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Facelifted FAW-Besturn B50 will hit the China car market in September

August 1, 2013 by Joey Wang

Facelifted FAW-Besturn B50 will hit the China car market in September

The production version of the facelifted FAW-Besturn B50 will debut on the Chengdu Auto Show in September and will be launched on the China car market around the same time. The facelifted B50 debuted as a semi-concept (pictured) on the Shanghai Auto Show in April.

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Spy Shots: Hongqi L5 seen on the Road in China

July 30, 2013 by Tycho de Feijter

Spy Shots: Hongqi L5 seen on the Road in China

New spy shots showing the mighty Hongqi L5 sedan in the great city of Sansha on the subtropical Hainan island. The vehicle is likely there for some serious testing in the summer heat. The civilian version of the Hongqi L5 will compete head-to-head with Bentley and Rolls-Royce, it will be launched on the China car market in 2014, debut is expected for the April 2014 Beijing Auto Show.

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Spy Shots: FAW-Xiali T102 seen in the Factory in China

July 30, 2013 by W.E. Ning

Spy Shots: FAW-Xiali T102 seen in the Factory in China

A new spy shots showing the new FAW-Xiali T102 SUV in the factory, indicating that mass production is eminent. The T102 was expected to debut on the Shanghai Auto Show in April but didn’t show, debut is now expected for the Guangzhou Auto Show in November.

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Spy Shots: FAW-Besturn B30 testing in China

July 26, 2013 by W.E. Ning

Spy Shots: FAW-Besturn B30 testing in China

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

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Spy Shots: Hongqi L5 is Naked outside the Factory in China

July 19, 2013 by Tycho de Feijter

Spy Shots: Hongqi L5 is Naked outside the Factory in China

New spy shots again of the upcoming Hongqi L5 limousine, China’s Bentley & Rolls-Royce fighter. Yesterday we saw one example all-naked inside the factory, and today we got one all-naked just outside the factory. It is again a government car, with flagpole holders but without bullet-proof windows.

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Spy Shots: Hongqi L5 is Naked in the Factory in China

July 18, 2013 by Tycho de Feijter

Spy Shots: Hongqi L5 is Naked in the Factory in China

Exclusive spy shots showing the new Hongqi L5 limousine in the factory in Changchun, surrounded by a bunch of dignitaries, who seem to like the giant sedan pretty much. The L5 measures a cool 5.555 meter long, says Hongqi. We hope to find out one day whether it is really exactly that big…

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Spy Shots: facelifted FAW-Besturn B70 is almost ready for the China car market

July 16, 2013 by Tycho de Feijter

Spy Shots: facelifted FAW-Besturn B70 is almost ready for the China car market

The best spy shots so far of the facelifted FAW-Besturn B70. The facelift includes a new and bigger grille, new head lights, new rear lights, new bumpers, a redesigned C-pillar, and an updated interior. The facelifted Besturb B70 will debut on the Chengdu Auto Show in September and it will be launched on the China car market before the end of this year.

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FAW Oley hatchback will hit the China car market in September

July 12, 2013 by Joey Wang

FAW Oley hatchback will hit the China car market in September

The FAW Oley hatchback will be launched on the China car market in September, price will start around 55.000 yuan. The Oley hatchback debuted in April on the Shanghai Auto Show, it is based on the Oley sedan which was launched in April 2012.

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Spy Shots: Hongqi L5 seen testing in China

July 11, 2013 by Joey Wang

Spy Shots: Hongqi L5 seen testing in China

New spy shots showing the Hongqi L5 testing in China. The Hongqi L5 was launched for official duties during the visit of French President Hollande in late April and it  debuted in early April on the Shanghai Auto Show. The L5 is the third car in the Hongqi (Red Flag) L-Series, after the giant Hongqi L9 (aka CA7600L) and the slightly shorter Hongqi L7.

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FAW-Besturn MPV will hit the China car market in 2014

June 25, 2013 by Joey Wang

FAW-Besturn MPV will hit the China car market in 2014

The new FAW-Besturn MPV will hit the China car market in 2014, and not in 2015 as earlier reported. The yet nameless Besturn MPV is based on the Mazda 8 MPV that is made in China by the FAW-Mazda joint venture. All Besturn-branded vehicles are based on Mazda’s. The new spy shot shows Besturn made some creative changes at the upper-window line. Compare:

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