A worthy rival – the Chinese hybrid car BYD Qin

September 16, 2015 at 7:21 pm

In 2014, the BYD Qin innovative sedan by BYD Auto Company became the sales leader of electric and hybrid cars. Due to the Dual Mode II technology, this model has outstanding dynamic driving qualities with the ability to accelerate to 100 km / h in just 5.9 seconds, and 185 km / h top speed with 2 liter fuel consumption per 100 km. The driving force of four-door sedan is presented by a hybrid powertrain that consists of a 1.5-liter turbocharged engine and an electric motor of the capacity 149 horsepower and 200 Nm. The last is driven by a set of special accumulators. The total capacity of the power plant is 303 hp, which is an amazing figure for a serial passenger car. The motor works with a 6-step robotized transmission DCT, developed by engineers BYD. In a pure electric mode, Qin can run more than 50 km at the speed of 150 km/h.

BYD Qin - the leader among hybrid cars pic

BYD Qin – the leader among hybrid cars pic

In addition to the power plant, the sedan is notable for an abundance of modern electronics, including digital instrument panel, a multimedia complex with a large touch screen and functionality, and other technologies. In particular, the safety systems.

The saloon of modern BYD Qin photo

The saloon of modern BYD Qin photo

The BYD Qin’s length makes 4740 mm, the width – 1770 mm and the height – 1480 mm, the curb weight is 1720 kg.