Spy Shots: BYD G5 sedan is Naked in China
Published on February 12, 2014 by Tycho de Feijter
Spy Shots showing the new BYD G5 sedan all-naked in China, set to debut on the Beijing Auto Show in April. The BYD G5 is a new addition to the BYD line-up, price will start around 100.000 yuan. The BYD G5 will be positioned between the BYD F3 and the BYD G6.
The BYD G5 will be powered by a 1.5 turbo four cylinder petrol engine with 154hp and 240nm, mated to a six-speed DSG. Later on, likely in late 2014, a hybrid variant will become available as well. The hybrid drivetrain consists of the 1.5 liter turbo and a 149hp/200nm electric motor. Combined output id 303hp and 440nm. Price of the hybrid will start around 160.000 yuan including subsidies. Size: 4700/1790/1480, wheelbase is 2670.
Design rather original with sharp-cut rear lights…
… and a heavily chromed grille.