Spy Shotsshowing a new electric mini car for China by Beijing Auto. It doesn’t seem quite finished yet, check the tape on the A-pillar and the simple gray dash, but it will be launched on the Chinese car market sometime late this year. The yet nameless vehicle will be manufactured by BAIC BJEV, a subsidiary of the Beijing Auto Industry Corporation (BAIC) that makes electric cars.
When Beijing Auto bought Change in 2013 it was widely expected that the old Changhe-Suzuki joint venture would die. But it didn’t. They are still making cars, including the Beidouxing, which is based on the Wagon R+. Changhe will now use that car for a new electric vehicle called the Beidouxing E.
This new Borgward X7 SUV. has been launched on the Chinese car market, featuring an impressive grille and mean looking lights. Price starts at 169.800 yuan and ends at 242.800 yuan. The Borgward BX7 debuted last year in Frankfurt and the production car was shown in Beijing in March.
Leaked images of the upcoming Beijing Auto Huansu S3L, it will be launched on the Chinese car market in Q3. The Huansu S3L is a slightly longer and slightly more luxurious variant of the Huansu S3 SUV, fitted with a Lexus-like grille and LED lights.
This is the new Beijing Auto EH400, a full-size electric sedan for China dressed up with a bit of blue in the grille, because blue = green. The EH400 debuted late last month on the 2016 Beijing Auto Show. It will cost around 200.000 yuan after green-car subsidies, but it is unclear when it will hit the market, if ever.
This is the Beijing Auto ArcFox-1 concept car, a small convertible with wide black wheel arches and trendy blue decorations. The ArcFox-1 previews a future electric city car, just think a roof on and you got it. The ‘ArcFox’ name is going to be a new brand making fashionable electric cars, as opposed to cheap electric cars. ArcFox also showed a wild electric supercar which might see production in s small series.
The new Beijing AutoSenova OffSpace concept car was unveiled on the Beijing Auto Show, looking absolutely impressive with a huge black grille surrounded by a thick chrome edge. The lights look mean and are connected to the front door by another shiny strip running over the front fender.
The most beautiful car on the 2016 Beijing Auto Show is the… Beijing Auto ArcFox-7, an electricsupercar concept that looks ready for the race track and for the boulevard. The car has scissor doors, wild wings and spoilers, and screens front and rear that can communicate things, like saying “hello, future”.