The latest car news from China

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Spy Shots: Beijing Auto BJ80 is Ready for the Chinese car market

August 16, 2015 by Joey Wang

Spy Shots: Beijing Auto BJ80 is Ready for the Chinese car market

Spy Shots showing the final final production version of the Beijing Auto BJ80, looking very rough ‘n ready in black with shiny silver mirrors and silver six spoke alloys. The production-ready BJ80 debuted in April on the Shanghai Auto Show, launch on the Chinese car market is scheduled for Q4.

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Spy Shots: Beijing Auto BJ40L is Ready for the Chinese car market

August 14, 2015 by Tycho de Feijter

Spy Shots: Beijing Auto BJ40L is Ready for the Chinese car market

Spy Shots showing the all-new Beijing Auto BJ40L, the four-door version of the Beijing Auto BJ40. The BJ40L debuted on the Shanghai Auto Show in April and will be launched on the Chinese car market in October.

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The Bentley EXP 9F SUV is Not Dead Yet, at least not in China

August 13, 2015 by Tycho de Feijter

Bentley EXP 9F SUV is Not Dead Yet, at least not in China

Yesterday we brought you the over-hyped Bentley Bentayga, causing a media storm around the world. Unfortunately, the Bentayga doesn’t look very spectacular. We, and many others, were hoping for a bit more of the as spectacular as we and many others were hoping for a bit more Bentley EXP 9F.

Fortunately, China can help us out. A Chinese toy maker called Yuelejia makes a sweet children’s electric car, inspired clearly and openly by the EXP 9F. Bentley indeed, is getting toyed with in China.

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Spy Shots: 2016 BMW M2 looks speedy on a flatbed in China

August 13, 2015 by Joey Wang

Spy Shots: 2016 BMW M2 looks speedy on a flatbed in China

Sensational Spy Shots showing a brand new 2016 BMW M2 coupe on a flatbed truck in China, likely on transport to a test site. The Chinese market is the largest worldwide for the M-division, so BMW wants to make sure the new M behaves well on local roads.

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Spy Shots: Cadillac CT6 is Naked in China

August 13, 2015 by Joey Wang

Spy Shots: Cadillac CT6 is Naked in China

The best Spy Shots so far of the upcoming Cadillac CT6, the new flagship of the Cadillac brand. This is the China-made version which will be manufactured by the Shanghai-GM joint venture, it will be launched on the Chinese car market in early 2016.

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Blast in China’s Tianjin port area Burns down dozens of Volkswagen Beetles

August 13, 2015 by W.E. Ning

Blast in China's Tianjin port area Burns down dozens of Volkswagen Beetles

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.

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Spy Shots: Citroen C4 sedan on the Road in China

August 12, 2015 by W.E. Ning

Spy Shots: Citroen C4 sedan on the Road in China

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.

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Weichai Auto Yingzhi 737 will launch in China in September

August 11, 2015 by Tycho de Feijter

Weichai Auto Yingzhi 737 will launch in China in September

Production of the brand new Weichai Auto Yingzhi 737 mini 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.

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JAC Refine S2 will launch in China on August 31

August 11, 2015 by Joey Wang

JAC Refine S2 will launch in China on August 31

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!

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Landwind X7 launched on the Chinese car market

August 7, 2015 by Tycho de Feijter

Landwind X7 launched on the Chinese car market

Landwind Motors has finally launched the supremely controversial Landwind X7 SUV on the Chinese car market. Price starts at 129.800 yuan and ends at 147.800 yuan ($21.000 – 23.801).  The X7 is an almost perfect 1:1 clone of the Range Rover Evoque, but sells for three times less.

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