Berichten in June 2013

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Spy Shots: Audi RS7 Sportback testing in China

Published on June 30, 2013 by Tycho de Feijter

Spy Shots: Audi RS7 Sportback testing in China

Spy shots showing the 2014 Audi RS7 Sportback testing in China. The RS7 Sportback debuted in January on the Detroit Auto Show and had its China-debut on the Shanghai Auto Show in April. The super speedy sportback will be launched on the Chinese car market just before the end of this year.

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‘Apple’ is a child bike seat in China

Published on June 30, 2013 by Tycho de Feijter

'Apple' is a child bike seat in China

Apple is a very popular consumer brand in China, with those i-things and such. Apple is also very popular among China’s zillions of copycat manufacturers, who slap an Apple logo on every imaginable product. Here we have an Applefied child bike seat on an electric bicycle, seen near a school in central Beijing.

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Volkswagen Gran Lavida hits the China car market

Published on June 30, 2013 by Tycho de Feijter

Volkswagen Gran Lavida hits the China car market

The Volkswagen Gran Lavida has been launched on the China car market. Price starts at 115.900 yuan and ends at 163.900 yuan. The Gran Lavida is a new China-only sporty wagonhatchback based on the China-only Volkswagen Lavida sedan. The Gran Lavida debuted on the Shanghai Auto Show last month. Read more »

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BMW M3 Convertible has a License in China

Published on June 30, 2013 by Tycho de Feijter

BMW M3 Convertible has a License in China

A wondrous white BMW M3 seen in a nice old neighborhood in central Beijing. Its license plate reads ‘M3246’ and that is one of the best plates we have seen on an M3 in China. The E93 BMW M3 Convertible was powered by a screaming 4.0 V8 with 414hp and 400nm.  Time now, for our Famous China-BMW M3 Collection™: body kitlicense (908M3), mint green, baby blue, E46 Convertible, Bling Convertible, shiny blue, matte black, and completely mad.

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Spy Shots: Audi S3 sedan testing in China

Published on June 30, 2013 by Tycho de Feijter

Spy Shots: Audi S3 sedan testing in China

The very first spy shots of the Audi S3 sedan testing in China. The Audi S3 sedan debuted in March on the New York Auto Show and it will be launched on the European markets in December. Debut in China is expected for the Guangzhou Auto Show in late November.

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Lifan X60 SUV to get an automatic gearbox in China

Published on June 27, 2013 by Joey Wang

Lifan X60 SUV to get an automatic gearbox in China

The Lifan X60 SUV is currently only available with a 5-speed manual. That will change later this year when a 4-speed automatic becomes available. Debut of the ‘Lifan X60 4AT’ is expected for the Chengdu Auto Show in September.

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Two pretty girls and a Big Bentley in China

Published on June 27, 2013 by Tycho de Feijter

Two pretty girls and a Big Bentley in China

A slow starting Thursday morning here in Beijing, so we need some meat. Fortunately we have, with two pretty Chinese girls getting all hot with a big Bentley Mulsanne in the great city of Wuhan in Hubei Province. The girls ain’t selling the vehicle but are working for a real estate company trying to sell new and expensive apartments.

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Porsche 911 has a License in China

Published on June 27, 2013 by Joey Wang

Porsche 911 has a License in China

A wondrous white Porsche 911, seen in the great city of Chengdu in Sichuan Province. Its license plate reads 911HY and that is almost as cool as KK911, A91111, another A 91111, or N 997P1.

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BMW 3-Series is a bit of a Leopard in China

Published on June 27, 2013 by Tycho de Feijter

BMW 3-Series is a bit of a Leopard in China

A very cool BMW 3-Series sedan, seen near the Third Ring Road in Beijing. The vehicle is a bit of a Leopard, with leopard-skin-inspired  wraps on the wing on the back, on the fuel cap, and under the doors. The front wing was skinned too but I couldn’t get a good shot at it. Driver was a male, somewhat surprisingly. The E90 BMW 3-Series was made in China by the Brilliance-BMW joint venture. Earlier on we met a: not a Cruze, black & orange, and a low rider.

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Black tricycle thinks it is an Audi in China

Published on June 27, 2013 by Tycho de Feijter

Black tricycle thinks it is an Audi in China

Here we have a black tricycle, seen in the capital Beijing, thinking it is an Audi. But it isn’t. This indeed is a Feilu Junma FLRG, made by Fulu Motor of of Dezhou city. Earlier on we saw a Feilu Junma FLA1 tricycle dressed as a BMW. It seems nobody wants to admit riding a Fulu Motor Feilu Junma.

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