BYD Qin Due in 2013

Share Our Knowledge With Your Friends, Contacts And Co-Workers

BYD’s Qin Hybrid Concept was unveiled at the Beijing Auto Show in early 2012, but according to Chinese media reports we will see the concept role into sheet metal later this year.

The Qin made use of BYD’ self developed 1.5T that has respectable figures attached when paired to BYD’s own Dual Clutch Gearbox and BYD’s own self developed electric drive train. The Qin manages to combine these three technologies to give an impressive 316bhp and 440Nm of torque whilst sipping only the smallest amounts of torque, rumors indicate that the Qin will be available as a plug in hybrid as well as a ‘regular’ hybrid mode, further more the electric motor and gasoline engine work seamlessly and can switch between either gasoline or electric fuels with no notice from the operator.

BYD’s recently launched the Su Rui in late 2012 and racked up sales of 12,084 in December alone (21st most popular car in China) and 38,664 by the years end. The Sui Rui and Qin share the same body, only the mechanicals are different.

About the author  ⁄ FrankF

Frank entered the automotive industry via his father's instructions. He grew up with cars around him, especially as his father was a major auto restorer, Frank's childhood was spent passing beers, tools and coffee to his father whilst he explained the ins and outs of engines. Frank now works in the Chinese car industry at a specific manufacturer.

One Comment

  • Woxihuanpijiu
    January 11, 2013

    316bhp from a 1.5T!!!! Screw the qin, BYD should clone the GT86 instead ;-)

Leave a Comment

See News by Industry
Industry News China Green Auto News Spy Shots China Auto Culture
See News By Brand
Acura China Acura China Aston Martin China Aston Martin Audi China,FAW-Audi Audi China
Baojun Auto Baojun Beijing Auto Beijing Auto Group Beijing Auto Beijing Auto
Besturn Auto, FAW Besturn Besturn BMW China BMW China Brilliance Auto Brilliance Auto
Buick China Buick China Baojun Auto BYD Baojun Auto Cadillac
Changa,Chang'an Chang'an - Chana Changfeng Changfeng Changhe Auto Changhe
Chery Auto Chery Chevrolet China Chevrolet Chevrolet China Chrysler
Citroen China Citroen Dodge China Dodge Dodge China Citroen DS
Dongfeng Auto Dongfeng Geely Emgrand Emgrand Geely Emgrand Englon
FAW,First Automobile Works FAW Ferrari China Ferrari Fiat China Fiat
Foday Auto Foday Ford China,Changan-Ford Ford Guangzhou Auto Guangzhou Auto
Geely Auto Geely Geely Auto Gleagle GoNow Auto GoNow
Great Wall Great Wall Hafei Auto Hafei Haima Haima
Hawtai Hawtai Honda Honda Huanghai Yellow Sea Auto Huanghai (Yellow Sea)
Hyundai China Hyundai Infiniti China Infiniti JAC China JAC
Jaguar Jaguar Jinbei Jinbei JMC JMC
Kia Kia     Jaguar Land Rover
Landwind Landwind Lexus China Lexus Lifan Auto Lifan
Lincoln Lincoln Youngman Lotus Youngman Lotus Luxgen Luxgen
Mazda Mazda Mercedes China Mercedes MG - Morris Garages MG
MINI China MINI Mitsubishi China Mitsubishi Nissan China Nissan
Opel China Opel Opel China Peugeot Reely China Reely
Renault Riich Riich Riich Roewe
Rolls-Royce China Rolls-Royce SEAT SEAT Senova Senova/ShenBao
Double Ring Double Ring - Shuang Huan Sichuan Yema Sichuan Yema Skoda Skoda
Double Ring Smart Subaru Subaru Suzuki Suzuki
Toyota Toyota Volvo Volvo Volkswagen Volkswagen
Zotye Zotye   Others    
Sign up today to receive China Car Times weekly newsletter!
Your name
Your email