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More photos of the new BYD S3 SUV for China

January 26, 2015 by Joey Wang

More photos of the new BYD S3 SUV for China

A new flock of photos of the new BYD S3 SUV, which will be called BYD Song when it hits the Chinese car market in the second quarter. The BYD S3/Song comes with the most impressive front we have seen on a BYD so far, with a heavily chromed grille topping a Lexus-like snout and flanked by mean looking lights.

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BYD to launch four new SUV’s in China

January 23, 2015 by Tycho de Feijter

BYD to launch four new SUV's in China

BYD will launch four new SUV’s in China, in addition the the mad BYD Tang and BYD Tang Ultimate. Starting with the BYD Yuan, a sub-compact SUV that will debut is the third quarter with a launch on the Chinese car market just before the end of the year. The Yuan will come with 1.1 and 1.3 liter four-cylinder petrol engines and as a dual-mode hybrid. Size: 4320/1765/1650, wheelbase 2520.

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This is the BYD Tang Ultimate Edition super SUV for China

January 22, 2015 by Tycho de Feijter

This is the BYD Tang Ultimate Edition super SUV for China

Time now for a closer look at the BYD Tang Ultimate Edition, the super speedy and hyper exclusive variant of the new BYD Tang SUV. The Tang Ultimate Edition is limited to 200 cars and costs 600.000 yuan (96.530 USD), but price goes down to 520.000 yuan (83.711 USD) when all green-car subsidies are included. Still a lot of money, especially since the base Tang starts at 220.000 yuan. So what do you get for all that extra cash? More power!, and then some.

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This is the new BYD S3 SUV for China

January 21, 2015 by W.E. Ning

This is the new BYD S3 SUV for China

BYD keeps up busy today. At the launch ceremony for the super sonic BYD Tang SUV they also showed the new BYD S3, a new compact SUV that will debut on the 2015 Shanghai Auto Show in April. The S3 comes with the most impressive front we have seen on a BYD so far, with a heavily chromed grille topping a Lexus-like snout and flanked by mean looking lights.

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The new BYD Tang hybrid SUV from China has 505 hp!

January 21, 2015 by Tycho de Feijter

The new BYD Tang hybrid SUV from China has 505 hp!

The BYD Tang SUV has been launched on the Chinese car market, and it is coming with a bang. Best news first: the total combined output of the plug-in hybrid-electric  power train is 505hp and 820nm, much more than announced earlier. The output makes the BYD Tang one of the most powerful SUV’s and the most powerful hybrid SUV in the world.

Price is aggressive too. Initially, BYD will sell only two limited-edition models: the Tang Limited, seen above, a dare-to-be-first edition limited to only 98 cars. It comes with red alloys, a dressed up interior and special badges. Price is set at 300.000 yuan or 48.256 USD.

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Spy Shots: BYD goes Completely Mad with the new Tang Ultimate Edition SUV

January 20, 2015 by W.E. Ning

Spy Shots: BYD goes Completely Mad with the new Tang Ultimate Edition SUV

Behold! This is the completely mad BYD Tang Ultimate Edition, an extremely fast hybrid SUV from China. The regular BYD Tang SUV will be launched on the Chinese car market later tonight, powered by a hybrid drivetrain that will propel the vehicle to 100 kilometer per hour in only 4.9 seconds. The Extreme Edition however will be faster still, it will reach the hundred in 4.5 seconds (!!!) due to added lightness, wings, and racy tires. Amazingly, Chinese media say the Extreme Edition will become available as a limited edition on special order, but BYD has not confirmed this yet.

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Patent Applied: BYD S3 shows its Face in China

January 16, 2015 by Tycho de Feijter

Patent Applied: BYD S3 shows its Face in China

BYD has officially applied for patent on the the upcoming BYD S3 SUV for China. The patent drawings show an impressive grille and a stylish D-pillar, both of which were mostly hidden on the test cars we saw in the spy shots. The BYD S3 is a new compact SUV for the booming Chinese car market. It will debut on the Shanghai Auto Show in April and launch on the market in the second half of 2015, price will start around 70.000 yuan and end around 90.000 yuan.

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Spy Shots: new BYD S3 SUV testing in China

January 7, 2015 by Tycho de Feijter

Spy Shots: new BYD S3 SUV testing in China

The best Spy Shots so far of the upcoming BYD S3 SUV for China. The BYD S3 is a new compact SUV for the booming Chinese car market. It will debut on the Shanghai Auto Show in April and launch on the market in the second half of 2015, price will start around 70.000 yuan and end around 90.000 yuan.

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Officially Official: this is the BYD Tang hybrid SUV for China

December 26, 2014 by Joey Wang

Officially Official: this is the BYD Tang hybrid SUV for China

BYD has released the first photos of the final production version of the BYD Tang hybrid SUV for China. The BYD Tang is based on the petrol-powered BYD S7. The Tang will be launched on the Chinese car market on January 20. Price will start around 300.000 yuan before green-car subsidies, which can be as high as 60.000 yuan for a hybrid, so sticker price at the dealer will hover around the 250.000 yuan ($40.200).

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Spy Shots: BYD S3 SUV is Testing in China

December 18, 2014 by Joey Wang

Spy Shots: BYD S3 SUV is Testing in China

New Spy Shots of the upcoming BYD S3 SUV for China. The BYD S3 is a new compact SUV for the booming Chinese car market. It will debut on the Shanghai Auto Show in April and launch on the market in the second half of 2015, price will start around 70.000 yuan and end around 90.000 yuan.

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