A BMW X1 SUV and a Brilliance V5 SUV, parked back to back in an underground parking lot in the great city of Shenzhen in Guangdong Province, where they were spotted by reader Josh F., thank you for the pic! Well, easy it ain’t, but the brown car is the BMW. The white Brilliance V5 is the copy.
The Germans were very unhappy when the V5 launched in late 2011, especially because they normally work happily together with Brilliance in the Brilliance-BMW joint venture. Brilliance-BMW makes the 5Li, the 3Li, and… the X1. Price for the Brilliance V5 starts at 110.000 yuan, price for the BMW X1 at 280.000 yuan.
This is the new Brilliance C3 concept, it debuted in brown on the Shanghai Auto Show. The Brilliance C3 concept is basically the facelifted and renamed Brilliance Junjie Cross, the production version will be launched on the Chinese car market in the second half of this year.
The new Brilliance H220 hatchback has been launched at the Shanghai Auto Show, it will hit the Chinese car market in the second half of this year. The Brilliance H220 is based on the Brilliance H230 sedan which debuted on the 2012 Beijing Auto Show and was launched on the market in August last year.
The very first live shots of the new Brilliance H330 sedan, it will debut tomorrow on the Shanghai Auto Show. One all-naked example was seen today standing kinda lost on the Brilliance booth-under-construction. The Brilliance H330 is the successor of the Brilliance Junjie FSV.
The latest spy shots we saw of the H330 date back to July last year, the H330 was then expected to be launched on the Chinese car market soon. The delay was likely caused by some design changes at the front, especially on and around the front bumper. Read more »
The Brilliance H120 hatchback will debut on the 2013 Shanghai Auto Show that starts next week in China. Let’s start with the name. The H120 was formerly known by its codename ‘A00’. In February we heard the name of the production car would be ‘H120’. New reports in Chinese media however indicate it might be called ‘H210’. Brilliance is famous for late name changes so this is very possible. We will, keep you posted.
New spy shots from the Brilliance H120 testing in China. The Brilliance H120, formerly known by its code name ‘Brilliance A00‘, is a new small hatchback that will debut on the Shanghai Auto Show later this month and it will be launched on the Chinese car market in the second half of this year.
A very sleek Brilliance BS4, seen in the rain in Shanghai by reader Stefan M., thank you for the picture! The BS4 is painted in matte white and sexed up with a black grille, black head lights, black window frames and brilliant black alloys. The Brilliance BS4 debuted in 2007 and is still in production today, biggest engine is a 170hp 1.8 turbo. Price ranges from 75.800 yuan to 165.800 yuan. A few other notable BS-fours we met before: orange, body kit, and one with Lambo-doors.
New spy shots of the upcoming Brilliance H230 sedan, which will be called Brilliance H220 when i hits the Chinese car market later this year. The above picture shows the H220 fortunately lost its ugly black mustache. The H220 is based on the Brilliance H230 sedan which debuted on the Beijing Auto Show in April and was launched on the market in August. Read more »
New spy shots from the upcoming Brilliance A00 which will be called Brilliance H120 when it hits the Chinese car market later this year. The Brilliance A00/H120 was expected to debut on the Guangzhou Auto Show in November last year but didn’t show, debut is now expected for the Shanghai Auto Show in April.
Another Chinese brand is going to compete in the lucrative mini-MPV market. Brilliance Automotive is testing with this horrible vehicle, which is nothing more than a Wuling Hongguang with a new nose, likely inspired by the Brilliance H230 sedan. The ‘thing’ is likely just for trying out some ideas, let’s beg the real car will be better.