December 27, 2016 by Tycho de Feijter
Two long years ago I met two Jianhua JH6620 24V3000’s in Beijing, and today we have received a flock of period photos of the things. The Jianhua was an absurdly crazy so-called ‘classic wedding car‘, featuring an endless bonnet, a huge grille and shiny bumpers, gold mirrors the size of a plate, and spare wheels fitted into the sides!
December 19, 2016 by Tycho de Feijter
This is the all new Volkswagen Tiguan L, looking very racy in fiery orange. It almost seems as if the paint sucks all the color out of the car’s surroundings. Brilliant. The Tiguan L is the long-wheelbase version of the Tiguan SUV. The L will hit the Chinese car market on January 18, priced between 211.800 and 315.800 yuan.
December 15, 2016 by Joey Wang
The new Volkswagen Tiguan L will be launched on the Chinese car market in January and the first examples have arrived at Volkswagen dealers throughout China. The L is the long-wheelbase variant of the Tiguan SUV, it is manufactured locally by the Shanghai-Volkswagen joint venture.
December 6, 2016 by W.E. Ning
Here we have the new Volkswagen Tiguan L for China, completely naked and looking very fine in bright orange. The Tiguan L is the long-wheelbase version of the Volkswagen Tiguan SUV. It is made in China by the Shanghai-Volkswagen joint venture and will hit the market in Q1 2017.
November 23, 2016 by W.E. Ning
The seven-seat Volkswagen Teramont SUV has been unveiled at the Guangzhou Auto Show in China. Its debut was highly anticipated and judging by the buzz it generated on the Volkswagen booth, the Teramont lived up to the hype. The Teramont is the new flagship SUV for Volkswagen China and the twin-sister of the Volkswagen Atlas.
The Atlas is manufactured in the United States for the North American market. The Teramont is made in China by the Shanghai-Volkswagen joint venture for the Chinese market.
November 14, 2016 by Tycho de Feijter
Volkswagen and the Shanghai Automotive Industry Corporation (SAIC) have signed an agreement to build Audi-branded cars. The shareholders are Shanghai-Volkswagen and Audi, with each holding a 50% stake. The first vehicle will be shown in concept form on the Shanghai Auto Show in April 2017. Production is set to start in early 2018. The joint venture will be called ‘Shanghai-Volkswagen Audi’.
October 28, 2016 by Tycho de Feijter
Volkswagen China has released the first official photos of the new Teramont SUV, on the same day the Atlas SUV debuted in the United States. The Teramont and the Atlas are twins, differing only on details and engines. The Teramont is made in China by the Shanghai-Volkswagen joint venture and the Atlas is made in the U.S. for the North American market.
October 27, 2016 by W.E. Ning
The new Volkswagen Touran has been launched on the Chinese car market, but as expected the old one will soldier on and will re-launch at year’s end. Volkswagen didn’t change anything about the looks bar for the trendy new alloys.
October 25, 2016 by W.E. Ning
The new Volkswagen Phideon sedan has been launched on the Chinese auto market. The Phideon is the new flagship for the Volkswagen brand in China. Price starts at 349.000 yuan and ends at 659.000 yuan ($51.000 – 97.000). That’s a lot of cash for a Volkswagen, but it is a lot of car.
October 24, 2016 by Tycho de Feijter
It is a large seven-seat SUV that will be positioned between the locally-made Tiguan L and the imported Touareg. The Teramont will debut in November on the Guangzhou Auto Show and launch on the Chinese car market soon thereafter.