Ford sales in China are down 4% in September compared with a year ago to about 69.000 vehicles, the first monthly drop for Ford in more than two years. It follows sales increases of 13% in August and 19% in July—strong results that were nevertheless a slowdown from its 62% sales surge for all of 2013.
The new FordFocus Classic SVP Limited Edition has been launched on the China car market, price starts at 113.800 yuan and ends at 124.800 yuan (18.500 – 20.300 USD). The SVP Limited Edition is a special edition based on the Ford Focus Classic, which is based again on the second-generation Focus.
The second generation Ford Focus is still in production in China where it is called Ford Focus Classic. Sales are still strong and will probably get stronger again with this brand new Ford Focus Classic SVP Limited Edition. SVP stands for ‘Special Vehicle Team’, a Ford division focused on developing halo cars. Is this Focus Classic such a thing?
A very racy Ford Focus Classic, Spotted in China in east Beijing. The good Ford is maddened to the max with a steel blue body, a piano black bonnet, a matte black roof, a giant hood scoop, a hefty front spoiler, darkened windows, and giant wheels with super sporty alloys. The vehicle loox ready for serious rally racing…
Ford has released the first official photos of the new Ford Escort for the Chinese car market. The new Escort debuted in April on the 2014 Beijing Auto Show. Earlier on we heard the Escort would hit the market in Q4. However, the latest reports in Chinese media indicate launch has been postponed to January 2015.
A very fuzzy Ford Focus Classic, Spotted in China in Beijing by Reader Han W., thank you for the pictures! The good Ford is wrapped in an eye slashing lime green wrap than makes me want a Corona, and further fjorded up with a lowered suspension for low riding adventuring, darkened windows, an extra fatass exhaust pipe, and super wide low profile slick-like tires with racy white 5-spoke alloys.
The latest spy shots of the Ford Everest SUV testing in China, getting ready for its launch on the Chinese car market in early 2015. The Ford Everest will be manufactured in China by the Jiangling-Ford joint venture. Price will start around 250.000 yuan and end around 400.000 yuan ($40.000 – 64.000). The Everest will be the largest SUV in Ford’s China lineup.
This is the new Jiayue sedan. Jiayue is a new sub brand owned by the Changan-Ford joint venture. Jiayue (佳跃), is best translated as Good Leap, as in ‘leap forward’. The sedan is nothing more than a rebadged Ford Focus Classic, powered by an old 120hp 1.8 liter petrol engine. Price is expected to start around 90.000 yuan. Chinese media report today that there will be an electric variant as well, but this hasn’t been confirmed by Ford.
Lincoln will launch five new cars in China by 2016, showing Ford’s luxury brand is finally getting serious about attacking the largest car market in the world. First up is the Lincoln MKC SUV. It will be imported into China with a launch on the Chinese auto market scheduled for Q4.