Spy Shots: Beijing Auto Senova X55 SUV for the Chinese car market
Published on October 3, 2015 by Tycho de Feijter
The best Spy Shots so far of the production version of the all-new Beijing Auto Senova X55 SUV, looking very ready for its launch on the Chinese car market later this month. The Senova X55 is a new compact SUV, it debuted on the Shanghai Auto Show in April. It will be positioned above the upcoming Senova X35 and under the Senova X65.
The Senova X55 will be available with two Mitsubishi-sourced four-cylinder petrol engines: a 1.5 with 113hp and 147nm mated to a 5-speed manual, and a 150hp 1.5 turbo mated to a six-speed manual or a CVT. FWD only. Size: 4405/1809/1685, wheelbase is 2650.
Price will start around 80.000 yuan and end around 130.000 yuan.
The green car on the first photos is a high end 1.5 turbo with fancy roof rails, a touch screen, and the CVT gearbox.
Analogue clock in between the vents.
Happy hips, integrated spoiler and another spoiler on the roof, trendy rear lights connected by a shiny chrome strip.
This is the base 1.5 version. No fog lights, no roof rails, …
… no touch screen, probably another clock, and the five-speed manual. Design of the lower center console is kinda cool, with black handles over a chromed frame.
Wheels seem a few inched too small, swimming freely in the arches.