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Spy Shots: 2015 Skoda Superb is almost Completely Naked in China

August 13, 2014 by Tycho de Feijter

Spy Shots: 2015 Skoda Superb is almost Completely Naked in China

Spectacular spy shots of the 2015 Skoda Superb testing in China, completely naked bar for a few tiny strips of camouflage around the grille, the C-pillar, and the rear. The 2015 Skoda Superb will debut early next year, debut in China is scheduled for the April 2015 Shanghai Auto Show. The new Skoda Superb is based on the MQB platform and is design-wise inspired by the Skoda VisionC concept car.

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China Super Car Super Spot: Lamborghini Aventador LP 720-4 50° Anniversario Roadster

August 12, 2014 by W.E. Ning

China Super Car Super Spot: Lamborghini Aventador LP 720-4 50° Anniversario Roadster

A supremely speedy Lamborghini Aventador LP 720-4 50° Anniversario Roadster supercar, Spotted in China on the Beijing Crab Island International Auto Show. The Anniversario was a special edition Aventador to celebrate the 50th anniversary of Automobili Lamborghini in 2013. Only 200 cars were made, 100 Coupes and 100 Roadsters. All were painted in bright yellow with black detailing.

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Spy Shots: JAC Refine A6 sedan is testing in China

August 12, 2014 by Joey Wang

Spy Shots: JAC Refine A6 sedan is testing in China

The very first spy shots of the production version of the JAC Refine A6 testing in China. The JAC Refine A6 is a new mid-size sedan scheduled to hit the Chinese car market just before the end of this year. The Refine A6 concept debuted in April on the Beijing Auto Show, the production car will debut on the Guangzhou Auto Show in early December.

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New car brand from China: Cowin Auto

August 12, 2014 by Tycho de Feijter

New car brand from China: Cowin Auto

The crowded Chinese car market will soon see yet another new brand fighting for sales: Cowin Auto, scheduled for debut on the Chengdu Auto Show in September with a launch on the market late this year. The Chinese name is Kayi (凯翼).

Cowin Auto is a brand under Chery Automobile, focused on making cheap vehicles for young car buyers, a booming market in China. Cowin Auto will develop new vehicles from scratch and they will inherit several vehicles that are now sold under the Chery name.

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Spy Shots: Chevrolet Cruze Classic is Ready for the Chinese car market

August 12, 2014 by Tycho de Feijter

Spy Shots: Chevrolet Cruze Classic is Ready for the Chinese car market

The new China-only Chevrolet Cruze will hit the Chinese car market later this month. However, the old Chevrolet Cruze will stay around, it will be marketed as the ‘Cruze Classic’ and it will be sold alongside the new Cruze. This is normal business in China, Ford is doing the same with the Focus Classic and new Focus. The Cruze Classic gets a quick facelift with new headlights, new taillights, and a new front bumper with LED-thingies.

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BMW i8 will cost 321.000 USD in China

August 12, 2014 by W.E. Ning

BMW i8 will cost 321.000 USD in China

The BMW i8 hybrid sporty car will hit the Chinese car market in September. It will be very expensive. Chinese automotive media report that price will start at 1.98 million yuan and and at 2.18 million yuan. That is $321.000 to $354.000. In the United States price will start at $135.700.

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Subaru Impreza has a super sized body kit in China

August 12, 2014 by Tycho de Feijter

Subaru Impreza has a super sized body kit in China

A very speedy Subaru Impreza, Spotted in China on the Wufang Tianya Automobile Parts City in Beijing. The good Suub is fitted with a super sized body kit including a giant hood scoop, wide side skirts, air vents all over, and a big wing on the back. More race comes from the carbon-black bonnet and the slick-like tires with white nine-spoke alloys.

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Spotted in China: first generation Suzuki Vitara JX

August 11, 2014 by Tycho de Feijter

Spotted in China: first generation Suzuki Vitara JX

A very sweet Suzuki Vitara JX 2-door hardtop, Spotted in China on the Wufang Tianya Automobile Parts City in Beijing, still looking rather hip with its wide wheel arches and straight up standing greenhouse. Read more »

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Spotted in China: W140 Mercedes-Benz S600 on a truck market

August 11, 2014 by Tycho de Feijter

Spotted in China: W140 Mercedes-Benz S600 on a truck market

A big black Mercedes-Benz W140 S600 S-Class, Spotted in China on a crappy truck market in the Dongba area in far-east Beijing. The market is mostly frequented by long-haul trucks looking for new tires or an oil change, and drivers can go next door for their other needs while their trucks are getting fixed. A W140 is a rare sight in such an area. Maybe it’s the pimp’s.

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Lamborghini Aventador gets stuck on Rocks in China

August 11, 2014 by W.E. Ning

Lamborghini Aventador gets stuck on Rocks in China

A Lamborghini Aventador might be four-wheel drive but it ain’t no Urus. One unfortunate Aventador found out the hard way on a partly flooded mountain road in the wild lands around Chengdu in Sichuan Province.

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