At the Shanghai Motor Show 2013 debut crossover FAW Besturn X80, which became the first representative of this class of cars in the line producer. The basis of the PAC Besturn X80 fell slightly modernized platform of the sedan Mazda 6 second generation with McPherson struts at the front. Overall length of the SUV is 4586 mm (size of the wheelbase – 2675), width – 1820, height – 1695.
Ground clearance (clearance) of the new FAW Besturn X80 reaches 190 millimeters decent, but the size of the trunk of a car is not particularly appreciate – its scope is declared at the level of 398 liters. Data on changes in the size of the compartment with folded rear couch backs are not specified. Externally PAC Besturn X80 looks very interesting. A particularly original transitioned rear side windows in the glass on the trunk lid.
Pleased with the interior markedly different for the better from many other Chinese cars, which even today use extremely outdated and sometimes openly primitive solutions. In this sense, the new FAW Besturn X80 all right: The interior received a very modern and high quality. The base engine for the crossover is a 2.0-liter four-cylinder gasoline agergat capacity of 147 hp (184 Nm) borrowed from a sedan FAW Besturn B70 . It can be combined in a pair with both the mechanics and with a gun, both six-speed transmission.
The alternative is a more powerful 160-horsepower (207 Nm) engine cylinder capacity of 2.3 liters, available exclusively paired with the automatic transmission. He is able to disperse the PAC Besturn X80 up to 190 km/h and average fuel consumption in the combined cycle for this version is stated at 9.1 l/100 km. At the moment, it is known that for the first time, we will deliver a front-wheel drive version of the SUV, and its prices will start at about $18,000. More detailed information and the cost of the FAW Besturn X80 and trim manifest later.