About half a century ago before they went under, Borgward was a middle class German carmaker, something similar to a current Audi. Now they’re back with funding from a Chinese firm and they’re making something, uh, more than a little similar to a current Audi.
Don't let the grille, trim pieces, lights, Land Rover badge, or BMW badges(?) fool you, the Longer Yuelang X1 is clearly a completely original design. Yessir. Definitely not a Range Rover. Hahaha look how cute!
Today we're used to seeing knockoff cars from China, but back in the early decades of the automobile, some of the (now) most established names in the industry stole from one another. This is the case of the Opel Tree Frog.
26-year-old Li Weilei and friends have built a full-scale Tumbler Batmobile replica out of scrap metal at a warehouse in Shanghai. Doesn't look quite as off-road ready as the new batmobile, but apparently it was built for about 11 grand. Oh, and it can't actually move under its own power.
The Chinese auto industry is famous for its knockoffs. Hell, the whole Chinese manufacturing industry is famous for its knockoffs. These are the best clones from the recent 2013 Shanghai Auto Show.
You may remember Lifan from its pseudo-Mini Cooper 320 revealed at the 2008 Beijing Auto Show. A new report suggests the company isn't content to rest on just Mini's laurels, no sir. Recognizing that the Cooper is a niche vehicle, Lifan has elected to
copy reverse-engineer take inspiration from the Honda Accord for a…
This fake Ferrari doesn't look nearly as bad as some of the abominations we've seen, but this was spotted in China, where they've got plenty of experience making knock-offs. Oddly enough, they've decided to place Porsche badges on the fiberglass bodywork. Stranger yet, this isn't even a functioning vehicle: The…
We make jokes all the time about the Chinese propensity to clone all manner of automobile, but actually seeing the process makes things a bit more real. You forget there are people behind those cars, working in god-knows-what condition, and exposed to whatever chemicals seem necessary for the job. This is a set of…