The Lifan 720 Is Not A Honda Accord, We Swear

You may remember Lifan » 9/12/08 11:20am 9/12/08 11:20am from its revealed at the . 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 take inspiration from the Honda Accord for a new sedan called the 720. We don't have details yet, but 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 cars … » 8/06/08 12:45pm 8/06/08 12:45pm

Chinese Mini Cooper Clone Revealed By Lifan, Takes Badge-Copying To…

OK, we thought the Beijing Auto Works B60 was a great example of the badge-copying madness out of this week's Beijing Motor Show. Until we saw the Lifan 320. Don't get us wrong, the Jeep is a great example — but the 320 takes the brand flattery dial and turns it up to "11." The moment you set eyes on that front grille,… » 4/21/08 9:40am 4/21/08 9:40am

Lifan Green: Chinese Cars to be Buillt in Ganja

We reported the other day that the Ganja Automobile Factory had cut a deal to produce cars for a foreign manufacturer, and now we've got more details. Apparently, besides the Russian VAZ cars the factory already produces, they'll also crank out 2,500 cars, minibuses and light trucks for Chinese automaker Lifan. Still,… » 3/22/06 2:03pm 3/22/06 2:03pm