CKD assembly begins for Borgward BX5 SUV

CKD assembly begins for Borgward BX5 SUV

KUALA LUMPUR: It was in April last year when we first saw the Borgward BX5 as a left-hand drive model. Back then it was said to launch in Malaysia in September 2018. The SUV did not arrive as scheduled, and as per the officials, it was because the SUV was in the process of obtaining all the necessary government approvals. According to a recent Facebook post on the company’s official social media handle, we’ll soon get a locally-assembled unit, deliveries of which will begin in Q4 of 2019.

Borgward BX5 SUV


Semi-automated assembly test runs for the car has already begun, as per the said Facebook post. In the Malaysian market, the BX5 will be offered in three variant options, namely Luxury, Fashion, and Special Edition.

Here are a few key highlights of the upcoming Borgward SUV -

  • The BX5 is a 7-seater sports utility vehicle
  • Its dimension specs sheet reads 4,490 mm in length, 1,877 mm in width, 1,675 mm in height. The wheelbase measures 2,685 mm

Borgward BX5 CKD

  • The BX5 Fashion trim is powered by a 1.4-litre turbo petrol mill that offers 150 PS at 5,500 rpm and 250 Nm of torque at 1750 to 4,000 rpm. This mill is paired to a 6-speed automatic gearbox with a 2WD driveline. Other two trims are powered by a 2.0-litre petrol turbo engine generating 224 PS at 5,500 rpm and 300 Nm at 1,500 to 4,500 rpm. The mill here is paired to a 6-speed automatic transmission unit in an all-wheel driveline
  • On the outside, the Fashion trim gets automatic halogen headlamps, the other two variants feature auto xenons units.
  • Also, exclusive to them is a power tailgate and outer rear view mirror. Standard across the range are LED daytime running lights, automatic side mirrors, tail lights, and turn signals

Borgward BX5 CKD UNIT

  • The cabin features pleather upholstery in Fashion trim, and the Luxury and Special Edition trims get genuine leather wrapping
  • All the three models get six-way adjustable driver’s seat with adjustable lumbar support, automatic anti-glare rear-view mirror, and a panoramic sunroof

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  • Adding to the car’s convenience and comfort factor are features like an eight-inch touchscreen display with Android Auto and Apple CarPlay, leather, height-adjustable multifunction steering wheel, voice recognition, and local GPS in English. Connectivity front gets Bluetooth, two USB ports, and auxiliary audio. Luxury and SE gets eight while Fashion has six-speakers.

Are you excited for Borgward’s new SUV? We sure are. Stay tuned to get all the latest update about the car and more.

Explore Borgward BX5

  • BX5 Front angle low view
  • Borgward BX5 Front Medium View
  • Rear Cross Side View of Borgward BX5
  • BX5 Headlight
  • BX5 Tail light
  • BX5 Front Fog Lamp
  • BX5 Door handle
  • BX5 Grille View
Borgward BX5
RM 118,950 - RM 156,950 Emi Starts : RM 1,235

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