April 23, 2012 by Tycho de Feijter
The JAC Heyue SC coupe debuted today at the Beijing Auto Show. Bad news first: it won’t see production before 2014. Good news: it will see production. Power comes from a 2.3 four-cylinder that poops out 121kw and 217nm, mated to a six-speed DCT. Price is expected to start at 150.000 yuan and that is significantly lower than the 200.000 yuan Chinese media reported earlier.
April 22, 2012 by W.E. Ning
This is the new JAC Heyue SC Coupe, one of the big surprises of the Beijing Auto Show where it will debut tomorrow. Workers are still working on JAC’s booth and fortunately they forgot to hide the fine sportsmachine. The JAC Heyue SC coupe is design-wise based on the TJ Innova S11 concept car that debuted at the 2009 Shanghai Auto Show.
April 15, 2012 by Tycho de Feijter
The rumors were true. JAC will indeed launch a spectacular sports car on the Beijing Auto Show. This is the JAC Heyue SC coupe, design-wise based on the TJ Innova S11 concept car that debuted at the 2009 Shanghai Auto Show.
The Heyue SC is no concept, it is for real. It will be listed on the China car market this year, price will start from 200.000 yuan. Power comes from a 2.4 with 121kw and 217nm, mated to be 5-speed manual, good for a 205km/h top speed. Best thing: it is rear-wheel drive. This JAC Heyue is the biggest surprise for the Beijing Auto Show up until now, and a fine one it is.
April 14, 2012 by Tycho de Feijter
We end today’s coverage of the China auto industry with an interesting story that popped up on the Chinese interwebs today. This fine yellow sportscar is supposed to be the JAC S11, a concept to debut at the Beijing Auto Show. It loox almost exactly as the TJ Innova S11 concept that debuted at the 2009 Shanghai Auto Show. TJ Innova is a Chinese design studio based in Shanghai. Did JAC buy the design from TJ Innova for a big marketing-splash?