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    Thread: The Beijing Auto Show Chinese cars thread

    1. 04-22-2012 12:52 PM #1
      The Beijing Auto Show starts tomorrow, but the pictures are already popping up.

      I know most of you guys don't like Chinese cars so this is my attempt to keep it all in one thread.

      Here we go...
      Last edited by Analyst; 04-19-2013 at 07:11 PM.






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      04-22-2012 01:03 PM #7
      Did I just see a Corolla?

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    4. 04-22-2012 01:05 PM #9
      Quote Originally Posted by Analyst View Post
      IB4"It looks like a (insert car here)"

      I think there is potential in this car. Interior color is a mess, but I like most of the exterior and it appears to be fairly original. Specifically I'm liking the headlights.
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      04-22-2012 01:06 PM #10
      i like the BAIC
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    6. 04-22-2012 01:19 PM #12
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      04-22-2012 01:25 PM #14
      that C70 is a beautiful car, no matter how much they copied from Benz and BMW.
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    8. 04-22-2012 01:27 PM #15
      Quote Originally Posted by DUTCHMANia View Post
      that C70 is a beautiful car, no matter how much they copied from Benz and BMW.
      It's actually based on the Saabs BAIC bought when the ship was sinking.

      I see how much you love Chinese cars. Nice job digging dead threads back up.

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      04-22-2012 01:35 PM #16
      the derivative based companies in china piss me off, i would never support them and all the cars are ugly sloth goonie looking pieces of 2nd rate crap

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      04-22-2012 01:48 PM #17
      Quote Originally Posted by c0mmon View Post
      the derivative based companies in china piss me off, i would never support them and all the cars are ugly sloth goonie looking pieces of 2nd rate crap
      unless u live in China... you don't even have the right to support them
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    11. 04-22-2012 01:58 PM #18
      Quote Originally Posted by Avus View Post
      unless u live in China... you don't even have the right to support them
      Another confused person who doesn't know squat about China.

      At least the Chinese market is open to foreign brands, unlike South Korea or Japan.

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      04-22-2012 02:15 PM #19
      Quote Originally Posted by Analyst View Post
      I wonder if Ford makes that model of Transit in China.. It's to old to be imported after the borders went down i think?
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    13. 04-22-2012 02:47 PM #20
      Quote Originally Posted by DUTCHMANia View Post
      I wonder if Ford makes that model of Transit in China.. It's to old to be imported after the borders went down i think?


      They do.

      Starting at about $18k USD

      http://auto.qingdaonews.com/autocent...ies_40173.html
      Last edited by Analyst; 04-22-2012 at 03:00 PM.

    14. 04-22-2012 03:13 PM #21
      Quote Originally Posted by Analyst View Post
      This looks really good.

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      04-22-2012 03:24 PM #22
      Quote Originally Posted by JuanManuelFangio View Post
      IB4"It looks like a (insert car here)"

      I think there is potential in this car. Interior color is a mess, but I like most of the exterior and it appears to be fairly original. Specifically I'm liking the headlights.
      Hahaha. "Fairly original".

      Its a knockoff Corolla, like most BYDs.


    16. 04-22-2012 03:59 PM #23
      Quote Originally Posted by WhistlerYOW View Post
      Hahaha. "Fairly original".

      Its a knockoff Corolla, like most BYDs.
      There are clones and there are cars that look like each other.

      Old BYD F3 vs Old Corolla



      BYD Qin vs New Corolla


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    18. 04-22-2012 04:07 PM #25
      Quote Originally Posted by JuanManuelFangio View Post
      IB4"It looks like a (insert car here)"

      I think there is potential in this car. Interior color is a mess, but I like most of the exterior and it appears to be fairly original. Specifically I'm liking the headlights.
      It's a concept. And it's a plug-in hybrid, so they are trying to look "techy."

      The car features two large TFT LCD displays and a mysterious “robot” on the dashboard. Details are sketchy at this time, but the “robot” appears to pop out from underneath the dashboard and is outfitted with cameras. It is likely the terminal of BYD’s “i” networking system which handles everything from wireless internet, cloud computing, location services, music downloads, driver fatigue detection, and voice control.

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