The all new seven-seat BYD S7 SUV has been launched on the Chinese car market. Price starts at 119.000 yuan and ends at 139.900 yuan, and that is much cheaper than expected. The BYD S7 is a more luxurious and powerful version of the BYD S6. The BYD S7 in turn forms the base for the upcoming super sonic BYD Tang Hybrid. The final production version of the S7 debuted in April on the 2014 Beijing Auto Show.
The new VolkswagenJetta Sportline has been launched on the Chinese auto market, priced at 134.800 yuan. The Jetta Sportline is a sporty variant of the China-only Volkswagen Jetta sedan. The Sportline comes with a racy body kit, a sporty black upper grille, a sporty black lower grille, a subtle spoiler at the back, speedy multispoke alloys, and some sporty stitching inside.
The new Geely Emgrand GX9 Pride SUV has been launched on the Chinese auto market. Price starts at 122.900 yuan and ends at 152.900 yuan, positioning the Emgrand GX9 at the high-end of the cheap-SUV market.
The brand new Hyundai ix25 SUV has been launched on the Chinese car market, giving Hyundai a credible entry in the hyper competitive compact SUV market. Price starts at 119.800 yuan and ends at 179.800 yuan. The production version of the Hyundai ix25 debuted in August on the Chengdu Auto Show.
The new BYD-DaimlerDenza EV has been launched on the Shanghai car market in China. Price starts at 369.000 yuan and ends at 399.000 yuan ($60.000 – 65.000), and that includes all green-car subsidies but excludes the free license plate for electric cars which is worth about 90.000 yuan. Shanghai is currently the only city in China where the Denza is available. Shenzhen will follow later this month and Beijing will be served in November. The rest of the country will have to wait until 2015.
The Beijing Auto BJ40 Dark Knight Edition has been launched on the Chinese car market, priced at 176.800 yuan. The Dark Knight is a special edition based on the Beijing Auto BJ40. The Dark Knight comes with a chromed grille, LED strips under the headlights, black side bars, chromed door handles, chromed fuel cap, chromed exhaust pipes, and superbly cool piano black 8-spoke alloys with a matte gray hub.
The 2015 Kia Sportage SUV has been launched on the Chinese auto market. Price starts at 164.800 yuan and ends at 249.800 yuan. The 2015 Kia Sportage comes with a facelift that includes new grille, new headlights, new rear lights, and new bumpers.