A huge blast in the port area of the great city of Tianjin in China has killed at least 17 44 people, injured hundreds, and leveled several buildings. The initial explosion happened at 05:00 on early Thursday morning in the warehouse of a ‘logistics company’. This explosion triggered several other explosions along the port area.
Tianjin is one of China’s biggest ports. It also handles pretty much all the car imports for the entire northern China area. Sadly, the explosions didn’t miss out on that, ripping through an enormous parking lot filled with thousands of brand new cars, and among those were a few dozen Volkswagen Beetles.
New Spy Shots again of the upcoming Citroen C4 sedan for China, showing sleek headlights and an impressive grille. The C4 will debut on the Chengdu Auto Show in September and launch on the Chinese car market in November. The Citroen C4 is the successor of the Citroen c-Quatre, it will be positioned between the Citroen c-Elysee and the Citroen C4L.
Production of the brand new Weichai AutoYingzhi 737mini MPV has started in China, it will be launched on the Chinese car market in September, priced from 50.000 to some 70.000 yuan. Design is on the hip side for the segment, with a heavily chromed grille, huge headlights, huge mirrors, and a daring knack in the window line on the passenger doors.
The all-new JAC Refine S2 compact SUV will be launched on the Chinese car market on August 31. Price will range from around 60.000 to around 80.000 yuan, and that is about 10.000 yuan more expensive than we heard earlier on. The best part of the Refine S2 is the interior, which is funky to the super max, and one of the best we have seen on a locally made Chinese car so far. Main color matching the body, two-tone seats, red stitching, and matte chrome door handles!
Great news for fans of Swedish supercars in China: the one-off Koenigsegg Agera R BLT is out and on the road. The unique vehicle was Spotted in China in the great city of Shenyang all the way up north in Liaoning Province, looking as good as new.
The Landwind X7 SUV is a Chinese clone of the Range Rover Evoque. Buyers who think their X7 doesn’t look enough like the Evoque yet can buy a special kit that includes a Evoque grille and Land Rover badges. The kit can be bought right at the Landwind dealer, just like Toyota kits can be bought at BYD.
The Mercedes-BenzG63 AMG Crazy Wild Limited Edition has been launched on the Chinese car market for 2.63 million yuan or 424.000 USD. The base G63 goes for 2.29 million yuan or 369.000 USD. The extra 55.000 USD buys you:
The best photos so far of the production version of the Beijing AutoHuansu S6 SUV for China, seen here on neatly leaked photos in the beautiful landscape of Qinghai Province where we have met new Beijings before. Big chromed grille shines madly in the desert sun…