Published on May 20, 2014 by Tycho de Feijter
A very brown BMW X5 SUV, Spotted in China in the great city of Shanghai by Reader Chiprdan, thank you for the picture! The Bimmer looks very speedy with its fat exhaust pipes but it is the license plate that matters more. The plate reads 288X5 and that is one of the best license plates we have seen on a BMW X5 in China, even better than:
Published on April 9, 2014 by Tycho de Feijter
A manic Mansory Porsche Cayenne Turbo super car, Spotted in China in the great city of Shanghai by reader Chiprdan, thank you for the picture! The Mansory Cayenne comes with a fatass body kit, four square exhaust pipes, a huge wing on the back, and fantastic 22 inch alloys. This particular car is painted in shiny gray.
Published on March 28, 2014 by Tycho de Feijter
A beautiful black Mercedes-Benz G55 AMG, Spotted in China on a road near Shanghai by reader Chiprdan, thank you for the picture! The license plate reads N9G55, and that is one of the best license plates we have seen on e G55 AMG in China. The plate was issued in Beijing, indicating this monster SUV made a 1200 kilometer ride down country, which should take that long with a 5.5 liter supercharged V8 with 500hp and 700nm under the bonnet.
The Mercedes-Benz G-Class is mighty popular in China, especially the AMG powered versions. When new, the G55 did a staggering 2.1 million yuan or 340.000 USD. Lotta money but lotta vehicle. Time now for our Famous China-Mercedes-Benz G-Class Collection™: Kleemann, license (40G55), matte black, Pink, black & Pink, ACE limo, matte black, SWB in white, crash, and ART Streetline.
Published on March 24, 2014 by Tycho de Feijter
A wondrous white Audi S5 Sportback, Spotted in China in Shanghai by reader Chiprdan, thank you for the picture! The speedy Audi is painted in virgin white and sexed up slightly by sporty 8-spoke alloys. Even better however is the license plate reading 234S5, which is by far the best license plate we have seen on an Audi S5 in China so far.
The Audi S5 Sportback is powered by a supercharged 3.0 V6 with 330hp and 440nm mated to a seven-speed DCT. Unlimited top speed is 280km/h and 0-100 is gone in 5.4 seconds. Speedy License!, but price is speedy to, starting at 728.000 yuan or 117.000 USD. We have a small collection: matte blue, matte black, yellow, and a low rider.
Published on March 7, 2014 by Tycho de Feijter
A very sweet Aston Martin DB9 supercar, Spotted in China in the great city of Shanghai by reader Chiprdan, thank you for the pictures! The speedy ‘Ston is wrapped in a brilliant baby blue wrap and sexed up to the max by a grille with the vertical strips blacked out, darkened headlights, 20 inch slick-like tires, matte black multispokes with a shiny chrome rim, and an red interior.
Published on January 21, 2014 by Tycho de Feijter
A beautiful black Beijing-Jeep Cherokee 2500, Spotted in China on the streets of the great city of Shanghai by reader Chiprdan, thank you for the pictures! The good Cherokee was wrapped in a very fine matte black wrap, neatly covering the bumpers and mirrors. The giant grille is left in chrome for contrast.
Published on November 28, 2013 by Tycho de Feijter
A very red Ferrari 458 Italia, spotted in China in Shanghai by reader Chiprdan, thank you for the picture! The speedy super car has a license plate reading PG888, and that is one of the best license plates we have seen on a Ferrari 458 in China. The 8 is a very lucky number is Chinese culture, closely associated with wealth & fortune. A bit of money is needed indeed, price for the 458 in China starts at 3.88 million yuan or 636.000 USD. But 570hp and 540nm!
Time now, for our Famous China-Ferrari 458 Italia License Plate Collection™: license (MF458), license (KF458), license (OD458), license (FM458), license (458Z8) license (458F1), license (FF458) license (458OY), license (458AX), license (458MW).
Published on October 5, 2013 by Tycho de Feijter
A very lucky Rolls-Royce Ghost, seen in the Shanghai suburbs by reader Chiprdan, thank you for the picture! The license plate reads 8888F, 8 is considered a lucky number in Chinese tradition, 8 brings prosperity and cash! Among all China’s lucky numbers, and they got a many, the 8 has the strongest association with wealth. The F stands for Fu (福), meaning ‘luck’. Somehow, these Chinese Rolls-Royce owners are so lucky they always get the lucky plates: F8888, 66666, 66369.
The Rolls-Royce Ghost is reasonable popular in China, fighting an uphill battle against the mighty Bentley Flying Spur. Price for the Ghosts starts at a steep 4.19 million yuan or 685.000 USD. Time now for our Famous China-Rolls-Royce Ghost Collection™: kareoke, bit bling, cake, dual tone, Six Senses, crash, crash, crash, crash, EWB and a special China Edition.
Published on October 2, 2013 by Tycho de Feijter
A lightly camouflaged Buick Excelle sedan, seen on the bed of a truck on a highway near Shanghai by reader & master spy Chiprdan, thank you for the picture! What GM is hiding is yet unclear. The Buick Excelle received a facelift in February so another facelift seems unlikely. Earlier spy shots pointed at the possibility of a new engine.
Published on September 21, 2013 by Tycho de Feijter
A bet-it-is-fast blue Audi S4, seen on a parking lot in the great city of Shanghai with the bonnet open by reader Chiprdan, thank you for the picture! The license plate reads 555S4 and that is by very far the coolest license plate we have ever seen on an Audi S4 in China.
The Audi S4 is relatively rare in China. It is imported, unlike the base Audi A4L, and thus a bit expensive. Price starts at 383.000 yuan or 62.000 USD. Power comes from a 3.0 turbo with 330hp and 440nm. Blue Speed! And on we go even faster with our Famous China-Audi A4 Collection™: license (A4Q888), yellow, dragon, asshole, B7 in pink, lime green, baby blue, pink lowrider, red, pink, orange&black, matte-purple, polizei, fake.