Spy Shots: FAW-Besturn X80 shows its Back in China
Published on February 8, 2013 by Tycho de Feijter
The best spy shot so far of the back of the upcoming FAW-Besturn X80 SUV, it will be launched on the Chinese car market in the first half of this year, debut is expected for the Shanghai Auto Show in April. The Besturn X80 is based on the platform of the last generation Mazda 6 that is made in China by the FAW-Mazda joint venture. Design all very nice but the exhaust pipes seem to hang out a bit lonely.
Front a bit fuzzy, but sleek and modern. Price is expected to start around 150.000 yuan and end around 250.000 yuan. The X80 is the first SUV under the Besturn brand. Engines are Mazda-sourced 2.0 and 2.3 liter units, mated to a 6-speed manual or six-speed automatic. Size: 4586/1820/1662, wheelbase is 2675.