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One-off Koenigsegg Agera R BLT on its way to China

September 17, 2012 by Tycho de Feijter

Koenigsegg Agera R BLT arrives in China

A very lucky and very wealthy Chinese businessman got himself a one-off special edition of the  Koenigsegg Agera R, called the ‘Agera R BLT’. Price is estimated to hover around the 20 million yuan, or 3.1 million USD. BLT is the customization division of Koenigsegg, aimed at the very wealthy who need something more special than their very wealthy neighbors have.

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Beijing BJ2022 gets Armored in China

September 16, 2012 by Tycho de Feijter

Beijing BJ2022 gets Armored in China

This is the bad-ass armored version of the Beijing BJ2022, seen on a police equipment exhibition in Beijing. The base BJ2022, which was developed with a lot of American help, is only slightly armored or not at all. Its role in the Chinese army is mostly scout or communications, duties for which speed matters more than protection.

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Fiat Viaggio hits the Chinese auto market

September 14, 2012 by Tycho de Feijter

Fiat Viaggio hits the Chinese auto market

The Fiat Viaggio has been launched on the Chinese auto market, price starts at 108.800 yuan and ends at 158.800 yuan (17.220 – 25.134 USD)  The Viaggio is made in China by the Guangzhou-Fiat joint venture, it debuted in April on the Beijing Auto Show. Next up is a hatchback based on the Viaggio sedan.

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Meet the Umut, a Wooden Electric Car from China

September 13, 2012 by Tycho de Feijter

Meet the Umut, a Wooden Electric Car from China

This is the Umut, a new wooden electric car from China, seen on the China-Eurasia Expo in Urumqi last week. The Umut is at home here, developed and made in Urumqi city. Its chassis and body are all made of wood, the electric motor is good for a 60km/h top speed and a range of 150 kilometer.

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Handicapped Volkswagen Polo GTI launched in China, for too much Money

September 13, 2012 by Tycho de Feijter

Volkswagen Polo GTI launched in China

The Volkswagen Polo GTI has been launched on the Chinese car market, it is made in China by the Shanghai-Volkswagen joint venture. But it isn’t a real Volkswagen Polo GTI, it is severely handicapped, or fake. The European Polo GTI comes with a 180hp 1.4 TSI, the Chinese GTI however comes with a much older 1.4 turbo that poops out only 131hp.

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Lamborghini Gallardo LP550-2 GZ8 Edizione Limitata for China

September 12, 2012 by Tycho de Feijter

Lamborghini Gallardo LP550-2 GZ8 Edizione Limitata for China

Lamborghini has launched another special edition Gallardo for China, after the Gallardo HK20 and the Gallardo Gold Edition. This is the Lamborghini Gallardo LP550-2 GZ8 Edizione. ‘GZ’ stands for the great city of Guangzhou, ’8′ is a lucky number in China and also the number of cars that will be build. Read more »

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Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG Convertible to come to China in November

September 12, 2012 by W.E. Ning

Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG Convertible to come to China in November

The Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG Convertible will be launched on the Chinese auto market in November, just in time before the real cold winter sets in. It will however debut deep south on the Guangzhou Auto Show where temperatures never sink much below 20 degrees. The SLS AMG Coupe was launched in China in late 2010, priced from 2.6 to 3.6 million yuan, the Convertible won’t go for less than 4 million. Via: Sohu.

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Dongfeng-Nissan Venucia R50 launched on the China car market

September 10, 2012 by Tycho de Feijter

Dongfeng-Nissan Venucia R50

The Dongfeng-Nissan Venucia R50 has been launched on the Chinese auto market, price starts at 67.800 yuan and ends at 83.800 yuan. Lone engine is a Nissan 1.6 with 116hp and 153nm, mated to a 5-speed manual or a 4-speed automatic.

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Geely SC7 gets an automatic gearbox in China

September 10, 2012 by W.E. Ning

Geely SC7 gets an automatic gearbox in China

The Geely Englon SC7 is finally available with a automatic gearbox, priced from 75.900 yuan to 85.900 yuan. The new box is a six-speed automatic, up until now the SC7 was only available with a 5-speed manual. The auto comes with the 133hp 1.8, the 106hp 1.5 will remain manual only. Via: Autohome.

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Facelifted Volkswagen Bora launched in China

September 10, 2012 by W.E. Ning

Facelifted Volkswagen Bora launched in China

The facelifted Volkswagen Bora has been launched in China, it will hit the Chinese car market just before the end of this year. The facelifted car is a huge improvement with a much more luxurious look and feel. Biggest real change is the completely redesigned front end. New slogan too: “New Bora will carry on the splendor”. Catchy…

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