The new BAIC BJ80 4x4 SUV is set to launch in SA in around Q3 of this year.

BAIC SA has launched the B40 last year which is a bit smaller and compact compared to the BJ80

The BJ80 does look like the mighty Mercedes G Wagon, but you can have one at a fraction of the G Wagon’s price.

Pricing and engine specs still to be announced

Initially overseas the BJ80 was powered with a GM-derived 170kW 2.3T engine, the latest model is now available with a 206kW 3.0-liter twin-turbo V6 mated to an 8-speed automatic transmission.

So, it might be safe to say that this will be the engine that we are getting