A thunderous ToyotaTundra TRD Pro crew cab, Spotted in China in the Dongba area in far east Beijing. The giant pickup truck was dusty and dirty but seemed brand new from the boat, fitted with an extra heavy bumper with a light bar, super wide side bars, and racy black alloys.
Down south in the heat of Guangzhou, they ain’t so sad about sex (hihi) as in Shanghai. We do therefore expect a lot of Chinese Car Girls to dress up the 2015 Guangzhou Auto Show. Today, one day before the start of the show, the girls arrived for rehearsals and the make-up check. On the first photo a quartet on the move just outside the exhibition hall.
A very happy Mercedes-Benz E-Class Coupe, Spotted in China in the Dongba area in faraway east Beijing. The good Merc’ is wrapped in an eye murdering shiny purple wrap, and further sexed up with a chromed grille, darkened windows, extra shiny chrome around the side windows, a black roof, and racy tires with sporty five spoke AMG alloys.
A totally cool Toyota Corolla sedan, Spotted in China in the Dongba area in faraway east Beijing. The good Toyota was wrapped in an eye killing shiny purple wrap, and further prettied up with a hefty body kit, a black grille, a partly black bumper, a black roof, darkened windows, and racy tires with shiny alloys and a red hub.
The 2016 BMW 7-Series has been launched on the Chinese car market. Price starts at 1.18 million yuan and ends at 1.98 million yuan ($187.000 – 313.000). China is the third most important market for the Seven worldwide, after the United States and Germany. The 750 Li top model comes standard with an old school car phone, in 1993 Nokia style, with a tiny tiny screen, big buttons, and a BMW sticker.
… because it will get very dusty, as seen here on a Citroen sedan Spotted in China in the Dongba area in the far east of Beijing. The are used to be full with farms only five years ago, but it is now under fanatic construction with new buildings and complete compounds popping up every day.
This is the new Besturn B30 sedan for China, featuring an impressive blingeding grille and sporty five-spoke alloys. The Besturn B30 will be launched on the Chinese car market in November. Price will start around 60.000 yuan and end around 80.000 yuan. The B30 debuted in concept form on the Shanghai Auto Show in April.
Today in China Car History a very special car: this is the mighty Hongqi HQ3 parade car, based on the Hongqi HQ3 sedan, which was based on the fourth-generation (S180) Toyota Crown Majesta. The transformation started with deleting the entire roof, and continued with stretching the car by 30 centimeter, strengthening the windshield, adding a parade handlebar, and putting flags on the fenders.
Today in China Car History the massively impressive Hongqi CA630, a VIP minibus from China powered by a big V8 petrol engine. The CA630 was born in the great year of 1980 and lived on until 1987. The bus features a heavily chromed grille flanked by two headlights on each side. The white blue example on the first photo dates from 1982. I found her in near perfect condition in the Dalian Classic Car Museum.
A giant Foton Auman transporttruck loaded with 13 Volkswagen Tiguan SUV’s, one Polo hatchback, and one Volkswagen Touran MPV, Spotted in China just inside the mighty Fifth Ring Road in the far east of Beijing. The truck is not allowed to be there at all, but in this part of town nobody cares and nobody knows. And it is on bicycle lane too!, blocking the way for me on my fast electric scooter.