Published on February 13, 2014 by Tycho de Feijter
This is the first sketchy sketch of the new BYD S9, a large hybrid SUV that will be launched on the China car market in 2015. The BYD S9 will be positioned above the upcoming BYD S7 and BYD Tang. The new BYD S9 will be a mighty fast machine, BYD has officially announced it will do 0-100 in 3.9 seconds.
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.
Published on February 11, 2014 by Joey Wang
BYD has released the first official photos of the facelifted BYD F3 sedan. Debut is scheduled for the Beijing Auto Show in April and it will be launched on the Chinese car market soon thereafter. The rather extensive facelift includes new headlights, a new grille, new bumpers, new rear lights, and an updated interior.
Published on January 28, 2014 by Joey Wang
New spy shots showing the facelifted BYD G6 sedan, it will be launched on the China car market later this year. The facelift includes a completely new front with a fat chromed grille and a very sporty bumper with a low hanging black lip. Five-spoke alloys look very speedy too, BYD clearly trying to find a younger audience for the G6.
Published on January 24, 2014 by W.E. Ning
Spy Shots of the new BYD M3 MPV, a minivan that looks a lot like the Nissan NV200 MPV. BYD applied for patent on the M3 (then known by its code name C6) in July 2011, and this is the first time we see the real thing. The BYD M3 will debut on the Beijing Auto Show in April and will be launched on the China car market soon thereafter.
Published on January 23, 2014 by Tycho de Feijter
The best spy shots so far of the upcoming BYD G5 sedan. The G5 is a new addition to the BYD line-up, combining the platform of the BYD Si Rui with the high tech hybrid drive train of the BYD Qing. Design is all new with a heavily chromed grille, large headlights, and a speedy crease going from the front door to the rear light.
Published on January 21, 2014 by Joey Wang
BYD is still working hard to get the delayed BYD S7 SUV to the China car market. Debut of the production car is now expected on the Beijing Auto Show in April. New spy shots show the BYD S7 will be equipped with a built-in air purifier. The ‘PM2.5′ button on the center console will bring clean air. PM 2.5 (wiki) is the dirty stuff in the air that kills everybody in China. Many households have air purifiers at home, but BYD is the first to put one in a car.
Published on January 8, 2014 by W.E. Ning
Spy shots showing that BYD is working on a facelift for the BYD F0 mini car. The facelifted BYD F0 is expected to debut on the Beijing Auto Show in April and launch on the China car market is scheduled for the second half of this year. The facelift includes a completely new grille and bumper, both with more chrome because Bling is currently King in China.
Published on December 24, 2013 by W.E. Ning
The new BYD ‘Tang’ hybrid super SUV will be launched on the China car market in late 2014, debut is expected for the Guangzhou Auto Show in November next year. Price of the Tang will start around 300.000 yuan. Green-car subsidies of central and local governments will bring price down to about 265.000 yuan.
The Tang will be powered by BYD’s new DMII dual mode hybrid-drive system mating a petrol engine with an electric motor. The petrol engine will be a 2.0 turbocharged four-cylinder with 205hp and 320nm. The electric motor is the same unit as in the recently launched BYD Qin sedan; delivering 149hp and 200nm. Combined output of the power train in the Tang will be 354hp and 420nm.
The Tang will be based on the upcoming BYD S7 SUV that will be powered by the 2.0 turbo petrol.
Published on December 20, 2013 by W.E. Ning
Spy Shots showing the new BYD S7 SUV naked in China. The BYD s7 will be launched on the China car market in the first half of next year. Formal debut of the production version is expected for the Beijing Auto Show in April. The BYD S7 is an upmarket variant of the existing BYD S6 SUV, it debuted as a concept on the Shanghai Auto Show.