Luxurious Chinese-made BAIC BJ90 Is Based On Mercedes-Benz GL-Class Sports Utility Vehicle….
Meet the BAIC Beijing BJ90 SUV that can best be described as an official clone of the discontinued Mercedes-Benz GL-Class.
Known official as the BAIC BJ90, the full-size luxury SUV is based on the second generation Mercedes-Benz GL-Class, now known as Mercedes-Benz GL-Class SUV.
Compared to the GL-Class, the BJ90 is about 52 mm (2.0 in) taller, 61 mm (2.4 in) wider, 51 mm (2.0 in) longer than the GL-Class.
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Interior designs such as the instrument panel and the seats were also taken from Mercedes-Benz. Beijing Auto only changed the steering wheel design and equipped the BJ90 with a bigger screen.
The BJ90 is powered by Mercedes-Benz sourced 3.0 liter twin-turbo V6 engine, producing 333hp, from the GL400. A 4.0 liter twin-turbo V8 engine with 421hp, from the GL500 is also available.
It is paired to Mercedes-sourced seven-speed automatic gearbox sending power to all four wheels via the Mercedes-Benz 4matic four-wheel-drive system.
The luxurious Chinese-made BAIC BJ90 is part of China President’s convoy, along with two one-off Hongqi N501 armoured limousines.
And the BAIC BJ90 SUV is also good looking…
BJ90 starts at 800 thousand yuan ( or about ₦40.8 million, excluding destination and clearing cost).
If Innoson introduces the BAIC BJ90 into the Nigerian market, the Mercedes GL-based SUV will be the largest as well as the most expensive model from the Nigerian automaker.
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