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Rolls-Royce Ghost is Pink in China

August 24, 2015 by Tycho de Feijter

Rolls-Royce Ghost is Pink in China

A very happy Rolls-Royce Ghost, Spotted in China in the great city of Tangshan in Hebei Province. The good Roller is wrapped in a Pink wrap, and further sexed up with a red interior, darkened windows, and super shiny five spoke chromed alloys.

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The Bentley EXP 9F SUV is Not Dead Yet, at least not in China

August 13, 2015 by Tycho de Feijter

Bentley EXP 9F SUV is Not Dead Yet, at least not in China

Yesterday we brought you the over-hyped Bentley Bentayga, causing a media storm around the world. Unfortunately, the Bentayga doesn’t look very spectacular. We, and many others, were hoping for a bit more of the as spectacular as we and many others were hoping for a bit more Bentley EXP 9F.

Fortunately, China can help us out. A Chinese toy maker called Yuelejia makes a sweet children’s electric car, inspired clearly and openly by the EXP 9F. Bentley indeed, is getting toyed with in China.

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Blast in China’s Tianjin port area Burns down dozens of Volkswagen Beetles

August 13, 2015 by W.E. Ning

Blast in China's Tianjin port area Burns down dozens of Volkswagen Beetles

A huge blast in the port area of the great city of Tianjin in China has killed at least 17 44 people, injured hundreds, and leveled several buildings. The initial explosion happened at 05:00 on early Thursday morning in the warehouse of a ‘logistics company’. This explosion triggered several other explosions along the port area.

Tianjin is one of China’s biggest ports. It also handles pretty much all the car imports for the entire northern China area. Sadly, the explosions didn’t miss out on that, ripping through an enormous parking lot filled with thousands of brand new cars, and among those were a few dozen Volkswagen Beetles.

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Koenigsegg Agera R BLT is Out and On the Road in China

August 6, 2015 by Tycho de Feijter

Koenigsegg Agera R BLT is Out and On the Road in China

Great news for fans of Swedish supercars in China: the one-off Koenigsegg Agera R BLT is out and on the road. The unique vehicle was Spotted in China in the great city of Shenyang all the way up north in Liaoning Province, looking as good as new.

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On sale in China: Range Rover lookalike kit for the Landwind X7 Range Rover clone

August 6, 2015 by Tycho de Feijter

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The Landwind X7 SUV is a Chinese clone of the Range Rover Evoque. Buyers who think their X7 doesn’t look enough like the Evoque yet can buy a special kit that includes a Evoque grille and Land Rover badges. The kit can be bought right at the Landwind dealer, just like Toyota kits can be bought at BYD.

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Hongqi H5 crashes in China

July 15, 2015 by W.E. Ning

Hongqi H5 crashes in China

Big bad car crash in China! A massive Hongqi L5 limousine bumped into a medium-sized passenger bus in the eastern suburbs of Shanghai, causing heavy damage to the front of the vehicle. The accident happened when the bus was trying to make a U-turn on the middle of the road, a typical Chinese way of doing things, and the Hongqi had no way to escape.

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Victory S10 SUV is yet another Cadillac from China

July 2, 2015 by Tycho de Feijter

Victory S10 SUV is yet another Cadillac from China

China’s Shanxi Victory really loves America’s Cadillac. They already sell the Caddy-esque Victory V1 minivan and Victory X1 pickup truck. Next up is this Victory S10, a compact SUV with a big Cadillac grille and Cadillac headlights.

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The misty ways of Changan Car Transport in China

June 30, 2015 by Tycho de Feijter

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A giant FAW car transport truck loaded with 26 Changan minivans, Spotted in China in the Dongba area in Beijing.  I live near a major Changan dealer in the capital. The dealer is located just inside the Fifth Ring Road, and that is a bitch because the big car transport trucks are not allowed to drive within the Fifth Ring Road, for reasons concerning safety, congestion and pollution.

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White BMW M3 Coupe has a License in China

June 29, 2015 by Joey Wang

White BMW M3 Coupe has a License in China

A wondrous white BMW M3 Coupe, Spotted in China in near the Solona shopping mall in east Beijing. The license plate reads N·M3W79, and that is one of the best license plates we have seen on a BMW M3 in China so far. The speedy Bimmer is further prettified by darkened windows, a black roof, and matte black multispoke alloys.

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Ferrari F12berlinetta has a License in China & a 458 Italia

June 26, 2015 by W.E. Ning

Ferrari F12berlinetta has a License in China & a 458 Italia

A wondrous white Ferrari F12berlinetta supercar, Spotted in China in the Lido area in Beijing. The speedy Ferrari was made even faster by darkened windows, darkened headlights, a carbon fiber air vent rim on the bonnet, and a license plate reading N·WOF12, and that is one of the best license plates we have seen on a Ferrari F12 in China so far.

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