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    Unveiling the BJ40 Champion Edition: Off-Road Benchmark with 5 Championships in 4 Years

    Jul 7, 2024

    In the 2017 Huan Ta Rally, Beijing Auto BJ40L off-road rally car won the overall championship, Chinese driver championship, T1 group runner-up, and team championship. As a result, the “Huan Ta Champion Edition” model series was born. It has since achieved an extraordinary record of 5 championships in 4 years, with a champion edition model released each time.

    Unveiling the BJ40 Champion Edition: Off-Road Benchmark with 5 Championships in 4 Years

    On June 1, 2024, the 20th China Grand Rally International Rally concluded after 13 days. The Beijing Auto Team won six stage championships and the BJ40 became the first automatic transmission model to finish in the history of the race, showcasing extraordinary athletic prowess. At the same time, the new BJ40 Grand Rally Edition was officially unveiled.

    Unveiling the BJ40 Champion Edition: Off-Road Benchmark with 5 Championships in 4 Years

    Compared to the regular version of the BJ40, the new BJ40 Champion Edition excels in off-road performance, safety features, and intelligent configurations for consumers. Recently, we were invited to the YunDuan Off-Road Base in Pinggu, Beijing to experience off-road driving with this new vehicle. Now, let’s see the true capabilities of this new BJ40 Champion Edition, known as the “off-road benchmark.” Key Features: 1. The new BJ40 Champion Edition retains the classic family features while providing consumers with a unique performance, greatly enhancing the vehicle’s recognition. 2. The approach angle of the new BJ40 Champion Edition is 38°, departure angle is 36°, and longitudinal passing angle is 28°, all 1° more than the Urban Hunter Edition, with increased ground clearance. Equipped with AT tires for better off-road performance. 3. The front bumper, fender flares, and other parts are designed for easy installation of accessories like sports bumpers, bull bars, alloy fender flares, etc. Multiple anchor points are also provided inside the vehicle for high playability. 4. Utilizing the 8-core 7nm Qualcomm Snapdragon 8155 chip, the infotainment system is responsive and smooth, supporting functions like five-screen linkage, information flying screen, unlimited screen projection, and optional L2.5 advanced driving assistance system. 5. The Harman audio system offers a more enjoyable sound experience, with ANC active noise reduction ensuring a relatively quiet environment for passengers. 6. Equipped with a 4.0 large speed ratio transfer case, the vehicle possesses stable, precise, and powerful off-road characteristics. Combined with ATS providing 11 driving modes, hill descent control, and crawl mode, ensuring strong, stable power output and handling. Static Highlights Analysis

    Unveiling the BJ40 Champion Edition: Off-Road Benchmark with 5 Championships in 4 Years

    Unveiling the BJ40 Champion Edition: Off-Road Benchmark with 5 Championships in 4 Years

    The all-new BJ40 features a family “five-hole” design, incorporating modern technology elements to create a technological and integrated front face style – the “Five-Star Ring”. The youthful frameless door design not only enhances the vehicle’s streamline and beauty, but also improves driving convenience and safety. In the rear, the vertical outline light strip and split square lamp combination outline a high-tech flag-like appearance, with a flexible and practical split tailgate design.

    Unveiling the BJ40 Champion Edition: Off-Road Benchmark with 5 Championships in 4 Years

    Compared to other BJ40 models, the new BJ40 Champion Edition brings a unique appearance to consumers, greatly enhancing the vehicle’s recognition. The exclusive “plaque” badge, with an irregular rectangular shape, is engraved with the three peaks surrounding the Taklimakan Desert: Tianshan, Altun Mountains, and Kunlun Mountains. This is the symbol of the Champion Edition, giving users a unique identity, with the five stars representing the fifth generation of the BJ40.

    Unveiling the BJ40 Champion Edition: Off-Road Benchmark with 5 Championships in 4 Years

    Personalized car body decoration is a tradition in the racing industry. The new BJ40 Champion Edition continues this classic legacy by showcasing its own racing genes with unique decals extending from the A-pillar to the bottom of the car, symbolizing champions and showcasing individuality.

    Unveiling the BJ40 Champion Edition: Off-Road Benchmark with 5 Championships in 4 Years

    Compared to other new BJ40 models, the Champion Edition features a unique matte grey paint, named “Storm Grey”, giving the vehicle a cool and mysterious feel, enhancing the adventurous spirit through color.

    Unveiling the BJ40 Champion Edition: Off-Road Benchmark with 5 Championships in 4 Years

    The all-new BJ40 Champion Edition has an approach angle of 38°, a departure angle of 36°, and a ramp breakover angle of 28°, all 1° higher than the Urban Hunter Edition; Ground clearance has also been increased to 230mm, with a water fording depth of up to 800mm. Equipped with AT tires, the all-new BJ40 Champion Edition delivers improved off-road performance.

    Unveiling the BJ40 Champion Edition: Off-Road Benchmark with 5 Championships in 4 Years

    In the softest part of the body, the new BJ40 Champion Edition also provides hardcore protection with three 3mm thick high-strength structural steel metal skid plates from front to back, protecting the engine radiator, engine, and gearbox. Protecting key areas from damage by unknown obstacles.

    Unveiling the BJ40 Champion Edition: Off-Road Benchmark with 5 Championships in 4 Years

    Unveiling the BJ40 Champion Edition: Off-Road Benchmark with 5 Championships in 4 Years

    The all-new BJ40 Champion Edition gives this vehicle stronger entertainment attributes with its play space. The new car features quick-detach designs on the front bumper, wheel arches, etc., making it easy to install accessories like sports bumpers, bull bars, alloy wheel arches, etc. It also has a towing capacity of 2.5 tons, meeting the towing needs of most RVs, motorcycles, etc., for daily off-road travel.

    Unveiling the BJ40 Champion Edition: Off-Road Benchmark with 5 Championships in 4 Years

    Unveiling the BJ40 Champion Edition: Off-Road Benchmark with 5 Championships in 4 Years

    Unveiling the BJ40 Champion Edition: Off-Road Benchmark with 5 Championships in 4 Years

    The all-new BJ40 Champion Edition pays great attention to creating a technological atmosphere in the car. The central screen, consisting of two large LCD screens, combined with the LCD instrument panel, forms a five-screen linkage. The Qualcomm Snapdragon 8155 chip runs very fast, providing powerful computing and data processing capabilities for the vehicle, allowing drivers to enjoy a smoother and more stable operating experience.

    Unveiling the BJ40 Champion Edition: Off-Road Benchmark with 5 Championships in 4 Years

    Unveiling the BJ40 Champion Edition: Off-Road Benchmark with 5 Championships in 4 Years

    To provide passengers with a more comfortable and natural experience while riding, the seats are specially designed and adjustable. Passengers can feel a sensation similar to zero gravity, reducing fatigue from long periods of sitting. The front seats have electric adjustment, heating, ventilation, massage, memory functions, providing a luxurious riding experience.

    Unveiling the BJ40 Champion Edition: Off-Road Benchmark with 5 Championships in 4 Years

    In response to the exterior configuration of the vehicle, multiple anchor points are reserved in the interior for later installation of off-road equipment such as cameras and handheld radios. Dynamic off-road experience.

    Unveiling the BJ40 Champion Edition: Off-Road Benchmark with 5 Championships in 4 Years

    The all-new BJ40 Champion Edition is equipped with a mature 2.0T turbocharged engine, paired with an 8-speed automatic transmission. With a maximum power of 180 kilowatts and a maximum torque of 395 Newton meters, this powertrain provides ample power reserve for the vehicle. Whether driving in the city or on off-road conditions, the all-new BJ40 Champion Edition can ensure good acceleration performance.

    Unveiling the BJ40 Champion Edition: Off-Road Benchmark with 5 Championships in 4 Years

    The dual redundant linear braking system ensures stable and safe braking during high-intensity off-road driving, maintaining good braking performance even in extreme conditions.

    Unveiling the BJ40 Champion Edition: Off-Road Benchmark with 5 Championships in 4 Years

    The vehicle uses front double wishbone independent suspension and rear multi-link non-independent suspension structure, combined with electronic controlled 4.0 large speed ratio differential, making the vehicle more precise and stable in handling. In complex road conditions, the vehicle’s handling performance can be effectively guaranteed, improving the driver’s confidence and safety.

    Unveiling the BJ40 Champion Edition: Off-Road Benchmark with 5 Championships in 4 Years

    Here we need to talk about the 4.0 large speed ratio differential, as the first 4.0 large speed ratio differential in the country, the vehicle has stronger power output and torque amplification capabilities in off-road environments, able to easily handle steep slopes and other complex road conditions, ensuring stable vehicle operation. At the same time, the quick response and accurate switching of the electronic control system make the power output smoother, reducing jerking.

    Unveiling the BJ40 Champion Edition: Off-Road Benchmark with 5 Championships in 4 Years

    With professional off-road chassis tuning, the suspension travel is increased to 160mm, allowing better handling of cross-axle and bomb crater road conditions, ensuring full contact between the wheels and the ground, and improving passability.

    Unveiling the BJ40 Champion Edition: Off-Road Benchmark with 5 Championships in 4 Years

    In cross-axle conditions, the long-travel suspension system ensures at least two wheels stay in contact with the ground, providing adequate traction and stability. The four-wheel drive system can also distribute power to each wheel, ensuring the vehicle’s ability to pass through extreme conditions like cross-axles.

    Unveiling the BJ40 Champion Edition: Off-Road Benchmark with 5 Championships in 4 Years

    Unveiling the BJ40 Champion Edition: Off-Road Benchmark with 5 Championships in 4 Years

    The ATS Adaptive Terrain System offers 11 driving modes for various off-road terrains. It covers sand, snow, mud, and more. It intelligently recognizes road conditions and automatically adjusts vehicle parameters to ensure optimal performance. This system greatly enhances the vehicle’s off-road capability and maneuverability.

    Unveiling the BJ40 Champion Edition: Off-Road Benchmark with 5 Championships in 4 Years

    Unveiling the BJ40 Champion Edition: Off-Road Benchmark with 5 Championships in 4 Years

    In addition, the new car offers a 12-speed creep mode, which can reduce the speed to a minimum of 1 km/h during off-road driving, greatly reducing the difficulty of driving in complex road conditions. Drivers can focus more on road changes, improving driving safety.

    Unveiling the BJ40 Champion Edition: Off-Road Benchmark with 5 Championships in 4 Years

    Vehicles equipped with hill descent control can automatically control speed downhill, reducing driver workload and improving driving safety.

    Unveiling the BJ40 Champion Edition: Off-Road Benchmark with 5 Championships in 4 Years

    Unveiling the BJ40 Champion Edition: Off-Road Benchmark with 5 Championships in 4 Years