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Eye to Eye with the JAC iEV5 EV in China

December 22, 2014 by Tycho de Feijter

Eye to Eye with the JAC iEV5 EV in China

This is the JAC iEV5, a new electric car for China, seen here on a high tech exhibition in Shenzhen in Guangdong Province. The JAC iEV5 debuted in April on the Beijing Auto Show and will finally launch on the Chinese electric vehicle market in early 2015.

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Spy Shots: JMC E100 EV testing in China

December 9, 2014 by Joey Wang

Spy Shots: JMC E100 EV testing in China

The very first Spy Shots of the JMC E100, a new electric vehicle for China. Slightly surprising because JMC, or the Jiangling Motor Corporation, doesn’t have any previous experience with electric cars. The company is most famous for its co-ownership of the Landwind brand, maker of the infamous Landwind X7 SUV. JMC also has a successful joint venture with Ford and makes sells hardcore-petrol-powered big SUV’s and pickup trucks under its own name.

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Landwind X7 is a Green Clone of the Range Rover Evoque in China

December 7, 2014 by Tycho de Feijter

Landwind X7 is a Green Clone of the Range Rover Evoque in China

The infamous Landwind X7 SUV debuted last month on the Guangzhou Auto Show, looking every inch like a near-perfect clone of the Range Rover Evoque. The Landwind X7 will hit the China car market next April and Landwind is currently doing the final tests. Two identical (clones again?) X7 SUV’s were seen on a rural highway near the factory in Nanchang City, Jiangxi Province

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The Landwind X7 Evoque Clone Controversy; a look at the other Landwind cars

November 30, 2014 by Tycho de Feijter

The Landwind X7 Evoque Clone Controversy; a look at the other Landwind cars

Amidst the continuing controversy over the Landwind X7 SUV, a clear clone of the Range Rover Evoque, one could easily forget that Landwind makes another five vehicles for the Chinese car market. Some are good, some not so. Let’s have a look at the current line-up and some old:

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How much Exactly is the Landwind X7 a Clone of the Range Rover Evoque?

November 28, 2014 by Joey Wang

How much Exactly is the Landwind X5 a Clone of the Range Rover Evoque?

The infamous Landwind X7 is a Chinese clone of the British-Indian Range Rover Evoque. But how much a clone exactly? We have shown comparisons inside and out, but some Chinese media are taking making comparisons to a whole new level, proving the X7 is indeed a pretty good clone, but not a perfect one. Let’s begin:

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Landwind X7 ‘Chinese Evoque’ is Completely Ready for the Chinese car market

November 26, 2014 by Tycho de Feijter

Landwind X7 'Chinese Evoque' is Completely Ready for the Chinese car market

We have seen the spy shots, we have seen its debut on the Guangzhou Auto Show, and now the infamous Landwind X7 SUV is completely ready for the Chinese car market. The Landwind X7 is a almost-perfect Chinese clone of the Range Rover Evoque.

The order books will open late next month with deliveries scheduled to start in March 2015. Jaguar-Land Rover CEO Ralf Speth can complain what he wants but it seems he is too late. He should have checked CarNewsChina.com earlier, we had the X7 in June 2013, at the time known under its codename ‘Landwind E32′.

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2014 Guangzhou Auto Show: Landwind X7 unveiled in China

November 21, 2014 by W.E. Ning

2014 Guangzhou Auto Show: Landwind X7 unveiled in China

The infamous Landwind X7 was unveiled on the 2014 Guangzhou Auto Show. The Landwind X7 is a Chinese clone of the Land Rover Evoque. Coincidentally, the China-produced Evoque debuted on the same show, and we bet the British were very interested in checking out just how flattered they should feel.

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China clones the Range Rover Evoque; the Landwind X7 arrives at the Guangzhou Auto Show

November 18, 2014 by Tycho de Feijter

China clones the Range Rover Evoque; the Landwind X7 arrives at the Guangzhou Auto Show

The infamous Landwind X7 has arrived at the parking lot of the exhibition hall of the 2014 Guangzhou Auto Show, where it will officially debut on Thursday. The Landwind X7 is a Chinese clone of the Land Rover Evoque. How good a clone?, you might wonder. Well… the great example from Great Brittan stood on the very same parking lot, painted in the same color. Here:

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This is the Cloned interior of the Landwind X7 Range Rover Evoque clone from China

November 17, 2014 by W.E. Ning

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Last week we showed you the first photos of the production version of the infamous Landwind X7 SUV, a Chinese clone of the Range Rover Evoque. Today we have the first photos of the interior, cloned off the Evoque as well, although in a slightly less dramatic fashion. Let’s compare:

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New photos of the Landwind X7, China’s clone of the Range Rover Evoque

November 10, 2014 by Joey Wang

New photos of the Landwind X7, China's clone of the Range Rover Evoque

New photos of the Landwind X7, a Chinese clone of the Range Rover Evoque. The Landwind X7, formerly known as the Landwind E32, will debut on the Guangzhou Auto Show later this month and will be launched on the Chinese car market in March 2015. Price will start around 120.000 yuan or $19.600.

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