The production version of the Changhe Q35 debuted on the Chengdu Auto Show in China, with mad vertical oriented lights in the heavy bumper and a heavily chromed grille. The Q35 has been launched on the Chinese market; price starts at 65,900 yuan and ends at 86,900 yuan.
The final final production version of the Beijing Auto BJ20 SUV debuted on the Chengdu Auto Show in China, with a daring design that one might love or hate. I love. Especially the headlights, the grille, and the fake air intake in the bonnet. Wheel arches look crazy too.
Beijing Auto says they have started production of the EH400, a large electric sedan with a 400 kilometer range. The EH400 debuted in April on the Beijing Auto Show and we were skeptical, but it seems for real now, with a new grille and a big blue Beijing Auto badge. Blue, it should be noted, is the Chinese color for green.
The Beijing Auto BJ20 SUV is finally ready for China. The final production version will debut on the Chengdu Auto Show in September and launch on the Chinese car market in October. Price will range from 80.000 to 120.000 yuan. The BJ20 features a daring design with a low grille and double headlights.
Another new car brand in China. Beijing Auto BJEV has launched ArcFox, it will sell high-end electric cars to the young and hip with a healthy wallet. The ArcFox brand is owned by BJEV, a subsidiary of the Beijing Auto Industry Corporation (BAIC).
ArcFox has opened a trendy showroom space in the trendy Sanlitun district in Beijing City, where I will pay them a visit next week. Inside the space stands the ultra hyper 603hp ArcFox-7 electric concept car, which debuted in April on The Beijing Auto Show.
China’s clone masters are at it again. The new victim in the Toyota Alphard, a large van. The clone comes from a company called BAIC Ruili, based in Yunnan Province. Their clone is called the Doda V8. Doda is the brand name and V8 the type name.
This is the brand new Bisu S25 SUV, scheduled for debut on the Chengdu Auto Show in September and a launch on the Chinese car market soon thereafter. Bisu is a brand new brand. Full name is Chonqing Bisu Automotive Corporation, based in the great city of Chongqing.
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.