Revived Borgward brand introduced its second model – a compact crossover BX5, the premiere of which will take place at the Geneva Motor Show 2017. The first novelty will appear in the Chinese market, and then gets up to Europe. In terms of exterior design Borgward BX5 is a smaller, but almost an exact copy of the older BX7 model. As for the interior, the interior of the model was also similar to the “seven”, but there are slight differences. For example, a 8.0-inch screen multimedia system here is not under the canopy with instruments and fixed on top of the front panel. The crossover is built on a platform with BX7 rear multi-link suspension. The length and width of the vehicle reaches 4 490 and 1 877 mm, respectively, and the size of its wheelbase is 2685 millimeters (- 75 mm compared to the source code). The movement Borgvard BH5 leading 1.8-liter T-GDI engine capacity of 190 hp The motor works in conjunction with six-speed BorgWarner robot. By default, the model comes with front-wheel drive, but all-wheel drive is available, and a modification to the multi-plate clutch and the rear differential eLSD with the electrically interlocked.
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The base coupe is equipped with only the parking assistant and simple, air-conditioned, but in the equipment list of the top pickings appear dual-zone climate control, all-sky cameras, engine start button, a panoramic roof and electric front seats. It is expected that the market of the Middle Kingdom new Borgward BX5 will be available in late March 2017 and the end of the year the manufacturer promises to adjust supply and the Old World. And in the long term for the European market in the company’s plan to create a hybrid or even an all-electric model modifications.