The much anticipated Porsche Macan has been launched on the Chinese auto market. Price starts at 558.000 yuan and ends at 989.000 yuan ($90.000 – 145.000). Porsche expects China to become the largest market worldwide for the Macan within this year, with unconfirmed rumors saying 10.000 cars have been ordered already.
The new Chevrolet Aveo hatchback and sedan have been launched on the ever hungry Chinese car market, giving GM a fresh entry in the vitally important compact car segment. Price for the new Chevrolet Aveo starts at 73.900 yuan and ends at 109.900 yuan.
The 2015 Honda Fit has been launched on the China car market, featuring a very busy grille with only one tiny chrome strip. Price for the new Honda starts at 73.800 yuan and ends at 112.800 yuan, positioning the Fit straight into one of the most competitive segments of the Chinese auto market.
The Mazda Axela 3 hatchback and sedan have been launched on the Chinese auto market, giving Mazda a credible entry in the ferociously competitive compact car segment. Price starts at 114.900 yuan and ends at 159.900 yuan. The Mazda 3 Axela is based on the third-generation Mazda 3, known as the ‘Mazda Axela’ in Japan and as ‘Mazda 3′ in the rest of the world.
The Tesla Model S 60 has been launched on the Beijing and Shanghai car markets. The 60 kWh Model S is priced at 648.000 yuan or 104.000 USD.
The Tesla Model S is only available in Beijing and Shanghai. The only Tesla store in China is in Beijing. The Shanghai store isn’t open yet but Tesla has a service center there. Sales go through the Beijing store. The Shanghai store will open ‘soon’. Tesla will open a new store in Hangzhou next month, with other cities to follow.
Buyers in Beijing or Shanghai who order a Tesla now have to wait 3 to 4 four months for their car. Buyers in other cities can’t get one yet. It the wait is too long, they have to go gray.
The third generation Skoda Octavia has been launched on the China car market, giving Skoda an up to date entry in the crucial compact-sedan segment. Price starts at 119.900 yuan and ends at 179.900 yuan, and that is slightly cheaper than the previous Octavia.
The facelifted Besturn B70 has been launched on the China car market, giving the growing Besturn brand an up to date entry in the booming mid-size sedan segment. Price for the Besturn B70 starts at 99.800 yuan and ends at 149.800 yuan. The facelift has done the Besturn B70 many good, it suddenly has become a very good looking car with clean lines and a sporty stance.