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Beijing 2008: Roewe 550 debuts, still good lookin'

by John Neff (RSS feed) on Apr 21st, 2008 at 1:57PM

Click above for high-res gallery of the Roewe 550Shanghai Automotive Industry Corporation debuted the Roewe 550 over the weekend at the Auto China show in Beijing, and it joins the 750 in a lineup that was designed and engineered entirely in Britain. For those who don't remember the story, a little history lesson might be in order. SAIC fought long and hard against cross-town Chinese rival Nanjing for the right to purchase the bankrupt English automotive brand Rover. SAIC won the battle, but didn't secure the rights to the Rover name. Hence, Roewe was born and the 750 debuted as a rebadged... Read More

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