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Maxus G10 MPV hits the China car market

Published on March 3, 2014 by W.E. Ning

Maxus G10 MPV hits the China car market

The Maxus G10 has been launched on the Chinese car market. Price starts at 129.800 yuan and ends at 219.800 yuan. The G10 is the second car under the Maxus brand, which is owned by the Shanghai Automotive Industry Corporation (SAIC). SAIC bought Maxus from the British LDV Group in 2010. The Maxus V80 was launched in China in September 2011.

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Spy Shots: Shanghai-Maxus G10 MPV is Naked in China

Published on July 8, 2013 by Joey Wang

Spy Shots: Shanghai-Maxus G10 MPV is Naked in China

New spy shots showing the upcoming Maxus G10 MPV all naked in China. The Maxus G10 debuted as a concept on the Shanghai Auto Show in April. The production version is expected to debut on the Chengdu Auto Show in September, and it will be launched on the China car market just before the end of this year.

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Spy Shots: Shanghai-Maxus G10 MPV testing in China

Published on June 25, 2013 by Tycho de Feijter

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Spy shots showing the production version of the new Shanghai-Maxus G10 MPV testing in China. The Maxus G10 debuted as a concept on the Shanghai Auto Show in April. The Maxus G10 is based on the Buick GL8 MPV that is made in China by the Shanghai-GM joint venture.

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Spy Shots: new Maxus MPV testing in China

Published on March 5, 2013 by Joey Wang

Spy Shots: new Maxus MPV testing in China

The very first spy shots of a new Maxus MPV testing in China. The Shanghai Auto Industry Corporation (SAIC) bought the rights to the Maxus name from the British LDV Group in 2010. The LDV-developed Maxus V80 was launched in China in September 2011. The new MPV however, is developed by SAIC.

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SAIC-Maxus V80 is an anti-riot vehicle in China

Published on November 21, 2012 by Tycho de Feijter

SAIC-Maxus V80 is an anti-riot vehicle in China

This is the SAIC-Maxus V80 in anti-riot gear, seen on the Air Show China in the great city of Zhuhai in Guangdong Province. The vehicle was ready to battle, equipped with a nasty bull bar, loud horns and a police-communication system. The V80 Anti Riot, as it was called, could be ordered right of the booth for some 250.000 yuan, the most expensive civilian Maxus V80 goes for 239.800 yuan. Power comes from a 135hp 2.5 liter diesel engine.

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China’s Maxus & JAC vans heading to Australia

Published on March 19, 2012 by Joey Wang

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China’s largest vehicle manufacturer, Shanghai Automotive Industry Company (SAIC), will arrive in Australia later this year when it launches a range of new people movers and cargo vans.

SAIC’s Maxus V80 vans will go on sale in the final quarter of 2012, with the initial line-up set to comprise four passenger models and three cargo variants.

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SAIC-Maxus V80 listed & priced in China

Published on September 7, 2011 by Tycho de Feijter

The SAIC-Maxus V80 van has been officially listed on the China car market. Price starts at 145.800 yuan and ends at 239.800 yuan. SAIC bought Maxus from bankrupt British LDV and set up production in China. In Chinese the brand is called Da Tong (大通).

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SAIC-Maxus V80 rolls of the Line in China

Published on July 6, 2011 by Tycho de Feijter

Party today at SAIC. The brandnew Maxus V80 MPV started rolling of the line. SAIC will also see a panel van version but this seven-seat MPV with some luxury is first, customers will be mostly taxi companies. Price will start at 148.000 yuan and go all the way up to 228.000 yuan. We saw the V80 earlier in all its glory at an exhibition in Beijing. The V80 will be listed soon.

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SAIC-Maxus V80 MPV on show in China

Published on May 20, 2011 by Tycho de Feijter

A brand new SAIC Maxus V80 MPV at a police equipment exhibition in Beijing . SAIC bought Maxus from bankrupt British LDV and set up production in China. SAIC will sell the original Maxus vans as well but this MPV is a more luxurious machine with a fine interior. In Chinese the brand is called Da Tong (大通).

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SAIC to make MAXUS vans in China

Published on March 2, 2011 by Tycho de Feijter

China’s largest auto maker, SAIC Motor Corp, said yesterday it will start making MAXUS vans in China as it seeks to tap the commercial vehicle business.

The MAXUS Datong (meaning big wisdom and smooth in Chinese) is the third self-owned brand for SAIC after it took over the British nameplate in 2009. SAIC also has two self-owned passenger car brands – Roewe and MG.

The car maker, a partner of General Motors Corp and Volkswagen, said the first Chinese-made MAXUS vehicle will be a wide-body van that seats 16 passengers and targeting the mid-to-high end segment. Read more »