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New Kia Shuma launched on the China car market

February 26, 2014 by W.E. Ning

New Kia Shuma launched on the China car market

The new Kia Shuma has been launched on the China car market. Price starts at 179.800 yuan and ends at 226.800 yuan ($29.300 – 37.000). Happily, the Korean brand still knows how to launch a a new sporty car; with babes! The Kia Shuma, aka Kia K4 Koup, is one of the very few small sports cars on offer in China.

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New BMW X5 hits the China car market

February 26, 2014 by Joey Wang

New BMW X5 hits the China car market

The new third generation BMW X5 has been launched on the Chinese auto market. Price starts at 877.000 yuan and ends at 1.77 million yuan ($143.000 – 290.000). BMW expects China to become the largest market for the X5 within five years. The range includes the xDrive35i with 306hp, the xDrive50i with 408hp, and most interestingly the xDrive30d; a 3.0 V6 diesel with 258hp and 560nm.

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Spy Shots: Ford Escort testing in China

February 26, 2014 by Joey Wang

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More spy shots of the new Ford Escort sedan testing in China. The new Ford Escort debuted as a concept on the 2013 Shanghai Auto Show. The production version will debut on the Beijing Auto Show in April and will be launched on the China car market early in the second half of this year.

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Beijing Auto BJ2022 pulls an Attack Helicopter

February 26, 2014 by Tycho de Feijter

Beijing Auto BJ2022 pulls an Attack Helicopter

A brand new variant of the Beijing Auto BJ2022 ‘Brave Warrior’ army utility vehicle. This is the attack-helicopter-pull variant, seen here with a freakin’ Z-10, nicknamed the ‘Fierce Thunderbolt’. The vehicle seems to be based on the three-door pickup, with an extended cabin for the pull-operator.

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Spotted in China: W140 Mercedes-Benz S500 L

February 26, 2014 by Tycho de Feijter

Spotted in China: W140 Mercedes-Benz S500 L

A wondrous white W140 Mercedes-Benz S500 L, Spotted in China just outside the eastern section of the Fourth Ring Road in Beijing. The vehicle looked dirty & dusty but was otherwise in a reasonable shape. I passed by the same place earlier that day and then I saw two men working hard under the bonnet, indicating a problem with the fatass V8 engine.

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Volkswagen Golf Parks like a Professional A*hole in Beijing

February 26, 2014 by Tycho de Feijter

Volkswagen Golf Parks like a Professional A*hole in Beijing

A white Volkswagen Golf, Spotted in China in the Liangmahe area in Beijing. The Volkswagen was parked like a professional a*hole with its rear wheels on the pavement and front wheels on the road, blocking the way for poor pedestrians and blocking a complete car parking lot.

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BMW driver in China is a fan of the Third Reich

February 26, 2014 by Tycho de Feijter

BMW driver in China admires the Third Reich

A BMW 1-Series hatchback, Spotted in China in a faraway suburb of Beijing. The Bimmer comes with a curious sticker depicting a World War II German Nazi symbol, very violent and such… This kinda stickers and badges are fairly common in China, they go for a few dollar a piece and can be bought in every car shop, and Chinese drivers do know what the Swastika about. WO II is rather ‘hip’ in China, documentaries all over TV, with the German side weirdly the most popular.

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Spy Shots: Brilliance compact SUV testing in China

February 25, 2014 by Tycho de Feijter

Spy Shots: Brilliance compact SUV seen testing in China

New spy shots of the new Brilliance compact SUV. The new Brilliance SUV will be launched on the China car market late this year. A concept previewing the SUV is expected for the Beijing Auto Show in April. The yet nameless vehicle will be positioned below the Brilliance V5.

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Ferrari 599 GTB Fiorano crashes Hard in China

February 25, 2014 by Tycho de Feijter

Ferrari 599 GTB Fiorano crashes Hard in China

Another supercar bites the dust in China! A bling bling Ferrari 599 GTB Fiorano crashed on a very wet road in the city of Nanjing in Jiangsu Province. The Ferrari was trying to overtake a slower vehicle when the driver lost control, leading to a 360 ending up in the barrier. Interestingly, all four wheels are damaged, indicating the Ferrari hit a lot during its circus ride.

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Spy Shots: new large Wuling MPV testing in China

February 25, 2014 by W.E. Ning

Spy Shots: new large Wuling MPV testing in China

Spy Shots showing a new large Wuling MPV testing in China. The vehicle is larger than everything Wuling builds today, and will bring the Wuling brand into a whole new segment of the market. Price is expected to start around 70.000 yuan and end around 110.000 yuan. Currently, the most expensive Wuling branded car is the Hongguang mini MPV which is priced from 44.800 yuan to 69.800 yuan.

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