BYD F5

2014 BYD F5 Suri

2014 BYD F5 Suri Exterior
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  • BYD F5 Suri
  • Year:
    2014
  • Make:
  • Model:
  • Engine:
    inline-4
  • Transmission:
    5-speed manual
  • Horsepower @ RPM:
    107 @ 5800
  • Torque @ RPM:
    106 @ 5800
  • Energy:
    Direct Injection
  • Displacement:
    1.5 L
  • 0-60 time:
    12 sec. (Est.)
  • Top Speed:
    103 mph
  • Price:
    20000 (Est.)
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Hitting the market in 2012, the F5 Suri has made quite a splash in the Chinese car market. Google BYD’s F5 Suri sedan and you’ll notice most headlines include something about the sedan earning a five-start safety rating in China’s nationwide C-NCAP testing standards. The car was even crowned “The Safest Car in China,” surpassing even contenders from Ford and Volkswagen. The car even holds the title of the world’s only remote-controllable sedan.

Wait, remote controllable? Yep. The BYD F5 Suri was the first of BYD’s products to come with a remote control that operated the car from up to 10 meters ( 30 feet) away for tight parking and other similar situations. While it might not be the cell phone controller James Bond used on his BMW 7 Series in Tomorrow Never Dies, the F5 Suri’s four-directional remote allows the outside driver to turn the wheels and move the car forward and back at very low speeds.

The F5 Suri isn’t all party tricks, though. It comes with a host of standard equipment found in all modern global sedans. A turbocharged engine with direct injection is mated to a dual clutch transmission, eight airbags envelope the cabin, a myriad of electronic safety systems keep the car on the road, and a host of driver centric technology makes F5 feel more premium.

Though BYD’s long-term plans include shipping globally, including the U.S., things aren’t quite to that point yet. Passing the U.S. safety tests and emissions regulations are only the first hurdle.

Click past the jump to read more about the BYD F5 Suri.

 

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2014 BYD F5 Suri

2014 BYD F5 Suri

Hitting the market in 2012, the F5 Suri has made quite a splash in the Chinese car market. Google BYD’s F5 Suri sedan and you’ll notice most headlines include something about the sedan earning a five-start safety rating in China’s nationwide C-NCAP testing standards. The car was even crowned “The Safest Car in China,” surpassing even contenders from Ford and Volkswagen. The car even holds the title of the world’s only remote-controllable sedan.

Wait, remote controllable? Yep. The BYD F5 Suri was the first of BYD’s products to come with a remote control that operated the car from up to 10 meters ( 30 feet) away for tight parking and other similar situations. While it might not be the cell phone controller James Bond used on his BMW 7 Series in Tomorrow Never Dies, the F5 Suri’s four-directional remote allows the outside driver to turn the wheels and move the car forward and back at very low speeds.

The F5 Suri isn’t all party tricks, though. It comes with a host of standard equipment found in all modern global sedans. A turbocharged engine with direct injection is mated to a dual clutch transmission, eight airbags envelope the cabin, a myriad of electronic safety systems keep the car on the road, and a host of driver centric technology makes F5 feel more premium.

Though BYD’s long-term plans include shipping globally, including the U.S., things aren’t quite to that point yet. Passing the U.S. safety tests and emissions regulations are only the first hurdle.

Click past the jump to read more about the BYD F5 Suri.

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