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BMW M3 Coupe is Lime Green in China

January 21, 2015 by Tycho de Feijter

BMW M3 Coupe is Lime Green in China

A very froggy BMW M3 sporty car, Spotted in China in the great city of Shenzhen in Guangdong Province. The quacking Bimmer is wrapped in an eye-awakening lime green wrap, and further beamed up with darkened windows, darkened headlights, an all-black grille, a carbon fiber splitter under the bumper, and racy tires with matte black multispoke alloys.

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Crash Time China: Ferrari F12 hits the Trees in China

January 20, 2015 by Joey Wang

Crash Time China: Ferrari F12 hits the Trees in China

Yet another nasty car crash in China. A red Ferrari F12berlinetta crashed into trees and bushes on a road barrier in the great city of Fuzhou in Fujian Province. The speedy Italian beast somehow ended up in green entirely, with local sources saying the driver lost control of the Ferrari while overtaking at high speed.

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Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG is matte Brown in China

January 20, 2015 by Tycho de Feijter

Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG is matte Brown in China

A beautiful Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG super car, Spotted in China in in the great city of Shanghai by Reader Chiprdan, thank you for the pictures! The speedy Merc’ is wrapped in an eye smoothing matte brown wrap, with a touch of gold, and further sexed up with darkened windows, darkened headlights, a red-leather interior, and matte black ten-spoke alloys with yellow brakes.

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Spotted in China: the Tianma Fengchi KZ6490E SUV

January 19, 2015 by Tycho de Feijter

Spotted in China: the Tianma Fengchi KZ6490E SUV

A badass Tianma Fengchi KZ6490E SUV, Spotted in China in the great city of Guangzhou in Guangdong Province. The Fengchi KZ6490E is a typical old-school Chinese SUV; simple and cheap, slow and barely reliable, but somehow kinda cool. This particular example was in a presentable shape, it had some bruises and dents but the body was otherwise all right. Everything is period-original bar for the extra rear-view mirror on the right-front fender.

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Spy Shots: China-made Mercedes-Benz GLA is almost Ready for the Chinese car market

January 16, 2015 by Tycho de Feijter

Spy Shots: China-made Mercedes-Benz GLA is almost Ready for the Chinese car market

Spy Shots showing the new China-made Mercedes-Benz GLA, scheduled to hit the Chinese auto market in May to compete head-to-head with the locally made Audi Q3 and BMW X1. The Mercedes-Benz GLA and China have a strong connection; the GLA Concept had its worldwide debut on the 2013 Shanghai Auto Show.

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Ferrari F430 Crashes on the Highway in China

January 15, 2015 by W.E. Ning

Ferrari F430 Crashes on the Highway in China

A nasty car crash in China. A banana yellow Ferrari F430 supercar crashed hard on a wet highway near the great city of Fuzhou in Fujian Province. According to local news reports the driver lost control of the Ferrari during overtaking, causing the car to spin and smash into the guard rail three times. Miraculously, the driver and his passenger didn’t sustain serious injuries.

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Spotted in China: a License Plate Collection

January 15, 2015 by Tycho de Feijter

Spotted in China: a License Plate Collection

We see so many cars with fuzzy license plates in China that we could start a separate website. Sadly & badly we do not have enough time for that, so today we show you Part 1 of our giant China License Plate Collection™ with a dozen+ of interesting cars. Special thanks to Master Spotter Chiprdan, who keeps an eagle eye on the license plate situation in Shanghai. Starting with a Kia K3 with a license plate reading Q·3K313, Spotted in China near the Liangmahe river in Beijing..

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Introducing the Henan Ou Huang Electric Classic Car

January 15, 2015 by Tycho de Feijter

Henan Ou Huang Electric Classic Car

This is the majestic Henan Ou Huang Electric Classic Car, featuring shiploads of chrome, and endless bonnet, and a Rolls-Royce grille. The Electric Classic Car is a truly gigantic electric car, measuring a full 5.5 meters in length, 1.9 wide, and 1.5 high. The vehicle was designed to look like a 1925-1931 Rolls-Royce Phantom I, one of the most famous Rollers of all time.

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No more Sex at the Shanghai Auto Show

January 14, 2015 by Joey Wang

No more Sex at the Shanghai Auto Show

Oh no another conservative-morality backlash in China! The 2015 Shanghai Auto Show will probably do without babe, just when we were getting optimistic again about the girls on autoshows in China. Says Reuters:

The Chinese government is concerned about what it sees as increasing vulgarity in society. Victor Yang, spokesman of Geely Automobile Holdings Ltd, told Reuters on Friday that the company has received verbal notice from the Shanghai autoshow organizer that no models can be used at the week-long event, from April 20.

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Lamborghini Murcielago SV goes BAPE in China

January 13, 2015 by Joey Wang

Lamborghini Murcielago SV goes BAPE in China

A lunatic Lamborghini Murcielago LP670-4 SV supercar, Spotted in China in the great city of Foshan in Guangdong Province by Enjoy-LittleBee-Space. The mighty Murc’ is wrapped in an eye maddening BAPE wrap, and further lamboo’d up with super sporty matte gray five-spoke alloys, darkened windows, and a huge ski box on the back, wrapped in BAPE as well.

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