All the new cars on the Chinese market.

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Volkswagen CrossGolf and Golf Variant listed & priced in China

September 19, 2011 by W.E. Ning

The Volkswagen CrossGolf and Golf Variant debuted at the 2011 Chengdu Auto Show. Both cars have been listed on the China car market immediately. Price for the CrossGolf is 243.000 yuan, price for the Golf Variant starts at 258.000 yuan and ends at 298.000 yuan.

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Volvo S60 T5 and XC60 T5 listed & priced in China

September 19, 2011 by W.E. Ning

Volvo has launched the S60 T5 sedan and the XC60 SUV at the 2011 Chengdu Auto Show, aiming at a Chinese car market that gets more and more interest in high performance vehicles. Both cars will be imported. Geely, Volvo’s owner, has plans to make the S60 and XC60 in China, production however won’t start before 2013.

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Chengdu Auto Show 2011: Greatwall Tengyi C50 Turbo debuts in China

September 17, 2011 by Tycho de Feijter

This is the definite production version of the Greatwall Tengyi C50 sedan, it will be listed on the China car market in November. The C50 will be powered by a 1.5 turbo with 134hp and 180nm.

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Chengdu Auto Show 2011: Mazda 3 sedan launched in China

September 17, 2011 by Tycho de Feijter

The new Mazda 3 sedan debuted at the 2011 Chengdu Auto Show. The 3 has been listed immediately, price starts at 112.800 yuan and ends at 153.800 yuan. The Mazda 3 is made in China by the Chang’an-Mazda joint venture.

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Chengdu Auto Show 2011: new Honda Civic sedan for China

September 17, 2011 by Joey Wang

The new Honda Civic sedan was launched at the 2011 Chengdu Auto Show, it will be listed on the Chinese car market in late October. Price will start around 120.000 yuan. The CIvic is made in China by the Dongfeng-Honda joint venture. The China-Civic is basically the same car as the American Civic with some chrome added.

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Chengdu Auto Show 2011: Buick Regal GS debuts in China

September 17, 2011 by Tycho de Feijter

The Buick Regal GS debuted at the 2011 Chengdu Auto Show. A lot of buzz in the Chinese press on this one because it is the very first performance orientated car to be made in China, the Regal GS is made by the Shanghai-GM joint venture. The engine however comes in a crate straight from Germany where the Buick Regal was born as the Opel Insignia.

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Chengdu Auto Show: Peugeot 308 sedan

September 17, 2011 by Tycho de Feijter

The new Peugeot 308 sedan debuted at the 2011 Chengdu Auto Show. The sedan is, for now, China-only and is made by the Dongfeng-Peugeot joint venture. The sedan is important because the Chinese market still prefers sedans over hatchback, although not as much as before. Read more »

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Chengdu Auto Show 2011: six new Yema’s

September 17, 2011 by Tycho de Feijter

Automaker Yema was out in full force on the Chengdu Auto Show with six new cars. From those two are ‘real’ cars that will be listed soon, the other four are concepts. First concept is this F16 wagon. Its design has been criticized very hard in the Chinese press for being too similar to the Audi A4. The front is similar indeed but the rest of the car not that much. The F16 will see production, it is yet unknown when.

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Chengdu Auto Show 2011: MG3 Xross

September 17, 2011 by Tycho de Feijter

The MG3 Xross is another new cross-vehicle at the Chengdu Auto Show and again with something funny in the name. Until now we always assumed it would be called ‘XCross’ but instead it is ‘Xross’, the C has gone missing. New name kinda weird, would sound like ksross. MG probably thinks Xross is very cool. Well, the vehicle itself loox cool indeed with huge pieces of grey plastic, black plastic, in bright orange and a massive roof rack to transport the cow you killed while camping in the wild.

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Chengdu Auto Show 2011: Peugeot Cross 307

September 17, 2011 by Tycho de Feijter

The 2011 Chengdu Auto Show kicked off yesterday and the party is bigger than ever with loads of new cars. First up this new Peugeot Cross 307, not ‘307 Cross’, le French like to do things the other way. The Peugeot 307 Cross has all the typical crossthingies; more plastci around the wheels, side skirts, roof rails and a slightly cooler interior. Best thing though are the stickers on the side, a wild Peugeot-lion roaring the Cross 307 forward over the highway.

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