All the new cars on the Chinese market.

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Luxgen 5 Sedan hits the China car market

July 25, 2013 by Joey Wang

Luxgen 5 Sedan hits the China car market

The new Luxgen 5 Sedan has been launched on the China car market. Price starts at 108.800 yuan and ends at 175.800 yuan. The Luxgen 5 Sedan, formerly known as Luxgen S5, known in Taiwan as the Luxgen 5, will compete in one of the hottest market segments in China where car makers from all countries try desperately to sell mid-size sedans to ever more critical Chinese car buyers.

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Chery Karry Youya II hits the China car market

July 24, 2013 by Joey Wang

Chery Karry Youya II hits the China car market

The new Chery Karry Youya II minivan has been launched on the China car market. Price starts at 46.900 yuan and ends at 59.900 yuan. Karry is a Chery brand making commercial minivans and mini-MPV’s, which are mostly sold in third and fourth-tier cities and the countryside.

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Great Wall Wingle 5 European Edition hits the China car market

July 17, 2013 by Joey Wang

Great Wall Wingle 5 European Edition hits the China car market

The Great Wall Wingle 5 European Edition pickup truck has been launched on the China car market. Price starts at 79.800 yuan and ends at 119.800 yuan. The Wingle 5 European Edition is a slightly more upmarket variant of the base Wingle 5. The European Edition has an extra stylish front to make it look more like a passenger car. Compare:

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BMW M6 Gran Coupe hits the China car market

July 16, 2013 by Tycho de Feijter

BMW M6 Gran Coupe hits the China car market

The BMW M6 Gran Coupe sportmachine has been launched on the China car market, priced at a steep 2.39 million yuan or 389.000 USD. The BMW M6 GranCoupe will compete head-to-head with the popular Mercedes-Benz CLS63 AMG which costs 1.98 million yuan in China, or 322.000 USD.

The M6 is powered by a twin-turbo V8 with 560hp and 680nm. The Benz brings in 525hp and 700nm. Hard choice when it comes to power, but the BMW seems overly expensive, and money still matters in this segment of the market.

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Aston Martin V12 Vantage S hits the China car market

July 11, 2013 by Tycho de Feijter

Aston Martin V12 Vantage S hits the China car market

The Aston Martin V12 Vantage S has been launched on the China super car market, priced at 3.46 million yuan or 547.000 US dollar. The speedy S is powered by a tuned up variant of the good old 6.0 V12, output is 573hp and 620nm. Top speed is 330km/h and 0-100 is gone in 3.9 seconds.

The Aston Martin Vantage is sadly not a very popular super car in China. Chinese car buyers think it is too expensive and too cramped inside. We have only a small collection: baby blue, Bling with Lambo, with double DB9, shiny purple, and an N240 with friends.

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First generation Mazda 6 still going Strong in China

July 10, 2013 by Tycho de Feijter

First generation Mazda 6 still going Strong in China

The first generation Mazda 6 is still in production in China, and a slightly updated version has just been launched on the China car market. The update consists of redesigned fog lights in the front bumper. Price starts at 135.800 yuan and ends at 149.800 yuan.

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Facelifted Volkswagen Passat CC hits the China car market

July 10, 2013 by Joey Wang

Facelifted Volkswagen Passat CC hits the China car market

The facelifted Volkswagen Passat CC has been launched on the China car market. Price starts at 252.800 yuan and ends at 342.800 yuan. The facelift brings the China-made Passat CC back in line with the Euro-made Passat CC. The launch party came with a big show, as is the habit in China. The show learned us the Passat CC is for…

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Ford Fiesta ST hits the China car market

July 5, 2013 by Tycho de Feijter

Ford Fiesta ST hits the China car market

The Ford Fiesta ST hot hatch has been launched on the China car market, priced at 185.900 yuan. The Fiesta ST is imported into China, unlike the regular Fiesta that is made locally by the Chang’an-Ford joint venture.

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Suzuki Alto 20th Anniversary Edition hits the China car market

July 1, 2013 by Tycho de Feijter

Suzuki Alto 20th Anniversary Edition hits the China car market

The Suzuki Alto 20th Anniversary Edition has been launched on the China car market, price starts at 52.400 yuan and ends at 61.400 yuan. Best thing: it comes only in Pink! The pinky special edition celebrates the 20th birthday of the Chang’an-Suzuki joint venture that started making the second generation Suzuki Alto in June 1993.

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Volkswagen Gran Lavida hits the China car market

June 30, 2013 by Tycho de Feijter

Volkswagen Gran Lavida hits the China car market

The Volkswagen Gran Lavida has been launched on the China car market. Price starts at 115.900 yuan and ends at 163.900 yuan. The Gran Lavida is a new China-only sporty wagonhatchback based on the China-only Volkswagen Lavida sedan. The Gran Lavida debuted on the Shanghai Auto Show last month. Read more »