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Old 22nd April 2016, 15:11   #1
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Default Spotted: FAW Besturn X80, a Chinese SUV

Someone forwarded this asking what car this was. Bit of googling tells this is the Besturn X80, a Chinese make 5 seater SUV. I don't remember reading anything about this nor was I able to find any info on this in Zauba. Wonder what is the back story here

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Someone forwarded this asking what car this was. Bit of googling tells this is the Besturn X80, a Chinese make 5 seater SUV. I don't remember reading anything about this nor was I able to find any info on this in Zauba. Wonder what is the back story here

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As usual, an absolute mishmash of design cues. Right from hyundai, to Ssangyong, to BMW.
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Is it just me or is the hatch having both grey as well as orange colours?
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Some more pics of the same car. Yes, it has dual paint scheme

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Default Re: Spotted: FAW Besturn X80, a Chinese SUV

My guess would be that its a test vehicle brought by Mahindra or Ssangyong to be developed for Indian market. Also saw it has 1.999L engine, so it might be deployed as is into the market with Delhi as main target, who knows
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Looks beautiful.
FAW is a very competent and accomplished auto maker. I wouldn't mind seeing their cars in India either directly or through a local partner.
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