This is the new Foday Lanfu SUV, it will be launched on the Chinese car market in December. Price will range from about 120.000 to 160.000 yuan. The Lanfu look mightily impressive with its massive grille with five heavily chromed vertical bars flanked by mean eying headlights. The Lanfu is the largest SUV ever for the Foday brand.
The Buick marketeers are apparently not reading CarNewsChina.com, tsk tsk, or they would have known they got a name wrong, spelling ‘Buick’ as ‘Bulk’. Yesterday they had a Bulck on a small backdrop in the hotel lobby, which was not that embarrassing, but today Bulck was in full view on a huge display in front of the hotel, looking very stupid, with the Envision still plastered with white stickers, looking very ugly.
(I am in the great city of Dalian in Liaoning Province for business. Coincidentally I am staying in the same hotel as where Buick has organized the local press launch for the new Buick Envision SUV).
Spy Shotsshowing the upcoming Venucia SUV testing in China. The yet nameless vehicle will debut in semi-concept form on the Guangzhou Auto Show in December and the production version is expected to debut in the first half of 2015. Venucia is a sub-brand of the Dongfeng-Nissan joint venture, selling relatively cheap cars based on Nissan platforms.
The new Zotye Z500 sedan will be launched on the China car market in November, one month earlier than previously reported. Price will start around 90.000 yuan and end around 130.000 yuan. The Z500 debuted on the Beijing Auto Show in April, it is the largest-ever sedan for the Zotye brand.
This is the new Lifan Lotto mini MPV. The Lotto, or Letu in Chinese, will debut on the Guangzhou Auto Show in November and launch on the China car market just before the end of the year. Price will start around 40.000 yuan and end around 60.000 yuan. The Lotto is the first mini MPV for the Lifan brand.
The brand new Chery eQ will be launched on the Chinese auto market on November 5, price will start around 50.000 yuan including all subsidies, and that will make the eQ one of the cheapest electric cars available in country. The Chery eQ is an electric vehicle based on the Chery QQ minicar.
The all new seven-seat BYD S7 SUV has been launched on the Chinese car market. Price starts at 119.000 yuan and ends at 139.900 yuan, and that is much cheaper than expected. The BYD S7 is a more luxurious and powerful version of the BYD S6. The BYD S7 in turn forms the base for the upcoming super sonic BYD Tang Hybrid. The final production version of the S7 debuted in April on the 2014 Beijing Auto Show.