The Eterniti Hemera is a coach-build super-SUV based on the Porsche Cayenne Turbo S. It is made by Eterniti Motors from the UK and debuted at the Frankfurt Auto Show in September. AutoBlog.com reports today that Eterniti will built 50 Hemera’s in 2012, 90% of those will be shipped to China where it will debut at the Beijing Auto Show in April next year.
The BMW 1-series has been officially listed on the China car market. Price starts at 278.000 yuan and ends at 306.000 yuan. As usual there was a listing-ceremony with a show that begs the question which target-group BMW is exactly aiming for. Hmm…
Zotye joins the cloning game in China with this new Z300 sedan. It is an almost exact copy of the JDM Toyota Allion. A big step back for Zotye, until now they mostly made rebadged Fiats and Daihatsu’s under license. Not good, but at least they paid for it. The Z300 however is just a plain Chinese clone. Horrible!, bad Zotye.
The Chang’an BenBen Mini has been facelifted, most work went into the front and with a good result, it loox even funnier than before. Other interesting thing are the mirrors that grew to truck-like proportions. This might have something to do with women, 99% of the BenBen Mini’s buyers are female and as we all know; women can’t drive and this is even more so in China where everybody can get a driving license after driving a car for some 700 meters on a closed circuit.
The Chevrolet Camaro Transformers Edition debuted last month at the Guangzhou Auto Show. It is a China-only special edition to capitalize on the hugely popular Transformers movies. It costs 475.800 yuan or almost 75.000 US dollar. Power comes from the 3.6 V6. So far we only saw the show pics, now we have all details including many pics of the interior which has been Transformerized as well. Read more »
The new Chang’an Eado sedan debuted at the Frankfurt Auto Show in September and debuted in China at the Guangzhou Auto Show last month. The Eado will be listed on the Chinese car market in March next year, price is expected to range from 70.000 to 110.000 yuan.
The Volkswagen New Magotan Variant has been officially listed on the China car market. Price starts at 324.800 yuan and ends at 374.800 yuan. The New Magotan Variant is a rebadged Volkswagen Passat B7 Variant.
The new Dongfeng-Nissan Venucia D50 debuted at the Guangzhou Auto Show last month and here we have it all out in the open at some dealer-event. Venucia is a sub-brand from the Dongfeng-Nissan joint venture. The D50 is based on the old Nissan Tiida.