Rolls-Royce has launched the ‘China Limited Edition’ Ghost Art Deco on the Chinese car market. The Ghost Art Deco is based on the Ghost LWB and debuted in September last year on the Paris Auto Show. Rolls-Royce will only make 35 Ghost Art Deco cars for the whole world, and China gets eight.
The RUF CTR3 supercar has been launched on the Chinese car market where it was eagerly awaited by buyers and fans alike. Price is an inmense 5.5 million yuan or 881.000 USD. A lot of cash but it will sell. China likes RUF, earlier on the the German tuner launched the China-only RUF XL stretched Panamera. Read more »
The Mini Pacemanwill be launched on the Chinese auto market in March, price will range from 290.000 yuan to 400.000 yuan. We have seen the Mini Paceman testing in China a few times, including the very hot JCW version. Mini expects a lot from the Paceman, going after hip ‘n trendy buyers who think the One too small and the Countryman too SUV. Via: Autohome.
The Audi A1 China Limited Edition launched on the Chinese auto market, priced from 271.800 yuan to 311.800 yuan. The China Limited Edition (hallo Wouter!) is painted in a red-white-gold color scheme, “representing the colors of joy and good fortune in Chinese culture”, or so says Audi’s press release. Well, funky this machine sure is, if not a little bit mad, which is good.
The first Aston Martin Vanquish has arrived at a Chinese dealer, lucky city is Guangzhou in Guangdong Province. The Aston Martin Vanquish was launched at the Guangzhou Auto Show in November last year. Price: 5.26 million yuan or 844.000 USD. Power comes from the old 6.0 V12 that has been tuned up to 565hp, good for a 295km/h top speed.
The facelifted Buick Excelle has been launched on the China car market, price starts at 96.900 yuan and ends at 118.900 yuan. The facelifted Excelle was expected to debut at the Guangzhou Auto Show in November last year but didn’t show, GM decided for a private party instead. The facelift is a rather minimal affair, including small changes on the head lights, grille, bumpers and rear lights. Read more »
The sporty Ford Fiesta ST will be launched on the Chinese car market in May, it will debut in China on the Shanghai Auto Show in April. Sadly it will be imported and thus expensive, but at least it will be the real thing, unlike the fake locally made Volkswagen Polo GTI. The Ford Fiesta ST is powered by a turbocharged 1.6, good for 180hp and 240nm. The standard Ford Fiesta is made in China by the Chang’an-Ford joint venture. Via: Autohome.
Yema will soon enter the minivan segment with this brand new M302. The segment is still growing fast and margins are fat, Yema is the last is a long line of carmakers entering the ‘minivan wars’. The M302 stands on a new platform of unknown origin. All current Yema’s are based on the ancient Austin Montego but this M301 is too long and high to fit on that platform.
This is Dartz Black Snake, a special edition of the Dartz Kombat for the Chinese car market to celebrate the Year of the Snake. The Blake Snake comes is special black paint with gold accents, bespoke designed alloys and a super luxurious interior where customers can spec snake leather. The latter is a very cultural insensitive offer, the extremely superstitious Chinese will never-ever spec snake leather in the year of the snake, fearing to upset the heavenly animal which then will come after them, taking away fortune and family!