BYD Qin hybrid sedan will be sold in Europe

June 1, 2015 at 7:49 pm

BYD Qin sedan which appeared as a concept a few years ago proceeded on the conveyor. Model is officially launched in the domestic market with a starting price at 23,725 Euros. At the same time the car came to the market of Costa Rica, where the Chinese intend to begin expansion of Qin sedan to the Central and South America countries. At the same time the manufacturer announced that in early 2015 a hybrid will appear at the European market. There, he is likely to get a different name.

Dynamic BYD Qin pic

Dynamic BYD Qin pic

Under the hood of Qin there is a 1.5 liters gasoline turbo BYD 476ZQA equipped with direct injection and providing 154 hp and 240 Nm of torque and electric motor generating 150 hp and 250 Nm of torque. The total output of the hybrid installation is 295 hp and 479 Nm. It allows the car with the weight 1720 kg to gain the first hundred in 5.9 sec. Maximum speed is 185 km / h. Nominal average fuel consumption of new item is 1.6 l / 100 km.

Comfortable BYD Qin sedan image

Comfortable BYD Qin sedan image

The Chinese report that compared to its predecessor Qin F3DM the hybrid installation is 7% more efficient. It is equally important that the new product is much more dynamic, bigger and more comfortable than the old model. It is more spacious inside and better equipped.