Beauty And The Beast

Setting the Citroen Revolte Concept within a hundred yards of a Citroen DS 23 seems like a very poorly-advised show floor plan. It makes picture juxtapositions like this far, far too easy. » 4/30/10 2:00pm 4/30/10 2:00pm

Booth Professionals Of The 2010 Beijing Motor Show

The Beijing Motor Show is big and has lots to look at. With so many booth professionals getting in the way, it was nearly impossible to take a clean photograph. Here are the leftovers we had to toss out. » 4/29/10 5:30pm 4/29/10 5:30pm

The Vender Truck: Gullwing Doors And A Racist Surprise Inside!

The big selling point of the Mercedes SLS AMG are the gull wing doors, right? Well, a competitor has emerged, and this one's packing stereotypically racist dolls for sale. The DFM Vender Truck: It's got wings too. » 4/28/10 11:00am 4/28/10 11:00am

Suppository-Shaped Bus Wins Best Of Show Award

The Hunan University State Key Laboratory of Advanced Design and Manufacture for Vehicle Body bus is epic. So much so we're naming it for the prestigious and made-up Jalopnik Best of Show for Tremendous Advancements in Non-Normative Wheel Layout award. » 4/27/10 3:30pm 4/27/10 3:30pm

MINI Countryman Dons Ghillie Suit, Sniping Chinese Hipsters

Why this MINI Countryman was hiding in sniper camouflage, we don't know. But, judging by the wacky-haired Chinese hipster kids nonchalantly hanging out around the hidden car, it's got a good chance at taking a few out. » 4/27/10 10:00am 4/27/10 10:00am

Yes, This Semi Has Victoria's Secret Angel Wings

Isn't this truck sexy as hell? This Genlvon Mynx was strutting its stuff in the heavy truck pavilion outside the Beijing Motor Show's main venue and the giant Victoria's Secret angel wings had everyone in attendance titillated. » 4/27/10 9:00am 4/27/10 9:00am

Beijing Invaded By Furries

Like most Chinese copies, the furries of the Beijing Motor Show — from Pandas to bus people — are both creepier and more hilarious than the originals. Here's western culture's strangest fetish viewed through a cheaply constructed Chinese knockoff prism. » 4/26/10 3:00pm 4/26/10 3:00pm

Parking At The Great Wall Of China Is A Bitch

The Great Wall of China's one of the seven wonders of the modern world. We checked it out after the Beijing Auto Show only to find the parking situation impressively awful. And the KFC outside the entrance? That's just depressing. » 4/26/10 9:30am 4/26/10 9:30am

The Ferrari F60 Is Pure Automotive Pornography

The Supreme Court says you know pornography when you see it. When we saw the Ferrari F60 in person and experienced first-hand its ability to warp the universe around it while at rest, we realized it's absolutely pornography. » 4/25/10 2:30pm 4/25/10 2:30pm

Dodge Caliber Tarted Up As A Jaguar

In the Chinese calendar 2010 is the year of the Tiger. That does little to explain why this Dodge Caliber has been tarted up with a fearsome Jaguar paint scheme. Paging Ricky Bobby... » 4/24/10 12:00pm 4/24/10 12:00pm

Saab And Spyker Sittin' In Beijing, K-I-S-S-I-N-G...

It sounded kinda ridiculous at first. The pedestrian Saab 9-3 Convertible sitting next to the bonkers Spyker Aileron in the same stand. And yet, the two might as well be married now. Things are starting to get weird. » 4/23/10 4:00pm 4/23/10 4:00pm

China's Hummer Ripoff Doesn't Ask, Doesn't Tell

Now that Hummer is dead, Chinese automaker Dongfeng's ripoff version needs to amp up the masculine sales pitch. The male model doing his thing works, but the whitewall tires and sunny paint job just end up sending a mixed message. » 4/23/10 3:00pm 4/23/10 3:00pm

This Is Chinese President Hu Jintao's Crazy Official Limo

This FAW Limousine we spotted here in Beijing is Chinese President Hu Jintao's official car. It's part rip-off Rolls Royce Phantom, part copied Cadillac, and a healthy dollop of wacky retro-futurism. Hold onto your butts, this faux Cadillac One's strange. » 4/23/10 12:00pm 4/23/10 12:00pm

Chevy Volt MPV5 Electric Concept: A Five-Seat Orlan-Volt

With GM dumping ever-more cash into the Chevy Volt's hybrid system, you knew it'd seep into other products. Like this — the Chevy Volt MPV5 Electric Concept. It's a shrunken Orlando with Volt styling. In short, it's a Volt-U-Van. Eeew. » 4/23/10 11:00am 4/23/10 11:00am

Chinese Company Takes "Green Motoring" Way Too Literally

Chinese automaker SAIC will unveil a hilariously literal "green" car at the upcoming Beijing Motor Show. It's called the "Leaf Concept." It has in-wheel turbines and a leaf-shaped oxygen-emitting solar panel as a roof. Physics be damned! » 4/13/10 3:00pm 4/13/10 3:00pm