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Spotted in China: Volkswagen Scirocco in Froggy green

September 1, 2014 by Tycho de Feijter

Spotted in China: Volkswagen Scirocco in Froggy green

A very happy Volkswagen Scirocco sporty car, Spotted in China on the Beijing Tuning Street in east Beijing. The speedy Volkswagen is wrapped in an eye feloozing froggy green wrap, and further Volxed up by darkened windows, darkened front lights, a completely black grille, a black roof, and racy tires with black multispoke alloys.

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Chevrolet Corvette C7 goes Gray in China for 282.000 USD

September 1, 2014 by Tycho de Feijter

Chevrolet Corvette C7 goes Gray in China for 282.000 USD

The new and super fast Chevrolet Corvette C7 is popular in China too. Sadly, General Motors doesn’t officially sell the Corvette in China. There were some rumors that they might sell officially in the future but this has not been confirmed by GM or Chevrolet.

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Spotted in China: another Jinma QJM5022TYN6 two-door Wedding Car

September 1, 2014 by Tycho de Feijter

Here we have another Jinma QJM5022TYN6 two-door Wedding Car

Going through the old archives can be a bitch, seeing stuff you rather don’t want to remember. There are some exceptions, such as this brilliant Jinma QJM5022TYN6 two-door Wedding Car. I met this beauty, looking very abandoned at that time already, all the way back in the autumn of 2004 in the Longtan Hu Park in Beijing.

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China Car History: the Jiefang CA10 water truck

September 1, 2014 by Tycho de Feijter

China Car History: the Jiefang CA10 water truck

Going through the old archives can be a bitch, seeing stuff you rather don’t want to remember. There are some exceptions, such as this brilliant Jiefang CA10 water truck. I met this monster all the way back in the summer of 2003 when I just arrived in Beijing (still here!). The truck was in active service, used for spraying water on the overheated asphalt around the famous Beijing Workers Stadium, which was very close to my then home.

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Spotted in China first Ferrari LaFerrari in Beijing

August 31, 2014 by Tycho de Feijter

Spotted in China first Ferrari LaFerrari in Beijing

A fantastic Ferrari LaFerrari supercar, Spotted in China in central Beijing by Reader Erik D., thank you for the pictures! This great red example of the fastest Ferrari of all times is the first we see in the Capital. Earlier on we met one in Shenzhen and we know for a fact there are two in Shanghai (more on those later…), so that makes a quartet.

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The China Car Girls of the 2014 Chengdu Auto Show

August 31, 2014 by Tycho de Feijter

The China Car Girls of the 2014 Chengdu Auto Show

We are wrapping up our coverage of the 2014 Chengdu Auto Show. It was a good one with many a new car, although not as many as we expected. Too bad! Now for the girls. Lot of pretty, but not very sexy. The times they are a changing… Starting with a sweet smiling snoesje from Honda wearing a white dress with some red.

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Lifan X50 debuts in China on the Chengdu Auto Show

August 30, 2014 by W.E. Ning

Lifan X50 debuts in China on the Chengdu Auto Show

The final production version of the Lifan X50 debuted today on the Chengdu Auto Show in China. The Lifan X50 will be launched on the China car market in September. Price will range from 60.000 to 90.000 yuan, giving the Lifan brand a capable entry in the booming small-SUV segment.

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Yema C30 EV debuts on the Chengdu Auto Show in China

August 30, 2014 by Tycho de Feijter

Yema C30 EV debuts on the Chengdu Auto Show in China

The Yema C30 EV debuted today on the Chengdu Auto Show in China, protected again by a red fence on shiny-gold poles. Too bad, because the Yema C30 EV is an interesting car…

It debuted originally as a concept with a petrol engine on the 2011 Chengdu Auto Show. Yema received a lot of criticism because it looked a tad too much like the Audi A4. Yema didn’t care and launched an electric variant in 2012, called the F16 EV.

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Honda XR-V SUV debuts on the Chengdu Auto Show in China

August 30, 2014 by Tycho de Feijter

Honda XR-V SUV debuts on the Chengdu Auto Show in China

The Honda XR-V debuted today on the 2014 Chengdu Auto Show in China. The Honda XR-V is a Chinese-market variant of the Japanese Honda Vezel and North American Honda HR-V. The Honda XR-V comes with a different front and back, including a sleeker grille and more rectangular styled taillights.

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JAC Refine S3 SUV debuts in China on the Chengdu Auto Show

August 30, 2014 by W.E. Ning

JAC Refine S3 SUV debuts in China on the Chengdu Auto Show

The final production version of the new JAC Refine S3 debuted today on the 2014 Chengdu Auto Show in China, and it has been launched on the Chinese car market at the same time. The JAC Refine S3 features an impressive front with a wild and giant chromed grille, and it comes with a roof rack as standard.

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