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New luxury car models for Vietnamese customers in 2021

BMW 520i 2.0, Mercedes E-class, new S-class, and Lexus UX are the names that are expected to warm up the luxury car market in Vietnam.

2020 sees the arrival of German luxury car brands with BMW launching a new series of products including the 7 series, improved X1, new X4, X6, while Mercedes brings GLS and GLB to the market. . For Audi it is A4, Q3, Q8, Volvo with S60 and XC90 electric. In early 2021, Lexus launched a new IS to add to the compact luxury sedan segment.

In 2021, some products in the high-end segment are expected to launch, such as Mercedes C, E, new S-class, BMW brings 520i back to the market with new machines.


New generation S-class. Image: Mercedes

Dealers of the only domestically assembled luxury automaker have revealed that they will likely introduce a new series of sedans including three products in three segments C, E, S-Class. The C-class is only a slight upgrade, while the facelift E-class is released around April, the two new generation S-class and S-class Maybach will switch to imported form, hitting the market at the end of the year.

The new generation of Mercedes products has a soft appearance and inside more touch screens replace the buttons.


New Series 5.  Photo: BMW

New Series 5. Image: BMW

Many key products have been released in 2019 and 2020, but in 2021 BMW fans still expect a new 5-series model with 2.0 instead of 1.6 as before. The 2.0 engine produces 181 hp, 290 Nm of torque, much higher than the 170 hp and 250 Nm parameters of the previous 1.6. With a larger machine, the car will perform more strongly when pulling the weight of a mid-size sedan.

The dealer revealed that, in addition to the new 520i model that could be released in the second quarter, the low-cost 318i series 3 with a small “soft” price tag is also expected to appear. In addition, some high-performance models are likely to be brought on display like the X5M or the 8 series.


Lexus UX.

Lexus UX.

A new product has been launched in 2021, but the small UX suv is also expected this year and positioned to compete with the GLA or X1. In foreign markets, the car is available in two versions, including the UX 200, equipped with a new 2-liter 4-cylinder engine with a capacity of 168 horsepower combined with a CVT gearbox and a UX 250h using a 2-liter petrol engine in combination. fourth generation hybrid system for a total capacity of about 176 horsepower.

It is not clear which version of the company will sell in Vietnam. Some UX vehicles have returned to the country, but in the form of private imports, the price is about 2 billion VND.

Doan Dung


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