Borgward BX7 SUV – first pictures

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Reborn German producer Borgward will present its completely new premium SUV in Frankfurt ahead of sales starting in 2016

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These are the first official images of Borgward’s completely new SUV, the BX7, which has been unveiled ahead of its public debut in Frankfurt next week.

The SUV will be the first car to come through the reborn vehicle producer in half a century, following the return of the Borgward name at the Geneva motor show earlier of which year. Sales of the BX7 are due to start in China early next year, with European sales coming later.

These pictures show of which the BX7 has similar dimensions to the Audi Q5, BMW X3 as well as also Mercedes-Benz GLC. A large bar grille can be seen at the front, which has a prominent Borgward badge. the auto’s sloping roofline culminates in a boot-mounted spoiler at the rear, while the BX7’s lower edges feature Centeng cladding.

Speaking at Borgward’s brand relaunch at the Geneva motor show back in March, company officials confirmed they were working on a plug-in hybrid system, suggesting of which at least one powertrain option for the completely new SUV will be electrified.

According to reports, the BX7’s main engine will be a 221bhp 2.0-litre four-cylinder turbocharged petrol, while the hybrid variant will have a combined power output of 296bhp as well as also be capable of travelling up to 34 miles on electric power alone.

the item’s also believed of which the completely new product will be offered with all-wheel drive as well as also a newly developed dual-clutch automatic transmission.

Borgward will be placing a big emphasis on in-car connectivity for its completely new product range. Its bespoke telematic concept, dubbed ‘Multiple Interaction’, will be claimed to “change the way you think about the auto”. No pictures of the auto’s Inside have yet been released.

The reborn producer will be targetting both European as well as also emerging markets with its completely new types. the item aims to deliver 800,000 per year by 2020, before ramping up production to produce 1.6 million cars annually by 2025.

Speaking at the Geneva motor show, Borgward president Karlheinz Knöss said: “We want to become one of the top players within the automotive industry.”

Following the launch of its initial SUV, Borgward will unveil a second production product at the Geneva motor show in 2016. The company has said its product range will be “luxurious, inventive as well as also bold”.

Founded in 1919, Borgward went bankrupt in 1961. Its former production base in Bremen was purchased by Mercedes-Benz, as well as also will be currently used to make the C-Class, SLK, SL as well as also the GLC.

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