The Volkswagen Lavida is already the best-selling car in China, but Volkswagen still wants much more, and launched four new variants of the Volkswagen Lavida in one haul. The variants are the Volkswagen Lavida Sport, the Volkswagen Gran Lavida Sport, the Volkswagen Lavida Blue Motion and the Volkswagen Cross Lavida.
The Lavida Sport is a sporty variant of the the Volkswagen Lavida sedan. It comes with sporty bumpers, sporty alloys, sporty seats, and a miniscule wing at the back. Engines are unchanged: 130hp 1.4 turbo and a 104hp 1.6. Price for the Lavida Sport starts at 151.900 yuan and ends at 165.900 yuan.
The new JAC Heyue A30 sedan has been launched on the China car market. Price starts at 62.800 yuan and ends at 82.000 yuan. The Heyue A30 is an important car for JAC because it brings the brand into a new and potentially very lucrative segment of the Chinese automotive market, the biggest car market in the world.
The Chrysler 300S has been launched on The China car market, priced at 460.900 yuan or 75.600 USD. The 300S is a China-only sporty edition of the 300C, looking very much like the US-spec Chrysler 300 SRT8. The 300S comes with a body kit, 20 inch wheels, black 5-spoke alloys, a black grille, and a wing at the back.
The Dongfeng Xiaokang Fengguang 360 mini MPV has been launched on the China car market. Price starts at 53.800 yuan and ends at 62.800 yuan. Xiaokang is a Dongfeng sub brands making rugged minivans, the Fengguang is their first foray into the passenger car market.
The Beijing Auto Weiwang M20 mini MPV has been launched on the China car market. Price starts at 46.800 yuan and ends at 63.800 yuan. The Weiwang M20 will compete with fine cars such as the Changan Ounuo and the Wuling Hongguang, tapping into a fast growing market for affordable people carriers.
This is the new Range Rover Long Wheelbase, extended by 14 centimeter for more space in the back. The Range Rover LWB will debut late November on the Guangzhou Auto Show. The Range Rover is a very popular SUV sled in China and the LWB version will likely be a huge hit under wealthy Chinese car buyers who indeed have been longing for a stretched SUV for many a years.
The super smooth Volkswagen XL1, seen in the Volkswagen China headquarters in the Sanlitun area in Beijing. Volkswagen had shipped two XL1 spaceships to China for green-tech promotion activities and some marketing. Chinese journalists were invited to drive the XL1 on a closed track, but sadly we were not.
The all-new Lifan 630 sedan has been launched on the China car market. Price starts at 54.900 yuan and ends at 65.900 yuan, making the Lifan 630 one of the cheapest small sedans money can buy on the Chinese auto market. The 630 futures a distinctive Lexus-like snout with sharp-shaped LED-lights in the bumper.
Rolls-Royce has launched another China-only special edition based on the Rolls-Royce Ghost. The new special is called ‘Royal Horse Collectors Edition’, inspired by the famous & feared ‘Yingjizi’ royal war horses of the imperial army during China’s Qing Dynasty (1644-1912). The Rolls-Royce Ghost Royal Horse Collectors Edition comes with lots of horses inside and out.
The new Venucia R50X has been launched on the China car market. Price starts at 79.800 yuan and ends at 91.800 yuan. The Venucia R50X is a coolio crossover variant of the steady-but-boring Venucia R50 hatchback. The R50X comes will all the standard cross-thingies, like loads of black plastic and a roof rack.