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BMW 3-Series is black & white in China

December 5, 2013 by Tycho de Feijter

BMW 3-Series is black & white in China

A very hip BMW 3-Series sedan, Spotted in China on a parking lot in a dusty and faraway suburb of east Beijing. The happy Bimmer is painted in black and partly wrapped in white. The vehicle is further sexed up by a China-made M-style body kit and slightly tinted windows. Sadly, the wrapping artist kinda lost his way around the grille, where things look messy and which he anyway forgot to put back.

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Maserati 4200GT Spyder abandoned in China

December 5, 2013 by Joey Wang

Maserati 4200GT Spyder abandoned in China

An abandoned Maserati 4200GT Spyder, seen on the roadside near the city limits of the great city of Yulin in Shaanxi Province. The once speedy Spyder has lost her wheels and lights, the convertible roof looks ragged and the window is semi smashed. The Maserati has been disintegrating on this location for four months. Local residents say they don’t know how the vehicle got there.

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Crash Time China: Rolls-Royce Ghost hits small truck on rural road

December 5, 2013 by Joey Wang

Crash Time China: Rolls-Royce Ghost hits small truck on rural road

A massive Rolls-Royce Ghost crashed into a small truck on a rural road in the far suburbs of Shanghai. The Roller is painted in shiny gold and the truck in light blue. The truck seems heavily damaged with most of the front bumper and grille gone. The Ghost has the bonnet up but the Flying Lady did not get hurt.

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BMW 5Li is Pink in China

December 3, 2013 by Tycho de Feijter

BMW 5Li is Pink in China

A very flashy BMW 5Li, Spotted in China in central Beijing. The bimmy Bimmer is wrapped in an eye-bleaching Pink wrap, and much further sexed up by an M-style body kit, racy tires with sporty alloys, a black roof, a black wing on the back, a black BMW grille, tinted windows, and tinted head lights.

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Pink Tank is a coin operated kiddie ride in China

December 3, 2013 by Tycho de Feijter

Pink Tank is a coin operated kiddie ride in China

A coin operated kiddie ride shaped like a tank, seen in a faraway suburb in east Beijing. The turret and gun are in pink because Pink ain’t no peace but war. The chassis is colored in a more traditional army green with some red accents. The turret is equipped with a steering wheel, two orange search lights, a large orange warning light, and a visor. The chassis is equipped with two additional red lights.

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Introducing the Laos Lais Phontom children’s electric car from China

November 28, 2013 by Tycho de Feijter

Introducing the Laos Lais Phontom children's electric car from China

This is the fantastic Laos Lais Phontom, a new children’s electric toy car from China, full of Bling. Design is apparently inspired by Rolls-Royce but it isn’t called a Rolls-Royce, at least not exactly. There are three different names on the vehicle, all sound-translations of the famous British brand, leading to some interesting new words…

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Red Ferrari 458 has a Lucky License in China

November 28, 2013 by Tycho de Feijter

Red Ferrari 458 has a Lucky License in China

A very red Ferrari 458 Italia, spotted in China in Shanghai by reader Chiprdan, thank you for the picture! The speedy super car has a license plate reading PG888, and that is one of the best license plates we have seen on a Ferrari 458 in China. The 8 is a very lucky number is Chinese culture, closely associated with wealth & fortune. A bit of money is needed indeed, price for the 458 in China starts at 3.88 million yuan or 636.000 USD. But 570hp and 540nm!

Time now, for our Famous China-Ferrari 458 Italia License Plate Collection™: license (MF458), license (KF458), license (OD458), license (FM458), license (458Z8) license (458F1), license (FF458) license (458OY), license (458AX), license (458MW).

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Shiny blue purple BMW 335i Coupe has a License in China

November 27, 2013 by Tycho de Feijter

Shiny blue purple BMW 335i Coupe has a License in China

A very flashy BMW 335i Coupe spotted around the eastern section of the Second Ring Road in Beijing. The beautiful Bimmer was wrapped in an eye-killing blue purple wrap and further sexed up by tinted windows and rather dangerous looking five-spoke alloys. The license plate roads BT335 and that is by far the best license plate we have seen on a BMW 335i Coupe in China. Read more »

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Honda Accord is the Fashion Force in China

November 26, 2013 by Tycho de Feijter

Honda Accord is the Fashion Force in China

A very impressive Honda Accord sedan, seen in the great city of Chongqing by reader Colin, thank you for the picture! The good Honda is dressed up as a vehicle belonging to the ‘Fashion Force’ which is apparently considered something very cool. The Fashion Force Honda Accord comes with Fashion Force badges and speedy five-spoke black alloys; all set & ready for a crack down on fashion related crime…

The Honda Accord was made by the Guangzhou-Honda joint venture, the new Honda Accord was launched on the China car market in September. A few other special Accords we met in country: matte black, purple fifth-generation, third generation Honda Accord Coupe, and the China-only 1 Million Anniversary Edition.

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Chevrolet Cruze is a purple pink low rider in China

November 26, 2013 by Tycho de Feijter

Chevrolet Cruze is a purple pink low rider in China

A very flashy Chevrolet Cruze sedan, seen in the far east of Beijing. The good Cruze was wrapped in a purple Pink wrap, and further sexed up by a low riding suspension, 20 inch wheels with shiny alloys, darkened windows, and black Chevrolet badges.

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