BAIC unveils new SUV with old Saab 2.0 and 2.3 engines

BJ40L PLus

BAIC unveils new SUVBeijing AutoBJ40L Plus based on old Saab enginesfor Chinese car market. Price starts at 159.800 and ends at 189.800 yuan.

The Beijing Auto BJ40 L Plus is a high end variant of the BJ40L. It is an additional model, not a facelift or a successor. The Plus comes with extra wide fender flares, making this Jeep clone suddenly look a lot more like a Hummer.

Baic BJL40 PLus interior

The Beijing Auto BJ40L Plus is available with both engines, oldies from Saab: a 204 hp 2.0 turbo and a 250 hp 2.3 turbo, mated to a 6-speed automatic gearbox.

The interior sees the biggest change compared to the standard car; the dashboard is completely new and fitted with a digital instrument panel, a 12.3 inch standing touch screen, round air vents, a wider center tunnel, and an electronic parking brake.