MG has applied for patent on a facelift for the MG6. The drawings show the sedan version, and earlier on we saw the fastback on spy shots. The facelift includes a partly new grille with a larger MG logo, new headlights, a new front bumper, and new rear lights. The facelifted MG6 sedan will debut in September on the Chengdu Auto Show and launch on the Chinese car market in Q4.
Haval has been changing names again. The vehicle formerly known as the Haval H7 will be called Haval H5 when it hits the China car market later this year. The H7 H5 was previewed by the Haval Coupe C Concept that debuted on the 2014 Beijing Auto Show. The production version is almost ready and will debut on the Chengdu Auto Show in September.
The first spy shots of the facelifted Foton Midi MPV. Foton applied for patent on the new looks in Juli 2013. The facelift centers on the front with a new grille, new headlights, and a new bumper. Changes at the back are smaller with a new chrome strip and a new brake light. Foton is a brand of the Beijing Auto Industry Corporation (BAIC).
BYD has applied for patent on a new mid-size passenger bus, about the size of a Toyota Coaster. It is most likely electric, with the batteries stored in the boxes on the roof. The new bus looks rather futuristic with the design around the headlights mimicking the BYD Qin and BYD Tang road cars.
Spy Shots showing the first Range Rover Evoque rolling off the line in China, celebrated by staff wearing white helmets, indicating the factory isn’t completely ready yet. Range Rover however is in a hurry as Landwind is working hard on its own interpretation of the trendy Evoque.
A spectacular spy shot showing seven Geely Emgrand EC9 in a row, indicating the new GeelyEmgrand sedan is almost ready for the Chinese car market. The latest reports in Chinese automotive media indicate the vehicle will be called Emgrand GC9 instead of Emgrand EC9. And we have new news on the engines…
New spy shots of the Ford Everest SUV testing in China. The Everest will be the largest SUV is Ford’s China lineup. It will be launched on the Chinese car market in 2015. The Ford Everest will be manufactured in China by the Jiangling-Ford joint venture. Price will start around 250.000 yuan and end around 400.000 yuan ($40.000 – 64.000).
New spy shots of the Chery Arrizo 3, standing behind a fence, almost ready to break out and hit the Chinese car market. The Chery Arrizo 3 is the second car under the new Arrizo sub brand, the first was the Chery Arrizo 7 that was launched in July last year. The Arrizo comes with a sharp looking front end, with the fog lights in the bumper particularly well-drawn.