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Homage or Ripoff? Chinese Cars that Swing Something Else

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If imitation is the sincerest form of flattery, Chinese automakers are the sincerest mofos in the automaking universe. Take, for example something called the Sceo from Shuanghuan Auto (above right left), which looks from the rear quarter like a knockoff BMW X5. Chery made headlines last year when GM accused it of ripping off the Chevrolet Spark (then selling four times the number of the Chevy). Click though for more.

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Hongqi Limousine and Lincoln Town Car

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SMA Shanghai Maple and Audi S4 Cabrio


More Chinese cars at Mysan.de

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Mike Spinelli

Strolling, that's the 07 X5 on the right. The 06 looks even more like the Sceo, but it wouldn't have been as up to date.