The new BrillianceJinbei 750 MPV has been launched on the Chinese car market. Price starts at 53.800 yuan and ends at 63.800 yuan ($8660 – 10.270). The Jinbei 750 is a four-door seven-seat MPV featuring an impressive grille and wheels so tiny they would fit on a scooter.
The new Lifan 620 EV has been launched on the Chinese car market. Price, including all green-car subsidies by central and local governments, starts at 143.800 and ends at 186.800 yuan ($23.165 – 27.193). The maximum subsidy for the Lifan 620 EV is 90.000 yuan or $14.498.
The Geely Borui has been launched on the Chinese car market. Price starts at 119.800 yuan and ends at 229.800 yuan ($19.300 – 37.020). And yes you read that right, it is the ‘Borui’, not the ‘Borui GC9′. The GC9 designation has been dropped completely, a rather late decision apparently, as the cars we saw in December still had a GC9 badge.
The new Cowin C3R hatchback has been launched on the Chinese car market, price starts at 45.800 yuan and ends at 51.800 yuan ($7378 – 8334), making the C3R one of the cheapest compact hatches on the market. The Cowin C3R is based on the same platform as the Cowin C3 sedan that was launched last November.
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.