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Chery Shooting Sport Subsriber

20 April 2007

Penned by Roberto Piatti's new automotive design house, Torino Design, the Shooting Sport was the strongest domestic Chinese branded concept at Shanghai.

BMW Concept CS Subsriber

20 April 2007

The debut of the Concept CS is interesting for several reasons. To announce such a significant concept at Shanghai signals how seriously BMW is taking the Chinese market.

Audi Cross Coupe Subsriber

20 April 2007

The Cross Coupe is a show car spoiler for the forthcoming Audi Q5 that will sit below the very successful large Q7 SUV.

Geely Coupe Subsriber

20 April 2007

This was one of the most unique Chinese brand debuts of the show. Whilst from some angles the 'Beautiful Leopard' (to translate its Chinese name) is far from beautiful, it is quite a dramatic and appealing design.

Buick Riviera Subsriber

20 April 2007

In many ways, the Buick Riviera concept is quite a landmark design. Despite being created in China by a Chinese design team at GM PATAC, this car was not heralded as a "Chinese show car", but as: "not East, not West... It's Buick".

Roewe W2 Subsriber

20 April 2007

Roewe is the brand SAIC (Shanghai Automotive Industry Corporation) created for the 750E sedan they now produce, having bought the rights to the Rover 75 design after MG Rover went bankrupt in 2005.

Chery A6CC Coupe Subsriber

20 April 2007

Designed by Bertone, this overall handsome and well-resolved design is comparable to the successful Hyundai Coupe in size and potential market appeal, but with slightly more compact proportions at the rear.

Chery A1 Subsriber

20 April 2007

Another new Chery debuting in Shanghai was the A1 mini-car.

Halma 3 Subsriber

20 April 2007

The Haima 3 owes a lot to Mazda. Based on the platform of the now defunct 323, this C-segment five-door hatch and four-door sedan was formerly produced by Haima under license.

JAC C926 Subsriber

20 April 2007

JAC have yet to obtain permission to sell passenger cars in China (they are a successful commercial vehicle producer).