The Guangzhou Auto conglomerate is going to launch a new car brand for the Chinese market, the brand will debut on the Beijing Auto Show in April. The English name is ‘Run Pard’, the Chinese name is ‘Lan Bao’ (岚豹), best translated as ‘Mist Leopard’. Mist as in ‘a misty day’. The English slogan is catchy; “Through the mist&wind His speed as cheetahs”, adding too to the endless confusion about whether a leopard = a cheetah or not. In Chinese the character 豹 usually covers both.
The Guangzhou AutoTrumpchi EV Concept debuted today on the Guangzhou Auto Show, previewing a future sporty compact SUV BMW X4 style. The front looks very sharp with funky LED lights, a chromed grille, and a bumper with huge air ducts and three bumps in the middle. The backdoor is open, what is there to see…?
The Guangzhou AutoTrumpchi i-Lounge Concept debuted today on the Guangzhou Auto Show, and we think it is the best concept of the show, and probably of the year. What a grille! Just incredible impressive, all chrome and shiny, with four massive bars and a huge Guangzhou Auto badge.
This is the production version of the Guangzhou-Toyota Leahead i1 EV, a new electric car for China. It was spied earlier today, arriving on a stinking diesel-powered truck for the Guangzhou Auto Show. The i1EV debuted as a concept in Shanghai in April.
Guangzhou Auto will show two new concept cars on the Guangzhou Auto Show, which starts on Friday. First up is the Trumpchi i-Lounge, a full-size MPV with a dramatic grille and a hefty body kit. The i-Lounge previews the Trumpchi GM5 MPV, scheduled to launch on the Chinese car market in late 2016.