New Spy Shots of the production version of the new Peugeot 308, looking distinguished but a tad bland in black. The Peugeot 308 is a China-only sedan manufactured by the Dongfeng-PSA joint venture. It will be launched on the Chinese auto market in September.
Spy Shots of the Changan CS95 SUV testing in China. The CS95 debuted as a semi-concept on the Beijing Auto Show in April. The production car will be launched on the Chinese car market in the fourth quarter. It will be the largest and most expensive Changan passenger car ever made.
New Spy Shots of the new CheryKarry K60, an interesting mix of an SUV and an MPV. The Karry K60 will launch on the Chinese car market in the third quarter. Karry used to be the commercial vehicle division of Chery, but recently they have moved into the passenger market segment as well. First with the K50 and now with the K60.
We have a new flock of photos of the infamous Zotye SR8 Porsche Macan clone from China, showing a sparkling fresh example in blue with a red interior. The SR8 will be launched on the Chinese car market shortly but when exactly is unclear.
BYD is working on a facelift for the Qin plug-in hybrid sport sedan, it will be launched on the Chinese car market in Q3. The facelift includes a new grille, a new rear bumper, new badges, and blue wheels!
The facelift comes at a curious moment; in April BYD launched the Qin EV300, a full-electric version of the Qin, which is based on the non-facelifted car. Are they going to facelift that one too, just two months after launch..?
Ford is working on a facelift for the Mondeo in China. It will debut in September on the Chengdu Auto Show and launch on the Chinese car market in October. The facelift includes a new front bumper, new front and tail lights, and most importantly a new grille. The Aston Martin inspired grille of the current car will be replaced by a wider grille with sharper corners.
Spy Shotsshowing a new electric mini car for China by Beijing Auto. It doesn’t seem quite finished yet, check the tape on the A-pillar and the simple gray dash, but it will be launched on the Chinese car market sometime late this year. The yet nameless vehicle will be manufactured by BAIC BJEV, a subsidiary of the Beijing Auto Industry Corporation (BAIC) that makes electric cars.
When Beijing Auto bought Change in 2013 it was widely expected that the old Changhe-Suzuki joint venture would die. But it didn’t. They are still making cars, including the Beidouxing, which is based on the Wagon R+. Changhe will now use that car for a new electric vehicle called the Beidouxing E.