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A very Pink BYD S8 CC from China

February 10, 2012 by Tycho de Feijter

Pink BYD S8 CC from China

Here we have a very pink BYD S8 CC, sure Mr. Buffet will love it. This car was spotted at a local dealer event in the great city of Shenzhen, Guangdong Province. The BYD S8 is a kinda strange convertible with Benz-design influences that nobody really wanted and nobody really buys.

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Heavy Transport in China

February 10, 2012 by Tycho de Feijter

Heavy Transport in China

Amazing pictures of the transport of a giant turbine ring over a highway in northern China. The ring had to move more than 80 kilometer from its assembly point to a new power station in the great city of Changchun, Jilin Province.

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Spy Shots: Chery-Riich X3 testing in China

February 10, 2012 by Tycho de Feijter

Chery-Riich X3

New spy shots from the upcoming Chery-Riich X3, a new SUV based on the Chery Tiggo. The Riich X3 however will be positioned higher and compete with cars such as the Greatwall H6. Debut is expected at the Beijing Auto Show in April.

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Spy Shots: Beijing Auto Q60FB-C1, EV based on old Saab 9-3

February 10, 2012 by Tycho de Feijter

Beijing Auto Q60FB-C1

Long time no see. The last time we saw spy pics of the Beijing Auto Q86FB-C1 was in May last year. The Q86FB-C1 is an EV based the old Saab 9-3, developed by Beijing Auto with assistance from the Matsushita Group of Japan.

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Spy Shots: China-made Ford Focus is ready

February 10, 2012 by Tycho de Feijter

Ford Focus China

The China-made Ford Focus will finally be listed on the China car market on March 1, it will officially debut at the Beijing Auto Show in April and deliveries will start soon after that. The Ford Focus is made in China by the Chang’an-Ford joint venture.

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Spy Shots: FAW Oley will be listed in China in March

February 10, 2012 by Tycho de Feijter

FAW Oley

These are the very first spy shots of the FAW Oley production version. The Oley debuted last December at the Guanzghou Auto Show, it will be listed on the China car market in March. ‘Oley’ is the name of this car but in the future it will also be the name of a new brand. Oley has to appeal to those who want a no-frills car for little money.

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Spy Shot: BYD-Daimler EV

February 9, 2012 by Tycho de Feijter

BYD-Daimler EV

Another new spy shot of the upcoming BYD-Daimler EV, codenamed Tiger. Last week we saw its front, now its back. BYD-Daimler is a joint venture between BYD and Daimler-Benz to make electric cars for the Chinese market. Their first car is an EV based on the old Mercedes-Benz B-class whic will hit the market under a new brand-name. The electric powertrain comes from the BYD e6. It is expected to debut, likely still as a concept, on the Beijing Auto Show in April. Via: Sohu.com.

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History: the Zhonghua plastic cars from China

February 9, 2012 by Tycho de Feijter

Zhonghua plastic cars from China

Today in history a very special Chinese car. This is the Zhonghua Sedan, made from 1985 until 1987 in the great city of Shenzhen in Guangdong Province. The most special feature: the Zhonghua’s body was made entirely of plastic. (this Zhonghua should not be confused with the other one; Zhonghua (Brilliance) from Shenyang).

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Skoda Fabia Scout listed & priced in China

February 9, 2012 by W.E. Ning

Skoda Fabia Scout China

The Skoda Fabia Scout has been listed on the China car market. The Scout is based on the standard Fabia hatchback and made in China by the Shanghai-VW joint venture. Price, there is only one, is 115.900 yuan. Cross-vehicles are very popular in China and mostly outsell the standard car. The Skoda Fabia Scout is powered by a 1.6 with 106hp and 155nm, mated to a 6-speed tiptronic. Via: Autohome.

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First Official Pics: Zhongxing C11 Crossover in China

February 9, 2012 by Tycho de Feijter

Zhongxing C11 Crossover

These are the first official pics of the upcoming Zhongxing C11 Crossover which will debut at the Beijing Auto Show in April. Chinese media is surprised, and so are we, about the front of the C11 which loox very different from what we saw earlier on spy shots.

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