The brand new Hyundai ix25 SUV has been launched on the Chinese car market, giving Hyundai a credible entry in the hyper competitive compact SUV market. Price starts at 119.800 yuan and ends at 179.800 yuan. The production version of the Hyundai ix25 debuted in August on the Chengdu Auto Show.
The new BYD-DaimlerDenza EV has been launched on the Shanghai car market in China. Price starts at 369.000 yuan and ends at 399.000 yuan ($60.000 – 65.000), and that includes all green-car subsidies but excludes the free license plate for electric cars which is worth about 90.000 yuan. Shanghai is currently the only city in China where the Denza is available. Shenzhen will follow later this month and Beijing will be served in November. The rest of the country will have to wait until 2015.
The Beijing Auto BJ40 Dark Knight Edition has been launched on the Chinese car market, priced at 176.800 yuan. The Dark Knight is a special edition based on the Beijing Auto BJ40. The Dark Knight comes with a chromed grille, LED strips under the headlights, black side bars, chromed door handles, chromed fuel cap, chromed exhaust pipes, and superbly cool piano black 8-spoke alloys with a matte gray hub.
The 2015 Kia Sportage SUV has been launched on the Chinese auto market. Price starts at 164.800 yuan and ends at 249.800 yuan. The 2015 Kia Sportage comes with a facelift that includes new grille, new headlights, new rear lights, and new bumpers.
The new FordFocus Classic SVP Limited Edition has been launched on the China car market, price starts at 113.800 yuan and ends at 124.800 yuan (18.500 – 20.300 USD). The SVP Limited Edition is a special edition based on the Ford Focus Classic, which is based again on the second-generation Focus.
The slightly controversial Infiniti ESQ has been launched on the China car market. Price starts at 199.800 yuan and ends at 299.800 yuan (32.500 – 48.800 USD). The Infinti ESQ is a China-only crossover SUV, it debuted on the 2014 Chengdu Auto Show in August.
The BMW i8 hybrid supercar has been launched on the China car market. Price starts and ends at 1.988 million yuan or 323.000 USD. The BMW i8 is imported into China and is therefore not eligible for any green-car subsidies. The coming of the i8 has been highly anticipated in China, by media and potential buyers alike.
The BMW i3 has been launched on the China car market. The EV version costs 449.800 yuan ($73.000) and the hybrid version costs 516.800 yuan ($ 84.000). The BMW i3 is imported into China and is therefore not eligible for any green-car subsidies, but buyers might be able to claim other incentives like free license plates in Shanghai.
The brand new Brilliance Dolphin has been launched on the China car market. Price starts at 39.800 yuan and ends at 45.800 yuan. The Brilliance Dolphin, formerly known as the Brilliance H120 CaCa, is a mini car that will compete directly with the successful Chery QQ.