Changan CX70, reminding Ford Explorer model, is tested in China

November 5, 2015 at 8:48 pm

The Chinese media has “spy” photos of Changan CX70, passing a road test. This is a new mid-size crossover with the landing formula 2 + 3 + 2. The length of Changan CX70 makes 4 680 mm, the wheelbase is 2780 mm, the width – 1800 mm, and the height – 1750 mm. The model will take place between CS35 and CS75 in the line-up of the Chinese car brand. The sales will start in the local market by the end of 2015.

2015 Changan CX 70 mid-size crossover picture

2015 Changan CX 70 mid-size crossover picture

The new luxury Beijing Auto BJ 90 SUV enters the Chinese market

October 29, 2015 at 9:48 pm

The BAIC Corporation, particularly Beijing Auto, announced the market launch of the luxury BJ90 in the end of the year. This model will take a step in the SUV’s line-up of the Beijing Automotive Corporation. The crossover is based at the Mercedes-Benz GL platform, the technologies of which were legally transferred by the Germans to Chinese partners. There were used the wheelbase, motors and transmission from the Mercedes-Benz GL model. The exterior and interior design was completely invented and implemented by the Chinese side (according to the cooperation agreement with the German Auto major Daimler which possesses 12% of BAIC shares).

BJ 90 licenced version of German crossover image

BJ 90 licenced version of German crossover image

Chinese Youxia X sedan challenged the Tesla Model 3

October 29, 2015 at 8:05 pm

Youxia Motors Company introduced the first prototype of an electric vehicle X, which should go on sale in 2017. According to the manufacturer, the novelty in a top configuration will be able to pass without charging almost five hundred kilometers, and the price tags on the electric car will be comparable with those of the future Model 3 from Tesla Motors.

2017 Youxia X electric vehicle image

2017 Youxia X electric vehicle image

The presentation of Zotye SR7 (code name S21) – the Audi Q3 clone

October 29, 2015 at 7:00 pm

The manufacturer stays true to Zotye principles and to the concern VW, making duplicates of its most successful cars. At this time it was realized a copy of the Audi Q3 crossover. The body dimensions are 4510 mm long, 1835 mm wide, 1610 mm height with a 2680 mm wheelbase. The clearance makes 190 mm due to the default installation of 215/65 R16 rubber and offered 235 / 55R17 tires.

The SR7 copycat launched by Zotye Company picture

The SR7 copycat launched by Zotye Company picture

Renault and DongFeng Companies are going to manufacture an electric car for the Chinese market.

October 8, 2015 at 7:28 pm

In 2017, Dongfeng brand will begin the selling of an electric vehicle, which copies Renault Fluence ZE almost exactly (the last one is taken out of production). We should note that this is not about another clone created without abidance of copyrights. The Chinese car will be produced at the joint venture Dongfeng Renault Automotive Company (DRAC) in Wuhan.

Dongfeng electric  copies Renault Fluence image

Dongfeng electric copies Renault Fluence image

The specifications of Landwind X7 positioned as a cheap version of famous Range Rover

October 4, 2015 at 11:18 am

In July 2015 the Chinese Auto market was completed by X7 crossover of Landwind brand. It’s a model of premium class. The SUV copies the famous Range Rover’s model.

Landwind X7 - the car of premium class image

Landwind X7 – the car of premium class image

A presentable and stylish saloon of X7 impresses, this is about a center dashboard with a 10.2-inch display of multimedia system and 2-zone “climate”. According to its dimensions the new Landwind’s model stands in a group of mid-size crossovers: 4420 mm of length, 1910 mm of width and 630 mm of height with the wheelbase that has 2760 mm. Landwind model has the clearance around 168 mm.
The rear view of crossover X7 photo

The rear view of X7 crossover photo

The power unit is presented by 2, 0-liter Mitsubishi 4G63S4T turbo motor. It can generate 190 hp at 5500 rev/m and 250 Nm. There are two transmissions to choose from: six-speed mechanics or eight-band automatic that send a potential to the front wheels (4WD is not offered). At the core of the Landwind X7 SUV there is the X8’s platform including the independent suspensions such as MacPherson in front and “multilink” at rear. The steering control unit is packaged by an electric power, and each of four wheels is supplied by disc brakes (ABS and EBD).

Technical features of the crossover Dongfeng MX6

July 22, 2015 at 7:10 pm

The new Chinese crossover is based on a platform of second Nissan X-Trail. It means that the MX6 model is supplied by an independent suspension presented by the front MacPherson struts and the rear multi-link design. Every wheel is completed by the disk brakes.

The rear view of Dongfeng MX6 picture

The rear view of Dongfeng MX6 picture