2013 JAC Heyue SC coupe - taillightsRemember JAC? It's the Chinese company so dedicated to cloning the Ford F-150 that it changed its logo to a blue oval in the grille. JAC is back with a new car for this month's Beijing Auto Show, this time showing off less consistent plagiarism and more pastiche with the Heyue SC coupe.

With a snout lifted from the Lotus Esprit or the other four Lotus concepts, mirrors that seem to be lifted from a Lamborghini Gallardo and a Factory Five rear end with Ferrari Enzo taillights, the Heyue SC isn't a bad looking car for being an agglomeration of reanimated parts. Inside is a dash cluster that looks cribbed from the Audi R8 parts bin along with an Opel steering wheel.

Power comes from a 2.4-liter four-cylinder with 162 horsepower and 160 pound-feet of torque, which should make for reasonable gumption unless the Heyue is made of lead. The price is 200,000 yuan ($31,807 U.S.), which places it in between its competitors in specs and price, the better looking, more powerful and less expensive Brilliance BS3, and the miniature Mercedes-Benz CLK clone known as the BYD S8. Head over to China Car News to get a few more looks at it.


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      ELG
      • 2 Years Ago
      I think it looks good for a sporty little fwd coupe. not sure about the $32k USD equivalent price is though......im assuming that cars are just more expensive in china. and what is wrong with you if you think that 'brilliance' thing is better looking
      Lachmund
      • 2 Years Ago
      I see a lot of FIAT Coupé
      Hernan
      • 2 Years Ago
      Hyundai Tiburon
      TokyoRemix
      • 2 Years Ago
      What won't they copy? This car is sort of like a Zune. Functional, cost-effective and not altogether unattractive....but who the hell bought one?
        TokyoRemix
        • 2 Years Ago
        @TokyoRemix
        Only, for $30,000+, I don't think I'd call this "cost effective." Strike that.
        dystroglycan
        • 2 Years Ago
        @TokyoRemix
        Zunes had an original design and were priced to match the competition (when they were new), horrible analogy.
      Anthracity
      • 2 Years Ago
      Is the chassis really that high or are the wheels just so small, they make it look like it is ? I really, really like the Lotus front - on a Lotus. Here, the lack of proportion is absolutely appalling.
      Mohammed Smith
      • 2 Years Ago
      Needs more stripes going in more directions.
      TangoR34
      • 2 Years Ago
      I thought 5 spd manual had already extinct in this decade...
      cc
      • 2 Years Ago
      What will those wacky Chinese cobble together next?
      Custom Bikes
      • 2 Years Ago
      They shamelessly copy our ( western world ) technology with cars, motorcycles and electronics, saving big money on R&D and then they come out with crap that is very affordable. If we don't get tempted with the price and don't buy their crap maybe it will stop.
      johnb
      • 2 Years Ago
      pronounced Jack Hey You! nice.
      Nathan
      • 2 Years Ago
      Why can't they ever create something unique, instead of always resorting to copying others.
        VILLAIN
        • 2 Years Ago
        @Nathan
        Cheap, easy, and fast... Unfortunately that's how China works. They make terrible products yet they still rake in the cash.
      lorenzo
      • 2 Years Ago
      BRZ with a body kit
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