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Spy Shots: the Besturn B30 is back Again

December 17, 2014 by Joey Wang

Spy Shots: the Besturn B30 is back Again

New spy shots of the upcoming Besturn B30, the much-delayed entry-level sedan for the FAW Besturn brand. The last time we saw the B30 was way back in February, and its debut was expected for April. It didn’t happen. The latest reports in Chinese media say the vehicle will finally launch in 2015, and the test car does indeed look pretty much ready for production.

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Spy Shots: new FAW Junpai SUV for China

November 7, 2014 by Tycho de Feijter

Spy Shots: new FAW Junpai SUV for China

Spy Shots showing a new FAW Junpai SUV, scheduled to hit the Chinese car market in late 2015. ‘Junpai’ is a new brand under the First Auto Works (FAW) umbrella. Their first car, the Junpai D60 SUV, was launched last week. The new SUV, code named R020, will be manufactured by Tianjin-Jilin, a FAW subsidiary based in the great city of Jilin in Jilin Province.

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The Jiefang CA30 6X6 off-road army command vehicle at the Dalian Classic Car Museum

November 5, 2014 by Tycho de Feijter

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Today in China Car History the massive Jiefang CA30 6×6 off-road army command vehicle, Spotted in China at the Dalian Classic Car Museum in the great city of Dalian in Liaoning Province. The truck was in a rather poor condition. Parked out in the open,  neglected, dirty and rusty, all but forgotten. That ain’t no way to treat a brave soldier!

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FAW Junpai D60 SUV hits the Chinese car market

October 28, 2014 by Tycho de Feijter

FAW Junpai D60 SUV hits the Chinese car market

The FAW Junpai D60 SUV has been launched on the Chinese car market, and it has become a rather good looking car. Price starts at 64.900 yuan and ends at 99.900 yuan. ‘Junpai’ is a new brand under the First Auto Works (FAW) umbrella and the D60 is their first car. The D60 is manufactured by Tianjin-FAW, a FAW subsidiary based in the great city of Tianjin.

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Spotted in China: Hongqi CA770JH state-limousine ambulance

October 15, 2014 by Tycho de Feijter

Spotted in China: Hongqi CA770xx with an emergency light

A massive Hongqi CA770 state limousine, Spotted in China on a classic car festival in Taoranting Park. This is the very rare ‘CA770JH’ variant, which is an ambulance. The stretcher goes trough the trunk and the patient lies in the rear comportment. This great example is black and has a flagpole, indicating it served as a motorcade car.

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Spy Shots: Hongqi P504 SUV testing in China

October 6, 2014 by Joey Wang

Spy Shots: Hongqi P504 SUV testing in China

The very first spy shots showing the new Hongqi P504 SUV. Hongqi, or Red Flag, is a brand of First Auto Works (FAW). The P504 will debut as a concept on the April 2015 Shanghai Auto Show. The production version will be launched on the Chinese car market in 2016.

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Besturn X80 Sport hits the Chinese car market

September 17, 2014 by W.E. Ning

Besturn X80 Sport hits the Chinese car market

The Besturn X80 Sport has been launched on the Chinese car market, priced at 155.800 yuan. The X80 Sport is a sporty variant of the X80 SUV. It comes with a black grille with a red stripe, darkened windows, a black skid pad, a black roof rack, and sporty five spoke alloys with red brakes. Besturn is a brand of First Auto Works (FAW).

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China Car History: the Jiefang CA10 water truck

September 1, 2014 by Tycho de Feijter

China Car History: the Jiefang CA10 water truck

Going through the old archives can be a bitch, seeing stuff you rather don’t want to remember. There are some exceptions, such as this brilliant Jiefang CA10 water truck. I met this monster all the way back in the summer of 2003 when I just arrived in Beijing (still here!). The truck was in active service, used for spraying water on the overheated asphalt around the famous Beijing Workers Stadium, which was very close to my then home.

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Spy Shots: Besturn X70 SUV testing in China

August 22, 2014 by Joey Wang

Spy Shots: Besturn X60 SUV testing in China

The first spy shots of the new Besturn X70 testing in China. The X70 is a compact SUV that will be launched on the Chinese auto market in 2015. Price will start somewhere around 70.000 yuan. The X70 will be the smallest SUV of the Besturn brand, a subsidiary of First Auto Works (FAW).

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Hongqi HQ3 is a Bentley in China

July 24, 2014 by Tycho de Feijter

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A beautiful black Hongqi HQ3 sedan, Spotted in China in the Sanlitun area in Beijing by Reader Joachim C., thank you for the pictures! The impressive Hongqi is fitted with even more impressive Bentley alloys, close-up:

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