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The Supercars Of The Guangzhou Auto Show In China And What They Cost

November 25, 2016 by W.E. Ning

The Supercars Of The Guangzhou Auto Show In China And What They Cost

The Guangzhou Auto Show is running at full speed, and racing along are a lot of supercars. All major manufacturers were present with the notable exception of McLaren. The Guangzhou Pearl River Delta area is one of the richest places of China with trillions being made by exporting everything to everywhere.

That means a big market forsuper cars and the cities in the delta are full with dealers and shops. Many manufacturers that enter China start in Guangzhou before moving on to Shanghai and Beijing. Guangzhou was also the very first city in China to have a sizable population of supercars. The boom started early in the late 1980’s with cars smuggled in from Hong Kong, some with the wheel on ‘wrong’ side.

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Random Observations At The Guangzhou Auto Show

November 25, 2016 by Tycho de Feijter

Random Observations At The Guangzhou Auto Show

The 2016 Guangzhou Auto was a great show. Loads of new cars, they had trucks, EVs, and even a tuning show. It was quiet on the media days, unlike in Beijing where everybody can be media. The massive exhibition halls were kept cool be a massive air conditioning system. All very good. Time now for some random observations, starting with a friendly security officer making a movie with his telephone.

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The Information Ladies Of The Guangzhou Auto Show In China

November 25, 2016 by Tycho de Feijter

The Information Ladies Of The Guangzhou Auto Show In China

Time now for the real heroes of the 2016 Guangzhou Auto; the ladies manning the information desk. They are standing for hours at a time, they got to smile and smile and smile, they got to deal with stinkin’ kids and stinkin’ brochure hunters, and with professional expert photographers like me. Praise to the brochure babes! Starting with a fine set of teeth at Volkswagen.

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The Pretty Ladies Of The Guangzhou Auto Show In China

November 25, 2016 by W.E. Ning

The Sweet Little Pretty Ladies Of The Guangzhou Auto Show In China

We are really almost done with the 2016 Guangzhou Auto in China, but not before we have had a good look at the pretty ladies. There were lots of them this year of all kind and sort. We start immediately with a smile at SouEast, with a very kinky pink glove.

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The S90 L Excellence Is The Most Luxurious Volvo Ever

November 24, 2016 by W.E. Ning

The S90 L Excellence Is The Most Luxurious Volvo Ever

The Volvo S90 L has been unveiled at the Guangzhou Auto Show in China. The S90 L is the long-wheelbase variant of the Volvo S90 sedan. The S90 L is manufactured in the city of Daqing in northeastern China. It will launch on the Chinese car market this month. Export to the United States and Europe will start in the second half of 2017.

Wheelbase of the S90 L has been extended with 12 centimeters compared to the standard S90. All the extra space goes to the passengers in the rear. In China the S90 L competes with other locally made long-wheelbase cars such as the Audi A6L, the BMW 5Li, the Jaguar XFL, and the Mercedes-Benz E-Class L. But Volvo has something that none of the others has: a three-seater.

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The Dongfeng-Yueda-Kia Horki 300EV Is Finally Ready For China

November 24, 2016 by Tycho de Feijter

The Dongfeng-Yueda-Kia Horki 300EV Is Finally Ready For China

This is the new Horki 300E, an compact electric sedan, it was unveiled on the 2016 Guangzhou Auto. The 300E is based on the ancient first generation Kia Cerato, which is still in production in China. But the Horki has a different front with a shiny grille and big headlights.

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12 Other New Cars From The Guangzhou Auto Show In China

November 24, 2016 by Joey Wang

12 Other New Cars From The Guangzhou Auto Show In China

We are almost done with the 2016 Guangzhou Auto Show in China. There were over 60 new and new-ish cars and sadly we do not have time to honor each with a separate post. So here we have 12 cars that were not-so new or already unveiled before the show. Starting with the near-production version of the Borgward BX5, basically an update of their earlier BX5 concept.

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Eye To Eye With The Hanergy Solar-R Solar Powered Car From China

November 24, 2016 by Tycho de Feijter

Eye To Eye With The Hanergy Solar-R Solar Powered Car From China

Hanergy launched four solar-powered concept cars in July, but I hadn’t seen any in person yet. Happily, the company had a booth on the Guangzhou Auto Show, showing the sporty Hanergy Solar R. It has solar panels on the hood, on the roof, on the entire rear deck, and on the surfaces besides the side windows

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Beijing Auto ArcFox-1 EV Concept Hits The Guangzhou Auto Show

November 24, 2016 by Joey Wang

Beijing Auto ArcFox-1 EV Concept Hits The Guangzhou Auto Show

The Beijing Auto ArcFox-1 EV concept was launched on the 2016 Guangzhou Auto Show in China, looking great with lots of orange stickers, orange badges and orange wheels. But best are the E-RACING decals on the doors. This ArcFox-1 concept is the closed-roof version of the earlier ArcFox-1 City Car Concept.

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Beijing Auto EC180 EV Launched On The Guangzhou Auto Show

November 24, 2016 by Tycho de Feijter

Beijing Auto EC180 EV Launched On The Guangzhou Auto Show

This is the new Beijing Auto EC180, it debuted on the 2016 Guangzhou Auto Show in China, sporting a trendy black bonnet and blue headlights lenses. The EC180 is a compact electric car, it will be launched on the Chinese auto market in the second quarter of 2017.

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