This is it, the final production version of the FAW-Besturn X80 SUV. It will be launched on the China auto market in early 2013, debut is expected on the Guangzhou Auto Show in November. The X80 is based on the platform of the Mazda 6 sedan which is made by the FAW-Mazda joint venture.
The X80 will be powered by Mazda-sourced 2.0 and 2.3 liter four-cylinders, mated to a 6-speed manual or 5-speed automatic. Price will start around 130.000 yuan. The X80 is design-wise based on the FAW X-Concept that debuted at the 2011 Shanghai Auto Show.
Looks good, design language seems to be improving. Better than that godawful Yema ripoff of the Infiniti EX35.