A super shiny Volkswagen Scirocco sporty car, seen on the ‘Car Meeting of Beijing’ tuning show on the Golden Port race track in the Chinese capital. Note old friend on the left. The racy ‘Rocco was wrapped in an eye murdering shiny Pink wrap, and further sexed up with low-riding lowered suspension, a body kit with a giant carbon fiber front lip, darkened headlights, darkened windows, and extra large wheels with…
The CAS 2015 is one of the biggest tuning shows in China, with a lot of wings and a lot of revs. They also have a lot of babe, pretty and not, with airbags and without. Happily, tuning shows are not as politically sensitive as new-auto shows, so almost every pretty is allowed. Starting with a sweetie in orange with mismatching fingernails.
Over the weekend we had the ‘2015 CAS Shanghai’, one of the largest annual tuning shows of China. On the stand of local tuner Match Racing Gallop (MRG) we found a purple wrapped BMW Z4 with Lambo doors flanked by a somewhat unusual Chinese car girl.
The Thunder Power EV debuted on the 2015 Frankfurt Motor Show in Germany, looking super sleek and super fast, designed by non other than the famous Italian design studio Zagato. Grille is a massive eye catcher, supported by boomerang headlights and enormous wheels with shiny multispoke alloys. Is this then going to beat the crap out of Tesla, more so than the Aoxin Ibis and the Youxia X?
The BX7 will launch on the Chinese car market in the first half of 2016, followed by India and Brazil in 2017, and followed by Europe in 2018. The BX7 will be manufactured in the Chinese capital Beijing by Foton Motor. Debut in China is expected for the Guangzhou Auto Show in December.
The Chinese stock market is up like a bitch-done-her-job so the country needs more special edition Bentley cars. Here we have the massively expensive Bentley Mulsanne Mulliner 24K Gold Edition, it debuted yesterday on the Hong Kong Shenzhen Macau Auto Show in the great city of Shenzhen in Guangdong Province, one of the richest cities in country and home to the Shenzhen Stock Exchange.
This is the mellow-yellow Rodi RD220 Scootercar, seen last month on the Shandong EV Expo (intro) in Jinan City. The Rodi D220 Scootercar is is designed for holiday resorts and features a striking design centered around a steel structure starting at the nose, going up to the roof, en ending down the sides. The vehicle is designed by a fellow Dutchman (Delft!) and the man in charge of production in China hails from Holland as well. May they succeed.
This is the beautiful Xuanyu Xuanlai, a new low-speed electric vehicle (LSEV) from China, seen last month on the Shandong EV Expo (intro) in Jinan City. The Xuanyu Xuanlai is a four-wheel four-door electric mini car, featuring a very shiny Aston Martin Cygnet-style grille, bright burning fog lights, a large blue logo on the bonnet, a huge windscreen with a single wiper, speedy decals on the sides, mirrors bigger than a truck’s, and sporty six-spoke alloys.
This is the the Dexing Jinniu, a new low-speed electric vehicle (LSEV) from China, seen last month on the Shandong EV Expo (intro) in Jinan City. The Dexing Jinniu is a four-wheel four-door electric mini car, featuring a Mini-like grille, blue headlights reminiscent of the Smart ForSpeed concept (already cloned once), a tall greenhouse, an endless windshield with a single wiper, and sporty multispoke alloys.
This is the amazing Hongdi Little Flying Tiger mini truck, a new low-speed electric vehicle (LSEV) from China, seen last month on the Shandong EV Expo (intro) in Jinan City. The tiny truck is similar in concept as the Xiaomi Cute and the Coope Kuka, but comes with a more traditional army-style design, painted in army green and fitted with LED lights and sporty shiny 8-spoke alloys.