Spy Shots: FAW-Besturn X80 shows its Back in China

Published on February 8, 2013 by Tycho de Feijter

Spy Shots: FAW-Besturn X80 shows its Back in China

The best spy shot so far of the back of the upcoming FAW-Besturn X80 SUV, it will be launched on the Chinese car market in the first half of this year, debut is expected for the Shanghai Auto Show in April. The Besturn X80 is based on the platform of the last generation Mazda 6 that is made in China by the FAW-Mazda joint venture. Design all very nice but the exhaust pipes seem to hang out a bit lonely.

Spy Shots: FAW-Besturn X80 shows its Back in China

Front a bit fuzzy, but sleek and modern. Price is expected to start around 150.000 yuan and end around 250.000 yuan. The X80 is the first SUV under the Besturn brand. Engines are Mazda-sourced 2.0 and 2.3 liter units, mated to a 6-speed manual or six-speed automatic. Size: 4586/1820/1662, wheelbase is 2675.


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  1. dragin- February 8, 2013 Reply

    Those pipes were originally meant for exit through recessed bumper openings.. But someone at FAW went out for a long lunch the day it needed coordination.
    Ah what the heck, it’s good enough for government work…

  2. cjcz92- February 9, 2013 Reply

    Very Subaru-ish…

  3. royalmm- February 9, 2013 Reply

    Decent, does have a bit of Subaru XV Crosstrek to it.

  4. Roman- February 9, 2013 Reply

    Cool, In Russia will be sold?

  5. thumper- February 27, 2013 Reply

    is it just me, or does anyone see a lot of infiniti fx35 in the lines of this car?

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