The SouEast V6 Ling Shi Turbo has been launched on the China car market. Price starts at 86.800 yuan and ends at 114.800 yuan. The SouEastV6 Ling Shi Turbois powered by a turbocharged 1.5 liter four-cylinder petrol engine with an output of 141hp and 210nm, mated to a 6-speed manual or a CVT.
The Cadillac ATS sedan has been launched on the China car market. Price starts at 308.000 yuan and ends at 438.000 yuan. The Cadillac ATS is imported into China. Local production of the Cadillac ATS at the Shanghai-GM joint venture will start sometime in 2015.
The new Nissan Teana VIP has been launched on the China car market. Price starts at 251.800 yuan and ends at 298.900 yuan. The Nissan Teana VIP is a China-only stretched variant of the Nissan Teana/Altima. The Nissan Teana VIP is stretched by 12.5 centimeter in the middle for more space in the back.
The super sporty Maserati Ghibli sedan has been launched on the China car market. Price starts at 898.000 yuan and ends at 1.39 million yuan ($147.000 – 228.000). The Maserati Ghibli will compete with the high-end versions of the Audi A7, BMW 6-Series sedan, Mercedes-Benz CLS and Porsche Panamera.
The Lifan 720 sedan is now available with a new 1.5 liter four cylinder engine. The Lifan 1.5 has been launched on the China car market. Price starts at 62.800 yuan and ends at 65.800 yuan. The engine has an output of 109hp and 146nm, and is mated to a 5-speed manual gearbox.
The facelifted Kia Forte sedan has been launched on the Chinese car market. Price starts at 98.800 yuan and ends at 124.800 yuan. Production of the Forte in China continued after the arrival of the Kia K3, which is positioned as the successor of the Forte is the rest of the world. In China however there is a huge market for cheap compact sedans and sales of the Forte remained strong, so Kia decided to keep her alive for a little bit longer.
The brand new Brilliance H220 hatchback has been launched on the China car market. Price starts at 54.800 yuan and ends at 67.800 yuan, making the H220 one of the cheapest sub-compact hatchback money can buy. The H220 is the hatchback variant of the Brilliance H230 sedan which was launched in August last year.
The Qoros 3 Sedan has been launched on the China car market during the 2013 Guangzhou Auto Show. Price starts at 119.900 yuan and ends at 167.900 yuan. Qoros Auto is a new brand, born out of a joint venture between Chery Automobile and Israel Corporation. The Qoros 3 Sedan is their first car, soon to be followed by a Qoros 3 hatchback.
The Haval H8 SUV has been launched on the 2013 Guangzhou Auto Show in China and at the same time on the Chinese auto market. Price starts at 201.800 yuan and ends at 236.800 yuan, making the H8 not only the largest but also the most expensive vehicle in the Great Wall Haval range.
The new Toyota Yaris L has been launched on the China car market. Price starts at 69.800 yuan and ends at 108.800 yuan. The L is added to differentiate the new car from the outgoing Yaris hatchback. The Yaris L is a much larger vehicle than the Yaris, and Toyota hopes for larger sales as well. The outgoing Yaris never was a great success because Chinese car buyers considered it too small for the money.