Volvo has a rock-solid image in old Europe. Swedish, strong, reliable, and very safe, but it won’t get your pants wet. Under the brand’s new owner Geely however things seem to change… Here we have a 5 minute movie from the Guangzhou Auto Show last month. Six Chinese beauties are dancing ’round an orange S60. Yeah baby, sex that Volvo up! Performance:
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We now go straight back to the Guangzhou Auto Show because we missed something(s) important. The show saw the China-launch on the Lamborghini Aventador and those Italians hired ‘mselves a full bed of very hot Chinese girls.
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The Rolls Royce Phantom China Dragon debuted on Monday at the Guangzhou Auto Show. We already showed you the exterior and to make the story complete we now have some pics of the brilliantly over-the-top hyper-kitsch interior. Colors are red and yellow for sure, this is China, and there are Dragons in the head rests.
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Downsizing?, say what? Not in China Sir! The massive Nissan Patrol has been officially listed on the Chinese car market as an import, the China-bound car debuted at the Guangzhou Auto Show. There is only one in only one configuration, it costs 1.39 million yuan, that is… hold on now… 218.000 US dollar. For a bloody agricultural 4×4 thing that feels best carrying cows around in Africa for the UN. Incredible indeed.
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The Brilliance-Jinbei S30 mini-SUV debuted as a concept car in April at the Shanghai Auto Show. Brilliance has since been busy testing the S30 and the near-production car debuted at the Guangzhou Auto Show in a nice blue paint job. The Jinbei S30 will be listed in January 2012, price will range from 60.000 to 80.000 yuan.
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The maniac extended Rolls Royce Phantom by Chinese coach-builder Star Customs debuted at the Chengdu Auto Show in October. It was now back at the Guangzhou Auto Show and we got more pics and info about this big big Roller.
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In this article we study (it is hard work) the most pretty girls of the Guangzhou Auto Show. Just studying pictures from pretty girls however is boring, and very 2010. So today we have movies. The movies come with music and a good view of the cars the girls are representing. Yez really. Click for the movies:
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Alfa Romeo debuted as a brand on the Guangzhou Auto Show and they brought… only two cars, and a concept car. Those were the MiTo, the Giulietta and the 4C. Sales have to begin sometime in 2012. Fiat doesn’t have a working joint venture in China, production at the new Guangzhou-Fiat jv is still at least two years away, so all Alfa’s will be imported and therefore expensive. Will the Chinese buy them?
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A very special edition again. The BMW 760Li ‘V12 25 Anniversary Edition’ debuted at the Guangzhou Auto Show. Only 50 cars will be made to mark the quarter century of the 12-cylinder engine in the company’s 7 Series, all 50 will go to China.
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The Chang’an Eado debuted in September at the Frankfurt Auto Show, it debuted yesterday at the Guangzhou Auto Show, the first time the new car was on a show in China, it will be listed on the Chinese car market in March next year.
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