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Spotted In China: Sanjiang Renault Trafic Times Two

December 1, 2016 by Tycho de Feijter

Spotted In China: Sanjiang Renault Trafic Times Two

Today in China Car History and Spotted in China the Sanjiang Renault Trafic, seen here on the double at the Tsinghua University in Beijing, not far from where I found a Hongqi CA774 prototype.

The white car is short-wheelbase and qualifies as a passenger vehicle, it therefore has a blue license plate. The gray car however is long-wheelbase and too long to be a passenger car, it is thus qualified as a commercial vehicle and carries yellow license plates.

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Dongfeng Fengnuo E300 EV Is A Renault Fluence Z.E. on the Beijing Auto Show

May 3, 2016 by Joey Wang

Dongfeng Fengnuo E300 EV Is A Renault Fluence Z.E. on the Beijing Auto Show

The Dongfeng Fengnuo E300 electric sedan debuted on the 2016 Beijing Auto Show. ‘Fengnuo’ is a sound translation of ‘Fluence’, which relates to the Renault Fluence, and more specifically to the electric Renault Fluence Z.E., where this E300 is based on. The front has been redesigned with a new bumper and grille, but they are otherwise the same.

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New Renault Koleos SUV launched on the Beijing Auto Show

April 27, 2016 by Joey Wang

New Renault Koleos SUV launched on the Beijing Auto Show

The new Renault Koleos has been launched on the Beijing Auto Show, looking somewhat confused and over-designed, with a very busy grille and a shiny line over the front fender to a fake air vent in the door. The new Koleos is a very different car than the old one, which was a small crossover, whereas the new one is a large SUV.

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Spy Shots: the new Renault Koleos is Ready for the Beijing Auto Show

April 21, 2016 by Tycho de Feijter

Spy Shots: the new Renault Koleos is Ready for the Beijing Auto Show

Spy Shots showing the new Renault Koleos SUV for China, featuring an very shiny grille and an odd shiny line running from the top of the headlight to the fake air vent in the door. The new Renault Koleos will debut on Monday on the Beijing Auto Show and launch on the Chinese car market in H2.

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Spotted in China: first generation Renault Megane Classic

April 1, 2016 by Tycho de Feijter

Spotted in China: first generation Renault Megane Classic

A manically beautiful Renault Megane Classic, Spotted in China near a Subaru dealer in the far northern lands of Beijing. The good ‘Gane was in perfect shape, with a smooth body and flawless paint, completely original and without any damage, rot, or rust.

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Spy Shots: China-made Renault Kadjar is Ready for Launch

January 18, 2016 by Tycho de Feijter

Spy Shots: China-made Renault Kadjar is Ready for Launch

Spy Shots of the China-made version of the Renault Kadjar crossover, looking very ready for its launch on the Chinese car market in March. Price is expected to start around 140.000 yuan and end around 170.000 yuan, pitching it straight up against the new Mazda CX-4.

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Spy Shots: Renault Fluence Z.E. is going Dongfeng in China

October 3, 2015 by Joey Wang

Spy Shots: Renault Fluence Z.E. is going Dongfeng in China

Interesting Spy Shots from China showing a Renault Fluence Z.E. electric car with Dongfeng badges. The Fluence Z.E. is the electric version of the Renault Fluence sedan. The Z.E. is presently manufactured in Turkey and South Korea, where it is called the Samsung SM3 Z.E..

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Spotted in China: Renault Scenic RX4

July 15, 2015 by Tycho de Feijter

Spotted in China: Renault Scenic RX4

A very rare Renault Scenic RX4, Spotted in China in the Dongba area in the faraway eastern suburbs of Beijing. The strange Frenchman was in a very fine shape; painted in a shady kind of green with big black bumpers, no rust or bust in sight, and still fitted with the original five spoke alloys. The tires however seemed a tad too old…

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Spotted in China: Renault Vel Satis

January 29, 2015 by Tycho de Feijter

Spotted in China: Renault Vel Satis

A very French Renault Vel Satis, Spotted in China at the Capital Airport in Beijing. The Vel Satis was manufactured from 2002 until 2009, developed to attack the Germans with ‘something different’ after the disappointing Renault Safrane sedan. And different it was! The Vel Satis stood on the same platform as the famous Renault Espace MPV, resulting in a rather tall vehicle that appeared to be a mix of a station wagon, a hatchback, that MPV, and a notchback at the back:

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Spotted in China: Rayttle E28 EV is not a Renault Twizy

January 12, 2015 by W.E. Ning

Spotted in China: Rayttle E28 EV is not a Renault Twizy

An orange Rayttle E28 mini EV, Spotted in China in the capital Beijing by Reader MB4Ever, thank you for the pictures! The Rayttle is a new Chinese two-seat electric vehicle for in the cities, looking an awful lot like a complete clone of the Renault Twizy from France. Just behind the E28, on the right side, stands a yellow Dayang Chock, another electric mini car.

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