BYD presented its new mighty hybrid crossovers

April 4, 2015 at 5:26 pm

Inspired by the feverish demand for Tang hybrid, BYD Chinese carmaker decided to significantly expand the range of crossovers, and introduced three new models.

2015 BYD Yuan compact crossover pic

2015 BYD Yuan compact crossover pic

The most compact model of the class will be Yuan, whose appearance in the Chinese market is scheduled for the third quarter of 2015. Crossover Dimensions are going to be 4320/1765/1650 mm in length, width and height, respectively, and the 1.3-liter four-cylinder engine paired with electric motors, which in co-operation should provide up to 473 hp, will be responsible for the movement.

2015 BYD Song hybrid crossover pic

2015 BYD Song hybrid crossover pic

The second model is BYD Song hybrid crossover, also known as BYD S3 in its non-hybrid version. Its official presentation will take place in April 2015 at the Shanghai auto show. The car will be powered by a 1.5-liter turbo engine developing 154 hp. Its dimensions – 4565/1830/1720 mm. Crossover hybrid modification will be equipped with all-wheel drive and will be available in early 2016.

The debut of the Ming biggest crossover in the BYD lineup is planned for 2017. Besides the impressive dimensions – 5100/2000/1750 mm – this seven-seat giant will impress with its outstanding power. Six Dual Mode electric hybrid system engines will let BYD Ming to accelerate from 0 to 100 km / h in 3.9 seconds – faster than the “charged» Tang Ultimate, which overcomes this barrier in 4.4 seconds. Unfortunately, the visualization of the model is not yet available.