Spy Shots: Beijing Auto Shenbao is ready for the China car market
Published on November 5, 2012 by Joey Wang
New spy shots of the upcoming Beijing Auto Shenbao, it will be launched on the Chinese auto market in December, debut will be at the Guangzhou Auto Show in November. The Shenbao is the production version of the Beijing Auto C70G that debuted on the Beijing Auto Show in April. The B70G/Shenbao is based on the old Saab 9-5.
There will be three engines: a new 1.8 turbo with 174hp, a Saab 2.0 turbo with 206hp and a Saab 2.3 turbo with a neat 246hp, all mated to a five-speed automatic. Size: 4861/1820/1462mm, wheelbase is 2755mm. The first generation Saab 9-5 was born in 1997, Beijing Auto bought the tooling and rights back in 2009. Finally, after four long years, the first Saab-based vehicle will hit the road.