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Showing posts with label Auto Shanghai. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Auto Shanghai. Show all posts

Saturday, April 10, 2021

The MG Cyberster Could Go Against the Toyota 86, Subaru BRZ


Just days after revealing design renderings, MG released the first official photos of its Cyberster concept, which will be making its debut at the Shanghai Auto Show later this month.

Friday, April 2, 2021

Is MG Going to Build a Sportscar to Rival the Mazda MX-5?


The MG brand has made a comeback with crossovers and SUVs such as the MG ZS, but historically, they are known for two-seat sportscars such as the MGB. It’s a history they’re about to re-explore with their newest concept car: the MG Cyberster.

Monday, April 29, 2019

Would You Have Preferred the Kia Forte or the Chinese Market Kia K3?


Kia Philippines sprung a surprise at the Manila International Auto Show by reviving the Forte compact sedan for the local market, including the introduction of a high-performance variant, the Forte GT. But what if, just what if, they decided to look to China like they did the Soluto? We’d be getting the all-new Kia K3 instead.

Monday, April 22, 2019

Aston Martin Shows Off All-Electric Future with Rapide E (w/ Video)


Aston Martin has revealed the final production-ready iteration of its first all-electric production car, with the Rapide E making its world debut at China’s Auto Shanghai.

2020 Nissan Sylphy Program Manager Talks About Design


Nissan is on a roll. After revealing the all-new Almera (Versa) sub-compact sedan in the U.S., they did the same with the Sylphy compact sedan at Auto Shanghai. One of the people responsible for this new design direction is Shinichiro Irie, a program design director based at the Nissan Global Design Center.

Wednesday, April 17, 2019

Here's a Closer Look at the 2020 Volkswagen T-Cross (w/ 13 Photos)


Admittedly, Volkswagen is late to the SUV game, but expects to catch up fairly quickly. By 2025, they expect that 50 percent of their sales will be an SUV, compared to about 20 percent today. One of the products that will lead this charge is the T-Cross—a new sub-compact crossover that’ll serve as one of the bookends to the VW SUV line-up.

Toyota Finally Goes Electric; Launches First-Ever EVs


After believing that its Hybrid Electric Vehicle (HEV) was the way to go, Toyota has now shifted gears and is finally launching its first-ever full Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV). The introduction of the carmaker’s first two electric vehicles will pave the way to launch 10 more during the first half of the 2020s.

We Think We Know the 2 SUVs Volkswagen Philippines is Bringing In This Year


Ayala, it seems, likes to play guessing games. Earlier this year, it was all about guessing which three (well, now four) vehicles that Kia’s unboxing in 2019. Then, there’s the daily routine of figuring out the best time to flush the toilet and do the laundry (thanks Manila Water). And now, the game has extended to which two Volkswagen SUVs they’re bringing in.

Tuesday, April 16, 2019

The First-Ever Lexus LM Makes a Rolls-Royce Seem Unnecessary (w/ 15 Photos)


Lexus revealed the latest addition to its lineup, the first-ever LM or Luxury Mover. The best part? It’s confirmed for sale in China and select Asian markets, including the Philippines.

Nope, the 2020 Chevrolet Trailblazer Isn't a 7-Seater Mid-Sized SUV


Prepare to be confused because the world is getting an all-new Chevrolet Trailblazer, and this is not the same Trailblazer we know and love here in the Philippine market. As we reported a week ago, the Trailblazer is marking a comeback as a new global market for the bowtie brand, but not as a 7-seater pickup-based passenger vehicle (PPV), but as a compact SUV.

Nissan Continues Its Sportification with the All-New Sylphy (w/ 7 Photos)


Nissan has pulled the covers off the 2020 Sylphy compact sedan sporting a new look that shows off a bolder new look, increased connectivity, and improved drivetrains.

Wednesday, April 10, 2019

The China-Market Chevrolet Trailblazer May Not be What You Think It Is


Chevrolet confirmed that they will be unveiling two new SUVs at the upcoming Auto Shanghai: the 2020 Trailblazer and 2020 Tracker. The Tracker has a strong chance of making it to the Philippines market, while the situation of the Trailblazer is a bit murky.

Sunday, March 24, 2019

MG Sets Sights on Civic Type R, WRX STI, Golf GTI with New eMG6 Trophy 305


MG is set to debut a hotter version of their MG6 compact sedan packing 305 horsepower and 480 Nm of torque at the upcoming Shanghai International Auto Show.

Monday, April 10, 2017

Refreshed 2017 Ford EcoSport Debuts for Asia-Pacific


The refreshed EcoSport is inching its way to an ASEAN and quite possibly, a Philippine reveal very soon as Ford showcased their facelifted sub-compact SUV at its Go Further event in Shanghai, China. The EcoSport’s unveil in China marks the first time it’s been shown in Asia-Pacific. It will also be part of the Ford stand in the upcoming Auto Shanghai motor show.

Monday, April 22, 2013

Auto Shanghai 2013: Lamborghini Celebrates 50 Years with Aventador LP 720-4 Anniversario


In celebration of its 50th birthday and against the backdrop of the Shanghai Auto Show, Automobili Lamborghini presented a very special super sports car with exclusive equipment and technology. The Lamborghini Aventador LP 720-4 50° Anniversario is a limited and numbered series of 100 units worldwide. Each unit has a Forged Composite® badge with the 50° logo and a serial number.
With its output increased to 720 hp, its new performance-oriented front and rear design, the special paintwork and unique interior trim, this Aventador is one of the most exclusive models ever produced in the history of Lamborghini.

The Aventador LP 720-4 50° Anniversario represents a new highlight of this globally successful model range with carbon-fiber monocoque, twelve-cylinder engine and permanent all-wheel drive. With its output of 720 hp, the 6.5-liter twelve-cylinder in the Aventador LP 720-4 50° Anniversario is 20 hp more powerful than the current V12 in the Aventador LP 700-4. This is due to a new specific engine calibration. With its extremely fast-shifting ISR transmission, the anniversary model accelerates from zero to 100 km/h in 2.9 seconds and reaches a top speed of 350 km/h.

Auto Shanghai 2013: Bentley Introduces New Flying Spur to China


At the Auto Shanghai 2013, Bentley introduces the new Flying Spur to Greater China, alongside the Continental GT Speed, Bentley’s fastest production model ever and its pinnacle flagship model, the ultra-high luxury Mulsanne.  Bentley also announces its plans to grow the dealer network in Greater China, reinforcing China as a key market for Bentley’s continued success as the company heads for double digit growth again in 2013.

Dr Wolfgang Schreiber, Bentley’s Chairman and Chief Executive, comments: “China is a key market for Bentley and we are enjoying great sales success and growing customer interest. To continue to achieve these results, we have a significant expansion plan in place. This starts with the new Flying Spur, previously our best-selling model and we expect 60 per cent of the new Flying Spur sales to be delivered to customers in China.

Auto Shanghai 2013: Porsche Panamera Debuts Plug-In Hybrid and LWB Models


Porsche is celebrating the world premiere of the second generation Gran Turismo at the Auto Shanghai show in China. The centerpiece of Porsche’s show appearance is the new Panamera S E-Hybrid, the world’s first plug-in hybrid in the luxury class. Also making their debut together with this new role model of intelligent interconnection of efficiency, sportiness and comfort are two luxurious Executive versions for the Panamera 4S and Panamera Turbo which sport an extended wheelbase and a three-litre V6 engine with bi-turbocharging that is a completely new development. With the launch of the new generation, the Panamera range is now increasing to ten individual models that offer an extended range between sportiness and comfort.

Monday, April 8, 2013

BMW Adds Another SAV into Range with X4 Concept


Every BMW SAV has been a trailblazer. The world premiere of the first BMW SAV (the BMW X5) in 1999 saw the BMW Group create the Sports Activity Vehicle (SAV) segment – one in which BMW SAVs remain the market leaders. The BMW X3 and BMW X1 were likewise the first SAVs in their classes, and continue to define these types of vehicles today.