The latest car news from China

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Local Motors Rally Fighter launched on the Chinese car market

June 21, 2015 by Tycho de Feijter

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The lunatic Local Motors Rally Fighter has been launched on the Chinese car market. The Rally Fighter has been declared fully road legal in the whole of China, and that is amazing as this kind of vehicle normally wouldn’t stand a chance at all. We will try to find out how they did it! The Rally Fighter goes for a steep 1.58 million yuan or 254.000 USD. There is only one dealer for now, in the capital Beijing.

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Chinese Bentley driver hits a Lonely Pole

June 19, 2015 by Tycho de Feijter

Chinese Bentley driver hits a Lonely Pole

Drama in the great city of Qingdao in Shandong Province where a Bentley Flying Spur crashed onto a white pole while reversing. The rear bumper and the left-rear light of the Bentley were seriously damaged. The pole was all right, and fortunately nobody got hurt.

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Spy Shots: new large MPV for Baojun

June 19, 2015 by W.E. Ning

Spy Shots: new large MPV for Baojun

The very first Spy Shots of a new large MPV for Baojun, scheduled to launch on the Chinese car market in early 2016. The new MPV will be positioned above the recently launched Baojun 730 MPV.

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Geely GLEagle GX7 goes Geely Emgrand in China

June 17, 2015 by W.E. Ning

Geely GLEagle GX7 goes Geely Emgrand in China

Spy Shots showing a white car. It is the new Geely Emgrand GX7 SUV that will be launched on the Chinese car market shortly. The Geely Emgrand GX7 is currently known as the Geely GLEagle GX7, launched in 2012. The GLEagle sub-brand will be cancelled, and the GX7 will thus be moved to Emgrand. Emgrand however is no longer a sub-brand or a brand, it is now a ‘model line’.

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Maxus G10 MPV goes Electric in China

June 10, 2015 by Tycho de Feijter

Maxus G10 MPV goes Electric in China

This is the new Maxus EG10, an electric vehicle based on the petrol-powered Maxus G10 MPV. The EG10 is one of the largest electric vehicles developed by a local Chinese automaker so far. It will be launched on the Chinese car market in early 2016 for about 230.000 yuan including green-car subsidies.

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Changan Oushang MPV goes Electric in China

June 10, 2015 by Tycho de Feijter

Changan Oushang MPV goes Electric in China

This is the new Changan Oushang EV, an electric vehicle based on the upcoming petrol-powered Changan Oushang MPV. The Oushang EV will be launched on the Chinese car market in early 2016. Price is expected to start around 150.000 yuan including all green-car subsidies.

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The Zotye T700 SUV from China is NOT a Porsche Macan

June 10, 2015 by Tycho de Feijter

The Zotye T700 SUV from China is NOT a Porsche Macan

This is not a Porsche Macan. This instead is the new Zotye T700 from China, developed and manufactured by Zotye Automobile, a local Chinese automaker with quite some expertise in copying cars. The Zotye T700 will be launched on the Chinese car market in 2016.

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Chinese policeman hits the road on an impounded Kawasaki Ninja H2, without a Helmet

June 9, 2015 by Tycho de Feijter

Chinese policeman hits the road on an impounded Kawasaki Ninja H2, without a Helmet

A very brave or very suicidal Chinese policeman, riding a super sonic Kawasaki Ninja H2 hyperbike trough heavy traffic in Shanghai. The officer is of the low-traffic-police kind, those that are standing on crossroads directing traffic in rush hour, and fining bicyclists for existing. How did he get his ass on a Ninja?

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Spy Shots: Chery Arrizo 5 is Getting Ready for the Chinese auto market

June 9, 2015 by W.E. Ning

Spy Shots: Chery Arrizo 5 is Getting Ready for the Chinese auto market

The best Spy Shots so far of the upcoming Chery Arrizo 5 sedan, getting ready for it launch on the Chinese car market in third quarter. Price will range from 60.000 to 100.000 yuan. The Chery Arrizo 5 it will be positioned between the Chery Arrizo 3 and the Chery Arrizo 7.

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Haval H6 Coupe hits the Chinese car market

June 9, 2015 by Joey Wang

Haval H6 Coupe hits the Chinese car market

The Haval H6 Coupe has been launched on the Chinese car market. Price starts at 139.800 yuan and ends at 171.800 yuan. The Haval H6 Coupe is a sporty compact SUV based on the base Haval H6, it debuted in April on the Shanghai Auto Show.

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