries that has Beijing Automotive Industry Corporation (BAIC) and his favorite area of business in the automotive industry is the manufacture of commercial vehicles.
Foton Motor has control of the capital of Borgward 100 100. Thanks to their efforts to redirect its business towards the production of vehicles for passengers is that the German House have several vehicles in its portfolio. The two most important models are the SUV BX5 BX6 although that greater number of sales you can grab is the smallest.
The first market that have been selling the Borgward has been China and it seems that with relative success. The BX7 is already selling at a good pace and when the BX5 firm managers expect to increase the rate of production and orders. For this is that the BX5 SUV will begin sales in the Asian country in a matter of few days.
According to they have announced Borgward perpetrators the BX5 will be available for customers who demand it on March 24. Base price on which articulate is the rest of the range will depart the 139.800 Yuan and close the upper part in the 180,000 yuan. With this price, you can have many opportunities as direct rivals are a step up in terms of price.
Mechanical range will consist of two blocks supercharged petrol. The first will be a four-cylinder with 1.8 liter and an output of 190 HP with 280 Nm of torque. The second mechanic will be a 1.4 liter and an output of 140 HP with 240 Nm of torque. The most powerful block will be linked to an automatic gearbox with six relations. The less powerful will also be linked to an automatic cut DCT gearbox but instead of six relations will have seven.
In a second commercial offensive, Borgward makers They have announced that the BX5 will come to the market with a hybrid mechanics. Chosen for this mechanical configuration block is 1.4 liters which, with the help of the electric motor will reach a total capacity of 253 cv and 453 Nm of torque. Like the mechanics without hybridize, will be attached to the automatic DCT gearbox with seven relations.
Of its design there is little to say. All we know that it is based on the platform of the previous Audi Q5 so its basic lines are almost traced. It remains to be seen if the Chinese public gives his blessing and becomes one of the favorite premium models in the country.
Source – Borgward