The spectacular NextEVelectricsupercarhas been spied on the famous Nürburgring in Germany. The photos show an un-camouflaged blue example followed by an Audi camera car and there was a helicopter in the air as well, indicating they were shooting a promotional video.
The LeSeeLeEco Tesla killer from China had its North American debut in San Francisco last night. It didn’t go without a hitch but eventually LeEco managed to get the new LeSee Pro on stage. Th LeSee Pro is an updated version of the LeSee concept that debuted in Beijing in April. The Pro has a slightly more realistic front, new wheels, new side skirts, and a new rear bumper with a diffuser.
Clone Country China is at in again; the latest victim is the BMW i3, ripped off by Chinese car maker Yema for a new compact hatchback code named B11. Yema though did make a few improvements: they added a proper set of doors and usable roof rails. Otherwise it looks horrible, with an ugly blue grille and wheels smaller than my scooter’s.
We have another new car brand in China: DearCC. That’s the English name, the Chinese name is yet unknown. DearCC is a brand under SouEast Motors. It will make a range of affordable electric cars for young car buyers. The DearCC brand will officially debut on November on the Guangzhou Auto Show.
This is the new Changan Ounuo EV for China, an electric car based on the Changan Ounuo mini MPV. The EV versions looks exactly the same as the petrol version bar for the stickers, Changan didn’t even bother to add some blue detailing.
This is the new Chery S51 EV for China. It will hit the Chinese car market in November, called the Chery EQ1. S51 is a factory designation, and the ultracool @Ant name has neen dropped. The 1 in EQ1 was added because the electric variant of the Chery QQ is called the Chery EQ.
This is the first photo of the upcoming Next EV electricsupercar. It will be unveiled on November 21, not in China but in London, England. The yet nameless vehicle will have a massive output of 1360 horsepower. Zero to 100 will take 3 seconds, and maximum speed is claimed to be 300 kilometer per hour. Bad news: initially, Next EV will only make six cars.
The Great Wall C30 EV has been launched on the Chinese car market, with some blue in the grille because blue = green in China. The C30 EV is an electric car based on the C30 sedan, a car that is possibly more rare than a Ferrari. Price including subsidies starts at 89.800 yuan and ends at 92.800 yuan.
This is the brand new Buick Velite for China. The Velite is a variant of the Chevrolet Volt, with a different front and rear. The Velite is manufactured in China by the Shanghai-GM joint venture. It will debut on the Guangzhou Auto Show in December and launch on the Chinese car market in early 2017.