Spy Shots: BYD S3 SUV seen testing in China
Published on December 2, 2014 by Tycho de Feijter
The best Spy Shots so far of the upcoming BYD S3 SUV for China. The BYD S3 is a new compact SUV that will debut on the Shanghai Auto Show in April and launch on the Chinese auto market in the second half of 2015. The market for compact SUV’s is booming in China and BYD wants in.
The BYD S3 will be powered by the well-known 1.5 liter turbocharged four-cylinder petrol engine with 154hp and 240nm, mated to a six-speed DSG or a six-speed manual. BYD is also working in a hybrid variant based around the same engine. Price for the petrol-powered S3 will start around 70.000 yuan and end around 90.000 yuan
Design appears a tad too conservative, but those shoulders could be interesting. Two exhaust pipes. Large and functional roof rack.