The brand new Changfeng Liebao CS9 has been launched on the Chinese auto market, and it has become quite a fine and stylish looking little SUV, probably the best looking Liebao so far. Price starts at 76.800 yuan and ends at 116.800 yuan, positioning the CS9 straight amid the booming compact SUV segment.
The WEY VV7 SUV has been launched on the Chinese auto market. The VV7, formerly known as the 01, is the first car of Great Wall’s new “premium SUV” WEY brand. The VV7 comes in two kinds: a basic version called VV7c and a sporty version called VV7s. Price starts at 167.800 yuan and ends at 188.800 yuan ($24.388 – 27.384). Hardly premium money and not even that expensive for a Great Wall.
The FordF-150 Raptor has been launched on the Chinese car market, marking the first time that Ford officially sells the big pickup truck in China. It comes only in crew-cab and there are only two high-end trim-levels available. Price starts at 499.800 yuan and ends at 548.800 yuan ($72.380-79.477).
Party time in China because the Dongfeng-PSA joint venture celebrates its 25th birthday. The joint venture makes Peugeots and Citroens for the Chinese car market. Therefore we will see a lot of 25 Anniversary specials this year, and the French kick off with the Citroen C3-XR. It gets an ultra larghe 11.6 inch touch screen and a lot of gold and glitter.
The new Beijing AutoHuansu S5 SUV has been launched on the car market in China, sporting a distinctive nose with a shiny Lexus-like grille and a big black hole on each side of the bumper. Price starts at 69.800 yuan and ends at 79.800 yuan ($10.130 – 11.680).
The new VolkswagenTeramont seven-seat SUV has been launched on the Chinese car market. Price starts at 308.900 yuan and ends at 518.900 yuan ($44.833 – 75.312). The Teramont is the sister model of the Volkswagen Atlas. It is manufactured in China by the Shanghai-Volkswagen joint venture.
Lifan keeps us busy. Earlier on the launched their Ford S-Max MPV and today we have the launch on the large new Lifan X80 SUV. Biggest surprise is the price. We knew it was going to be cheap, but didn’t expect it to be so cheap; it seats 7, it is just under five meters long, and powered by a 2.0 turbo petrol. Price starts at a scarcely believable..
This is not the Ford S-Max. This is the Lifan Xuanlang, a new Chinese MPV that looks a lot like the Ford. Really a lot. Lifan does that kind of stuff all the time. They think that is cool. It is also very cheap. The Xuanlang seats seven and price starts at just 69.800 yuan and ends at 106.800 yuan.
The new BorgwardBX5 SUV has been launched on the Chinese auto market, and it has become a fine looking car with an in-your-face grille and artfully sculpted fenders. Much better than the BX7. Price starts at 149.800 yuan and ends at 216.800 yuan.