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Spy Shots: Mercedes-Benz GLK 260 for the China car market

November 4, 2013 by Joey Wang

Spy Shots: Mercedes-Benz GLK 260 for the China car market

Spy shots showing the Mercedes-Benz GLK 260 testing in China. The GLK 260 is a new China-only variant on the Mercedes-Benz GLK-Class, it will debut on the Guangzhou Auto Show in late November and it will be launched on the China car market just before the end of this year.

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Spy Shots: facelifted FAW-Besturn B70 sedan seen testing in China

November 4, 2013 by Joey Wang

Spy Shots: facelifted FAW-Besturn B70 sedan seen testing in China

New spy shots of the facelifted Besturn B70 testing in China. The facelifted Besturn B70 was expected to debut in September but didn’t hatch, debut is now expected for the Guangzhou Auto Show in late November, and launch on the China car market is scheduled for the first quarter of 2014. Besturn is a brand of First Auto Works (FAW).

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Spy Shots: new Gonow sedan testing in China

November 4, 2013 by Joey Wang

Spy Shots: new Gonow sedan testing in China

New spy shots of the new Gonow subcompact sedan, it will debut on the Guangzhou Auto Show in November and it will be launched on the China car market in the first half of 2014. The Gonow sedan is based on the Guangzhou Auto Trumpchi GA3 sedan, but will be cheaper. Biggest difference is the giant chromed grille, where the the Trumpchi GA3 is relatively modest. Compare:

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Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG & Pretty Girls are selling houses in China

November 3, 2013 by Joey Wang

Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG & Pretty Girls are selling houses in China

Today in China Car Girls three very pretty girls and a Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG super car, trying to lure innocent rich people into buying very expensive apartments in the great city of Shenzhen in Guangdong Province. The girls are dressed in beach attire, and not much more. The Mercedes-Benz SLS is painted in red.

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Spotted in China: Dodge RAM SRT-10 in Gulf Livery

November 2, 2013 by Tycho de Feijter

Spotted in China: Dodge RAM SRT-10 in Gulf Livery

An extremely speedy Dodge Ram SRT-1o pickup truck, seen in a second hand super car dealer on the Beijing Tuning Street. The super Dodge was painted in the famous Gulf Livery, as if ready for a 24-hour hard core race. However, it matters not it will never see anything else than traffic jams in the capital; an orange grille is always good! The truck was recently imported from California and was priced at a very steep 688.000 yuan or 113.000 USD.

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Beijing-Jeep Cherokee is a Lexus Cherokee in China

November 2, 2013 by Tycho de Feijter

Beijing-Jeep Cherokee is a Lexus Cherokee in China

Choosing the right sticker for your car is not easy for Chinese car buyers. Here we have a Lexus Cherokee, which makes absolutely no sense, and which makes me angry, because I own a Cherokee myself and I do not with to be associated with anything Lexii.

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Hello Kitty gets Gassed in China

November 2, 2013 by Tycho de Feijter

Hello Kitty gets Gassed in China

A sorta freaky Hello Kitty exhaust pipe muffler tip, seen on a Mazda 3 sedan in a faraway suburb in east Beijing. The ornament is shaped like Hello Kitty and comes complete with a Pink hair bow and six whiskers. The owner of the vehicle was in fact a Hello Kitty fan, not a Hello Kitty hater, which in this case could be expected when one slides a kitty over an exhaust pipe.

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Electric Cars go Pink in China

November 2, 2013 by Tycho de Feijter

Electric Cars go Pink in China

Green electric cars are so 2012. In China electric cars go Pink, and the better for it. I met this fine example on an early morning on my way to work. I drove my red electric scooter at its 50km/h top speed, and passing this Pink electrocar wasn’t that easy, it did at least 40. I managed to overtake, take distance, stop, and shoot.

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Mercedes-Benz G55 AMG has a License in China

November 2, 2013 by Tycho de Feijter

Mercedes-Benz G55 AMG has a License in China

A wondrous white Mercedes-Benz G55 AMG, seen under a smoggy sky in east Beijing. The license plate reads 40G55, and that is by far the best license plate we have seen on a Mercedes-Benz G55 AMG in China so far. The mighty G55 AMG is powered by a 5.5 liter supercharged V8 with an all-destroying output of 500hp and 700nm

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Spotted in China: Maybach 62S is a big black limousine in Shenzhen

November 1, 2013 by Tycho de Feijter

Spotted in China: Maybach 62S is a big black limousine in Shenzhen

A big black Maybach 62S, seen in the great city of Shenzhen in Guangdong Province by reader Daniel P-F, thank you for the pictures! Wealthy Chinese car buyers have never understood why Mercedes-Benz decided to kill the Maybach brand. They loved it, and were willing to pay shiploads of money to own one.

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