we wish you all a very Happy New Year with a good health, some love, a bit of cash, beer, and a new Ferrari. The old year 2015 has been good for our little website. More readers, more fame, and we broke through the magic 10.000 articles barrier. For next year we expect heavy fireworks, in one way or the other.
Party on. Greetings!
Spectacular Spy Shots of the new Volkswagen Passat Flagship, and extra luxurious variant of the Passat for the Chinese market. ‘Flagship’ (Qijian) is a very common name for the top trim level in China, like ‘DeLuxe’ or ‘Prestige’. But it is very rare that the name is visible on the car, and this is the very first time an automaker uses the English translation. The badge is located on the front fender next to the door.
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The new FAW Senya R7 SUV is finally ready for China. It will launch on the Chinese car market in the first quarter of 2016, with a price ranging from about 60.000 to 80.000 yuan. The R7 has become quite a fine looking car, with sleek headlights, a big FAW logo on the grille, and a skid pad for the mountains.
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Citroen is going to bring back the famous C6 name (wiki) for a new sedan for the Chinese car market, set to debut in the third quarter of next year. The new C6 will be branded as a Citroen. It will be manufactured in China by the Dongfeng-PSA joint venture.
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The first batch of China-made Buick Envision SUV’s is on its way to the United States. The vehicles are being loaded into the An Ji 9 car carrier at this very moment and the ship will soon sail for America. Port of departure is Yantai in Shandong Province, which is where the Envision is manufactured in a plant owned by the Shanghai-GM joint venture.
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Small batch production of the new Beijing Auto BJ20 SUV has started in China. Public debut is scheduled for the Beijing Auto Show in April with a launch on the Chinese car market soon after that. The BJ20 comes with a daring front end which we started to like more every time we see it.
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Zotye Auto has launched the brand new and slightly controversial Zotye Z700 sedan on the Chinese car market. The Z700, formerly known as the Z600, is the new flagship of the ever expanding Zotye line-up. Price starts at 99.800 yuan and ends at 158.800 yuan. The vehicle is controversial because its dashboard is a 1:1 clone of the dash of the Audi A6L.
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A slightly sexed up Beijing-Jeep Cherokee 2500, seen on a local tuning show in Beijing. The good Jeep is modified to an impressive extend. Let’s start: a shiny license plate frame, a giant bull bar, a native-American mask on the bull bar, four search lights on the bull bar, a winch, the chrome grille is standard, an extra mirror on the right fender, gray panels on the fender tops and sides, a snorkel, a Jeep hood ornament, a large horn on the bonnet, fake air ducts on the bonnet, a snorkel, a sun visor (official factory option), a red roof rack, cameras and search lights on roof rack, a red ladder leading to the red roof rack, gray window frames, gray door handles, shiny mirrors, side bars (official factory option), fancy stickers all around, and extra large tires with shiny chromed alloys.
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A mellow yellow Geely Meirenbao, Spotted in China in central Beijing. This is the facelifted version with the big headlights, the new bumpers, and the speedy body kit. The vehicle was in perfect condition, looking solid and clean, and completely original bar for the strips on the corners of the front bumper.
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This is not the Porsche Macan. This is the Zotye T700, a Chinese clone of the Porsche Macan. And as a clone, it is almost perfect, up until the mirrors abd the roof rails. The only real differences are the shape of the grille and the design of the lower part of the bumper. Otherwise a 1:1.
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