BYD S8

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BYD S8 is a hardtop convertible launched at the 2006 Beijing motor show (it was known as "F8" then) and was released in July 2009. The first of the type from a native carmaker in China, it is a cheap imitator of Mercedes-Benz SL-Class in exterior styling. Only one year model had been available, the 2009, which was powered by a 103kW 2.0 liter and can accelerate to 100km/h in 14 seconds. Its top speed was 180km/h. In the short period of time when it was on the new car market, it ranked as a least popular model.

2009 BYD S8 Convertible 2.0 Premium MT 2.0 Premium AT 2.0 Flagship MT 2.0 Flagship AT
Price: MSRP (Yuan) 165,800 181,800 190,800 206,800
Powertrain  
Engine Type
2.0L, 4-Cylinder, 16-Valve, BIVI
Engine Name
BYD483QB
Peak Power (kW/rpm)
103/6000
Max. Torque (Nm/rpm)
186/4000-4500
Transmission
5MT
CVT 5MT CVT
Suspension Front
Double wishbone
Suspension Rear
5-link independent
Drivetrain
Front wheel drive
Brakes (front/rear)
Vented disc/Disc
Steering
Power-assisted
Fuel & Emissions  
Fuel Economy (L/100km at 90km/h)
6.7
Tank Capacity (L)
50
Emission Level
China/Euro 4, OBD
Dimensions  
Overall Length (mm)
4490
Overall Width (mm)
1780
Overall Height (mm)
1405
Wheelbase (mm)
2520
Curb Weight (kg)
1525
1550 1525 1550
Seating Capacity
4
Cargo Volume (L)
190/490
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Exterior  
Tires
205/55 R16
Power Convertible Hardtop S S S S
Halogen Headlights
S S S S
Front Fog Lamps
S S S S
Foldable Power Exterior Mirrors with Defrosters S S S S
Interior  
Power Windows S S S S
Power Door Locks S S S S
Speed-sensing Locks S S S S
Rear Window Defroster S S S S
Tilt Steering Column S S S S
Steering Wheel Audio/Video Controls S S S S
Leather Seats S S S S
Number of Speakers 6 6 6 6
Radio and USB for MP3 S S S S
Digital TV N N S S
DVD Player S S S S
Air Conditioner Manual Manual Auto Auto
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Flagship AT

Safety  
Double Front Airbags S S S S
Double Side Airbags N N S S
ABS+EBD N S S S
Driver’s Seatbelt Reminder S S S S
Child-proof Locks S S S S
Side-impact Door Beams S S S S
Anti-theft System S S S S
Remote Key S S S S
Reversing Radar S S S S
Parking Camera N N S S

S=Standard, O=Optional, N=Not available

Note: BYD S8 is no longer in production.