Published on April 24, 2013 by Tycho de Feijter
When the Hawtai Baolige (Boliger is its English name) was launched on the Chinese car market in November 2011 many said it looked a tad too much like the Porsche Cayenne. Hawtai denied, and said their Baolige was very different. The Shanghai Auto Show saw the launch of the Hawtai Boliger S, an extra sporty Boliger with a fatass bodykit and racy alloys. Still aPorsche? Well:
Published on September 26, 2012 by Tycho de Feijter
The Hawtai Baolige Patriotic Edition has been launched on the China auto market, price starts at 119.700 yuan and ends at 129.700 yuan. The Patriotic Edition is inspired by recent events concerning a few rocks that have soured the relationship between China and Japan quite a bit. Note backdrop with an island-like coastline.
Published on September 24, 2012 by W.E. Ning
Last week we showed you the first pictures of the Hawtai Baolige ‘Patriotic Edition’, developed in response to China’s hefty row with Japan over a few rocks. Those pics however were sorta Photoshopped, today we have the real thing!
Published on September 19, 2012 by W.E. Ning
Relations between China and Japan are on an all-time low thanks to a nasty row over a few rocks in the sea, which might sit atoppa treasure of natural gas. The Japanese government decided last week to buy three of the islands from their private Japanese owner, igniting protests in China that turned very violent in places. The patriotic protesters targeted everything Japanese, including shops, restaurants and especially cars. One Chinese auto maker decided to cash in on the anger!
Published on July 13, 2012 by W.E. Ning
The Hawtai Baolige Luxury Series is an extra luxurious version of the Hawtai Baolige SUV. It comes with very leather seats, a lotta fake wood, a new grill, bigger tires and expensive-looking alloys. The Baolige Luxury Series debuted at the Beijing Auto Show in April together with the B11 Luxury Series, based on the base B11 sedan.
Published on April 27, 2012 by W.E. Ning
It has been a bit silent around Hawtai (aka Huatai) Automobile. Not anymore. At the Beijing Auto Show the brand presented its first ‘Luxury Series’, luxurious versions of the existing B11 sedan and Baolige SUV. These are not a facelifts of some sort but additional models, the standard B11 and Baolige will continue. The B11 and Baolige ‘luxury’ will hit the Chinese car market next year.
Published on November 21, 2011 by Tycho de Feijter
The Hawtai Baolige SUV has been officially listed on the China car market today, the final-final-final production version of the Baolige debuted today at the Guangzhou Auto Show. Price starts at 123.700 yuan and ends at 229.700 yuan.
Published on November 17, 2011 by Tycho de Feijter
Yesterday we had the first official pics from the Hawtai Baolige SUV and today we have the first pics of the new car all out in the open. The Baolige will debut at the Guangzhou Auto Show next week, price will range from 170.000 yuan to 350.000 yuan
Published on November 16, 2011 by Tycho de Feijter
Hawtai released the first pictures of the final production version of the Baolige SUV, it will debut at the Guangzhou Auto Show next week. The Baolige debuted as B35 SUV concept at the 2010 Beijing Auto Show and came back as Baolige semi-concept to the 2011 Shanghai Auto Show.
Published on October 25, 2011 by Tycho de Feijter
The Hawtai (aka Huatai) B35 SUV debuted as a concept at the 2010 Beijing Auto Show. It came back as an almost-production car to the 2011 Shanghai Auto Show with a new nose and a new name: Baolige. The final production car will debut at the Guangzhou Auto Show in late November, the Baolige will then be listed in December.