This is the final revival of Borgward. The brand has risen from the ashes with a new model, the Borgward BX7 a compact SUV segment will be debut in the Frankfurt in the coming days. Although its design and understand a lot of German headquarters, is a brand that revived thanks to the capital injection of Foton, the Chinese truck manufacturer. Needless to tell you that its main market is the one.
The Borgward BX7 is simple in general terms when it comes to design, but shows styling details clearly marked as grille, large and bright finish . The headlamps unite with it, and create a curious effect reminiscent of many a mix between a Buick and a BMW X3. In any case, the result is quite attractive.
Back the highlight are some well-defined hips and pray Borgward lyrics that big in the tailgate. There plastic covers to the underside, roof rails and, surprisingly, a not overly large pneumatic tires with high profile giving it a real air SUV.
Although the interior yet we have shown, the Borgward BX7 equip many of the gadgets of comfort and security of any modern car, as the adaptive cruise control , automatic emergency braking with detection pedestrian or 360 vision cameras. In the multimedia section, should release a screen of 12.3 inches .
Mechanically the time BX7 benefits from a gasoline engine 2.0-liter and supercharger with an output of 224 horses . It is distributed to all four wheels with a system of intelligent AWD and through a automatic gearbox double clutch and 7 relationships. Not surprisingly, Borgward will also have a plug-in hybrid version present in Frankfurt together with 401 horses and an electric range of about 50 kilometers.
Lack to know a lot of information about this new Borgward BX7, but the reality is that a project seems well trained and with a secure base. The result is attractive and come to Europe, but this have to wait until 2017 . It will be next year when you start marketing in China, a year later, land on the Old Continent.
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