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This Is Not A Land Rover Discovery But The Changan X70A From China

November 7, 2017 by Tycho de Feijter

Changan X70A

Land Rover is a very popular brand and China, and why not? They are good looking expensive SUVs with a considerable heritage. No wonder then that many Chinese automakers are trying to grab a piece of the Land Rover pie. Just think Landwind, but there are many more. The latest addition to the list is this; the Changan X70A, made to look a lot like the Discovery Series III/IV.

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Youngman Lotus Is Back With Small MPV

October 16, 2017 by Tycho de Feijter

Youngman Lotus is back, with a new small MPV called the CX20. The brand has a troubled history. The vehicle appears to be based on the Changan CX20, and even carries the exact same name badge, so there is likely some sort of cooperation with Changan Auto.

The back story starts with as a joint venture between the Chinese bus maker Youngman Group and Malaysia’s Proton, then the sole owner of the Lotus brand. The joint venture was initially called Youngman-Proton, it made several Proton-branded cars for the Chinese market. Then Youngman managed somehow to get its hand on the Chinese right for the Lotus name, both in English and Chinese (莲花) .

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New Photos Of The Changan Raeton CC

October 13, 2017 by Tycho de Feijter

Changan Raeton CC

The new Changan Raeton CC will be launched on the Chinese car market in November. The name is a tad confusing. It is not a CC-version of the Raeton sedan, which is a much larger vehicle, but the successor of the Eado sedan.

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New Photos Of The Changan Raeton CC For China

August 11, 2017 by Tycho de Feijter

The Changan Raeton CC is a sporty sedan with a confusing name. It is not really a ‘CC’ sedan coupe, and it is not at all based on the Raeton, which is a much bigger and more expensive car. The Raeton CC is  in fact and instead the successor of the long-running Changan Eado sedan.

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Changan A800 MPV Launched On The Chinese Car Market

August 2, 2017 by W.E. Ning

Changan A800

The Changan A800 has been launched on the Chinese car market. The A800 is a cheap seven-seat MPV. Price starts at 59.900 yuan and ends at 119.900 yuan.

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Changan CS55 SUV Hits The Chinese Car Market

July 27, 2017 by Joey Wang

Changan CS55

Many say it looks too much like a Range Rover. It does. But that doesn’t make it and ugly car. On the contrary; I think it look quite good. This is the new Changan CS55, a compact SUV for the Chinese car market. It was launched today. Price starts at 83.900 yuan and ends at 132.900 yuan.

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Changan Lingxuan Launched On The Chinese Car Market

May 22, 2017 by W.E. Ning

Changan Lingxuan

The Changan Lingxuan has been launched on the Chinese car market. English name is Linmax. Price starts at 67.900 yuan and ends at 80.900 yuan. The Lingxuan is a seven-sear mid-size MPV with rather good looks. It is basically the same car as the upcoming Changan A800 MPV.

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The Changan CS15 SUV Goes Electric In China

May 15, 2017 by Tycho de Feijter

Changan CS15

This is the production version of the new Changan CS15 EV, a new electric car based on the CS15 compact SUV. The CS15 EV will launch on the Chinese car market in Q3. The grille differs from the petrol powered car and features a blue Changan badge. Blue is the color of green cars in China.

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This Is The Changan Raeton CC Sedan Coupe For China

May 12, 2017 by Tycho de Feijter

Changan Raeton CC

This is the new Changan Raeton CC, a somewhat sporty looking sedan coupe with a massive grille and a very short rear end. The name is misleading for one might think that it is based on the Raeton sedan. It isn’t, it stands on a smaller platform and used a different engine. It has also no visible connections with the 2015 Raeton CC concept car.

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Changan CS55 SUV Hits The Shanghai Auto Show In China

April 25, 2017 by Tycho de Feijter

Changan CS55 SUV

The new Changan CS55 SUV debuted on the Shanghai Auto Show in China, and it has become a nice looking little thing, probably the best looking Changan SUV so far. Black wheel arches compensate for small wheels and big bumper inlets compensate for small grille. All in all a very balanced design.

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