First Pictures: The Buick Regal Is Back...In China!

Despite being dead as a badge in the United States for four years and dead as a duck in China for just as long, Buick plans to sell the Opel Insignia » 9/18/08 3:00pm 9/18/08 3:00pm as the Buick Regal in the People's Republic. While this news has been on the street for , thanks to our friends at , we've got the very first shots of Buick's new…

Gullwinged, Amphibious Sports Car Is China's Best Creation Since Gong Li

The amphibious sports car isn't a new idea, there's the Rinspeed sQuba and Gibbs Aquada to name just two, but we have to give credit to the creator of this Chinese p***y magnet yellow amphicar for the addition of gullwing doors, ideal for when you're chilling on the Yangtze. We're fairly sure this is a custom job and… » 7/11/08 2:40pm 7/11/08 2:40pm

Brilliance FRV 1.8T: A Chinese Thrill Ride

There are cars that are fun to drive, and then there are cars that, because you know you're a goner if you crash, are just scary to drive. But since most structurally unsound beaters aren't exactly capable of exciting speeds, fast and scary are often mutually exclusive. This, the Brilliance FRV 1.8T, may very well be… » 6/12/08 11:20am 6/12/08 11:20am

China Auto Market Growth Slows To Only 10%, Barely Able To Keep Lights…

Chinese automakers and dealers are beset on all sides by woe these days. They've seen they're meager 23.55% year over year sales growth in March shrink to a paltry 10.4% sales growth in April — that's the slowest sales growth in five whole months. Dealers across the enormous country are scraping bottom and barely able… » 5/13/08 10:20am 5/13/08 10:20am

Chinese One-Ups Hippies, Clowns By Tight Rope Driving

The Chinese really knows who calls the shots around the world, and it's obviously the tight-rope walking hippies, clowns and unicyclists. Liu Suozhu, better known as the Car King, managed to drive what appears to be some kind of a Chinese Sentra knock-off across 750 feet of steel wire while thousands of spectators… » 4/30/08 2:20pm 4/30/08 2:20pm

10 Strangest Cars Revealed At The 2008 Beijing Motor Show

The Beijing Motor Show traditionally warrants nothing more than a collective "meh" from the mainstream automotive media, but it certainly caught our attention this year. Bigger and better than ever, automakers from China and abroad have done everything to bring attention to their cars but put a gigantic stuffed… » 4/28/08 12:30pm 4/28/08 12:30pm

Geely To Make Chinese Rip-Off Of Ferrari F1 Car?

First it was those wily Italian Ferrari forgers, now the masters of intellectual property reuse seem to be getting into the game of copying the prancing pony boys. By the looks of this illustration, Chinese automaker Geely seems to be flattering Maranello's F1 squad by way of imitation. We're not exactly sure just how… » 4/18/08 6:00pm 4/18/08 6:00pm