The Chinese Used The Saab 9-3 To Build A New Crossover

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    The Chinese used the Saab 9-3 to build a new crossover
      Beijing Automobile Works (BAW), one of the leading car manufacturers in China, early next year ..will registerin the lineup, the new crossover Senova X65, which has Swedish roots. 

    At the coreSUVBeijing Auto Senova X65 is locatedcartMatrix, which Chinese engineers built on the basis of the Swedish Saab 9-3 model platform. This platform was purchased together with the architecture of the Saab 9-5 by BAIC in 2009 from General Motors for $ 197 million.

    The Chinese used the Saab 9-3 to build a new crossover

    The Chinese used the Saab 9-3 to build a new crossover

    In the photo: Beijing Auto Senova X65


    BAIC and GM purchase dealcartspetrol engines were also includedSaabengines with a volume of 2.0 and 2.3 liters. Under the hood of the Beijing Auto Senova X65 is a 2.0-liter turbocharged enginefourwith a capacity of 201 liters.

    with. and a torque of 290 Nm. The engine is combined with a five-speedmechanicsand six-speedautomatic. . In the future, the Senova X65 will be produced with a 1.

    5-liter turbo engine, whose characteristics are currently not specified.


    The Chinese used the Saab 9-3 to build a new crossover

    In the photo: interior of Beijing Auto Senova X65


    In the Celestial Empire, Beijing Auto dealers will start selling Senova X65 in the first half of next year at a price of 120-150 thousand yuan (965 thousand - 1.205 million rubles). The appearance of a 1.5-liter engine in the range will allow the company to reduce the cost of the car to 100 thousand yuan (about 800 thousand rubles).

    In Russia, the Beijing Auto Senova X65 could compete on equal terms with the JAC S5 model, which, we recall, will soon be available in our country with an automatic transmission.

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