4.) Geely King Kong

No one has more fun giving vehicles ridiculous names than Geely, and the Geely King Kong is no different. Even though it's essentially a small four-door hatchback, which is nothing like King Kong, it is named after the jungle beast. Also, King Kong is resilient and this little hatch isn't even close.
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6.) Geely PU Rural Nanny

The Geely PU Rural Nanny has both a hilarious mistranslation and a funny acronym. We assume PU stands for "pick up" but we have no assumptions about what Rural Nanny could mean. Is it a babysitter for the Chinese farmer? Is it someone who takes care of pastoral lands?
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10.) Geely Beauty Leopard

The Geely Beauty Leopard is doubly misleading because the little coupe is neither quick like an actual Leopard or particularly beautiful. Despite a name most Americans would find slightly effeminate, the Beauty Leopard is a hit in China.
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Geely GE: Go Stag In Style

The Geely GE may seem like a Rolls Royce ripoff, but it has one-upped the luxe brand by having one less. The backseat? It features just one, throne-like seat. » 4/20/09 5:30pm 4/20/09 5:30pm

Geely GT Tiger: Chinese Super Car Gets Interior, New Name

The surprisingly sexy Geely GT concept, the most attractive Chinese car ever, is back as a fully working prototype with a real interior and perhaps a new name. » 4/20/09 10:40am 4/20/09 10:40am

Geely GE Phantom: Like A Rolls Royce, Only Ya Know, Not

The 2009 Shanghai Auto Show's just hours away and here's the first unveil. It's the Geely GE and as you can tell, it's a carbon copy of the Rolls Royce Phantom. [autohome.com.cn via TheTycho.com] » 4/19/09 10:45pm 4/19/09 10:45pm

Geely Carpet Bombs Shanghai Auto Show With New Cars

Geely's getting its craziness in gear for this year's Shanghai Auto Show with more new cars than you can shake chopsticks at. You thought the fake Phantom was the only zinger? You ain't seen nothing. » 4/16/09 10:30am 4/16/09 10:30am

Geely GT Could See Production As Emgrand GT

Rumors are surfacing Geely will show a production version of the striking Geely GT from last year's Beijing Motor Show, possibly called the Emgrand GT, at the upcoming Shanghai Auto Show. » 4/02/09 12:00pm 4/02/09 12:00pm

Geely GE Rips Off Phantom, Makes Room For One Imperial Emperor

Made a fortune by selling decadent Americans lead-tainted toys and bootlegged DVDs? This Geely GE is the ride for you; doubling a Phantom's luxury by offering half the seating capacity for less money. » 3/30/09 6:00pm 3/30/09 6:00pm

Chinese Geely To Bid On Saab?

It seems like just yesterday we were talking about Geely looking to buy a Swedish brand. Oh wait, we were. First Volvo and now Saab. What, Chinese automakers think all Swedish brands look alike? [Reuters] » 3/04/09 9:00am 3/04/09 9:00am

WSJ: Geely To Bid For Volvo, Attempt To Cook General Tso's Swedish…

The WSJ is reporting this morning Chinese automaker Geely will likely submit a bid to acquire Volvo from Ford next week. Glad to see they've caught up with the Chinese press and the Detroit News. » 3/02/09 9:00am 3/02/09 9:00am

New Geely Panda May Be Made Of Bamboo

Chinese automaker Geely has shown off its GT Concept » 10/16/08 1:20pm 10/16/08 1:20pm, a , and even a . Now they've got this, the new Geely Panda. While the name makes more sense than it does on a , we're pretty sure we prefer the Italian car. But don't be confused by the name into thinking this is just another Chinese knock-off, because if the…

The Ten Most Amazing Chinese Cars And Trucks

In honor of the 2008 Summer Olympics we've decided to dip into our extensive knowledge of the Chinese auto industry to pick out the most amazing cars and trucks from the industrial manufacturing giant. It's kind of like a Chinese car bingo cheat sheet for you to use if you're heading to Beijing this week. Some are… » 8/06/08 12:45pm 8/06/08 12:45pm

Buy Seven Geely King Kong's For The Price Of One Godzilla

Whereas "Godzilla" is just a nickname for the Nissan GT-R, the Geely King Kong is actually the name of a compact hatch set for sale in China. The little crazy-eyed car will be available with either a 1.5L or 1.8L four-cylinder with auto and manual transmissions available. ChinaCarTimes is speculating the hairy ape… » 5/29/08 9:40am 5/29/08 9:40am

Geely GF Formula Racer Is Actually Real

When we first showed you a rendering of the Geely formula car, details were unavailable on what exactly it would be. We scoffed and expected nothing more than a semi-functional fiberglass F1-wannabe. But it turns out Geely actually turned up to the Beijing Motor Show with a relatively impressive machine. While it's… » 4/23/08 1:20pm 4/23/08 1:20pm

Geely GT Concept Looks Sharp, Apparently Real

When we first saw pics of the Geely GT we were impressed, being able to appreciate the design without having to worry too much about the provenance. Though it probably doesn't have a motor and is almost certainly held together with duct tape and gum, it beats the hell out of a Beauty Leopard. No word on whether this… » 4/22/08 9:40am 4/22/08 9:40am

Would You Drive A Chinese Car?

Now that almost everyone would drive a Japanese and now a Korean car, it's worth asking if you all would drive a Chinese car. In fact, given all that's coming out at this year's explosive Beijing Motor Show, it is a harder question than it has been in the past. Though there are questions of quality and originality,… » 4/21/08 11:40am 4/21/08 11:40am

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

Little Geely CE Hatch Hints At Big Plans For Beijing Motor Show

Though the Geely GT looks a bit like a few other models we've seen, it's a surprisingly competent design from the same company that brought us the Beauty Leopard. Following those leaked pics is this set of images for the CE hatchback, which, as China Car Times points out, looks like a Mazda2 crossed with a Peugeot 207.

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