February 28, 2017 by Joey Wang
The brand new BMW 1-Series Sedan has been launched on the Chinese car market. Prices start at 204,800 yuan and end at 332,000 yuan ($29,800 – 46,540). The 1-Series Sedan is for China only; there are currently no plans for export to other countries.
February 14, 2017 by Joey Wang
The very first photos of the all new BMW 5-Series L sedan, the long-wheelbase variant of the new BMW 5-Series. The 5-Series L will debut on the Shanghai Auto Show in April and hit the Chinese car market soon thereafter.
February 13, 2017 by W.E. Ning
The all new BMW 1-Series sedan will be launched on the Chinese car market on February 27. It is for China only at the moment. There are no plans for export or production elsewhere, but BMW hasn’t ruled out that might change in the future.
November 21, 2016 by W.E. Ning
The new BMW 1-Series sedan has been unveiled on the 2016 Guangzhou Auto Show, the single most important debut for the BMW brand in China this year. The 1-Series sedan is a compact premium car, relatively small but luxurious and fitted with loads of goodies.
It is for China only at the moment. There are no plans for export or production elsewhere, but BMW hasn’t ruled out that might change in the future. The 1-Series sedan is made locally at Brilliance-BMW, the long-running joint venture that also makes the 2-Series Active Tourer, the 3-Series and 3-Series L, the 5-Series L, and the X1-Series L.
November 16, 2016 by Tycho de Feijter
This is the brand new BMW 1-Series sedan for China, seen here arriving at the exhibition hall of the Guangzhou Auto Show where it will officially debut on Friday, but we cannot wait that long! The four-door 1-Series sedan is for China only, it is manufactured by the Briliance-BMW joint venture.
November 14, 2016 by Joey Wang
Big car crash in Beijing! A BMW i8 crashed into a barrier on the Jiuxianqiao exit of the Airport Expressway. Reader Georg was at the scene of the accident right after it happened, thank you for the photos! It appears that the Bimmer took the corner with too much speed, got into a spin, and banged the barrier with the front.
October 20, 2016 by Joey Wang
BMW recently released the first images of the all new 2017 BMW 5-Series. A new Five also means a new long-wheelbase version for the Chinese market, and one example was spied on the road. The BMW 5Li will debut in the first quarter of next year. Wheelbase will be extended by about ten centimeter for more space in the back. The extension can best be seen by following the roof line from the B-pillar to the back. Compare with regular 5:
October 19, 2016 by Tycho de Feijter
Clone Country China is at in again; the latest victim is the BMW i3, ripped off by Chinese car maker Yema for a new compact hatchback code named B11. Yema though did make a few improvements: they added a proper set of doors and usable roof rails. Otherwise it looks horrible, with an ugly blue grille and wheels smaller than my scooter’s.
September 22, 2016 by W.E. Ning
A beautiful blue BMW 316i Compact, Spotted in China on a parking lot near a former Audi dealer on a car market in Beijing. The good Bimmer was dusty but otherwise in a good shape, and clearly still used as a daily driver. The Compact was a notchback variant of the E36 BMW 3-Series, it was designated E36/5.
September 9, 2016 by Joey Wang
The BMW X1 xDrive 25Le has been launched on the Chengdu Auto Show in China. The X1 xDrive 25Le, what a great name that is, sounds nice, is a hybrid variant of the BMW X1 Li, the long-wheelbase X1 for the Chinese market. The X1 xDrive 25Le will hit the market in late Q4. And because the X1 xDrive 25Le is a new-energy vehicle is has blue bars in the grille, and blue iPerformance stickers on the doors.