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It seems BYD are getting the F8 ready for a production run - greater details about the F8 have been released about what the F8 can do. The F8 measures (LxWxH) 4490mm x 1780mm x 1405mm, it weighs in at a portly 1525kg, its 2 door, and it sits 4.
The engine - the engine is a 2.0l BIVT engine with a top speed of 180kph, it aint the fastest car in the world, with it needing a leisurely 14 seconds to reach 100kph from standing, it has the option of automatic, if you need it. It comes in three options levels, basic, standard, and luxury.
On the safety side of things, the BYD F8 has most safety features that are found on other cars, twin airbags, 4 side impact airbags, ABS, EBD, anti theft alarm, remote central locking, reverse central locking etc etc etc.
Want one? We’re told the luxury F8 will cost ‘less than 200,000rmb’
BYD renamed S8 sedan Convertible coupe price about 200,000 yuan
Recently from a BYD factory was informed that the first Coupé Cabriolet cars BYD F8 will be known as S8, S Department of BYD add sports car ranks. BYD said vehicle, S8 is a full taste of the sport product, which is the main reason for name change. Compared in terms of F line, S line is clearly more suitable SPORT car style.
BYD S8 absorb a large number of international fashion elements, look stylish, strong sense of sports. More commendable is that this is our country's first open-top structure with the car hard. Opening and closing of hard use electronic control, hydraulic power finish, as long as the driver lightly press the electric switch, opening and closing of the process can be automatically completed, the operation is very simple. Hard time to open only 25 seconds, with a lot of super-sports match.
End of the year early in 2007, BYD will begin deployment of its S line products, to create an increasingly comprehensive product line. And the F line home, business car style, S-Line Products for sport style with red background of the logo. BYD F8 later changed its name to S8, will be the first listing of S Department of the sale of the vehicle.
BYD S8, represent our country in the coupe convertible area of the highest technology. In today's automobile market, most are soft-top convertible car structure, the manpower required to assist in opening and closing can be achieved. Convertible coupe a more robust fashion to ensure the integrity of car design. However, this technology has been Mercedes-Benz, BMW, Renault monopolized by several auto makers. Cutting-edge automotive sector BYD faith "technology is king" philosophy, has invested many financial and human resources to carry out the research and development, and finally made a technical breakthrough.
The neat V-shaped water tank shields, as well as headlamps polygon deliberately increase the intake of the bumper, showing a sense of full-profile sport. At the rear part of the large-scale BYD S8 taillights and rear bumper to the body side of the expansion of the front lines and echoing each other, a tough solid, seamless style. At the top of S8 BYD installed and have a very introverted functional high level brake light, in addition to the vehicle be able to highlight the character, but also an increase of traffic safety.
At present, the hard sell at an open-top cars have Mercedes-Benz SLK, Volkswagen EOS, Peugeot 307 CC, Cadillac XLR, Astra TwinTop, Lexus SC 430, BMW 3 series priced at 36 ranging between -128 million. S8 BYD to 200,000 yuan into the market will become cost-effective Coupé Cabriolet car.