The Chevrolet Malibu 1.6 Turbo has been launched on the China auto market, priced at 209.900 yuan and that is more expensive that the 190.000 that was expected. The 1.6 turbo comes with 180hp and 235nm, mated to a 6-speed manual.
The monster Cadillac CTS-V Coupe was officially launched on the China auto market during the first day of the Chengdu Auto Show. Price is set at 1.28 million yuan or 202.000 USD.The CTS-V Coupe is powered by a 6.2 liter supercharged V8 that poops out 556hp and 747nm. Cadillac already sells the CTS sedan in China but only with the 3.0 and 3.6 V-sixes, last month Cadillac launched a China-only ‘Vday’ special edition. Via: Autohome.
The facelifted Suzuki Alto debuted today on the Chengdu Auto Show in China and it has been listed on the China auto market immediately. Price starts at 39.900 yuan and ends at 64.300 yuan. The facelift included a new front, some changes at the back and an updated interior.
The new Kia K3 sedan debuted today at the Chengdu Auto Show in China, it will be launched on the Chinese auto market on October 8. The Kia K3 will be made in China by the Dongfeng-Yueda-Kia joint venture. Power comes from a 143hp 1.8 liter engine mated to a 6-speed manual or a 6-speed automatic, a 1.6 will be added to the line-up later. Price for the 1.8 will start around 125.000 yuan.
More news from Brilliance Automotive. The Brilliance H230 sedan has been launched on the China auto market, price starts at 55.800 yuan and ends at 68.800 yuan. The good looking H230 debuted in April on the Beijing Auto Show. Power comes from a 1.5 liter four-cylinder mated to a 5-speed manual or 4-speed automatic. The 1.3 liter four-cylinder will be launched later and will bring the price down to around 50.000 yuan. Via: Autohome.
The sleek Brilliance H320 debuted today at the Chengdu Auto Show and has been launched on the China auto market immediately. Price starts at 63.800 yuan and ends at 78.800 yuan. The Brilliance H320 is the successor of the Brilliance Junjie FRV. Power for the H320 comes from a 1.5 liter four-cylinder mated to a 5-speed manual or 4-speed automatic. The 1.3 liter four-cylinder will be launched later and will bring the price down to around 55.000 yuan. Via: 163.c0m.
This is the new Volkswagen Jetta for the Chinese auto market, it debuted earlier today and will be launched in China before the end of this year. The new Volkswagen Jetta succeeds the ancient Jetta MK2 that has been in production in China for more than 20 years.
The Mercedes-Benz B-class has been launched on the Chinese car market, price starts at at 278.000 yuan and ends at 328.000 yuan. The B-class is imported, there are no plans yet for local production. Two engines: B180 with 122hp and the B200 with 156hp. The first B’s will be delivered to customers late next month. Via: Autohome.
Beijing Auto has launched the E-series Beijing Youth Special Edition at the Chengdu Auto Show. The Beijing Auto Beijing Youth is made to celebrate Beijing Auto’s sponsorship of the popular TV show ‘Beijing Youth’, Beijing Auto will only make 99 examples for 58.800 yuan each.
The Chengdu Auto Show has started and the Citroen DS3 has been launched on the China auto market. Price starts at 199.800 yuan and ends at 249.800, right on par to compete with the Audi A1, Mini and Volkswagen Beetle. The Citroen DS3 will be imported but there are plans for local production at the Chang’an-PSA joint venture in the future.