The new Volkswagen Sagitar will be listed on the China car market in February. The Sagitar is made in China by the FAW-Volkswagen joint venture and is based on the American NCS-6 Jetta. The current Volkswagen Sagitar is based on the old Europan Jetta.
The Beijing Auto BC301 will be listed on the China car market in March, price will range from 50.000 yuan to 75.000 yuan. Power comes from 1.3 and 1.5 Mitsubishi-sourced engines. The production-version of the BC301 debuted back in April 2011 at the Shanghai Auto Show. Via: Autohome.
The massive Carlsson CGL 45 has landed in China. The German tuner debuted on the Chinese market at the Guangzhou Auto Show in December (hello sexy girl) and has now opened two dealers in China, one in Beijing and one in Guangzhou.
The new Fiat Freemont SUV has been listed on the Chinese car market as an import. Price starts at 249.800 yuan and ends at 274.800 yuan. The Fiat Freemont is based on the Dodge Journey. Lone engine is American too: a big 2.4 with 175hp and 225nm. Via: Autohome.
The new Chevrolet Malibu will be listed on the China car market on February 15. The Malibu is made in China by the Shanghai-GM joint venture. Engines: 2.0 and 2.4 at launch, a 1.6 turbo will follow later. The Malibu stands on the same platform as the Buick Regal that is made in China as well. Via: Autohome.
The Japanse sportscarmaker Mitsuoka has arrived in China. Mitsuoka debuted at the Shanghai Auto Show in April and yet again on the ‘Beijing Imported Car Exhibition’ in late November where I met all their crazy cars in person. They have now opened their first dealer here in Beijing, time to have a look at what they offer. On the first pic the brilliant Orochi at the Beijing show.
Yezterday we had an exclusive with the very first pics of the new MG5 hanging around all naked in China. The pics however were not superduper quality. Today we have fixed that. Enjoy the new MG5 in high-res:
The new Chery QQ Sport debuted at the Guangzhou Auto Show last month. price starts at 30.900 yuan and ends at 50.900 yuan. The QQ3 Sport is basically a facelift from the old QQ3, Chery is at the same time working on an all new QQ that will be positioned above the QQ3 Sport and priced from around 50.000 yuan.
The Volkswagen Multivan has been listed on the China car market as an import. Price starts at 438.000 yuan and ends at 568.000 yuan. Volkswagen is aiming at company-executives who need more space for their secretaries and at the airport-hotel limousine business.Lone engine is the 2.0 TSI with 204 hp. Looking at the somewhat ridiculous price, for a bloody van!, I don’t think Volkswagen will sell a lot of ‘m. Via: Sohu.com.
Volkswagen never bothered to make an all-electric Beetle. Well, if you wait too long somebody else will do it for you, whether you like it or not. This is an all electric Beetle Convertible made by a company called ‘Jixing Diandongche’, which translated as ‘Lucky Star Electric cars’, they are from Suzhou in famous copy-cat Zhejiang province.