This is the new Chery Arrizo 3 sedan, seen here on semi-official photos taken on the grounds of a Chery factory. The Chery Arrizo 3 will debut on the Guangzhou Auto Show in November and launch on the Chinese auto market in early 2015.
Spy Shotsshowing the upcoming GeelyEmgrand EC7 Hybrid, based on the petrol-powered Geely Emgrand EC7 sedan. The EC7 Hybrid will be the first mass-produced hybrid for the Geely brand. Dash comes loaded with spacy tech, new Emgrand logo on the steering wheel.
Spy Shotsshowing the facelifted Lifan 720 sedan, scheduled for debut on the Guangzhou Auto Show in November with a launch on the Chinese car market in December. The facelift includes a new sporty honeycomb grille, a new bumper with LED lights, and new doorhandles.
Spy Shotsshowing a new Beiqi Yinxiang mini MPV for the Chinese car market. ‘Beiqi Yinxiang‘ is a joint venture between Beijing Auto (Beiqi) and the Yinxiang Motorcycle Group from Chongqing, making small MPV’s and SUV’s. Beijing Auto sells the vehicles under the Weiwang brand, and the joint venture will also sell vehicles under its own name. This white mini MPV has the joint venture logo on the grille.
Spy Shotsshowing the upcoming Geely Emgrand GC9 testing in Australia. It is a heavily camouflaged left-hand drive car but the new trademark grille is easily recognizable. The Emgrand EC9 is likely in country for hot-weather testing in the desert, the first time a Chinese brand is going Down Under as far as we know.
The Haima S5 SUV will get a turbocharged 1.5 liter petrol engine under the bonnet. The Haima S5 1.5T will be launched on the China car market later this month. The new engine has an output of 163hp and 223nm and will be mated to a CVT. The 1.5 turbo won’t be available with a manual or an automatic.
The Haima S5 was launched in April. Only engine so far is a naturally aspirated 1.6 petrol with 120hp and 160nm, mated to a five-speed manual gearbox. Price starts at 89.800 yuan and ends at 113.800 yuan. The new 1.5 turbo is significantly more powerful and will be priced in the 110.000-130.000 range.
Spy Shotsshowing a big facelift for the Citroen DS5, the trendy vehicle will get the same DS nose as the DS 5LS sedan and the DS6 SUV. ‘DS‘ operates as a stand-alone brand in China with its own dealers and marketing. The facelifted DS5 will debut on the Guangzhou Auto Show in November and launch on the China car market in early 2015.