The facelifted Honda Accord sedan has been launched on the Chinese car market. Price starts at 169.800 yuan and ends at 237.800 yuan. The Chinese Accord is basically the same car as the North American Accord, but with a different front and rear. The facelift added a heavily chromed grille, new headlights, and new bumpers to the somewhat confusing mix of lines, angles and corners.
The new Qoros 5 SUV has been launched on the Chinese car market. Price starts at 139.900 yuan and ends at 194.900 yuan, positioning the 5 on the high end of the highly competitive compact SUV segment in China. The Qoros 5 debuted in November last year on the Guangzhou Auto Show.
The new Chevrolet Malibu XL has been launched on the Chinese car market. Price starts at 179.900 yuan and ends at 249.900 yuan. The Malibu XL is the Chinese variant of the U.S. 2016 Malibu, it is called XL to differentiate it from the last-generation Malibu, which will continue to be sold on the Chinese market, alongside the new Malibu XL.
The Cadillac CT6 sedan has been launched on the Chinese car market, even before it goes on sale in the United States, underscoring the importance of China for GM’s flagship Cadillac brand. Price starts at 439.900 yuan and ends at 818.800 yuan, that is 66.860 to 124.460 US dollar. This price pitches the CT6 straight up against the high-end variants of the China-made Audi A6L, BMW 5-Series L, and the Mercedes-Benz E-Class L.
Rolls-Royce is trying to stop its sliding sales in China with yet another special edition, and these specials seems to be getting more absurd every time they launch one. The latest is this long-wheelbase ‘Rolls-Royce Ghost Eternal Love’, limited to only sixteen cars for a sweet 6.1 million yuan or $930.000.
The production version of the Honda Concept D SUV will debut on the Beijing Auto Show and launch on the Chinese car market in Q4. The ‘D’ will be manufactured in China by the Guangzhou-Honda joint venture. It will be positioned above the Honda CR-V to compete with cars like the Ford Edge, the Toyota Highlander, and the upcoming Volkswagen CrossBlue.
Power will come from a 2.0 turbo and a naturally aspirated 2.4, both petrol, mated to a six-speed automatic transmission with either RWD or 4WD. The basic shape will remain the same as the concept’s but the grille, headlights, and bumpers will see some changes. Price will start around 250.000 yuan and end around 425.000 yuan.
Changan Automobile has launched two brand new pickup trucks on the Chinese market, cheap as hell but not looking bad, set to compete in an ever more crowded segment. First up is the Shenqi F50, a crew cab truck with sporty wheels and a few luxuries.
The new Changan Ruixing M90 MPV has been launched on the Chinese car market. Price starts at 69.900 yuan and ends at 89.900 yuan. The Ruixing M90 is aimed at the transport sector; taxi companies, fleet companies, hotels, and everyone else who needs to ferry up to nine people.