An Alfa Romeo 156 GTA times two, seen on red stickers on a truck in China. This kind of wishing-well stickers usually appears on all sorts of vehicles around Chinese New Year, which was celebrated on February 19. The stickers are supposed to bring good luck for the passengers and the vehicle. They always come in red with gold characters and a fancy car below.
A fiery red Ferrari LaFerrari and a mellow yellow McLaren P1, two supercarsSpotted in China at the opening of a new restaurant in the great city of Guangzhou in Guangdong Province, where they were seen by a Bee. The LaFerrari is fitted with matte gray five spoke alloys with red brakes, the McLaren with black multispokes and yellow brakes.
Another serious supercarcrash in China. A Nissan GT-R hit a telephone pole on a very wet road in the great city of Huzhou in Zhejiang Province, local media say. After hitting the pole the GT-R span around multiple times, hitting the barrier in the center of the road, before finally coming to a halt just beside a zebra crossing.
A crazy Cadillac De Ville sedan, Spotted in China in the Lido area in Beijing. The good Caddy seemed lonely and abandoned, covered in a thick layer of dust and standing shaky in the late winter sun. She was painted over in cherry red with a white roof and white mirrors, and further prettified with racy low tires, matte gray six-spoke alloys, and…
A super speedy McLaren P1 supercar, Spotted in China in the great city of Guangzhou by Suyoucan. The mighty ‘Mecca is painted in shiny purple and further sped up with a black roof, darkened windows, carbon mirrors, shiny black side pods, and racy slick-like tires with matte black ten-spoke alloys and bright orange brakes.
A very flashy Mazda MX5 Miata sporty car, Spotted in China in the faraway Dongba area in east Beijing. The good Maz’ is wrapped in an eye pleasing matte Pink wrap, and further dressed up with darkened side windows and a Pink dashboard. I was waiting for the traffic light on the other side of the road, and wondering about the babe driving this MX5…
An electric scooter with a Louis Vuitton mudflap, Spotted in China in the Sanlitun embassy district in Beijing by Reader Joachim C., thank you for the photo! The flap, a rather large example, is attached to the back of the frame covering the rear wheel, and almost hits the ground. Fuzzily, the Louis Vuitton lettering and logo, while correct in color and kind, is printed upside down on the flap. Still, it loox very luxurious. Flaps like these go for about 50 yuan in China, and they come with every print imaginable. The anti-cold wind quilt covering the front of the scooter, keeping the legs and arms warm, is also very hip, in purple with a white and red alphabet.
A badly burningBentley Flying Spur, seen in the great city of Yiwu in Zhejiang Province. According to local media the accident was a case of ‘spontaneous combustion‘, meaning there was no crash or other external bad involved. The fire apparently started in the engine bay close to the fire wall, and then spread quickly to the passenger compartment.
Sensational photos of the one-off Koenigsegg Agera R BLT that was impounded by Chinese customs in October 2012. The extremely powerful supercar still sits in a customs warehouse in the city of Zhanjiang in Guangdong Province. The photos date from November last year, showing a very dirty and very tired car after two years idle.
A giant Soar Automobile Rolls-Royce Phantom ‘wedding car, Spotted in China in the great city of Shanghai by Reader Matthijs van L., thank you for the pictures! This is the long-wheelbase version (SWB here), painted in virgin white with a loud and shiny grille, Rolls-Rolls stickers on the front doors, and wheels completely covered by soul-mirroring chrome.
The vehicle is ‘inspired’ by the 1961 Rolls-Royce Phantom. It is based on a Great Wall SUV platform and powered by a China-made Mitsubishi 2.4 four-cylinder petrol with 135hp and 200nm. She is a huge white whale: 6900/1920/1750, wheelbase is 4800 and weight is 2090kg. Shanghai is a good place for spotting Soar, earlier on we saw a golden LWB.