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    Video: BMW Concept Gran Coupé unveiled live in Beijing to strange music

    BMW Gran Coupé concept reveal – click above to watch the video
    At last week's Beijing Motor Show, BMW unveiled its new four–door Gran Coupé concept. To be more precise, they revealed the car in the Chinese city, but not at the show itself. At the time, we scoured the BMW ...

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    Beijing 2010: Mitsuoka Galue Convertible is all kinds of wrong

    Mitsuoka Galue – Click above for high-res image gallery
    If ever there was proof that just because you can, it doesn't mean you should, it's Mitsuoka Motors. Case in point - the Mitsuoka Galue Convertible, which we've finally gotten to see in person here in Beijing. Sadly, we cannot un-see ...

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    Beijing 2010: Geely Emgrand GE plug-in hybrid limo

    Geely Emgrand GE – Click above for high-res image gallery
    Another entry that Geely has planned for its new Emgrand premium sub-brand is the GE limousine. Like many of Geely's new models, the GE has a very prominent grille but the rest of the design looks otherwise well-proportioned and ...

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    Beijing 2010: Geely Emgrand GT plug-in hybrid coupe

    Geely Emgrand GT – Click above for high-res image gallery
    The Geely Emgrand GT is another example of the automaker's apparent seriousness about being considered a top-flight player in the industry. This coupe features classic sports car proportions and aside from the overdone grille, it ...

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    Beijing 2010: Dongfeng shows off whitewalled, hand-crafted "Hummer"

    Dongfeng "Hummer" – Click above for high-res image gallery
    "Hand-crafted" can be something of a double edged sword in the car business. Rolls-Royces and Aston Martins are hand-made treasures that show off their artisans' decades of experience. The attention to detail is obsessive. On the ...

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    Beijing 2010: 2011 Volkswagen Tiguan

    2011 Volkswagen Tiguan – Click above for high-res image gallery
    Along with a refreshed Phaeton, Volkswagen also pulled the satin off a refreshed Tiguan here in Beijing. Like the flagship, the Tiguan has adopted the new corporate horizontal bar grille that we've seen on other recent VWs, ...

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    Beijing 2010: Geely Gleagle GS

    Geely Gleagle GS – Click above for high-res image gallery
    The first time we saw something that could roughly be equated to a sport coupe from Geely was a few years ago at the Detroit Auto Show. That red car had some enormous panel gaps and dubious styling. My, how times change. The star of ...

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    Beijing 2010: First Auto Works Red Flag limo is fit for government work

    FAW Red Flag – Click above for high-res image gallery
    Beijing-based First Auto Works has long been the provider of the official transportation for the hierarchy of the People's Republic of China. Back in the 1950s, FAW started off building a localized version of the standard Soviet parade ...

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    Beijing 2010: The Stig's Chinese cousin comes out to tour the show

    To our delight and dismay, there were fewer blatant vehicle clones from China's automakers littering the floor of the Beijing Motor Show this year. That's not to say we didn't encounter a slew of knock-offs, but it seems that the Chinese are finally coming into their own design-wise. However, one ...

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    Beijing 2010: Chevrolet Volt MPV5 concept, HHR goes future tech

    Chevrolet Volt MPV5 concept – Click above for high-res image gallery
    While Chrysler has failed to find a way to update or replace the retro-styled PT Cruiser, we can definitely see this as a forthcoming replacement to the Chevrolet HHR. The Volt MPV5 is slightly larger than HHR, but fills a ...

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    Beijing 2010: Ford Start concept

    Ford Start Concept – Click above for high-res image gallery
    As we were checking out the new Ford Start concept at the Beijing Motor Show, we ran into the head of Ford's advanced studio in California, Freeman Thomas, and the mini car's lead exterior designer, Jeff Nield. According to ...

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    Beijing 2010: 2011 Hyundai Accent debuts as Verna across the Pacific

    Hyundai Verna– Click above for high-res image gallery
    Hyundai's fluidic sculpture design language has now spread to the smallest vehicle in its lineup, and the new sub-compact slated to take the place of the aging Accent was unwrapped on the floor of the Beijing Motor Show. We've been ...

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    Beijing 2010: 2011 Ferrari 599 GTO, glorious front-engined prancing horse

    Ferrari 599 GTO – Click above for high-res image gallery
    The fact that Ferrari chose Beijing as the official coming out party for its fastest ever front-engined road car is a clear signal of the importance of this market to the crew from Maranello. Whatever the reasons, we're always happy ...

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    Beijing 2010: Chevrolet Volt MPV5 crossover revealed

    Chevrolet Volt MPV5 concept – Click above for high-res image gallery
    The rumored extended range electric crossover we saw revealed in General Motors' design patent drawings is now a reality. The Chevrolet Volt MPV5 concept will make its debut tomorrow at the Beijing Motor Show, and just as ...

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    Voltec-powered Chevy crossover concept to debut in Beijing?

    Chevrolet Voltec CUV design patent – Click above for high-res image gallery
    The media previews for the 2010 Beijing Motor Show are happening at the end of this week, and assuming a certain Icelandic volcano doesn't upset the atmosphere any further, we expect to be on hand. One of the many ...

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    Geely set to reveal modified Rolls-Royce aping limousine in Beijing

    Geely GE Limousine – Click above for high-res image gallery
    Never underestimate the power of a nose job. After getting in hot water with Rolls-Royce for the design of its GE limousine, Geely Automobile has reworked the majority of the car into what you see above. The Chinese automaker ...

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    Bone up on your Italian: Ferrari releases 599 GTO videos

    Ferrari 599 GTO – Click above for high-res image gallery
    A couple of new videos have landed on the tubes dedicated to presenting all the yummy details on the new Ferrari 599 GTO. The only problem – for us, at least – is that both videos are in Italian. That doesn't mean ...

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    Beijing Preview: Geely reinvisions London's iconic taxi with its Englon TXN

    Geely Englon TXN – Click above for high-res image gallery
    Geely may be content to let Volvo do its thing without any apparent outside intervention (at least for now), but the Swedish brand's new parent company apparently has its heart set on unleashing a wave of taxis on England. A set of ...

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    Ferrari takes wraps off new 599 GTO, quicker than an Enzo

    Ferrari 599 GTO – Click above for high-res image gallery
    We've seen the spy shots. We've even seen the options list. Now Ferrari has officially taken the wraps off its new performance benchmark, the 599 GTO, ahead of the car's official debut later this month at the Beijing Motor ...

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    Report: Mercedes-Benz planning CLS Shooting Brake for Beijing

    Mercedes-Benz F800 Style – Click above for high-res image gallery
    When the next generation Mercedes-Benz CLS hits the streets in the next 24 months, the car that started the industry-wide trend towards "four door coupes" is expected to be joined by a shooting brake variant. That car may ...


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