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.
The new Lifan 530 sedan has been launched on the China car market. Price starts at 51.800 yuan and ends at 69.800 yuan. The 530 is a new addition to the Lifan line up, aimed at Chinese car buyers looking for a very cheap no-nonsense sedan. The Lifan 530 will be positioned above the existing Lifan 520 sedan which will continue.
The Lifan 330 has been launched on the China car market. Price starts at 39.800 yuan and ends at 69.800 yuan. The Lifan 330 is a slightly more up-market variant of the Lifan 320, which will continue to be made and sold alongside the new 330. Design of the nose of the 330 is a coolio copy-mix between the Fiat 500L and the Mini, where the Lifan 320 is just a Mini copy.
The facelifted Changan CX20 mini-MPV has been launched on the China car market. Price starts at 55.900 yuan and ends at 64.900 yuan, making the CX20 one of the very cheapest MPV’s available. The facelift has worked very well, giving the CX20 a crossover-style look that will likely appeal to Chinese car buyers.
The Porsche 918 hybrid hyper car will be launched on the China car market in early 2014 but Porsche was kind enough to prematurely post the prices on their Chinese website. Hold on, your heart. The 918 is ridiculously expensive, even for Chinese standards.
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.