Spy Shots of the interior of the faceliftedBYD Qin plug-in hybrid show a brand new dashboard with a giant Tesla-like touch screen in the middle. It seems slightly smaller, narrower in particular, than the 17 inch screen of the Tesla Model S. The instrument binnacle and center tunnel are all new too.
BYD is working on a facelift for the Qin plug-in hybrid sport sedan, it will be launched on the Chinese car market in Q3. The facelift includes a new grille, a new rear bumper, new badges, and blue wheels!
The facelift comes at a curious moment; in April BYD launched the Qin EV300, a full-electric version of the Qin, which is based on the non-facelifted car. Are they going to facelift that one too, just two months after launch..?
Local Chinese automakers are launching more EV’s in one week than the rest of the world in one year. The latest addition to the buzzing fleet is the BYD Yuan EV, a full electric variant of the BYD Yuan SUV. The Yuan EV will be launched on the Chinese car market in H2 for about 150.000 yuan.
The new BYD Yuan compact SUV has been launched on the Chinese car market, sporting a very nice albeit a bit busy design. Price for the petrol versions starts at 59.900 yuan and ends at 121.900 yuan. Price for the hybrid version starts at 209.800 yuan and ends at 249.000 yuan. The hybrid thus is 88.000 yuan more expensive than the top-spec petrol version, but there is a good reason for that.
The new BYD e5 300 full-electric car has been launched on the Chinese car market. Price including all clean-energy subsidies starts at 120.800 yuan and ends at 140.800 yuan. The total subsidy for the BYD e5 is 109.000 yuan or $16.844.
The BYD e5 300 is basically a cheaper and less fancy variant of the BYD Qin EV300, which was launched on the same day. Both cars share the same electric drive train and are of the same size.
The new BYD Qin EV300 has been launched on the Chinese car market. The Qin EV300 is the full-electric variant of the BYD Qin hybrid. Price including all clean-energy subsidies starts at 150.800 yuan and ends at 200.800 yuan. The total subsidy for the Qin EV300 is 109.000 yuan or $16.844.
At the same time and rather unexpectedly, BYD also launched the E5 EV300 electric sedan, which is basically a Qin without the fancy stuff but with exactly the same motor.
This the new BYD Qin EV300, the full-electric variant of the BYD Qin hybrid. The Qin EV300 will launch on the Chinese car market late this month. Price including subsidies will start around 160.000 yuan. The Qin EV300 comes with blue on the grille because blue = really green.
Fresh Spy Shots of the new BYD Qin EV300, the full-electric variant of the BYD Qin hybrid. The Qin EV will debut on the Beijing Auto Show next month and launch on the Chinese car market soon thereafter. Price including subsidies will start around 180.000 yuan.
This is the brand new BYD Yuan SUV. It will be launched on the Chinese car market next month, and the first cars have arrived at BYD dealers in China. BYD has decided to call the entire range ‘Yuan’, including the petrol (fka BYD S1) and plug-in hybrid versions, just like they did with the BYD Song.
The brand new BYD Qin EV will be launched on the Chinese car market in March. The Qin hybrid was launched in December 2013. The Qin EV is a full-electric vehicle powered by an electric motor with 218hp. Top speed will be 150 kilometers per hour and range will be an impressive 300 kilometer. Price including all green-car subsidies will start somewhere around 250.000 yuan.