The Pakistan Auto Show 2020 (PAPS 2020) kicked off on Friday at the International Expo Centre Lahore and Sazgar BAIC in a collaboration have introduced three vehicles that the are going to launch in Pakistan soon.
BAIC or Beijing Automotive Industry Company is a Chinese state owned company that is collaborating with Sazgar Engineering Works Limited to bring three vehicles to the Pakistani market and introduced them at the Pakistan Auto Show (PAPS 2020) which is being held from 21 February to the 23 February.
The BAIC BJ40L is an off road vehicle that is available in two engine types that include a 2.0 litre turbo engine with a manual transmission. The 2.0 litre will also have options for 2 wheel drive and 4 wheel drive. The second engine option is a 2.3 litre turbo with an automatic transmission and 4 wheel drive.
The BAIC BJ40L also comes with the following features:
The BAIC Senova X25 is a compact crossover powered by a 1.5 litre engine under the hood with options for manual and automatic transmission to suit user preference.
Other features of the Senova X25 include:
ABS and EBD braking system
Anti-theft alarm system
Child safety lock
Rear parking radar
ISO FIX hooks
3-point seat belts for front and rear row
7 inch infotainment system
steering multimedia controls
BAIC Senova D20:
BAIC Senova D20 will the cheapest model from the three vehicles. The car is a hatchback powered by a 1.3 litre engine with manual transmission or has the option for a 1.5 litre engine with both manual and automatic transmission.
The Senova D20 will come with the following features included although it may differ between the two engine variants with the 1.5 litre engine variant obviously coming with features like cruise control which will be lacking in the 1.3 litre manual.
Some of the features of the car are:
ABS + EBD
Headlights on warning system
As of right now, there is no confirmed date of the launch in Pakistan although some sources are saying that it may be as early as June this year.
Competition is about to heat up in the Pakistan auto sector as Hyundai Nishat also introduced its vehicles at the Pakistan Auto Show 2020 (PAPS 2020).