Leaked images of the upcoming Beijing Auto Huansu S3L, it will be launched on the Chinese car market in Q3. The Huansu S3L is a slightly longer and slightly more luxurious variant of the Huansu S3 SUV, fitted with a Lexus-like grille and LED lights.
You are never going to guess this: there will be another sub-brand in China. The lone parent is Brilliance Automotive and the baby will be called Xinyuan Auto. Their first car is going to be this small MPV with SUV elements. It will be called the Xinyuan X5. BMW might not like that but they won’t complain because that Brilliance Automotive is also their precious partner in the Brilliance-BMW joint venture.
This is the new Zinoro 60H for China. Zinoro is a sub brand of the Brilliance-BMW joint venture making new-energy vehicles (NEV’s). Their first car was the lease-only Zinoro 1E, based on the old BMW X1. The 1E will be discontinued. The new Zinoro 60H is the production version of the Zinoro Next concept, it is based on the new long wheelbase BMW X1 Li.
Spy Shots of the production version of the new Peugeot 308, looking smooth and sporty in red. 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.
We have a leak at General Motors China, showing the new Buick GL8 MPV, showing the new Buick-grille design and a knack in the roof line. The new GL8 will be launched on the Chinese car market in the second half of the year, price will start around 200.000 yuan.
The very first Spy Shots of the upcoming Changan Ruixing S50, a new large MPV for China, scheduled to hit the market in the second half of the year. The Ruixing S50 will be manfactured by Changan’s commercia-vehicle division. It is the second car to wear the Ruixing name after the Ruixing M90.
Local Chinese automakers are launching more EV’s in one week than the rest of the world in one year. The latest addition to the buzzing fleet is the BYD Yuan EV, a full electric variant of the BYD Yuan SUV. The Yuan EV will be launched on the Chinese car market in H2 for about 150.000 yuan.
With all the hype surrounding the Haval SUV brand one could be forgiven to forget that Great Wall Motors is still selling a flock of sedans and hatchbacks under the Great Wall brand (Voleex is long dead). One of these sedans is the Great Wall C30, and it is going electric. Note blue bar in the grille. Blue = green.