FAW-Bestune’s New Car Plan in 2020: Covering EV, SUV and Hatchback


Recently, we learned from the FAW that Bestune plans to launch three new cars based on the FMA and FME platforms this year, which are mid-sized pure electric SUV, hatchback and small SUV. See details in the table below:

FAW-Bestune New Model Plan

Code Name Size Launch Time
C105 Mid-size Pure Electric SUV Or released on 2020 Beijing Auto Show

D357 Hatchback Or launched in the 2nd half of 2020

D365 Compact SUV Unknown

Model with Code Name C105

According to the previous exposure report, the mid-size pure electric SUV with internal code C105 may be named Bestune E01, its appearance highly restores the design elements of the concept car. Specifically, it adopts the design concept officially named “glamour of light and shadow”. The overall line of the front is relatively tough, it is dominated by sharp horizontal lines. The sharp headlight shape and the three-dimensional concave design that surrounds the middle part are full. The vertical decorative mouths surrounding the front and sides are extremely powerful.

The side of the body shows that the charging port of the new car is located on the front right fender. Looking at the rear of the car, the new car uses a bar-type taillight design, while the rest uses a large area of blank design. In terms of body size, the length, width, and height of the new car are 4639/1880 / 1640mm, and the wheelbase is 2810mm.

Judging from the interior of the production version previously obtained, the new car uses an interior style with family elements. There is no absent in the central penetrating center control screen, the traditional buttons are cancelled, and the design of the center console looks very simple. In addition, as a pure electric vehicle, Bestune E01 also uses a knob-type gear-lever.

In terms of configuration, the new car has an immersive subwoofer sound lighting system (13-speaker Hi End sound, speed-dependent sound range adjustment, high-quality online music membership, music and atmosphere light coordination), a multi-atmosphere mode space, and an aroma relaxation system (Sunshine Coast, Bird-speaking flower fragrance, quiet forest, three music atmosphere lights coordinated control and relaxation mode), automatic driving assistance system (13 intelligent safe driving assistance), 3D holographic intelligent interactive assistant (3D holographic robot series intelligent interaction). In terms of power, the new car will be equipped with an electric motor with a maximum power of 82 horsepower, and will match the ternary lithium battery provided by CATL. Its NEDC range can do 450km.

Model with internal code name D357

The internal code D357 is positioned as a hatchback. The front is still a large-size grille style. The grille and headlights are integrated into one-piece. The overall look is quite momentum, and the design of the side sliding back is unique. The rear of the car uses bar-type taillights, and there are complex design decorations on the C-pillar.

From the spy photos, the interior uses a dual screen, the instrument panel and multimedia screen are integrated into a flat. In the photo, you can see that the car uses a mechanical barrier, and there are storage compartments below the center console and behind the barrier. In terms of power, the new car will be powered by a 1.5T + 6MT / 7DCT powertrain, a 2.0T engine will be launched in the future.

Internal Code Name D365

The internal code D365 is positioned as a small SUV segment. The front face of the new car uses a large-size grille, which is similar to Bestune T77. At the same time, the entire car line is relatively tough. Taillights, exhaust is also a hidden layout. In addition, from the picture, the roof line of the entire car is relatively straight, and the space is considered in the design. The length, width and height of the new car are respectively 4410/1840 / 1620mm and the wheelbase is 2630mm.

The interior part can be seen from the spy photos. The instrument panel and multimedia screen are connected together, as well as physical buttons and other elements, such as electronic gears also appear in its interior. From the current effect, compared to Bestune T77 has further improved the accessories that enhance the sense of technology.