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First SUV based on the platform derived from Saab 9-3

First SUV based on the platform derived from Saab 9-3

Spy Shots showing the Beijing Auto Senova X65 arriving at the exhibition hall of the 2014 Guangzhou Auto Show where it will officially debut on Thursday.

The Senova X65, formerly known as the Beijing Auto C51X, is the first SUV under the Senova brand. The X65 will be launched on the Chinese car market in Q1 2015, price will start around 120.000 yuan.

First SUV based on the platform derived from Saab 9-3

Beijing Auto says the Senova X65 is based on their Matrix platform, which is derived from the platform of the Saab 9-3. BAIC, the mother company of Beijing Auto, bought the rights the the platforms for the Saab 9-3 and the last-generation Saab 9-5 from GM in 2009.

First SUV based on the platform derived from Saab 9-3

 

The deal included the Saab-developed 2.0 turbo and 2.3 turbo engines.

First SUV based on the platform derived from Saab 9-3

source: Carnewschina.com


1 Comment

  • I’ll keep my Saab 95 wagon, 1968. She suits me fine, you guy’s can have the future. I will love her till the day I die.

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