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It exists! Along with a sporty little hardtop convertible, one of the models in Malcolm Bricklin's plan to import Chinese-built Chery cars to the US is a crossover wagon, which Bricklin unveiled in concept form at the Shanghai motor show late last year. Now, The Car Connection has procured some shots of a close-to-production version in partial anti-spywear, as it was being transported to a Ford transmission factory in Cologne, Germany. It's got a distinctly MPV-like height, which will go over perfectly in Europe, but its viability in the states has yet to be proven by the Mazda5. (Chances are it will be.) Hopefully for Bricklin, a struggle with GM over the Chevy/Chery similarity won't hold up import plans. Watch this carefully.

Spy Shots: 08 Chery Crossover [The Car Connection]

Chinese-Built Wagon to Show in Chicago; Bricklin Unveils Visionary Ragtop in Shanghai [internal]