Just 1,500 civilian model BJ80s were sold in China last year. Photo: Alamy

Is the Chinese military’s off-road sport utility vehicle the toughest on the planet?

  • PLA’s boxy BJ80 SUV had seven times higher reliability test scores than the Mercedes-Benz that reportedly inspired the Chinese vehicle
  • Vehicle’s test results are ‘almost a miracle’, researcher says
Topic |   China science

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Just 1,500 civilian model BJ80s were sold in China last year. Photo: Alamy
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