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Spotted in China: mysterious Maserati Ghilbli II ’60th Anniversary’

March 9, 2013 by Tycho de Feijter

Spotted in China: mysterious Maserati Ghilbli II '60th Anniversary'

Here we have a strange bird in Beijing. This is a Maserati Ghibli II, made in Italy from 1992 until 1997. The vehicle is made more pretty by a impressive body kit which includes a diffuser at the back. Now the real strange stuff: a badge on the back says ’60th Anniversary’, and it also has small golden badges up front and on the back. Maserati never sold such an edition of the Ghibli, the brand celebrated its 6oth birthday in 1974…

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BYD e6 is a new Police Car in China

March 9, 2013 by W.E. Ning

BYD e6 is a new Police Car in China

Electrifying news for criminals in the great city of Shenzhen in Guangdong Province. Police there will soon start a pilot project with the electric BYD e6. The project will be officially announced soon, photos by Chinese netizens show a fleet of at least six e6 vehicles, equipped with infrared cameras on the roof.

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Ford Ecosport will hit the Chinese car market on March 19

March 9, 2013 by W.E. Ning

Ford Ecosport will hit the Chinese car market on March 19

The Ford Ecosport will be launched on the Chinese car market on March 19, price will range from 94.800 yuan and end at 129.800 yuan. Bringing the Ecosport to China is a smart move by Ford. The booming segment for cheap-mini SUV’s is dominated by local Chinese automakers, so Ford must be able to win market share fast, especially since GM and Volkswagen got nothing there to compete.

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BMW 325i is red & sporty in China

March 9, 2013 by Tycho de Feijter

BMW 325i is red & sporty in China

A very red and very sporty E36 BMW 325i, seen at the end of a day parked on a zebra crossing not far from my home in Beijing. The owner payed a nearby-working parking guard some money for six fancy traffic cones, protecting the BMW against angry pedestrians.

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Teaching the Children about Love & Peace in China

March 9, 2013 by Tycho de Feijter

Teaching the Children about Love & Peace in China

Most parents like to teach their children about love & peace, because war and ain’t cool for a fragile children’s brain. In China however, some parents believe the babies need some military education as well, just in case, with those Japanese and Americans sending boats into the China seas. Danger is awaiting! Smart Chinese toy factories have detected the new trend and started production of some beautiful stuff.

On pic the QX-7466, and electric powered chariot for children aged 3 to 6. Painted in camouflage, standing on off-road tires, equipped with multiple floodlights, and armed by two heavy guns and a rocket launcher. War was never such an easy win!

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Chinese man is Angry with Japan

March 9, 2013 by Tycho de Feijter

Chinese man is Angry with Japan

A fiery red car, seen in Beijing. An aggressive bumper sticker, showing the owner is very angry with Japan. All about those islands and such, that happen to lie on top of oil, and straight in one of the busiest shipping lanes in the world. Well, what is this motherland-loving man driving?

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Great Wall Haval H6 1.5T hits the China car market

March 8, 2013 by Tycho de Feijter

Great Wall Haval H6 1.5T hits the China car market

The Great Wall Haval H6 1.5T has been launched on the Chinese car market, priced from 108.800 yuan to 127.800 yuan. The Haval H6 1.5T is powered bu a new 1.5 turbocharged four-cylinder, good for 150hp and 210nm, mated to a 6-speed manual transmission.

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Toyota Land Cruiser Prado is a Police Car in China

March 8, 2013 by Tycho de Feijter

Toyota Land Cruiser Prado is a Police Car in China

The Toyota Land Cruiser Prado is a gigantic SUV for conquering vast deserts and oceans. Some however like to use it in the city, like the police corps in the great city of Zhuhai in Guangdong Province which kills crime in this great second generation Prado VX. They got a good taste there down south, earlier on I found a first-generation Lexus LS400 police car in exactly the same area.

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Spotted in China: BMW 1M looks Fast in Orange

March 8, 2013 by Tycho de Feijter

Spotted in China: BMW 1M looks Fast in Orange

A very hot BMW 1M painted in chili-orange, seen in the Sanlitun beer district in Beijing by reader Ali Khalili, thank you for the pics! The BMW 1M was made in 2011 and 2012, originally only 2700 were planned but BMW made 6331 cars in the end. The 1M was launched on the Chinese car market in September 2011, priced at 598.000 yuan or 93.590 USD.

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Ferrari F12berlinetta on the Move in China

March 8, 2013 by W.E. Ning

Ferrari F12berlinetta on the Move in China

A fiery red Ferrari F12berlinetta seen in heavy traffic in the great city of Wenzhou in Zhejiang Province. Note speedometer of the head-up display of the pursuing car reflecting on the Ferrari; speed is exactly 0 km/h.

This red999GG is the fifth F12berlinetta we meet riding the roads in China. Earlier on we saw a blue example in Xiamen, a dusty car in Wuhan, a red car in Guangzhou that later crashed, a black car in Chengdu, and a truck full of the things on a highway near Shanghai.