Electric Borgward BXi7 Shows Up Early

Borgward, the reborn Chinese-backed German brand, is planning to unveil a new electric version of its BX7 flagship model at the Shanghai Auto Show, called the BXi7.

A single image from Wheelsage shows that the new Borgward BXi7 will come with light blue details in the headlights, side mirrors and logos, alongside a bespoke front grille.

Details on the powertrain are not known yet, with some reports suggesting that the new electric SUV will feature a 155-mile driving range (255km) on a single charge.

Borgward has promised to offer PHEVs and all-electric models in attractive prices, with the production of the new BXi7 to take place at their new factory in Bremen, Germany. The same factory will handle the production of the European-spec BX5, which is also set to get plug-in hybrid and all-electric powertrains.

Last month the company launched the smaller petrol-powered BX5 in China, which is powered by a supercharged 190hp engine.

The new electric Borgward BXi7 will be revealed on April 19 at the Shanghai Auto Show.


All-New Ford Puma Small Crossover Teased Ahead Of June 26 Premiere

The 2020 Puma will slot between the EcoSport and Kuga and will be made in Romania.

Mini Shows 2020 John Cooper Works GP At The Nurburgring

The Mini John Cooper Works GP will have over 300 hp and rival the Honda Civic Type R.

Koenigsegg Could Compete In New Le Mans Hypercar Class

Aston Martin, Toyota, and Scuderia Cameron Glickenhaus have already committed to the new endurance class.

2020 Audi SQ8 Launches With 4.0-Liter Twin-Turbo Diesel V8

The Audi SQ8 will be offered with a petrol powertrain at a later date.

Audi Q8 Driver Failed To Keep Her Eyes On The Road And Hands Upon The Wheel

The driver of this luxury SUV quickly regretted looking somewhere in the passenger compartment instead of straight ahead…

800 HP Audi Quattro Hillclimb Racer Does A 10.5 Quarter Mile – On Medium Boost

This Frankencar is actually part Audi 80 and part Quattro and is powered by a highly tuned TT RS five-pot.

The LaFerrari Is Six Years Old, But It Will Still Blow Your Mind

Easily the most revered of the Holy Trinity of hypercars, this LaFerrari is no garage queen yet maintained in immaculate condition.

VW Amarok 3.0 V6 TDI Gets 47 HP Power Bump Thanks To ABT

The German tuner has also upgraded lesser versions of VW’s pickup truck, but left the exterior well alone.

Liberty Walk Does A… Toyota Prius? Well, Why Not?

Toyota’s best-selling hybrid is maybe the last car you’d consider tuning – and yet, here it is.

2020 Ford Explorer Is Competent, Modern And “Green” – And It’ll Do Off-Road, Too

Watch the hybrid Explorer being put to the test here, both on- and off-road.