Published on July 30, 2013 by W.E. Ning
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.
Published on July 26, 2013 by W.E. Ning
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.
Published on July 19, 2013 by Tycho de Feijter
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.
Published on July 18, 2013 by Tycho de Feijter
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…
Published on July 16, 2013 by Tycho de Feijter
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.
Published on July 12, 2013 by Joey Wang
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.
Published on July 11, 2013 by Joey Wang
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.
Published on June 25, 2013 by Joey Wang
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:
Published on June 19, 2013 by Tycho de Feijter
Spy shots showing a facelifted FAW-Besturn B90 testing in China. The facelift comes surprisingly quick, the Besturn B90 was launched on the Chinese car market only in August last year. The grille seems to be the focus of the facelift with three giant chrome bars replacing the current 5-bar design.
Published on June 7, 2013 by Tycho de Feijter
Spy shots showing the production version of the new Besturn B50 testing in China. The new Besturn B50 debuted on the Shanghai Auto Show in April, it will be launched on the Chinese car market later this year.