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: (女). 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…
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.
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.
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…
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.
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.
A super BlingBMW 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.
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.
A manic Mercedes-BenzC63 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.
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.