The latest news on Youngmen cars from China

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Youngman-Lotus T5 SUV will hit the China auto market in April

February 20, 2013 by W.E. Ning

Youngman-Lotus T5 SUV will hit the China auto market in April

The Youngman-Lotus T5 SUV will hit the Chinese car market in April, priced between 80.000 and 120.000 yuan. The T5 SUV debuted as a concept on the Beijing Auto Show in April 2012, the production version will debut on the Shanghai Auto Show in April. Read more »

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Youngman-Lotus L3 GT launched at the Guangzhou Auto Show

November 24, 2012 by Tycho de Feijter

Youngman-Lotus L3 GT launched at the Guangzhou Auto Show

This is the new Youngman-Lotus L3 GT, a sporty version of the normally rather boring Youngman-Lotus L3, which is by itself based on the even more boring Malaysian Proton Gen 2 Persona. The L3 GT is all Youngman’s work, the vehicle got a new grille, new bumpers, a matte white paint job and speedy seven-spoke alloys.

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Youngman-Lotus L5 GT launched on the Guangzhou Auto Show

November 23, 2012 by Tycho de Feijter

Youngman-Lotus L5 GT launched on the Guangzhou Auto Show

The Youngman-Lotus L5 GT was launched today at the Chinese auto market on the Guangzhou Auto Show, priced at 96.800 yuan. The L5 GT is a sporty version of the Youngman-Lotus L5, which is based on the Malaysian Proton Gen 2. The L5 GT however is Youngman’s own work and we must say it loox rather good. The GT got a new grille, new bumpers, a body kit, large low profile tires and speedy alloys.

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Spy Shots: Youngman-Lotus L3 GT arrives at the Guangzhou Auto Show

November 22, 2012 by Joey Wang

This is the new Youngman-Lotus L3 GT, it will debut tomorrow on the Guangzhou Auto Show. The L3 GT is a sporty version of the existing Youngman-Lotus L3 which is based on the Malaysian Proton Gen 2 Persona. The L3 GT will be launched on the Chinese auto market sometime in the first half of next year.

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Spy Shots: Youngman-Lotus L5 GT testing in China

September 27, 2012 by W.E. Ning

Youngman-Lotus L5 GT testing in China

Spy shots from the new Youngman-Lotus L5 GT testing in China, it will be launched on the Chinese auto market next year, debut is expected at the April 2013 Shanghai Auto Show. The L5 GT debuted as a concept on the Beijing Auto Show in April and is a sporty variant of the Youngman Lotus L5.

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Never Give Up: Spyker and Youngman will start two joint ventures

August 27, 2012 by Tycho de Feijter

Spyker Youngman

Spyker and Youngman announced on Monday they will set up two joint ventures. The first will own the rights to the Phoenix-platform that was developed by Saab and licensed to Youngman last year. This joint venture will be called ‘Spyker Phoenix’. Youngman gets 80% of this joint venture, Spyker 20%.

The second joint venture is aimed at developing the Spyker D8/D12 SUV (pic). Youngman invests 25 million euro, for which it will get 75% of the joint venture, Spyker will get the other 25%. Here Youngman has set eye on the booming luxury SUV market in China which will also see entries from Bentley and Lamborghini. Read more »

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Spy Shots: Youngman-Lotus T5 SUV is ready for the China auto market

August 2, 2012 by Joey Wang

Youngman-Lotus T5 SUV

Spy Shots of the production version of the Youngman-Lotus T5 SUV. The T5 debuted as a concept on the Beijing Auto Show in April and the production version loox for 99% the same. The uncamouflaged car is the top-spec T5, and spies also snapped some pics of a camouflaged basic T5.

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China Youngman to buy 75% of Viseon Bus

August 1, 2012 by W.E. Ning

Youngman Bus China

China Youngman Automobile Group Co., a home-grown car maker, plans to acquire a 75% stake in German coach manufacturer Viseon Bus GmbH, in its latest attempt to expand globally after failing to purchase Saab Automobile last year.

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China’s Youngman finally quits on Saab

May 25, 2012 by Joey Wang

China's Youngman finally quits on Saab

Finally, after talking for some two years and bidding for Saab at least 10 times Youngman finally does what it should have done along long time ago: give up. From ChinaDaily:

Chinese automobile company Youngman had quit the negotiation on purchasing the Swedish car maker Saab with its bankruptcy administrators, reported the Swedish newspaper Daily Industry (DI) on Wednesday.

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Facelifted Youngman-Lotus L5 hits the China car market

May 11, 2012 by W.E. Ning

Youngman-Lotus L5

The facelifted Youngman-Lotus L5 has been launched on the Chinese car market, with a new 1.8 liter engine that replaces the old 1.6. Price starts at 85.800 yuan and ends at 107.800 yuan. Facelift is mostly visible up front with a new grill with much more chrome, new headlights, and more extra chrome on the bumper.

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