The new BYD F3 will debut at the Beijing Auto Show in April, it will be called ‘F3 Su Rui’, best translated as ‘quick (and) sharp. This might mean the current BYD F3 will continue as a buget-alternative.
Jianghuai Auto Corporation, JAC, became famous overnight with their interpretation of the Ford F150 pickup truck. That one however is not yet on the Chinese car market. This JAC Rein (aka JAC Eagle) has been on the market for a few years and to push sales up a bit JAC now comes with a cheapie-cheap base model.
The new Chang’an Eado sedan debuted at the Frankfurt Auto Show in September last year and debuted in China at the Guangzhou Auto Show in December. The Eado will be listed on the Chinese car market on March 18, price will range from 80.000 yuan to 100.000 yuan.
The new Hyundai Elantra, known as Avante in some markets, will be listed on the China car market in June, it will debut at the Beijing Auto Show in April. Price will range from 100.000 to 150.000 yuan. The Elantra is made in China by the Beijing-Hyundai joint venture.
The new Geely GLEagle GC7 was expected to hit the Chinese car market in December last year but it didn’t happen, the GC7 has now been delayed to an unspecific ‘first half’ of this year. Debut of the production version is scheduled for the Beijing Auto Show in April. Price will range from 70.000 yuan to 100.000 yuan. Read more »
GM has applied for patent in China on the Cadillac CTS-V Wagon, it will be listed as an import on the Chinese car market this year, the China-bound car is expected to debut at the Beijing Auto Show in April. Cadillac already sells the CTS-V sedan and CTS Coupe in China.
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.