The Wuling Zhengcheng MPV has been launched on the Chinese car market, the largest vehicle by far in the Wuling line-up. Price starts at 66.000 yuan and ends at 77.200 yuan ($10.715 – 12.534). The Zhengcheng, or ‘Journey’, is a nine-seat MPV-slash-minibus aimed mostly at fleet and taxi companies.
The Tesla Model S P85D has been launched on the tumultuous Chinese car market, priced at a hefty 949.500 yuan or $153.957. The launch of the supercar-sedan has been widely anticipated among power-hungry Chinese car buyers; leading to extended delivery times that will undoubtedly please the gray market. When ordered now the vehicle will be delivered in mid-June, or two and a half month later.
This is the Tuhaojin, China’s first 3D Printed Car, seen here on its debut in the sunny city of Sanya in Hainan Province. We and local media alike are puzzled by the name, Tuhaojin (土豪金), is best translated as ‘Golden Local Tyrant’. Design seems inspired by beach buggy’s, which fits Sanya perfectly well as it is the most popular beach-holiday destination in China.
The new SouEast Vcross has been launched on the Chinese auto market, price starts at 79.900 yuan and ends at 97.900 yuan ($12.888 – 15.791). The Vcross is a sporty crossover based on the SouEast V6 Ling Shi hatchback. It was initially called V6 Ling Shi Cross but SouEast took the long delay, the vehicle was expected to hit the market almost a year ago, to cook up a hipper name.
This is the new Higer Longwei pickup truck, looking fiery fast in orange, freshly launched on the Chinese car market. The Higer Longwei features a front inspired by the Ford F150, the example for somany Chinese automakers. The Longwei, or ‘Grand Dragon’, is a mid-sized crew-cab truck competing in the cheap end of the market.
The new 2015 ninth generation Hyundai Sonata sedan has been launched on the Chinese car market. Price starts at 174.800 yuan and ends at 249.800 yuan ($28.150 – 42.300). The Hyundai Sonata is manufactured in China by the Beijing-Hyundai joint venture.
The JAC Refine M3 has been launched on the Chinese car market. Price starts at 69.800 yuan and ends at 74.800 yuan. The JAC Refine M3 is a compact MPV aimed at the cheap end of the MPV market, borrowing a tad too much design from the Nissan NV200.
The new Foday Xiongshi F22 pickup truck has been launched on the Chinese auto market. Price starts at 89.800 yuan and ends at 133.800 yuan ($14.450 – 21.540). The Xiongshi F22, featuring an impressive shiny chromed grille, is based on the same platform as the Foday Lanfu SUV.