Chinese car manufacturer BYD Auto announced the start of production and the start of sales in China of a new hybrid car BYD Tang 2015-2016 model year. Chinese new crossover 2015-2016 BID Tang affects the availability of a hybrid power plant (capacity 505 !!! forces) with a gasoline 2.0-liter turbo engine and two electric motors, allowing the vehicle to catapult to the first hundred in just 4.9 seconds. In this case, the manufacturer promises an average fuel consumption of around 2 liters and the opportunity to drive on electric only 80 km. Price hybrid crossover BYD Tang starts at 300,000 yuan for the base, but rather a rich package bundle and rises to 600 thousand. Yuan for exclusive BYD Tang Ultimate Edition (edition of only 200 copies) with more expressive aerodynamic body kit and the ability to accelerate from 0 to 100 mph in just 4.4 sec. As a bonus for buyers of hybrid crossover compensation of 80,000 yuan from the government. In automaker plans to bring Chinese cars in 2016 novelty hybrid BYD Tang to foreign markets (USA, Europe, Russia).
The official world premiere of BYD Tang took place in April 2014 in the framework of the Beijing auto show, but in the spring, and said the Chinese power hybrid power plant crossover of 354 power. Who we have thought that the serial BID Tang will have more than 500-strong herd of, concealed under the body. Against the background of China’s new hybrid crossover premium Cayenne S Hybrid with its 416 horses looks like something modest.
Now a small excursion into the history of the emergence of serial hybrid BYD Tang. In 2010 he made his debut crossover BYD S6 – almost an exact copy (exterior, interior and equipment) second-generation Japanese crossover Lexus RX (XU30). In April 2013, the Chinese have presented a more modern and powerful version of the crossover BYD S7. And a year later, the show has created on its basis a hybrid variant was named Tang BID.
Frankly, because BYD S6 and BYD Tang shares a huge gap. For not complete five years of Chinese experts from the ordinary model-clone reached the modern crossover with stylish looks, high-quality interior with rich equipment and advanced technical stuffing. Just five years, and the result is here he is before us. Traditionally charts indicating the start external dimensions of the vehicle body, constituting at BYD Tang 4810 mm long, 1855 mm wide, 1720 mm in height, with a 2720 mm wheelbase. With the standard set by the size of the tires 235 / 55R18 front track – 1580 mm, rear track – 1555 mm ground clearance (clearance) – 175 mm.
The front end of the new Chinese car in 2016 with a stylish and modern headlamps, grille trim falshradiatornoy, solid and powerful bumper with a pronounced aerodynamic fins. Slightly spoil the appearance of many crossover front chrome. But nothing can be done, cars from China. Body profile is attractive and harmonious, in the presence of flowing lines and contours, large and comfortable for planting in interior doors, huge wheel arches, richly decorated with plastic dilators, stylish bending roof with powerful rear racks, solid food.
At the rear most attention is drawn to the original ceiling marker lamps, most correct form tailgate massive bumper with integrated tailpipes of the exhaust pipes in a trapezoid shape.
Video and photo BYD Tang will help to consider the exterior design of the body and interior design of the new Chinese car model year 2015-2016. Interior hybrid crossover BID Tang appreciate high quality materials (natural and artificial leather, soft plastics, wood insert), accurate assembly of elements of interior, ergonomics, a large set of modern equipment, comfort seats first and second row, a huge cargo bay that can be placed in their bins of 1084 liters behind the rear row to 2398 liters with the rear seats folded.
Availability of equipment installed as standard on BYD Tang pleasantly surprised by buyers: multifunction steering wheel heated, multi-function digital instrument panel with a 12.1-inch color TFT screen, key less access and activation engine button, front seats with electric and heated (the driver’s seat with memory settings) color screen compass, multimedia system with a color touch 10.2-inch screen, dual-zone climate control, electronic handbrake, Surround Camera system, parking sensors front and rear, xenon headlights, LED daytime running lights and tail lights, electric and heated exterior mirrors with LED turn signal, 8-NIL airbags.
For second-row passengers offered adjustable back angle, ventilation vents, control unit multimedia system and climate control in the center armrest.
Specifications BYD Tang (Tang BID) with a fully independent suspension – front and rear rack mounted MacPherson, all-wheel disc brakes, power steering electric. The structure of the hybrid power plant includes a gasoline 2.0-liter turbocharged engine (205 hp 320 NM) and two electric motors, issuing 150 hp and 200 NM of each respectively. The total output of the power plant is 505 hp and 820 NM, transmission – automatic 6 automatic transmission DCT. Two electric motors rotate each its axis and provide a way crossover all wheel drive 4WD. Available batteries with a capacity of 18 kW, which can be recharged from a conventional household outlet with a voltage of 220V. Battery is sufficient to overcome the crossover 85 kilometers on electric power only. The presence of three engines with a total capacity of more than 500 power and all-wheel drive 4WD able to provide hurricane momentum booster up to 100 mph, is less than 5 seconds. Top speed is limited to 180 mph. The switch is located next to the handle transmission control, the driver can choose from four driving modes: EV, HEV, Eco and Sport, thereby choosing between the most optimal for economical driving or temperamental movement.
Exclusive BYD Tang Ultimate Edition is capable of reaching 100 mph in 4.4 seconds, in addition to a body kit complete with tires Pirelli P Zero 245/40 R20 on the original 20-inch wheels. A power turbocharged 2.0-liter gasoline engine brought to this version up to 255 horsepower at 370 NM, output electric motor is the same as the base BYD Tang. So under the hood of a hybrid crossover BYD Tang Ultimate Edition power plant with 555 hp in the return and 870 NM.