Spy Shots: Beijing Auto Senova D80 testing in China
Published on January 29, 2015 by W.E. Ning
The first Spy Shots of the Beijing Auto Senova D80 testing in China. The D80 will be the flagship of the Senova brand, it debuted as a semi-concept on the Guangzhou Auto Show in November and it will be launched on the Chinese car market in the second half of this year.
The Senova D80 on the Guangzhou Auto Show.
The Senova D80 is a slightly stretched and extra luxurious variant of the Senova D70 (D-Series).
‘Beijing’ is short for the Beijing Automotive Industry Corporation (BAIC), a giant Chinese automaker that also owns the Beijing Auto brand. Senova, or Shenbao in Chinese, is a brand under Beijing Auto.
Wide C-pillar and huge rear lights. Heavy chrome strip on the bumper. The Senova D80 will be powered by the same engines as the D70: a 177hp 1.8 turbo, a 204hp 2.0 turbo, and a 250hp 2.3 turbo.