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Guangzhou Auto GS7 SUV Debuts On The Detroit Auto Show

January 10, 2017 by Tycho de Feijter

Guangzhou Auto GS7 SUV Debuts On The Detroit Auto Show

The Guangzhou Auto GS7 SUV has been launched on the Detroit Auto Show. A true worldwide debut as the GS7 hasn’t been shown in China yet. Guangzhou Auto has serious plans for export to the United States and the GS7 will spearhead the effort. They also dumped the Trumpchi brand name, which might be marketing-wise, but Donald won’t be pleased…

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Guangzhou Auto To Launch 3 New Cars On The Detroit Auto Show

January 6, 2017 by Joey Wang

Guangzhou Auto To Launch 3 New Cars On The Detroit Auto Show

Guangzhou Auto is going all out on the upcoming Detroit Auto Show. They will bring three world debuts: the GS7, the GE3, and the EnSpirit. Starting with names: Guangzhou Auto normally uses the English brand name “Trumpchi” for their cars but the name is absent on the teasers. One wonders why…

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Work Report: A Visit To The Changchun International Auto Show Part 3

July 27, 2016 by Tycho de Feijter

Work Report: A Visit To The Changchun International Auto Show Part 3

And we move on immediately with Part 3 of our Work Report on my visit to the Changchun International Auto Show (aka Auto Changchun) in the great city of Changchun in Jilin Province, in the Dongbei. Part 1 + intro here and Part 2 here. On the first photo a pretty little lady in red on the hood of a Weiwang S50 SUV. Weiwang is a brand under the Beijing Auto umbrella, aimed at car buyers in smaller cities. They don’t sell Weiwang in Beijing but in Changchun they were all out.

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Work Report: A Visit To The Changchun International Auto Show Part 2

July 26, 2016 by Tycho de Feijter

Work Report: A Visit To The Changchun International Auto Show Part 2

And we continue immediately with Part 2 of our Work Report on my visit to the Changchun International Auto Show (aka Auto Changchun) in the great city of Changchun in Jilin Province, in the Dongbei. Part 1 + into here. On the first photo a pretty little lady with a fiery red Italian steed. Maserati and Bentley were the only top end brands with their own booth on the show. Wuzzy, because Changchun seems rich enough for more.

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Work Report: A Visit To The Changchun International Auto Show

July 24, 2016 by Tycho de Feijter

Work Report: A Visit To The Changchun International Auto Show

Last week I went to the Changchun International Auto Show (aka Auto Changchun) in the great city of Changchun in Jilin Province, in the Dongbei. The biannual event is one of the larger second-tier shows, and extra interesting because Changchun is also home to First Auto Works (FAW).

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Meet the amazing TechRules GT96 hybrid supercar from China

March 8, 2016 by Tycho de Feijter

Meet the amazing Techrules GT96 hybrid supercar from China

We got to go back to the Geneva Motor Show because all the excitement about Borgward and Volkswagen made us almost miss an incredible hybrid supercar from China that had its world debut in Switzerland.

The blue monster is called the TechRules GT96 TREV, it has 1044 horsepower and a 2000 kilometer range. TREV stands for ‘Turbine-Recharging Electric Vehicle’, basically a hybrid combining an electric motor and a turbine-engine range extender.

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A slightly sexed up Beijing-Jeep Cherokee 2500 in China

December 29, 2015 by Tycho de Feijter

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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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The Mazda 6 sedans of the Tuning Show in China

October 16, 2015 by Tycho de Feijter

The Mazda 6 sedans of the Tuning Show in China

An absolutely bananas Mazda 6 sedan, seen on the ‘Car Meeting of Beijing’ tuning show on the Golden Port race track in the Chinese capital. The good Maz’ was painted in banana yellow, and further sexed up with a low riding lowered suspension, a hefty body kit, a carbon front lip, a black grille, black windows, black mirrors, and slick-like low profile tires with multispoke alloys.

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Volkswagen Scirocco is shiny Pink on the tuning show in China

October 8, 2015 by Tycho de Feijter

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A super shiny Volkswagen Scirocco sporty car, seen on the ‘Car Meeting of Beijing’ tuning show on the Golden Port race track in the Chinese capital. Note old friend on the left. The racy ‘Rocco was wrapped in an eye murdering shiny Pink wrap, and further sexed up with low-riding lowered suspension, a body kit with a giant carbon fiber front lip, darkened headlights, darkened windows, and extra large wheels with…

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Chinese Car Girls at the Tuning Show in Shanghai

October 3, 2015 by W.E. Ning

Chinese Car Girls at the Tuning Show in Shanghai

The CAS 2015 is one of the biggest tuning shows in China, with a lot of wings and a lot of revs. They also have a lot of babe, pretty and not, with airbags and without. Happily, tuning shows are not as politically sensitive as new-auto shows, so almost every pretty is allowed. Starting with a sweetie in orange with mismatching fingernails.

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