Cheap hood latches might look the same and seem the same, but when they fail at 137 miles per hour, you really begin to understand why you should not cheap out on what holds you hood down.
Why would you buy a front-wheel drive BMW X1 when for much less money, there’s another X1 on the market? The Shanxi Victory X1 looks just like a Cadillac, so premium quality is almost guaranteed. Almost.
I’m sure the engineers at Land Rover’s Solihull HQ are simply overcome with “flattery” over being ripped off so hard by the Chinese Land Wind E32— a dead ringer for the Range Rover Evoque, down to the font on the tailgate.
Kawei Auto took a good look at the shape of the Ford F-150; threw in a splash of chrome here, a Ranger-style vent there, wrapped it all around a tuner-car interior and strapped it to a 100 horsepower diesel engine so they could sell it for about $16,000.