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FAW Oley hatchback launched on the Shanghai Auto Show

April 23, 2013 by Tycho de Feijter

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The new FAW Oley hatchback has been launched on the Shanghai Auto Show, it will be launched on the Chinese car market in July and price will start around 55.000 yuan. The FAW Oley hatchback is based on the Oley sedan which was launched in April last year. Now dashboard!

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Hongqi L5 debuts on the Shanghai Auto Show

April 22, 2013 by Tycho de Feijter

Hongqi L5 debuts on the Shanghai Auto Show

The Hongqi L5 has debuted on the Shanghai Auto Show. It is the third car in Hongqi’s L-Series, after the giant Hongqi L9 (aka CA7600L) and the slightly shorter Hongqi L7. The L9 and the L7 are both powered by a V12, while the L5 will likely get a V8. The Hongqi L5 is also a bit shorter than the L7.

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FAW-Besturn X80 SUV debuts at the Shanghai Auto Show

April 20, 2013 by W.E. Ning

FAW-Besturn X80 SUV debuts at the Shanghai Auto Show

The FAW-Besturn X80 SUV debuted today at the Shanghai Auto Show, it will be launched on the Chinese car market on May 18, priced from 120.000 to 200.000 yuan. The sleek looking X80 is the first SUV under the Besturn brand ans will compete in a crowded market with over 20 similarly sized and priced SUV’s from various local Chinese auto makers.

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FAW-Besturn X80 SUV arrives at the Shanghai Auto Show

April 18, 2013 by Tycho de Feijter

FAW-Besturn X80 SUV arrives at the Shanghai Auto Show

The very first pictures of the final production version of the FAW-Besturn X80 SUV, it will debut later this week on the Shanghai Auto Show. The fine vehicle was spotted during construction of the FAW booth on the show floor. FAW didn’t bother to hide the X80 at all, and that is sure fine with us.

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New FAW Oley hatchback arrives at the Shanghai Auto Show

April 18, 2013 by W.E. Ning

New FAW Oley hatchback arrives at the Shanghai Auto Show

This is the very first picture of the production version of the FAW Oley hatchback, seen here arriving at the exhibition hall of the Shanghai Auto Show where it will debut tomorrow. The Oly hatchback will be launched on the Chinese car market in July, price will start around 55.000 yuan.

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Facelifted FAW-Besturn B50 arrives at the Shanghai Auto Show

April 18, 2013 by Joey Wang

Facelifted FAW-Besturn B50 arrives at the Shanghai Auto Show

The very first pictures of the facelifted FAW-Besturn B50 arriving at the exhibition hall for the 2013 Shanghai Auto Show where it will debut on Saturday. The facelifted Besturn B50 got a completely new front with trendy LED-lights, a new grille and a new bumper.

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Spy Shots: Besturn B30 sedan seen testing in China

April 15, 2013 by Joey Wang

Spy Shots: Besturn B30 sedan seen testing in China

These are the very first pictures of the 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 (or is it?) Volkswagen Bora which was made by the FAW-Volkswagen joint venture.

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Production of the FAW Jiabao V80 has started in China

April 10, 2013 by Tycho de Feijter

Production of the FAW Jiabao V80 has started in China

Production of the new FAW Jiabao V80 has started in China, it will officially debut on the Shanghai Auto Show later this month. The FAW Jiabao V80 is a new minivan that is made by FAW-Jilin, a subsidiary of FAW in the city of Jilin, Jilin Province. Price for the Jiabao V80 will range from 45.000 yuan to 55.000 yuan.

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Production of the FAW-Besturn X80 has started in China

April 8, 2013 by Tycho de Feijter

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Production of the FAW-Besturn X80 SUV has started in China. The Besturn X80 will debut on the Shanghai Auto Show later this month and will be launched on the Chinese car market in the second half of this year. Price is expected to range from 120.000 yuan to 200.000 yuan.

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FAW says it sold 500 (five hundred) Hongqi H7 sedans to the Government

April 1, 2013 by Tycho de Feijter

FAW says it sold 500 (five hundred) Hongqi H7 sedans to the Government

FAW has officially announced it has sold a grand total of 500 (five hundred) Hongqi H7 sedans, all to the Chinese government, and more specifically to “more than 10 provincial governments and some ministries”. The Hongqi H7 was supposed to be the savior of the ailing Hongqi (Red Flag) brand, competing head-to-head with Audi, BMW and Benz on the market for luxury sedans. But it doesn’t, five hundred is absolutely nothing and the only customer is the government.

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