The Lotus Evora has been officially listed on the China car market. Price starts at 1.248.000 yuan for the standard Evora 2+0 and ends at a whopping 3.600.000 yuan for the super souped up Evora GTE with 444hp and 420nm.
Dongfeng is one of China’s biggest vehicle producers. They make cars, cars in joint ventures, trucks and heavy trucks. Dongfeng is also famous for its semi-legal copy of the AMC General Humvee. This time they are at again and this time not legal at all. Target: the famous Mercedes-Benz Unimog. Dongfeng copied, Dongfeng pasted, and here is the v-Tiger or EQ2070FQJ.
The Citroën C-Quatre is a souped up C4 made in China by the Dongfeng-Citroën joint venture. Citroën now hits the market with a special C-Quatre Cross package that can be ordered at the dealer for about 6000 yuan.
BYD-Daimler is a joint venture between BYD and Daimler-Benz for making electric vehicles for the Chinese market. The JV applied for patent on their first car (pictured) in July. It is based on the outgoing Mercedes-Benz B-class and will debut as a full electric vehicle on the April 2012 Beijing Auto Show. It is yet unknown when it will hit the market. Via: Autohome.
Chery will launch a very special edition of the Riich G6. It is called the ‘Paramount’ and stretched by more than two meters in the middle to a total length of 7.2 meters. Inside the pornluxurious interior there is room for seven (one man, seven girls). Power comes from the standard 2.0 turbo with 158hp, but heck, who needs speed when drinking campaign?
The new Honda Civic sedan debuted at the Guangzhou Auto Show in September. It has now been officially listed on the China car market. Price starts at 131.800 yuan and ends at 185.800 yuan. The Civic is made in China by the Dongfeng-Honda joint venture.
Fresh rumors on the Mercedes-Benz R-class. It might be made in China by the Fujian-Benz joint venture. Fujian-Benz makes vans, like the Viano. Earlier rumors said the joint venture was going to make the Benz ML but that didn’t happen yet.
The Land Rover Evoque will be officially listed on the China car market on November 8. Price is expected to start at 628.000 yuan. Both the 3-door and the 5-door will be available. Only engine for China is the 2.0 turbo with 240hp and 340nm. Via: Autohome.
Foton is a brand from Beijing Auto Industry Corporation (BAIC). The Foton Tunland is a completely new designed truck which will hit the market in early 2012. The Tunland, Toyota Tundra?, is powered by a 2.8 liter turbo diesel with 130hp and 360nm, the engine comes from Cummins.