A dramatic supercarcrash in China. A silver Ferrari 488 crashed into the left-rear of a white Ferrari 488, before crashing into a guardrail on a road in the great city of Lijiang in Yunnen Province. The crash, according to Chinese media, was caused by a dog suddenly crossing the road. The white 488 hit the brakes, and they silver one couldn’t avoid a bang.
New photos of the upcoming Dongfeng Fengdu MX5 SUV for China. It will debut later this week on the Chengdu Auto Show and launch on the Chinese car market in Q4. Price will range from 90.000 to 120.000 yuan. Fengdu (风度) is a new sub-brand of Dongfeng Automobile. Their first car was the Fengdu MX6, and a smaller Fengdu MX3 will follow in 2017.
A dramatic accident in a rural area of Shandong Province. A Rolls-Royce Ghost wedding car, which was rented all the way from Beijing, crashed right into the side of a BYD F0 Toyota Aygo-clone mini car. The Roller was just on its way to a wedding so the happy couple was not inside.
A while ago I was honored with an invitation to visit the Hongqi ‘Red Flag’ factory museum, located in the FAW headquarters in the great city of Changchun in Jilin Province. The museum is open on invitation only so getting in is very hard. I had been dreaming about the museum for years and last month it was finally my time. Thanks to everyone who made it possible.
Hongqi is China’s oldest and most famous car brand. It is owned by First Auto Works, or FAW. Hongqi was founded in 1958. Today the brand makes two production cars: the Hongqi L5 and the Hongqi H7.
A brand new TeslaModel X has crashed in China, damaging the left-front fender, the bumper, headlight section, and the front suspension. The Model X was hit by a BYD F6 sedan on a crossing on an almost empty road in the city on Xinzheng near Zhengzhou in Henan Province.
The accident marks the first Model X crash in China. It happened around 19:00 on yesterday July 28. We don’t know whether the autopilot was on or not.
More drama for the Lamborghini Aventador in China. We have seen a lot of themcrashingrecently, and today we got one burning. The accident happened when a spectacular Mansory Competition Aventador prowled over the streets of the great city of Hangzhou, and the engine suddenly caught fire.
The first photo was taken right after the car came to a stop, with the babe jumping out of the passenger door. She must feel hot.
Last week I went to the Changchun International Auto Show (aka Auto Changchun) in the great city of Changchun in Jilin Province, in the Dongbei. The biannual event is one of the larger second-tier shows, and extra interesting because Changchun is also home to First Auto Works (FAW).