SHENZHEN, Dec 06, 2007 (SinoCast via COMTEX) -- BYDDF | charts | news | PowerRating -- BYD Auto Co., Ltd., an arm of BYD Co., Ltd. (SEHK: 1211), will launch BYD F1 in the first quarter of 2008.
BYD F1, which debuted at an international auto exhibition in Guangzhou, South China, in the form of concept car, in November 2007, is a A00-grade mini car model built by thousands of engineers of the automaker's R&D center in Shanghai in three years
The new car model, with stylish appearance, is powered by all-new power train system BYD371QA with a 1.0L displacement and a 100-kilometer-fuel-consumption of less than 4.2 liters on an even speed of 90 kilometers per hour. It can reach a speed as high as 150 kilometers per hour.
Its engine, based on UAES's electronic-control fuel-injection system, has reached the Euro IV emission standards. High-strength steel plate, world-class safety clashing technologies as well as dual SRS airbags and Delphi's ABS and EBD system make the car outstanding in safety.