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Eye to Eye with the Dongfeng Fengshen A9 in China

April 1, 2016 by Tycho de Feijter

Eye to Eye with the Dongfeng Fengshen A9 in China

Earlier this week I went to a Dongfeng dealer in Beijing to have a look at the brand new Dongfeng Fengshen A9, a new full-size sedan based on the PSA EMP2 platform that will also underpin the China-only Citroen C6 and Citroen DS9 sedans. First impressions: it is a huge vehicle with impressive build quality inside and out.

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BYD e5 300 EV launched on the Chinese car market

April 1, 2016 by W.E. Ning

BYD e5 300 EV launched on the Chinese car market

The new BYD e5 300 full-electric car has been launched on the Chinese car market. Price including all clean-energy subsidies starts at 120.800 yuan and ends at 140.800 yuan. The total subsidy for the BYD e5  is 109.000 yuan or $16.844.

The BYD e5 300 is basically a cheaper and less fancy variant of the BYD Qin EV300, which was launched on the same day. Both cars share the same electric drive train and are of the same size.

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BYD Qin EV300 launched on the Chinese car market

April 1, 2016 by Joey Wang

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The new BYD Qin EV300 has been launched on the Chinese car market. The Qin EV300 is the full-electric variant of the BYD Qin hybrid. Price including all clean-energy subsidies starts at 150.800 yuan and ends at 200.800 yuan. The total subsidy for the Qin EV300 is 109.000 yuan or $16.844.

At the same time and rather unexpectedly, BYD also launched the E5 EV300 electric sedan, which is basically a Qin without the fancy stuff but with exactly the same motor.

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Official Photos of the Beijing Auto Electric Supercar

April 1, 2016 by Tycho de Feijter

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Beijing Auto has released the first official photos of their electric supercar concept that will debut on the Beijing Auto Show next month. The yet nameless vehicle will have a range of 300 kilometer and will go from 0 to 100 in only 3 seconds. It looks absolutely stunning, featuring Lamboo doors, race wheels, and a blue ribbon line over the sides (blue = the new green).

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Official Images of the Zotye SR8 Porsche Macan clone from China

April 1, 2016 by Joey Wang

Official Images of the Zotye SR8 Porsche Macan clone from China

Zotye Auto has released the first official images of the controversial Zotye SR8 SUV . It will debut on the Beijing Auto Show in April and launch on the Chinese car market in H2. The Zotye SR8, formerly known as the Zotye T700, is a near-perfect clone of the Porsche Macan.

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Official Photos of the Wuling Baojun 310 for China

March 30, 2016 by Joey Wang

Official Photos of the Wuling Baojun 310 for China

Wuling has released the first official images of the new Baojun 310, the hatchback variant of the Wuling Baojun 330 sedan. The Baojun 310 will debut on the Beijing Auto Show next month and launch on the Chinese car market soon thereafter.

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Spy Shots: Changhe Q35 SUV is Ready for China

March 30, 2016 by Joey Wang

Spy Shots: Changhe Q35 SUV is Ready for China

This is the new Changhe Q35, a new compact SUV for China. It will debut on the Beijing Auto Show next month and launch on the Chinese car market in the second half of the year. The Q35 features an interesting front end with large fog lights on each side of the bumper.

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Spy Shots: FAW Junpai A50 sedan for China

March 30, 2016 by Tycho de Feijter

Spy Shots: FAW Junpai A50 sedan for China

New Spy Shots of the upcoming FAW Junpai A50 sedan for China. The Junpai A50 will debut on the Beijing Auto Show next month and launch on the Chinese car market in the second half of the year.

Junpai is a new brand under First Auto Works (FAW). Their first car, the Junpai D60 SUV, was launched in October. The Junpai A50 is based on the FAW Besturn B30.

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2017 Hyundai Elantra launched on the Chinese auto market

March 29, 2016 by W.E. Ning

2017 Hyundai Elantra launched on the Chinese auto market

The new 2017 Hyundai Elantra has been launched on the Chinese car market. Price starts at 99.800 yuan and ends at 151.800 yuan. The Chinese Elantra is basically the same car as the 2017 North American Elantra. In China it is called ‘Elantra Lingdong’ to differ it from the three (03) older generations Elantra’s that are still in production in China.

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New Honda Civic is Ready for the Chinese car market

March 28, 2016 by Joey Wang

New Honda Civic is Ready for the Chinese car market

This is the new Honda Civic sedan for the Chinese market, basically the same car as the 2016 North American Civic bar some minor details. The new Honda Civic will debut next month on the Beijing Auto Show and launch on the Chinese car market soon thereafter.

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