The development of the Infiniti Q50 Eau Rouge is inching closer and closer to production. At the Beijing Auto Show, we got a clearer picture of where Infiniti stood with the development of the car when it announced that it had already...Show More Summary
LEXUS IS200T It won’t surprise you to read that Lexus is reportedly planning to slot its new 2.0 litre turbo engine into the midsized IS sedan. Revealed at the Tokyo Motor Show and showcased again at this week’s Beijing Auto Show, the small new turbo mill offers a healthy 175kW and 350Nm. Show More Summary
Jeep pulled a surprise on all of us with all the concepts it brought to the Beijing Auto Show. We say ’surprise’ because we actually thought that if there was an auto show that would have had a strong Jeep presence, it would’ve been the recently-concluded New York Auto Show. Show More Summary
At the Beijing Auto Show on Sunday, Mercedes Benz took the wraps off its new Concept Coupé SUV. Building on the compact GLA SUV launched last year, the new concept flags the company's intentions to carve out a new class merging on and...Show More Summary
The updated two-door Mini Paceman has been unveiled at the 2014 Beijing auto show ahead of its July global launch and imminent arrival in Australia late in 2014 or early in 2015. Headlined by a 5kW power increase for the refreshed Mini Cooper S Paceman – now outputting 140kW and 240Nm – the Paceman update [...]
The Suzuki Alivio concept sedan has been revealed at the 2014 Beijing auto show, pointing the way to a production small sedan to sit alongside the S-Cross high-riding hatch. The Suzuki Alivio concept was revealed by Suzuki China, and that arm of the company says the new model has been designed to be “sporty and [...]
Suzuki has again turned its attentions to the sedan-hungry Chinese market, revealing its new Alivio concept at this week’s Beijing Auto Show. For now, the Alivio has been confirmed for the Chinese and Indian markets only, although Suzuki Australia has indicated its interest in the new model. Show More Summary
The Australian-designed Ford Escort has debuted at the Beijing auto show ahead of its impending launch into the Chinese market. The small- to medium-sized sedan built on Ford’s global C-car platform (shared with the Focus) is the product of a collaboration between Ford’s Australia-based Asia Pacific design team and the car maker’s research and engineering [...]
If you’re Chinese and were born in the 1990s or 2000s, the Nissan Lannia concept will apparently appeal to you more than anyone else. The Lannia concept sedan, which was revealed at the 2014 Beijing auto show over the weekend, is said to be “tailored towards the ‘Post 80s’ Chinese desiring an ‘Energetic Sedan For [...]
The Mercedes-Benz Concept Coupe SUV has been unveiled at the 2014 Beijing auto show, revealing new design and performance details of the car that previews next year’s all-new MLC-Class luxury crossover. Revealed two weeks ago in a single image, the complete gallery uncovers the concept’s swoopy rear end, which features a heavily raked rear windscreen [...]
Episode #377 of the Autoblog podcast is here, and this week, Dan Roth and Steven Ewing talk about the New York Auto Show, the Beijing Motor Show (and a tangent or two). We start with what's in the garage and finish up with some of your questions, and for those of you who hung with us live on our UStream channel, thanks for taking the time. Show More Summary
Well, it's back in China, who never really had the original ones, so "back" isn't exactly right. Still, Ford did just show this surprisingly handsome little sedan at the Beijing Auto Show, and for those of us who fondly remember Escorts (like the good British one, or even the American shitbox ), this is news. Read more...
The Jeep Renegade is barely a few months old, but somehow, a special design concept has found itself halfway around the world at the Beijing Auto Show. This is the Renegade Zi You Xia, a new concept that Jeep created specifically to highlight the Renegade’s sophisticated side. Show More Summary
Volkswagen seems to be shaking that bland, boring vibe it’s currently got going on, swapping it in favor for style and attitude in the German automaker’s latest concept just revealed at the Beijing Auto Show. Known as the Midsize Coupe...Show More Summary
How hot is the crossover segment these days? No fewer than 20 new crossover models and concepts debuted at the current Beijing Auto Show. Read more...
Lexus has presented its all-new 2015 NX at the 2014 Beijing Auto Show, and that means we have all the specs for the compact crossover, including those of the turbocharged model, Lexus’s first force-fed car. The 2015 NX launches with two powertrain options here in the U.S., one of them the turbo (NX 200t) and the other a hybrid (NX 300h). A...
Perhaps due to a trademark conflict with Alfa Romeo, the compact SUV concept that Audi has shown at the 2014 Beijing auto show will likely be marketed as part of the TT line and not get the Q4 badge. The TT Offroad Concept is expected to come to production in 2016 and may be called […]
The first fruits of Daimler and BYD’s Shenzhen BYD Daimler New Technology Co. joint venture is on display at the Beijing auto show this week. The partnership intends to blend BYD’s latest battery technology with more than a century of manufacturing experience at the maker of Mercedes-Benz automobiles. Schedule to launch on the Chinese market in […]
Infiniti has dropped numerous hints that it wants a powerful sport sedan like the Q50 Eau Rouge concept in its lineup. At the 2014 Beijing Auto Show on Sunday the automaker rolled out a prototype version of the car that is being used for an engineering feasibility study and was previously driven by Formula One world champion Sebastian Vettel...
Volkswagen’s insane Golf R 400 concept from the recent 2014 Beijing Auto Show has been confirmed for production, according to VW R&D chief Heinz-Jakob Neusser. Speaking with Car and Driver, Neusser revealed the good news but didn’t say whether the production version would be offered in the U.S. market. The Golf R 400 concept is...