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New Mini driver is a Woman in China

February 27, 2015 by Tycho de Feijter

New Mini driver is a Woman in China

We all know the ‘new driver’ warning stickers. China got these too. They usually say ‘xin shou’ (新手), which means ‘new hand’, as opposed to ‘old hand’. This particular sticker, Spotted in China in a Mini on the Fifth Ring Road in Beijing, adds an interesting detail: (). The character ‘nu’ means ‘woman’. So we got to be extra careful here! I stayed away clear but sometime later I somehow ended up alongside to the right, finding a smiling man on the passenger seat and a visible nervous female behind the wheel. Sadly I couldn’t get a shot at it. Hope they good…

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How to illegally charge a Tesla Model S in China

February 26, 2015 by Tycho de Feijter

How to illegally charge a Tesla Model S in China

Just yesterday we explained that Tesla has far too few Supercharger stations in China, and that if you have a Tesla anywhere west or anywhere country, you have a huge problem charging it. An innovative Tesla owner riding up mountain near Chengdu in Sichuan Province found a suitable solution: tapping juice from the public electricity network, which is cabled on giant concrete poles.

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Oh No it is True: No Sex at the Shanghai Auto Show

February 23, 2015 by Joey Wang

Oh No it is True: No Sex at the Shanghai Auto Show

Buick babe at the 2013 Shanghai Auto Show.

The rumors are true: there will be no babes at the 2015 Shanghai Auto Show, scheduled to start on April 20. No babes at all. Nothing. The sad news was confirmed on Wednesday by the state-owned ChinaDaily newspaper, citing an “announcement” by the show’s organizers sent to all exhibitors.

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Black Toyota 86 is a Red Unicorn in China

February 19, 2015 by Tycho de Feijter

Black Toyota 86 is a Red Unicorn in China

A very dusty Toyota 86 sporty car, Spotted in China on the Beijing Tuning Street in east Beijing. The good Toyota is painted in black and further toy’ed up with a badass body kit, darkened windows, a giant wing at the back, ready-to-race slick-like tires, six-twin spoke silver gray alloys, and…

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Volkswagen Scirocco R is a Racy Green Frog in China

February 19, 2015 by Joey Wang

Volkswagen Scirocco R is a Racy Green Frog in China

A very racy Volkswagen Scirocco R sporty car, Spotted in China on the Beijing Tuning Street in east Beijing. The speedy Volkswagen is wrapped in an eye soothing froggy green wrap, and further Volkse’d up with a badass body kit, race locks on the bonnet, air vents on the bonnet, darkened windows, carbon winglets on each side of the front bumper, and differing alloys front and rear.

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Spotted in China: Mercedes-Benz GL 450L is a stretched GL-Class

February 19, 2015 by Joey Wang

Spotted in China: Mercedes-Benz GL 450L is a stretched GL-Class

A super stretched Mercedes-Benz ‘GL 450L’, Spotted in China near Chaoyang Park in Beijing by Reader And, thank you for the photos! A very interesting vehicle this is. It was offered for sale in Xi’an in 2013 for 3.58 million yuan ($ 572.000 today), with the seller claiming it was the only 450L in the world.

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BMW Z4 is shiny Gold in China

February 19, 2015 by W.E. Ning

BMW Z4 is shiny Gold in China

A super Bling BMW Z4 sporty car, Spotted in China in the great city of Chongqing by Reader Colin, thank you for the photo! The good Bimmer is wrapped in an eye killing shiny gold wrap, and further dressed up with darkened windows, blue exhaust pipe tips, a modest body kit, and matte gray 10-spoke alloys. The wrap appears to be of high quality and was neatly applied over the bumpers, mirrors, and doorhandles, just like we like to see it best. Interestingly, the A-pillar is left in black.

The Z4 is very popular in China, price starts at 583.000 and ends at 909.000 yuan ($94.000 – 147.000). Time now, for our Famous China-BMW Z4 Collection™: shiny Pink, baby Smurf blue, matte black, licensed low riderlicense, shiny red, matte Pink, license (004Z4), matte pink red, matte brown, very Pink, zebra, matte urple with yellowleopard, pink with babe on bonnet, matte black & pinkmatte-lime green, matte black, gray&matte blackbling, crystals & police, pink & babe, lime green & matte black.

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Spotted in China: Excalibur Series V Gran Limousine, Excalibur Series V Roadster, & Spartan Series II Phantom Coupe

February 11, 2015 by Tycho de Feijter

Spotted in China: Excalibur Series V Gran Limousine, Excalibur Series V Roadster, & Spartan Series II Phantom Coupe

Today in Spotted in China thee beautiful & badass American neoclassic cars, seen in front of a wedding-planning company in Beijing where they are for rent for weddings. From left to right: Excalibur Series V Gran Limousine, Excalibur Series V Roadster, and an extremely rare Spartan Series II Phantom Coupe. They all hail from the crazy 1980’s when greed was good and cars were big, and they are in China now.

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Mercedes-Benz C63 AMG Coupe is matte gray in China

February 9, 2015 by W.E. Ning

Mercedes-Benz C63 AMG Coupe is matte gray in China

A manic Mercedes-Benz C63 AMG Coupe supercar, Spotted in China in the Dongba area in far east Beijing. The beastly Benz is wrapped in a matte gray wrap; a rather special color, changing tone depending on direction, and standing radiant in the late winter light. The coup’ is further styled up with a rim-less black grille, darkened headlights, darkened windows, a black-carbon bonnet, black mirrors, and racy ten-spoke matte black alloys with fiery red brakes.

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Spotted in China: MK IV Toyota Supra in matte Gold

February 9, 2015 by Tycho de Feijter

Spotted in China: MK IV Toyota Supra in matte Gold

A very speedy Toyota Supra sporty car, Spotted in China near the Goldenport race track in Beijing. The super Supra was wrapped in a daring matte gold wrap, and further sexed up with a massive body kit, darkened headlights, darkened windows, and racy slick-like tires with matte black five-twin spoke alloys and matte gold brakes matching with the body.

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