Showing posts in the category of Shanghai Auto Show

SEM DX7 Is A Pininfarina-Designed SUV For China


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Meet “the first Chinese SUV with an Italian touch,” as Pininfarina describes the SEM DX7 unveiled at the Shanghai Auto Show. Designed by the Italian styling powerhouse, the DX7 is an SUV built by Chinese carmaker South East Motor, also known as Soueast or SEM.

MG Reportedly Plans To Expand To Mainland Europe With New GS SUV


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SAIC Motor-owned MG brand plans to expand from the UK into mainland Europe with the GS crossover, which debuted last week at the Shanghai Auto Show.

PSA and Dongfeng to Develop Global Platform for B- and C-Segment Cars


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Following Dongfeng Group’s acquisition of a 14 percent stake in PSA Peugeot Citroën in March 2014, the two companies have announced they will deepen their collaboration.

MINI Announces Augmented Reality Ambitions In Shanghai


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So, MINI wants you to have a fuller experience when driving one of their cars, and one way they’re going to do that is by using augmented reality glasses/goggles. Now, at the Shanghai motor show, the automaker “revealed its vision for connectivity between augmented reality (AR) eyewear and the car.”

Lamborghini Will Limit Production of the Aventador SV to 600 Units Worldwide


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Lamborghini has announced at the Shanghai Auto Show that the most extreme Aventador model, the LP 750-4 SV, will be built in a limited series of 600 units.

Rolls-Royce Bespoke’s Phantom Limelight Is for the Super Rich and Famous


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Rolls-Royce’s Bespoke department has launched a new highly-personalized version of the Phantom, called the Limelight Collection.

Land Rover Won't Go After Maker Of Range Rover Evoque Copy


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Jaguar Land Rover is apparently unable to take action against the Chinese company producing an SUV that bears more than a resemblance to its Range Rover Evoque.

Citroen Lets Us See How They Made The Aircross Concept


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Citroen released a short video and some photos showing the build-up of the Citroen Aircross, the SUV concept that was revealed at the Shanghai Auto Show this week.

The Clones of Shanghai 2015; Pick This Year’s Most Blatant Copy!


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Yes, this is the recurring post you keep seeing after each Chinese motor show. Since there were several doppelgangers at this year’s edition of the Shanghai motor show, we though it would be a good idea to ask you to pick the one you think is the most blatant.

Revised Lexus ES Shows Fresh Face in Shanghai


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Lexus used the Shanghai auto show to not only introduce the all-new RX and facelifted ES, but it also expanded the use of its new 2.0-liter turbo engine. The ES is the latest model to receive the downsized unit; with it, it’s badged ES200 (sans the ‘t’ this time).

Volvo XC90 Excellence Shows its Individual Seats in Shanghai


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Volvo says the XC90 Excellence is the “most luxurious vehicle ever,” and it just debuted at the Shanghai motor show for all the world to see.

This is the XC90 for those who want the very pinnacle of the range with all the boxes ticked - they even removed the front seat in the quest for decadence.

Nissan's All-New Lannia Looks Like A Sentra-Sized 2016 Maxima


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Can you see the resemblance? Both the Lannia and the Maxima (the all-new model obviously) have very similar design lines from the front wings all the way to the C-Pillar.

New Dongfeng Number 1 Has French Roots


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Even though sometimes the Chinese car industry can pop out a few good looking cars, this isn't the reason why I like this particular model. I like it because it's European.

Jianling’s Two Shanghai Concepts Are Crazy Even By Chinese Standards!


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If there were two vehicles at the 2015 Shanghai auto show that epitomized the kitsch culture powering China’s automotive design, these were the two concepts presented by local automaker Jianling.

Shenbao's Mercedes-Based D80 Flagship Is Playing With House Money


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For those who don't know, the Shenbao brand (Senova in English) is owned by Beijing Auto, the same ones who bought the rights to the Saab 9-3 and 9-5 back in 2009.

The All-New Zotye Z700 Sedan Draws Its Inspiration From Audi


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While there are a few VAG similarities design-wise on the outside, they're somewhat subtle, unlike the shamelessly copied Audi A6 interior.

Lifan X70 Concept Previews a Production Midsize SUV


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Here’s another SUV from the Shanghai Auto Show, this time from Chongqing-based independent automaker Lifan Group.

Zotye Brings Two Smart ForTwo Clones to Shanghai


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The Smart ForTwo is one of the most copied cars in China, and this year’s Shanghai Auto Show proves that the city car remains as popular as ever in the Middle Kingdom.

GAC Trumpchi GA8 Concept Stirs Up Shanghai


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This is what some have called "the most beautiful Chinese sedan ever made", as it previews an upcoming GAC Trumpchi flagship model. We wouldn't go that far, but we'll admit to being impressed.

BAIC BJ20 Concept Previews Compact SUV for China


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Alongside the BJ80C Mercedes-Benz G-Class clone, Beijing Auto (BAIC) also unveiled the BJ20 Concept at the Shanghai Auto Show.