The brand new China-only Jeep Cherokee 3.0 V6 has been launched on the China car market, priced at 579.900 yuan or 95.000 USD. The existing Grand Cherokee 3.6 V6, next up in the line, costs 675.900 yuan in China, or 110.000 USD. The V6 is thus a lot cheaper and will likely push up sales of the Grand Cherokee a lot.
The Changan Ouliwei 1.4 has been launched on the China car market, price starts at 52.900 yuan and ends at 55.900 yuan. The Changan Ouliwei arrived in April, but was only available with a tiny 1.2, until now. Changan also announced an official English name for the Ouliwei, which it didn’t have yet. The name is… Eulove. Kinky.
The China-made Citroen DS5 has been launched on the China car market. Price starts at 219.900 yuan and ends at 301.900 yuan. The DS5 is made in China by the Changan-PSA joint venture, it will soon be followed by the DS4, the DS3, and the DS X7 SUV.
The 2014 Mercedes-Benz S-Class has been launched on the China car market. Price starts at 1.24 million yuan and ends at 2.09 million yuan. China gets the S400 L, S400 L Hybrid, and the S500 L. The S600 L and the AMG versions will follow in early 2014.
The facelifted Buick Regal has been launched on the China car market. The ceremony, yesterday evening in Shanghai, was loaded with happy-dancing foreigners and Chinese men in black suits, showing once again how the Shanghai-GM joint venture brings different cultures closer together. Read more »
The new Aston Martin Rapide S has been launched on the China super car market, and the ballet girls got so excited they accidentally tore the plate off, which then fell on the floor. Price of the thunderous Aston is 3.58 million yuan or 585.000 USD. Lot of money, but it looks great in red.
The Audi RS5 Cabriolet has been launched on the China car market, priced at 1.28 million yuan or 209.000 USD. Lotta cash, but power!, comes from a 4.2 liter V8 with 450hp and 430nm. The Audi RS5 Coupe is already available. The RS5 Cabriolet is the fastest open-top automobile currently available on the Chinese car market. Mercedes-Benz and BMW don’t offer the open versions of their AMG and M ranges. But if this Audi sells well, they likely will bring ’em in soon…
The facelifted Toyota Reiz has been launched on the China car market. Price starts at 209.800 yuan and ends at 314.800 yuan. The facelift includes a new shiny grille, new head lights, new rear lights, and new bumpers. The facelift brings the China-made Reiz back in line with the Japan-made Reiz (aka Mark X).
The new Porsche Panamera has been launched on the China car market. Price starts at 1.13 million yuan and ends at 2.68 million yuan. Chinese car buyers can choose between the standard wheelbase variant and the stretched ‘Executive’ (pictured), which was especially developed for China where the wealthy like to be chauffeured, even in a Porsche.