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Spy Shots: MG6 Diesel for the UK

January 17, 2012 by Tycho de Feijter

MG6 Diesel for the UK

The very first spy shots of the new MG6 Diesel for the UK. China doesn’t want diesels but old Europe can’t live without ‘m. MG hopes that the 1.9 turbo diesel engine will prop-up sales a bit because things don’t go very well for the Chinese MG’s in England. The MG6 diesel will hit the UK market within three months.

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Xiali TJ7100 Convertible from China

January 17, 2012 by Tycho de Feijter

Xiali TJ7100 Convertible

A very rare car again, actually, there is likely only one. This is a self-made convertible based on the Xiali TJ700 hatchback which was a licensed copy of the Daihatsu Charade. The person who made this mad machine didn’t take it easy, he removed the rear doors, took the roof off, welded everything back together again, added a rear wing, and added Mitsubishi-badges.

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A very Stretched Hummer in Hainan, China

January 17, 2012 by Tycho de Feijter

Hummer China

Here we have a very stretched Hummer H2 on the always sunny Island of Hainan. The Hummer is stretched by over 10 meters and worx for a hotel in the great city of Sanya. It is a rather sober car, not much bling to see except for a few tasteful stickers in the middle section.

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The Carlsson CGL45 arrives in China

January 17, 2012 by Tycho de Feijter

Carlsson CGL45

The massive Carlsson CGL 45 has landed in China. The German tuner debuted on the Chinese market at the Guangzhou Auto Show in December (hello sexy girl) and has now opened two dealers in China, one in Beijing and one in Guangzhou.

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Introducing the mighty Shaanxi SX6100 SPF ‘Desert Tank’

January 17, 2012 by Tycho de Feijter

Shaanxi SX6100 SPF 'Desert Tank'

Here we have a mighty new machine from China. This is the Shaanxi SX6100 SPF, nicknamed the ‘Desert Tank’. It is a bus-like vehicle based on a 6×6 Dongfeng truck chassis, made for all-terrain duty in the desert. Shaanxi just sold twenty SX6100’s to security services in the great country of Kazachstan where they will be used for ‘anti-terrorism-patrol’ in the vast empty deserts in the east, near the border with China’s Xinjiang Province.

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Spy Shots: FAW-Besturn B90 gets Ready in China

January 17, 2012 by Tycho de Feijter

FAW-Besturn B90

New spy shots from the FAW-Besturn B90 and as you can see it is almost ready. The new biggest Besturn so far will debut at the Beijing Auto Show in April. The Besturn B90 is based on the Mazda 6 made by the FAW-Mazda joint venture.

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Spy Shots: new Citroen C4 pops up in China

January 17, 2012 by Tycho de Feijter

new Citroen C4

Spy shots and leaked factory pics from the new Citroen C4, called c-Quatre in China. The new c-Quatre sedan will debut at the Beijing Auto Show in April, it is made in China by the Dongfeng-PSA joint venture.

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Dongfeng sets 2012 sales target at 3.3 million vehicles

January 17, 2012 by Tycho de Feijter

Dongfeng China

Dongfeng Motor Corp, China’s second-largest carmaker by sales, last week announced a 2012 sales target of 3.3 million vehicles, an 8 percent increase from last year.

The auto group based in Hubei province in Central China said in a statement that it also aims to improve sales revenue to 420 billion yuan this year, up from 400 billion yuan in 2011.

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BMW sales in China up 37% in 2011

January 17, 2012 by Tycho de Feijter

BMW China

Riding the tide of booming luxury car demand in China, BMW reported sales of more than 232,000 vehicles on the mainland last year, a surge of 37.6 percent over 2010.

The record tally, including 217,068 BMWs and 15,518 MINI cars, consolidated China’s position as the carmaker’s third-largest market for a second year after the US and Germany.

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How to Sex Up a Smart Fortwo, the China Way

January 17, 2012 by Tycho de Feijter

How to Sex Up a Smart Fortwo, the China Way

The Smart Fortwo is imported in China and mostly sold to womenfolk and strange men. Sales-numbers are low but those who do buy one tend to love it a lot. Here we have such somebody, a female Smart owner from a city somewhere in Henan Province. Most of the work went into the interior, with an interesting result. Let’s have a look at few details of this masterpiece:

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