VinFast LUX SA2.0

The VinFast LUX SA2.0 is a 5+2-seater mid-size luxury SUV produced by Vietnamese automaker VinFast since 2019. It was revealed at the 2018 Paris Motor Show.

VinFast LUX SA2.0
Vinfast Lux SA 2.0, Paris Motor Show 2018, IMG 0369.jpg
Overview
ManufacturerVinFast
Production2019–present
AssemblyVietnam: Haiphong (VinFast Trading and Production LLC)
DesignerPininfarina
Body and chassis
ClassMid-size luxury crossover SUV
Body style5-door SUV
Layout
RelatedBMW X5 (F15)
Powertrain
Engine2.0 L BMW N20B20 I4-T (petrol)
6.2 L GM LT1 V8 (petrol) (concept; LUX V8)
Power output170 kW (228 hp; 231 PS)
Transmission8-speed ZF 8HP automatic
Dimensions
Wheelbase2,933 mm (115.5 in)
Length4,940 mm (194.5 in)
Width1,960 mm (77.2 in)
Height1,773 mm (69.8 in)

OverviewEdit

 
VinFast LUX SA2.0 side

The VinFast LUX SA2.0 is designed by Italian design company Pininfarina and is based on the F15-generation BMW X5.[1]

The VinFast LUX SA2.0 was revealed at the 2018 Paris Motor Show alongside the VinFast LUX A2.0 sedan.[2] It started in pilot production March 2019 with full production beginning in September 2019 at VinFast's Haiphong factory.[3] The LUX SA2.0 was priced at VND1.415 billion (US$61,552) before the price change to VND2 billion ($86,956).[4][5]

EngineEdit

 
Fuel consumption label

The LUX SA2.0 is powered by a 2.0 L BMW N20B20 turbocharged four-cylinder petrol engine that is mated to an 8-speed ZF 8HP automatic transmission.

SafetyEdit

 
VinFast LUX SA2.0 rear
 
VinFast LUX SA2.0 interior

The LUX SA2.0 received a five-star rating from the ASEAN NCAP from a crash test in September 2019.[6]

ASEAN NCAP 2019 VINFAST LUX SA2.0:[7]
Vehicle category SUV
Number of airbags 6
Score Rating
Overall 84.46/100.00      
Adult Occupant Protection 33.45/36.00      
Frontal Impact 13.45/16.00
Side Impact 16.00/16.00
Head Protection Technology 4.00/4.00
Child Occupant Protection 44.56/49.00      
Frontal Impact 16.00/16.00
Side Impact 8.00/8.00
Safety Assist 11.00/18.00      
Effective Braking & Avoidance 8.00/8.00
Seatbelt Reminders 3.00/6.00
Blind Spot Technology -
Advanced SATs -

LUX V8Edit

The LUX V8 is a limited edition variant of the LUX SA2.0. It is distinguished by a 6.2 liter V8 engine generating 455 hp (339 kW; 461 PS), torque of 624 N⋅m (460 lb⋅ft; 64 kg⋅m) with special interior and exterior trim.[8] The engine is rumored a GM LS (LT1) V8.[9] This model was presented at Geneva Motor Show 2019 through Magna Steyr.[10][11][12]

VinFast PresidentEdit

The VinFast President is the finalized production variant of the LUX V8 concept [13] and a limited edition variant of the LUX SA2.0 produced since September 7, 2020. It is powered by a 6.2-litre V8, generating 455 hp (339 kW; 461 PS) and 624 N⋅m (460 lb⋅ft; 64 kg⋅m) of torque. The engine model has not been disclosed officially, however is it generally believed to be a GM LS V8.[14][15] Some have suggested that it has been sourced from FCA, possibly a Chrysler 6.2 Hemi block without supercharger.[16][17]

It is reported that around 500 President units will be produced with a retail price of $164,000.[18][19]

SalesEdit

Year Vietnam[20]
2020 5.456 [21]
2021

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ VINFAST KÝ HỢP ĐỒNG SẢN XUẤT XE MẪU VỚI NHÀ THIẾT KẾ Ý, HỢP TÁC CÙNG BMW VG 19-01-2018
  2. ^ VinFast LUX A2.0 sedan and LUX SA2.0 SUV debut in Paris - BMW-based models to go on sale in June 2019/
  3. ^ Vinfast launches Lux A2.0 saloon and Lux AS2.0 SUV Hilton Holloway 2 October 2018
  4. ^ Price of exact car Vinfast Lux SA2.0 March 25, 2021 | 09:36 PM GMT+7
  5. ^ First batch of VinFast LUX SA 2.0 and LUX A2.0 ready for the road By Tay Lan - Jul 28, 2019 | 09:36 PM GMT+7
  6. ^ VINFAST LUX SA2.0 – Aseancap
  7. ^ "VINFAST LUX SA2.0". Aseancap. 2019-10-23. Retrieved 2020-06-30.
  8. ^ "VinFast launches limited edition Lux SUV in Switzerland". 6 March 2019.
  9. ^ "Vinfast Lux V8 Is A Posh 455HP Vietnamese SUV That Can Hit 186MPH". 5 March 2019.
  10. ^ News Release - Geneva Motor Show: Magna Demonstrates Complete Vehicle Engineering Competence Magna 5 March 2019
  11. ^ "Magna at the Geneva Motor Show". Magna. Retrieved 26 May 2019.
  12. ^ Magna to show off its engineering skills PETE BIGELOW. Automotive News March 03, 2019 12:00 AM
  13. ^ VnExpress. "VinFast President giá 4,6 tỷ đồng ra mắt khách Việt". vnexpress.net (in Vietnamese). Retrieved 2022-01-16.
  14. ^ "VinFast President V8 SUV revealed". 7 August 2020.
  15. ^ "New VinFast President 2021 detailed: Mean-mugging V8-powered SUV looks ready to attack Jeep Grand Cherokee SRT and Mercedes-AMG GLC63 S".
  16. ^ "DPG Media Privacy Gate".
  17. ^ "Có nên mua VinFast President? Xe hạng sang ngang tầm Lexus LX570". 9 September 2020.
  18. ^ "Vietnam automaker VinFast unveils $164k SUV to burnish brand".
  19. ^ "VinFast Wants the World to Take It Seriously, Unveils $164,000 President Luxury SUV". 17 September 2020.
  20. ^ "Vinfast Lux SA2.0 Sales of best-selling cars in Vietnam". xeoto.com.vn. Archived from the original on 2021-04-14. Retrieved 2021-05-05.

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