BYD plans to sell 200,000 vehicles, launch 4 models this year.
source: Gasgoo.comJanuary 28, 2008 – China’s private automaker BYD plans to launch four models and sell 200,000 vehicles in Chinese market this year.
"Our goal is to sell 200,000 vehicles this year,” the company’s spokesperson Wang Jianjun said last week. “We plan to sell 150,000 F3 vehicles, 25,000 F6 and 25,000 F1 vehicles this year.”
F1, F6, F8 and F6 DM are four new models to be launched in Chinese market this year, Wang said.
F6 is powered by either a 2.0 liter BYD483QB engine or a 2.4 Mitsubishi 4G69liter engine. FYD dealerships have started to accept booking orders for this vehicle in January. It is priced 105,800 yuan to 135,800 yuan. The model is expected to be launched in March.
F1 is a small displacement sedan powered by a 1.0 liter BYD371QA. It meets EU-IV emission standards. The vehicle is priced between 30,000 yuan ($4,138) to 50,000 yuan ($6,900). The model will be delivered in April.
F8 has an electronic controlled sunroof. The vehicle is equipped with ABS and EBD systems. It has four airbags. The car will be launched in June and will be priced at about 200,000 yuan ($27,586).
F6DM is powered by a BYD iron battery pack and a gas engine. It will be 20,000 yuan higher than F6 vehicle.