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Spy Shots: facelifted FAW-Besturn B70 sedan seen testing in China

November 4, 2013 by Joey Wang

Spy Shots: facelifted FAW-Besturn B70 sedan seen testing in China

New spy shots of the facelifted Besturn B70 testing in China. The facelifted Besturn B70 was expected to debut in September but didn’t hatch, debut is now expected for the Guangzhou Auto Show in late November, and launch on the China car market is scheduled for the first quarter of 2014. Besturn is a brand of First Auto Works (FAW).

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Hongqi L9 on a truck in China

October 18, 2013 by Joey Wang

Hongqi L9 on a truck in China

A gigantic Hongqi L9 state limousine, seen being transported on a flatbed truck somewhere north of the capital Beijing. The Hongqi L9 is a government-only limousine, unlike the smaller Hongqi L5 that will hit the China car market next year. The Hongqi L9 debuted as the Hongqi CA7600L on the 2010 Beijing Auto Show, and at least ten of these majestic vehicles are used by the Chinese government today.

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Spy Shots: FAW-Xiali T102 seen testing in China

October 16, 2013 by W.E. Ning

Spy Shots: FAW-Xiali T102 seen testing in China

The best spy shots so far of the upcoming FAW-Xiali T102 SUV, seen here testing dressed in very wild camouflage. The T102 seems to be delayed again. Originally debut was expected for the Shanghai Auto Show in April, nut the T102 didn’t show. Debut was then expected for the Guangzhou Auto Show in November, but recent reports in Chinese automotive media indicate the T102 won’t make it there either. Debut has apparently been rescheduled again, this time to the second half of 2014.

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Spy Shots: Besturn X80 SUV will get a 1.8 turbo

October 14, 2013 by Joey Wang

Spy Shots: Besturn X80 SUV will get a 1.8 turbo

Spy shots showing the Besturn X80 SUV testing in China with the new 1.8 turbocharged four-cylinder engine. The Besturn 1.8T will debut on the April 2014 Beijing Auto Show and it will be launched on the China car market in the first half of 2014. Besturn is a brand of First Auto Works (FAW), the X80 is their first SUV.

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Spy Shots: Besturn MPV will get a Big Mouth in China

September 30, 2013 by Joey Wang

Spy Shots: Besturn MPV will get a Big Mouth in China

New spy shots of the upcoming Besturn MPV, showing the people carrier will get a giant grille-to-impress. The yet nameless MPV will hit the China car market in 2014, it will be based on the Mazda 8 MPV that is made in China by the FAW-Mazda joint venture. Besturn is a brand of First Auto Works (FAW).

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Spy Shots: facelifted Besturn B90 is Naked in China

September 30, 2013 by Joey Wang

Spy Shots: facelifted Besturn B90 is Naked in China

New spy shots showing the facelifted Besturn B90 sedan all-naked in China. It will debut on the Guangzhou Auto Show in November and it will be launched on the China car market just before the end of this year. The facelift includes a new grille, new head lights, and new bumpers. Besturn is a brand of First Auto Works (FAW).

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Hongqi L5 at speed in China

September 25, 2013 by Tycho de Feijter

Hongqi L5 at speed in China

A Hongqi L5 limousine, driven at high speed on a motorway in the great city of Chongqing, wearing temporarily license plates issued by Jilin-province, home of the Hongqi factory. This particular L5 is a brand new government sled, note flag-pole holder just behind the left-front light. Maybe the new car for the Chongqing mayor?

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Spy Shots: FAW-Besturn B30 sedan testing in China

September 20, 2013 by Joey Wang

Spy Shots: FAW-Besturn B30 sedan testing in China

The best spy shots so far of the FAW-Besturn B30, a new entry-level sedan for FAW’s Besturn brand, it will be launched on the Chinese car market in 2014 for around 60.000 yuan. The B30 will be based on the old Volkswagen Bora which was made in China by the FAW-Volkswagen joint venture.

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Facelifted FAW-Besturn B50 hits the China car market

September 18, 2013 by Joey Wang

Facelifted FAW-Besturn B50 hits the China car market

The new FAW-Besturn B50 has been launched on the China car market. Price starts at 92.800 yuan and ends at 122.800 yuan. The facelifted B50 debuted as a semi-concept on the Shanghai Auto Show in April. The facelift includes new bumpers, new headlights, and a new grille.

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Spotted in China: Hongqi Qijian CA7460 L2

August 28, 2013 by Tycho de Feijter

Spotted in China: Hongqi Qijian CA7460 L2

A very big and very black Hongqi Qijian CA7460 L2 limousine dressed up for a wedding, seen here in the capital Beijing. The Hongqi (Red Flag) Qijian (Flagship) CA 7460 L2 was a stretched version of the Hongqi Qijian CA7460, which was based on the 3th generation Lincoln Town Car.

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