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Chinese electric automaker is doing the Ford Aston Martin grille Thing

December 7, 2014 by Tycho de Feijter

Chinese electric automaker is doing the Ford Aston Martin grille Thing

This is the Dojo Pioneer, an electric vehicle from China manufactured by a company called Jiangsu Daojue Industrial Corporation, based in the great city of Yangzhou in Jiangsu Province. The Dojo Pioneer (Kaitazhe, 开拓者) is fitted with a grille nicked from Ford which nicked it from Aston Martin. The front as a whole is nicked from a Ford Fiesta, including the location of the logo and the super sharp headlights.

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Landwind X7 is a Green Clone of the Range Rover Evoque in China

December 7, 2014 by Tycho de Feijter

Landwind X7 is a Green Clone of the Range Rover Evoque in China

The infamous Landwind X7 SUV debuted last month on the Guangzhou Auto Show, looking every inch like a near-perfect clone of the Range Rover Evoque. The Landwind X7 will hit the China car market next April and Landwind is currently doing the final tests. Two identical (clones again?) X7 SUV’s were seen on a rural highway near the factory in Nanchang City, Jiangxi Province

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The Landwind X7 Evoque Clone Controversy; a look at the other Landwind cars

November 30, 2014 by Tycho de Feijter

The Landwind X7 Evoque Clone Controversy; a look at the other Landwind cars

Amidst the continuing controversy over the Landwind X7 SUV, a clear clone of the Range Rover Evoque, one could easily forget that Landwind makes another five vehicles for the Chinese car market. Some are good, some not so. Let’s have a look at the current line-up and some old:

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How much Exactly is the Landwind X7 a Clone of the Range Rover Evoque?

November 28, 2014 by Joey Wang

How much Exactly is the Landwind X5 a Clone of the Range Rover Evoque?

The infamous Landwind X7 is a Chinese clone of the British-Indian Range Rover Evoque. But how much a clone exactly? We have shown comparisons inside and out, but some Chinese media are taking making comparisons to a whole new level, proving the X7 is indeed a pretty good clone, but not a perfect one. Let’s begin:

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Changan Yuexiang V7 launched on the Chinese car market

November 28, 2014 by W.E. Ning

Changan Yuexiang V7 launched on the Chinese car market

The new Changan Yuexiang V7 sedan has been launched on the China car market in November, giving Changan a credible competitor in the hyper competitive compact sedan market. Price starts at 60.900 yuan and ends at 86.900 yuan. The Yuexiang V7 debuted in August on the 2014 Chengdu Auto Show.

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Landwind X7 ‘Chinese Evoque’ is Completely Ready for the Chinese car market

November 26, 2014 by Tycho de Feijter

Landwind X7 'Chinese Evoque' is Completely Ready for the Chinese car market

We have seen the spy shots, we have seen its debut on the Guangzhou Auto Show, and now the infamous Landwind X7 SUV is completely ready for the Chinese car market. The Landwind X7 is a almost-perfect Chinese clone of the Range Rover Evoque.

The order books will open late next month with deliveries scheduled to start in March 2015. Jaguar-Land Rover CEO Ralf Speth can complain what he wants but it seems he is too late. He should have checked CarNewsChina.com earlier, we had the X7 in June 2013, at the time known under its codename ‘Landwind E32′.

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2014 Guangzhou Auto Show: Landwind X7 unveiled in China

November 21, 2014 by W.E. Ning

2014 Guangzhou Auto Show: Landwind X7 unveiled in China

The infamous Landwind X7 was unveiled on the 2014 Guangzhou Auto Show. The Landwind X7 is a Chinese clone of the Land Rover Evoque. Coincidentally, the China-produced Evoque debuted on the same show, and we bet the British were very interested in checking out just how flattered they should feel.

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China clones the Range Rover Evoque; the Landwind X7 arrives at the Guangzhou Auto Show

November 18, 2014 by Tycho de Feijter

China clones the Range Rover Evoque; the Landwind X7 arrives at the Guangzhou Auto Show

The infamous Landwind X7 has arrived at the parking lot of the exhibition hall of the 2014 Guangzhou Auto Show, where it will officially debut on Thursday. The Landwind X7 is a Chinese clone of the Land Rover Evoque. How good a clone?, you might wonder. Well… the great example from Great Brittan stood on the very same parking lot, painted in the same color. Here:

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This is the Cloned interior of the Landwind X7 Range Rover Evoque clone from China

November 17, 2014 by W.E. Ning

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Last week we showed you the first photos of the production version of the infamous Landwind X7 SUV, a Chinese clone of the Range Rover Evoque. Today we have the first photos of the interior, cloned off the Evoque as well, although in a slightly less dramatic fashion. Let’s compare:

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Spy Shots: facelift for the Changan Yuexiang V3

November 11, 2014 by Tycho de Feijter

Spy Shots: facelift for the Changan Yuexiang V3

The first Spy Shots of the facelifted Changan Yuexiang V3 sedan for China, scheduled for debut on the Guangzhou Auto Show later this month with a launch on the Chinese car market marked for Q1 2015. The facelift focuses on the front with a new grille in Yuexiang V7 style , new headlights, and a new position of the Changan logo.

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