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New BYD F3 will be called ‘F3 Su Rui’

Published on February 2, 2012 by Tycho de Feijter

New BYD F3 China

The new BYD F3 will debut at the Beijing Auto Show in April, it will be called ‘F3 Su Rui’, best translated as ‘quick (and) sharp. This might mean the current BYD F3 will continue as a buget-alternative.

New BYD F3 China

The F3 Su Rui seems to be a much better, and more expensive, car than the old one. It stands on a brand-new platform and comes with a new 1.5 turbo ‘TID’ engine mated to a 6-speed DCT.

New BYD F3 China

The F3 Su Rui loox like a very fine car, and, as a first for BYD, its design ain’t copied from someone else.

BYD F3 China

The entirely forgettable current F3. Price starts at 66.900 yuan. Price of the new car will likely start around 90.000 yuan. I am afraid the F3 will stay on for a while until BYD comes up with a real successor (F2?).

Via: Autohome.

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  1. dragin- February 3, 2012 Reply

    “…its design ain’t copied from someone else.”

    As I see it, a knock off of the 2006 Geely King Kong, albeit more curvacious. But will the resemblance be noticed?
    How about the hybrid version? Smoother in transition with improved power steering perhaps.
    The Los Angeles Housing Authority is waiting……

  2. oleksa- February 3, 2012 Reply

    Nothing common with Geely MK (King Kong) as for me. New F3’s design looks really fresh and different from other BYDs.

  3. ramaz- February 11, 2012 Reply

    its copied on byd g3 and it’s a new model of f3

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