An ultra racy Liberty Walk R35 Nissan GT-R, with a matching license plate, Spotted in China a few meters from my home. The good Nissan is fitted with an outrageous body kit and wings all over, it also has air lift system to get over the bumps.
A beautiful black Chevrolet Blazer, Spotted in China on a crappy car market in east Beijing. The good Chevy was dusty and dirty but otherwise in a reasonable shape; paint was smooth and plastics fresh, and everything was original down until the alloys.
A beautiful dark blue Bova Futura bus, Spotted in China on a parking lot near a residential area in Dongba in the far far east of Beijing. The good and giant Bova was a bit bruised here and there but otherwise in a great shape.
The Bova Futura was a futuristic looking bus developed and built by the famous Dutch bus builder Bova, now part of the VDL Group. The Futura debuted in 1982 and it looked like a spaceship compared to other buses at the time.
A beautiful old Toyota Coaster Deluxe minibus, Spotted in China in the far eastern wastelands of Beijing, where villages and villagers are still holding out. The good Coaster was abandoned and very dirty but not in an overly bad condition. A local told me it hadn’t been used since the Olympic Games, which was in back 2008.
A beautiful black Citroen C5 3.0 V6 Exclusive, Spotted in China in the great city of Chengdu in Sichuan Province. The good ‘Troen was in very good shape, ultra clean and ultra mean, perfectly maintained and without a single sport of rust or rot.
A big black and beautiful Great Wall Haval H5 stretched limousine, Spotted in China on a car market in the great city of Chengdu. The giant vehicle was in very good shape and stood on sale for a mere 150.000 yuan, and that ain’t much money for 6.87 meters of luxury.
Today in China Car History and Spotted in China a very special little car. This is the great Qinchuan Q7081BD Flyer, seen near a car market in west Beijing, painted in silver with the factory original five-spoke alloys. The bonnet and bumper were damaged but it was otherwise in a good shape.
A perfectly fine Chevrolet Lumina APV, Spotted in China near a car market in west Beijing. The good Chevy was sadly abandoned, covered in thick layers of dust and dirt. But take all that away and the car wasn’t in such a bad shape. This is the facelifted Lumina, and it is amazing to see how the new front completely destroys the space ship design of the original.
A perfectly fine Chevrolet Lumina APV, Spotted in China on a car market in north Beijing. The good Chevy was painted in bright white, which is the very best color for the Lumina, emphasizing its space ship design. The car was in great shape and it even still had all the red strips!
China might have classic wedding cars but the United States betters that with neoclassic cars; shiny retro sleds that were popular in the coke-fulled 1980’s. One of the most famous neoclassic car makers was Spartan, and here we have a beautiful white Spartan II Phantom Coupe, Spotted in China on a car market in north Beijing.