New spy shots of the upcoming Yema F16, showing that the new Yema is ready for the Chinese car market. The new photos also make clear the F16 is based on the Yema F12 which is based on the ancient Austin Montego/Maestro platform that Yema acquired in 2002.
Spy Shots of the facelifted Great Wall C50, it will be launched in June, giving Great Wall an up to date entry in one of the most competitive segments of the Chinese auto market . The rather extensive facelift includes a new and much larger grille, new headlights, new rear lights, new mirrors, and new bumpers.
Spy Shots of the facelifted Geely Englon SC3. The Englon badge sits proudly on the grille of the new car, indicating once again that Geely has revoked an earlier decision to kill all its sub brands and focus on the Geely brand. Englon, it seems, is here to stay. The facelift centers on the front and includes a new grille, new headlights, and a new front bumper.
New spy shots of the upcoming Dongfeng Fengshen A30 sedan testing in China. The Fengshen A30, formerly known by its codename Fengshen D23, will officially debut on the Chengdu Auto Show in September and launch on the China car market in October. Fengshen is a subsidiary of Dongfeng Motor., making a range of relatively cheap passenger cars.
The latest spy shots of the massive Foton U201 SUV, seen completely naked in China. The Foton U201 will be launched on the Chinese auto market in the second half of this year, debut is expected for the Chengdu Auto Show in September. Foton is a subsidiary of the Beijing Auto Industry Corporation (BAIC).
Ford is planning a new sub-brand for the Chinese car market, together with its local partner Changan Automotive. The brand will be owned by the Changan-Ford joint venture, and it will be called ‘Jiayue’ (佳跃), best translated as ‘Good Leap, as in ‘leap forward’. Logo seems to resemble a wing, or a bird.
The first spy shot of the Volkswagen Golf Sportvan testing in China. The Golf Sportvan is the successor of the Golf Plus, basically a slightly stretched Golf with a higher roof. The Golf Sportvan will be imported to China. The standard Golf is manufactured locally by the FAW-Volkswagen joint venture. The market for cars like the Sportvan is still relatively small in China, so local production would make any sense. Price for the Sportvan will start around 140.000 yuan. Engines: 1.2 TSI and 1.4 TSI.
Spy Shots showing the new BMW M3 testing in China. China is one of the largest markets worldwide for the M-Series so BMW wants to make sure the new M3 behaves perfectly well on Chinese roads. The new M3 will be launched on the Chinese auto market in September.