October 20, 2016 by Joey Wang
BMW recently released the first images of the all new 2017 BMW 5-Series. A new Five also means a new long-wheelbase version for the Chinese market, and one example was spied on the road. The BMW 5Li will debut in the first quarter of next year. Wheelbase will be extended by about ten centimeter for more space in the back. The extension can best be seen by following the roof line from the B-pillar to the back. Compare with regular 5:
October 19, 2016 by Tycho de Feijter
Clone Country China is at in again; the latest victim is the BMW i3, ripped off by Chinese car maker Yema for a new compact hatchback code named B11. Yema though did make a few improvements: they added a proper set of doors and usable roof rails. Otherwise it looks horrible, with an ugly blue grille and wheels smaller than my scooter’s.
September 22, 2016 by W.E. Ning
A beautiful blue BMW 316i Compact, Spotted in China on a parking lot near a former Audi dealer on a car market in Beijing. The good Bimmer was dusty but otherwise in a good shape, and clearly still used as a daily driver. The Compact was a notchback variant of the E36 BMW 3-Series, it was designated E36/5.
September 9, 2016 by Joey Wang
The BMW X1 xDrive 25Le has been launched on the Chengdu Auto Show in China. The X1 xDrive 25Le, what a great name that is, sounds nice, is a hybrid variant of the BMW X1 Li, the long-wheelbase X1 for the Chinese market. The X1 xDrive 25Le will hit the market in late Q4. And because the X1 xDrive 25Le is a new-energy vehicle is has blue bars in the grille, and blue iPerformance stickers on the doors.
September 5, 2016 by Tycho de Feijter
This is the brand new BMW 1-Series sedan for China. It will debut on the Guangzhou Auto Show in November and launch on the Chinese car market in early 2017. The 1-Series sedan is for China only, it will be manufactured locally by the Briliance-BMW joint venture. There will be three versions: a 125i Sport, a 120i Luxury, and a 118i base model. Blue car is a 125i.
August 8, 2016 by Tycho de Feijter
Badge says 750 Li, a BMW font, that would be a Bimmer, right? Wrong! This is the…
August 1, 2016 by Joey Wang
BMW has released new images of the new Zinoro 60H for China. The 60H is the production version of the Zinoro Next concept, it is based on the new long wheelbase BMW X1 Li. Zinoro is a sub brand of the Brilliance-BMW joint venture making new-energy vehicles (NEV’s). Their first car was the lease-only Zinoro 1E, based on the old BMW X1. The 1E will be discontinued.
July 20, 2016 by Joey Wang
BMW has leaked one image of the upcoming BMW 1-Series sedan for China, the production version of the Concept Compact Sedan. Debut is expected for the Chengdu Auto Show in September followed by a launch on the Chinese car market in October.
July 12, 2016 by Joey Wang
New Spy Shots of the upcoming BMW 1-Series sedan testing in China, the production version of the Concept Compact Sedan. Debut is expected for the Chengdu Auto Show in September followed by a launch on the Chinese car market in October.
July 7, 2016 by Joey Wang
The very first Spy Shots of the 2017 BMW 5-Series testing in China, showing the grille, headlights, and bumper design. Headlights merge into the grille just like on the 3-Series. The G30 BMW 5 will debut in the fall and launch on international markets in early 2017.