An replace on the Borgward BX5, which was speculated to have been launched on the finish of September. In response to a put up on the Borgward Malaysia Fb web page earlier as we speak, the SUV is within the means of acquiring its closing approval from the federal government, and an accompanying photograph exhibits a R&D unit apparently present process closing street testing.
The five-seater, which measures in at four,490 mm lengthy, 1,877 mm large and 1,675 mm tall, with a 2,685 mm-long wheelbase, was first previewed domestically in late April together with the BX7, a left-hand drive instance being the show automobile.
The present BX5 was geared up with a 1.eight litre turbocharged four-cylinder engine making 190 PS and 280 Nm, with energy despatched to all 4 wheels through a six-speed automated transmission and an all-wheel drive system. In China, there’s additionally a smaller 1.four litre turbo possibility, which has 150 PS and 250 Nm for output numbers.
Native specs had but to be confirmed on the time, and there hasn’t been any replace on this entrance, so once more it appears just like the kitbag for the MY-spec model will solely be identified at level of launch. It was beforehand reported that the BX5 will probably be tentatively priced underneath RM100ok and that it is going to be locally-assembled (CKD).
In Could, Go Bremen Motors signed a cope with Borgward to deal with the manufacturing and distribution of Borgward fashions in Malaysia in addition to chosen international locations within the ASEAN area.
GALLERY: Borgward BX5 (LHD) in Malaysia
The put up Borgward BX5 doing street trials – native launch in 2019 Auto Reviews & New Cars on Paul Tan’s Automotive Information.