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The New $164k VinFast President Is A BMW X5 SUV Powered By GM V8 Engine

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Meet the limited edition VinFast President, a BMW X5-based SUV that is powered by A GM V8 engine.

Just 500 units of President will be made, with each having a starting pricing of $164,000.

But you can’t buy one as the luxury SUV is only for Vietnamese market.

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Two years ago, former Manchester United legend David Beckham helped Vietnamese carmaker VinFast to unveil LUX A2.0 sedan and LUX SA2.0 SUV.

The two models were based on the previous-generation BMW 5 Series and X5 Sports Utility Vehicle respectively.

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Now, the young automaker, founded by Vietnam’s richest man, has revealed a lavish X5-based flagship SUV called the President.





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The Vinfast President SUV boasts an imposing and unique stylings that differentiate it from the companies Lux SA2.0 SUV.

Inside, it has wood trim and quilted leather upholstery as well as a 12.3-inch touchscreen for the infotainment system.

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Powering the President is not the BMW X5’s twin-turbocharged, 4.4-liter V8, but a General Motor-sourced 6.2-liter EcoTec3 V8.

This engine churns out 420 horsepower, allowing the President to move from standstill to 62 mph in 6.8 seconds. It can reach a maximum speed of nearly 186 mph (300 km/h).

Just 500 units of the President SUV will be made, with each having a starting pricing of $164,000. Unfortunately, this limited edition SUV is only for the Vietnamese market.





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