The First Geely Was A Fake Mercedes-Benz E-Class Based On A Real Audi 100

Geely

Geely wants a part of Daimler. After a public rejection in November the Chinese company is now buying Daimler stock on the open market. The Germans better watch out because Geely founder Li Shufu wants Daimler really bad, especially the Mercedes-Benz brand.

How bad is really bad? Very bad. As my colleague Erik explained earlier on in his brilliant article about Geely’s early history it has always been Li’s dream to build a “Chinese Benz”. Geely’s very first car was in fact a fake Mercedes-Benz. And we now have more information about this car.

Read all about it on ChinaCarHistory.com.

Spy Shots: Geely MPV Is Almost Ready For The Chinese Car Market

Geely MPV

Geely MPV takes on BYD Song Max

The best Spy Shots so far of the upcoming Geely MPV, the production version of the Geely MPV Concept. It has become a fine looking car for the segment, and I especially like the chrome ‘V’ under the grille that extends into the headlights.

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Lynk & Co 01 SUV Launched On The Chinese Car Market But Not Really

Lynk & Co 01

The Lynk & Co 01 SUV has finally been launched on the Chinese car market. Price starts at 158.800 and ends at 202.800 yuan ($24.035 – 30.640). On top of that comes a Limited Edition launch edition for 220.800 yuan. The spicy red car on the photos is the top-spec ‘Pro’.

But can you really get a 01? Well… No.

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Visit To The Lynk & Co Dealer In China

Lynk&Co

Time to go to Lynk & Co! I visited a brand new dealer in east Beijing, just a few kilometers from my home. Lynk & Co has been screaming how different they are and how different they were going to do things. Well, did they..? Time to find out:

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Exclusive! The Lynk & Co 02 Crossover SUV Coupe

Lynk & Co 02

A BIG exclusive at CarNewsChina.com today: this gray little lightning is the still ultra-secret Lynk & Co 02, which will only be launched sometime late next year. The  Lynk & Co 02 is a car that is hard to define. It is a true crossover, mixing elements of an SUV, a hatchback, a sedan (really), and a SUV coupe. It sure looks cool, especially with its fiery red detailing and wheels.

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This Is The Production Version Of The Lynk & Co 02 Sedan

Lynk & Co 02

This white wonder is the final production version of the Lynk & Co 03 sedan, and it looks almost identical to the 03 Concept. The entire front is very similar to the 01 SUV, but with a different lower-bumper section. The grille seems a tad to black to me, it needs some shine somewhere.

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