Spy Shots: Beijing Auto BC301/E-series naked in China
Published on February 6, 2012 by Tycho de Feijter
These are the very first spy shots of the final production version of the Beijing Auto ‘E-series’, formerly known as BC301. There will be two kinds: E130 for the 1.3 and E150 for the 1.5. The E is design-wise based on the old Mercedes-Benz B-class.
Mercedes-Benz knows all about it, they have a joint venture with Beijing Auto called Beijing-Benz that makes the C-class, E-class and soon the GLK-class for the Chinese market.
Size: 3998/1720/1503. Engines are sourced from Mitsubishi: 1.3 with 99hp and 126nm and a 1.5 with 113hp and 141nm. Price will start around 70.000 yuan.