February 4, 2012 by Tycho de Feijter
Here we have a very interesting car from China. This is the Xinkai Ruiteng 4-door pickup-SUV. Ruiteng is best translated at ‘Vigorous Gallop’, like a horse does in the movies. The Xinkai Ruiteng is made by the Xinkai Auto Manufacture Corporation from the great city of Gaobeijian in Heibei Province.
Their main business is a joint venture with Mercedes-Benz which makes the Sprinter II for the Chinese market. When Benz found them in 2004 they made crappy but somehow fascinating SUV’s, they still do, and the Ruiting is one of ‘m.