By 2017, the BYD Company will released four new crossovers (part 2)

May 11, 2015 at 5:15 pm

The whole range of new BYD SUV will be based on a “542” platform. The number “5” refers to the maximum time of acceleration from 0 to 100 km / h, “4” – means the wheel drive system, “2” means the amount of fuel needed to overcome 100 kilometers.

New powerful BYD Song SUV image

New powerful BYD Song SUV image

The second high-performance novelty is the BYD Song SUV, which is now known as the BYD S3. Dimensions of this car are following: length – 4565 mm, width – 1830 mm, height – 1720 mm. The size of the wheelbase is 2660 mm. Under the hood of the crossover there is a 1.5-liter four-cylinder engine with a turbine, and a couple of two electric motors. This hybrid propulsion system will be combined with 7-speed transmission. BYD Song will be also an all-wheel drive model. Hybrid modification BYD Song / S3 will debut at the Shanghai Motor Show in 2015. In addition, fully electric version of the Song will appear in 2016.

2016 Impressive BYD Song crossover pic

2016 Impressive BYD Song crossover pic

According to the company, the crossover will be able to accelerate from 0 to 100 km/h in 4.9 seconds. Detailed information about an output of the power train has not been announced, but we can assume that the total output of the engines will be around 300 hp. The power plant will be combined with 6-speed automatic DCT with dual-clutch.