Audi revealed its 400 HP 2017 TT RS at the Beijing Motor Show this week. We got looks at both the coupe and convertible. The TT RS will have a 5-cylinder engine, Audi Quattro, and can reach 62 MPH in as little as 3.7 seconds.
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The Chinese carmaker Qoros shows off its Qamless concept car, employing Koenigsegg's FreeValve engine with no camshafts.
Mazda revealed a streamlined version of the CX-5 at the Beijing Motor Show, exclusively for the Chinese market. But how would the new CX-4 fare in America?
The Lounge Console cools your drinks and heats your toes.
Volkswagen hints at a new crossover to slot in above the Touareg with a technology-laden plug-in hybrid concept at the 2016 Beijing Motor Show.
Volkswagen is slated to unveil a new plug-in hybrid SUV concept at the Beijing Motor Show next week, potentially showing the way towards a new Touareg and incorporating all the tricks the automaker has to throw at it.
Infiniti is previewing a new crossover concept called the QX Sport Inspiration, slated to debut later this month at the Beijing Motor Show with styling derived from the Q60 coupe concept.
This year's Shanghai Motor Show has not ruled out banning promotional models that normally accompany cars on show stands, after models' racy attire at the 2012 Beijing Motor Show was chastised for having "a negative social impact."
The next-generation Nissan Leaf battery-electric vehicle will look better and go farther on a single charge, company executives tell Automotive News. How much better and how much farther remains to be seen, as does the timing on when the new version will be available to the public.
Translated into American-friendly figures, BYD may as well call its new numeric-driven strategy "5-4-118." Of course, that doesn't have the same ring as "5-4-2." Those are the numbers on which the China-based vehicle maker is basing its performance and efficiency goals for all future vehicle lines, and they are indeed lofty.
Chinese car site Autohome has what are said to be the first pictures of the Volkswagen New Midsize Coupe concept in production form. VW's NMC was just introduced at the Beijing Motor Show, while background chatter indicated it would go on sale in China, Autohome says that production version will be built at the Shanghai-Volkswagen plant in Ningbo, and the retail guise could be introduced at the Guangzhou Motor Show in November and go on sale that same month.
The Chinese auto industry used to be looked at as a joke full of products blatantly copied from foreign vehicles. However, companies like Qoros and others show that the country's automakers have taken big steps in terms of original design. It doesn't look like every automaker there is ready to put down the tracing paper yet, though. Case in point: The Kawei K1 pickup pictured above, which is an obvious rip-off of the Ford F-150. In fact, the company isn't even hiding it.
The Land Rover hybrid models are growing both in terms of offerings and in size. At the 2014 Beijing Motor Show, the brand unveiled the Range Rover Long Wheelbase Hybrid to join the standard version and Range Rover Sport Hybrid.
The Hongqi has arrived, and with it the greater hopes that powerful Chinese will ride in symbols of Chinese power. The Honqi L5 sedan produced by China's FAW Group, first unveiled last year (and called the L9 at the time), is - in some circles - intended to be among the homegrown replacements for the millions of foreign luxury cars the Chinese government purchases for important officials. Shown at this year's Beijing Motor Show in production guise and now available to civilians as well, a Chines