Published on December 5, 2013 by Joey Wang
The very first spy shots of the production version of the SouEast V7 sedan. The SouEast V7 debuted as a concept on the Shanghai Auto Show in April, the production version will debut on the Beijing Auto Show in April 2014. The SouEast V7 is based on the Mitsubishi Galant that is made in China by the SouEast-Mitsubishi joint venture.
Published on November 27, 2013 by Joey Wang
SouEast Automotive is working on two new cars for the China car market, both will be launched in 2015. First car is a new mid-size sedan which will be based on the sleek SouEast V7 concept car that debuted in April on the 2013 Shanghai Auto Show. Power will come from the 141hp 1.5 turbo that recently debuted in the SouEast V6, and from a brand new 1.8 turbo that is currently under development.
The second car is a compact SUV that will be called DX7. The SUV will be based on the same platform as the SouEast V5 and SouEast V6. Power will come from the same 1.5 turbo and future 1.8 turbo. The DX7 will be the first SouEast SUV.
SouEast is showing neat progress recently with sleek design and competitive prices. A mid-size sedan and especially an SUV will broaden the appeal of the brand considerably.
Published on November 26, 2013 by Tycho de Feijter
The SouEast V6 Ling Shi Turbo has been launched on the China car market. Price starts at 86.800 yuan and ends at 114.800 yuan. The SouEastV6 Ling Shi Turbois powered by a turbocharged 1.5 liter four-cylinder petrol engine with an output of 141hp and 210nm, mated to a 6-speed manual or a CVT.
Published on August 26, 2013 by Tycho de Feijter
The SouEast V6 Ling Shi will get a 1.5 turbo for the China car market. The SouEast V6 was launched in April and is currently only available with a 1.5 with 120hp and 143nm, mated to a 5-speed manual or a CVT. Price starts at 74.800 yuan and ends at 95.800 yuan.
The 1.5 turbo will have an output of 147hp and 210nm, and will only be mated to the CVT. Price will start around 90.000 yuan. The 1.5 turbo will also be used for the SouEast V5 sedan.
Published on May 20, 2013 by Joey Wang
In the biggest consolidation in the nation’s fragmented auto industry since 2009, China’s second-largest automaker Dongfeng Motor Corp agreed last week to become a shareholder in Fujian Motor Industry Group Co. Ltd.
Dongfeng signed a framework agreement with the Fujian provincial government to acquire shares in the local automaker from its owner, the Fujian State-owned Assets Supervision and Administration Commission.
Published on May 2, 2013 by Tycho de Feijter
New spy shots of the upcoming SouEast V5 Ling Zhi Turbo, which will hit the Chinese auto market in the second half of this year. The SouEast V5 Ling Zhi sedan was launched in September 2012, the only available engines are a 120hp 1.5 and a 144hp 1.8.
Published on April 30, 2013 by Joey Wang
SouEast Automotive has announced it will launch a sporty SUV on the Chinese car market in 2015, priced between 100.000 and 150.000 yuan and powered by 1.5 turbo and 1.8 turbo engines. The SUV will be based on the same platform as the SouEast V5 and SouEast V6. The platform comes from the Mitsubishi Lancer which is made in China by the SouEast-Mitsubishi joint venture. The market segment for 100-150.000 yuan SUV’s is getting more crowded by the day; competition is fierce, margins are low, but numbers can be very high.
Published on April 22, 2013 by W.E. Ning
The sleek SouEast V6 Ling Shi hatchback has been launched on the Shanghai Auto Show and at the same time on the Chinese car market. Price starts at 74.800 yuan and ends at 95.800 yuan. Only engine available is a 1.5 with 120hp and 143nm, mated to a 5-speed manual or a CVT.
Published on April 22, 2013 by Tycho de Feijter
The new SouEast V7 concept has been launched on the Shanghai Auto Show. The SouEast V7 concept previews an upcoming SouEast mid-size sedan that will be launched on the Chinese car market in 2015. Design is impressive with a large grille full of chrome and small angry head lights.
Published on April 19, 2013 by W.E. Ning
The very first live shots of the brand new SouEast V7 concept, it will debut tomorrow on the Shanghai Auto Show. The beautiful blue car was spotted all-naked at the Haima booth after a rehearsal for tomorrow’s launch ceremony. SouEast didn’t bother to put the V7 back under wraps and allowed everybody to check the vehicle from all sides.