A fantastic Ferrari LaFerrari supercar, Spotted in China in central Beijing by Reader Erik D., thank you for the pictures! This great red example of the fastest Ferrari of all times is the first we see in the Capital. Earlier on we met one in Shenzhen and we know for a fact there are two in Shanghai (more on those later…), so that makes a quartet.
We are wrapping up our coverage of the 2014 Chengdu Auto Show. It was a good one with many a new car, although not as many as we expected. Too bad! Now for the girls. Lot of pretty, but not very sexy. The times they are a changing… Starting with a sweet smiling snoesje from Honda wearing a white dress with some red.
The final production version of the Lifan X50 debuted today on the Chengdu Auto Show in China. The Lifan X50 will be launched on the China car market in September. Price will range from 60.000 to 90.000 yuan, giving the Lifan brand a capable entry in the booming small-SUV segment.
It debuted originally as a concept with a petrol engine on the 2011 Chengdu Auto Show. Yema received a lot of criticism because it looked a tad too much like the Audi A4. Yema didn’t care and launched an electric variant in 2012, called the F16 EV.
The Honda XR-V debuted today on the 2014 Chengdu Auto Show in China. The Honda XR-V is a Chinese-market variant of the Japanese Honda Vezel and North American Honda HR-V. The Honda XR-V comes with a different front and back, including a sleeker grille and more rectangular styled taillights.
The final production version of the new JAC Refine S3 debuted today on the 2014 Chengdu Auto Show in China, and it has been launched on the Chinese car market at the same time. The JAC Refine S3 features an impressive front with a wild and giant chromed grille, and it comes with a roof rack as standard.
The Cowin Auto i-CX SUV concept debuted today on the Chengdu Auto Show in China. The i-CX previews a sporty compact city SUV, likely based on the Chery Tiggo 3, that will be launched on the Chinese car market in 2015.
Cowin Auto is a new car brand under Chery Automobile, focused on making cheap vehicles for young car buyers, a booming market in China. Cowin Auto will develop new vehicles from scratch and they will inherit several vehicles that are now sold under the Chery name.
The Yema C18 SUV debuted today on the Chengdu Auto Show. The Yema C18 is a concept previewing a new sporty compact city SUV that will be launched on the Chinese auto market in late 2015. Yema didn’t let anyone near the vehicle, protecting it with a red fence on shiny-gold poles. Headlights look hip. Huge air intakes sporty.
The new Citroen DS 6 SUV debuted on the Chengdu Auto Show, it is the production version of the DS6-WR concept that debuted on the 2014 Beijing Auto Show in April. The Citroen DS 6 SUV will be launched on the China car market on September 27, price will start at 199.000 yuan and end at 309.900 yuan, and that is more expensive than expected.
The Haval H1 debuted today on the Chengdu Auto Show in China. The H1 is the smallest SUV in the Great Wall Haval range. The Haval H1 will be launched on the Chinese car market in Q4. Price will range from 60.000 to 80.000 yuan.