2014 Guangzhou Auto Show: Beijing Auto Senova D20 debuts in China
Published on November 24, 2014 by Tycho de Feijter
The new Beijing Auto Senova D20 hatchback debuted on the 2014 Guangzhou Auto Show in China. The Senova D20 is basically a facelifted Beijing Auto E-Series that has been moved under the Senova brand. A good move it seems because the vehicle suddenly looks a lot hipper.
The outgoing Beijing Auto E-Series. Price starts at 58.800 yuan and ends at 74.800 yuan. Engines: 99hp 1.3 and a 113hp 1.5, mated to a five-speed manual or a five-speed automatic. The E-Series is based on the platform of the 2004 Smart ForFour/Mitsubishi Colt and design-wise inspired by the old Mercedes-Benz B-Class.
Both engines will continue in the facelifted-new Senova D20 and price will be about the same. The Senova D20 will hit the Chinese car market just before the end of this year.
Color scheme a bit lighter than before, but no obvious other changes here.
Enough space for two and a dog.
Sport five-spoke alloys work very well on Senova D20.
New window spoiler, new rear lights, and a completely new bumper.
The typical Senova grille, looking somewhat airplane.
They also had a cross version on the booth, we have seen it before on spy shots but it hasn’t been launched so far. Looks ready now. And it has a very real and very proper roof rack, like all cross-vehicles should have. Are you looking, Qoros?!