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April 5, 2024

BAIC Philippines Reveals Ian Veneracion As Brand Ambassador; Reveals Pricing For Line-Up

United Asia Automotive Group, Inc. (UAAGI) formally introduced the brand ambassador of BAIC: Ian Veneracion.

As an outdoorsman who thrives on activities such as paragliding, paramotoring, and motorcycling, Ian Veneracion embodies the ruggedness and spirit of BAIC vehicles. His pursuits reflect the brand’s innovative approach, as he excels not only as an actor and musician but also as a licensed pilot, constantly pushing boundaries and exploring new horizons.

His role as brand ambassador comes as BAIC Philippines introduced its line-up a few weeks after its market preview. The initial line-up of BAIC is composed of the B40 Ragnar, the B60 Beaumont, the B80 Wagon, the X55 Verve, and the X7 Grandeza.

The B40 and B60 are turbo-diesel-powered (with B60 being a diesel hybrid), while the B80, X55 and X7 are all petrol-powered (twin-turbo 3.0-liter V6 for the B80).

The X55 Verve is BAIC’s contender in the compact crossover segment. It comes equipped with a complete suite of ADAS features including traffic jam assist and automatic parking assist, as well as hands-free power tailgate, and most importantly, 188 horsepower and 305 Nm of torque. The X55 Verve retails at P 1,348,000.

Building on the merits of the X55 Verve, the X7 Grandeza has a larger, more spacious cabin and a more luxurious cabin. Features include heated and ventilated ottoman seats with a massage function. A full host of ADAS and infotainment features commonly found on luxury cars are present here. Positioned as one of the most well-equipped crossovers, it’s priced at P 1,648,000.

Confidently exploring off-road trails, the B40 Ragnar can take you where you want to go with a 2.0-liter Aucan turbo diesel engine with 380 Nm of torque coupled to an 8-speed ZF transmission and a BorgWarner four-wheel drive system. A built-in camera mounted on the digital rearview mirror can instantly take memories of your journeys, while the removable roof panels enable you to take in the beauty of the outdoors. The B40 Ragnar SUV retails at P 2,368,000.

Equipped with a 3.0-liter twin-turbo petrol engine producing 280 horsepower and 420 Nm of torque, mounted to a ZF transmission and electronic four-wheel drive system, the B80 Wagon can take you where you want to go quickly, powerfully, and in luxury. With a class-leading 39-degree approach angle, 25-degree ramp angle, and 33-degree departure angle, the B80 has the proper off-road credentials. This BAIC model also envelopes you in a Nappa leather interior and an immersive sound system. The B80 Wagon retails at P 4,398,000.

Measuring more than five meters long, the 7-seater B60 Beaumont showcases all the latest BAIC technologies in a tough and massive form. The B60 Beaumont will be the first in the market to have a 2.0-liter diesel hybrid powertrain mated to an 8-speed automatic transmission. This true SUV also features nine drive modes and a full array of ADAS features, to ensure optimal performance on all kinds of terrain. The interior appointments include a four-screen infotainment integration, 10.25-inch digital instrument cluster, 12.8-inch infotainment screen, smartphone mirroring, wireless charging, digital rear view mirror with integrated recording camera, 540 degree panoramic and undercarriage camera, and a panoramic electric sunroof. For audiophiles, the B60 Beaumont will not disappoint, with its 13-speaker Infinity speaker system with active noise cancelling. The B60 Beaumont is offered at a retail price of P 3,188,000.

Each BAIC model comes with a comprehensive warranty lasting 5 years or 150,000 kilometers (whichever comes first), providing reliable coverage and support throughout the customers’ ownership experience. Additionally, BAIC is poised to bring in even more SUV models later this year. All BAIC models are made in the company’s world-class state-of-the-art fully robotized plants in Shunyi, Beijing.

More information on BAIC dealer locations will be announced soon, but customers who make reservations during the MIAS weekend are entitled to exclusive packages and freebies.

1 comment:

  1. Among all BAiC models only the Beautiful Small Crossover X55 Verve 1.3M will make it to the list as its Best seller. The rest are history guaranteed and it just for show.


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