BYD working on new 2.0 turbo for Si Rui and S6
Published on December 19, 2012 by W.E. Ning
BYD is working on a new 2.0 turbocharged engine that will become available in the BYD Si Rui sedan and in the BYD S6 SUV. The engine will have an output of 207hp and 350nm. The BYD Si Rui debuted on the Guangzhou Auto Show last month, it will be launched on the Chinese car market early next year. Only engine at launch will be the 154hp, the 2.0 turbo will follow later next year.
The BYD S6 SUV is currently available with two rather old engines: a 140hp 2.0 and a 167hp 2.4. Price starts at 107.900 yuan and ends at 120.900 yuan. Price for the 2.0 turbo will likely start around 140.000 yuan.