SAIC MAXUS Flagship Pickup T90 Goes Live in the Chinese Market


On March 31, SAIC MAXUS T90 (nicknamed “SAIC NIU”, the word ”NIU“ actually means “Bull”) was officially launched, with a price range of 129,800 to 299,800 yuan (US$19,833 – US$45,809). As a newly built flagship pickup truck, “SAIC NIU” provides diesel-powered and pure electric models for consumers to choose from. The pure electric NEDC has a cruising range of 535km.

In terms of styling, MAXUS T90 continues the family design language,and integrates the upper and lower grilles to make the front face full of momentum. The thick horizontal lines show the strong temperament of the pickup, and the use of large-area electroplated parts adds a sense of luxury. The headlights and daytime running lights adopt the popular split design, which further improves the overall recognition of the front face. degree.

Coming to the rear shape, MAXUS T90 pickup features an integrated design of taillights and fences. The design of the taillights is based on a mechanical sense. The “MAXUS” badge uses the echoing relationship between the side and the front and the details of the transparent area to bring better overall coordination and recognition. In addition, in terms of the size of the cargo compartment, MAXUS T90 provides double-row standard cargo compartments and double-row long cargo compartments.

In the interior part, MAXUS T90 features a newly designed black and red interior color scheme. The shape of the console is centered on the driver, and the asymmetric design tends to drive position. At the same time, it is equipped with 10.25-inch LCD instrument and 12 Inch central control screen, this is also the first dual screen design for pickup trucks.

It is worth mentioning that MAXUS T90 China version is equipped with the Zebra Zhixing VENUS system, which is equipped with remote control, voice recognition, car navigation, Bluetooth key, online small video, online music, group travel, video projection, smart home control, etc. Basic functions. Especially the voice interaction function, after waking up, you can have continuous conversations without interruption, with the ability to predict context based on the scene, instructions can be interrupted at any time, and content can be switched at will.

In the power section, MAXUS T90 is equipped with a 2.0T SAIC π Bi-Turbo diesel engine and a 2.0T SAIC π Bi-Turbo dual-supercharged diesel engine. The former has a maximum power of 120kW (163 horsepower) and a peak torque of 400Nm. The latter has a maximum power of 160kW (215 horsepower) and a peak torque of 500Nm. The transmission part is matched with 6-speed manual, 6-speed automatic and 8-speed automatic transmissions. In addition, some models support 12 driving modes. The user can switch between 2H, 4H, AUTO and 4L driving modes through button control. Each driving mode corresponds to ECO, POWER, and NORMAL driving modes.

The pure electric model launched together features power batteries from CATL, with a total battery pack capacity of 88.55kWh and a NEDC cruising range of 535km. At the same time, the model supports two charging modes: fast charging and slow charging. In the fast charging mode, it only takes 45 minutes to complete the charging. In terms of electric drive, the electric motor equipped with the pure electric model has a maximum power of 130kW (178 horsepower) and a peak torque of 310Nm.