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Five Lamborghini Supercars Crashed in China on Friday

December 20, 2014 by Tycho de Feijter

Five Lamborghini Supercars Crashed in China on Friday

Black Friday for Lamborghini in China. Five of their supercars crashed in five different accidents in five different cities on Friday 19-12. Four accidents happened around rush hour and one accident later that evening. The unprecedented sequence of Lamborghini crashes has caused a complete frenzy on Chinese social media, especially as the accidents happened just a day after a woman crashed a Porsche 918 Spyder into a tree.

Many commenters are seriously wondering whether the Heavens are sending a signal to China that the limitless spending-craze of the newly rich has gone out of hand. Chinese are deeply superstitious and divine signs are seen everywhere and always, but in this case it is hard not to wonder about why. Five on one day!

On the first photo a white Lamborghini Murcielago SV LP670-4. It crashed into a barrier in the great city of Shenzhen in Guangdong Province. The vehicle is registered in nearby Hong Kong and has the steering wheel on the right.

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This is the Xin Longma Kaiteng M70 EV minivan for China

December 19, 2014 by Tycho de Feijter

This is the Xin Longma Kaiteng M70 EV minivan for China

This is the new Xin Longma Kaiteng M70 EV, an electric minivan for China based on the petrol-powered Kaiteng M70 that was launched back in January. The M70 EV will be launched in early 2015,  the first all-electric minivan to hit the Chinese car market. Price including green car subsidies from central and local governments will start around 60.000 yuan or 9650 USD.

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Spy Shots: BYD S3 SUV is Testing in China

December 18, 2014 by Joey Wang

Spy Shots: BYD S3 SUV is Testing in China

New Spy Shots of the upcoming BYD S3 SUV for China. The BYD S3 is a new compact SUV for the booming Chinese car market. It will debut on the Shanghai Auto Show in April and launch on the market in the second half of 2015, price will start around 70.000 yuan and end around 90.000 yuan.

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Changfeng Liebao Q6 launched on the Chinese auto market

December 18, 2014 by Tycho de Feijter

Changfeng Liebao Q6 launched on the Chinese auto market

This is the superbly cool Changfeng Liebao Q6 SUV for China. The Liebao Q6 debuted in April on the Beijing Auto Show and was launched on the Chinese car market today. Price starts at 119.900 yuan and ends at 179.800 yuan ($19.300 – 29.000), and that is just no money for such a brilliant big and badass machine.

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Porsche 918 Spyder crashes in China

December 18, 2014 by Joey Wang

Porsche 918 Spyder crashes in China

A Porsche 918 Spyder supercar crashed on the streets of Shanghai in China. The accident happened in the early hours of Thursday18-12 on a narrow road near the super hip Xintiandi bar & restaurant area. The speedy Porsche slammed into a tree on the right side of the road. Reports from the scene say the vehicle was driven by a ‘female friend’ of the owner, and that she mixed up the throttle and the brake, causing the Porsche to crash.

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Beijing Auto Senova EV200 EV launched in China

December 18, 2014 by W.E. Ning

Beijing Auto Senova EV200 EV launched in China

The new Beijing Auto Senova EV200 has been launched on the Chinese auto market. The Senova E200 is an electric vehicle from China based on the Beijing Auto Senova D20 hatchback. Price after green-car subsidies by central and local governments is 136.900 yuan ($26.400), the subsidies on the EV200 total an impressive 90.000 yuan ($14.500).

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Beijing Auto Senova ES210 EV launched in China

December 17, 2014 by W.E. Ning

Beijing Auto Senova ES210 EV launched in China

This is the brand new Beijing Auto Senova ES210 EV for China, an electric vehicle based on the Beijing Auto Senova D70 sedan. Price after all green-car subsidies by central and local governments is 256.900 yuan ($41.485), the subsidies on the ES210 total an impressive 90.000 yuan ($14.500).

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Spy Shots: the Besturn B30 is back Again

December 17, 2014 by Joey Wang

Spy Shots: the Besturn B30 is back Again

New spy shots of the upcoming Besturn B30, the much-delayed entry-level sedan for the FAW Besturn brand. The last time we saw the B30 was way back in February, and its debut was expected for April. It didn’t happen. The latest reports in Chinese media say the vehicle will finally launch in 2015, and the test car does indeed look pretty much ready for production.

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Visit to the Emgrand dealer in China

December 17, 2014 by Tycho de Feijter

Visit to the Emgrand dealer in China

While in Guangzhou we went for a visit to the local Emgrand dealer, and came away slightly confused. Emgrand started as a sub-brand under Geely Automotive, it then became a halfhearted stand-alone brand, and now it will be morphed back under Geely as the ‘Borui’ brand, which will continue to use the Emgrand logo. The other sub-brands, GLEagle and Englon, will be phased out someday, but when exactly is unclear.

On the first photo the new Geely Emgrand GX9 Pride SUV with the new Emgrand logo on the bonnet, standing in front of a backdrop with a Geely Emgrand EC7 with the old Emgrand logo, and flanked by the Geely GLEagle GX7.

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This is the new Geely Borui GC9 for China

December 17, 2014 by Tycho de Feijter

This is the new Geely Brilliant GC9 for China

This is the brand new Geely Borui GC9 sedan, a fine looking vehicle formerly known as the Geely Emgrand EC9 sedan. ‘Borui’, (博瑞) , best translated as ‘Brilliant’, is yet another new sub-brand under the Geely umbrella, aimed at young and well-earning city folk. The Borui  brand is using the Emgrand logo and will eventually replace the entire Emgrand (帝豪, Dihao) brand.

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