Tag Archives: 2009 Shanghai Auto Show

2009 Shanghai: Geely GE, China’s Rolls-Royce Phantom clone

We’re not sure what Rolls-Royce is thinking right now, but we’re sure luxury-loving Chinese consumers are pretty excited about the new Phantom look-a-like Geely GE. Power for the Geely GE comes from a 278-hp V6 engine with a maximum torque of 251 lb-ft. The car features a rear-wheel-drive platform and an automatic transmission. Inside the […]

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Porsche denies Wiedeking being replaced by Volkswagen CEO Winterkorn

Porsche CEO Wendelin Wiedeking was not at the launch of the 2010 Porsche Panamera at the 2009 Shanghai Motor Show. According to Abendzeitung daily newspaper, Wiedeking was absent because of an agreement between Wolfgang Porsche and his cousin, Volkswagen Chairman Fedinand Piech, that Wiedeking should be replaced by Volkswagen CEO Martin Winterkorn. Today, Porsche and Volkswagen denied […]

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2010 Porsche Panamera takes the elevator up 94 floors

The night before its debut at the 2009 Shanghai Motor Show, the 2010 Porsche Panamera was sitting on the 94th floor of the Shanghai World Financial Center for a media event. So how did Porsche get the Panamera to the 94th floor? They took the elevator. The 5-meter long Porsche was packed upright into a […]

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2009 Shanghai: Buick Business Concept, a hybrid MPV for those that love to work

GM today unveiled its new Buick Business Concept at the 2009 Shanghai Motor Show – a vehicle designed to showcase Buick’s vision of “business class on the road.” The MPV concept was designed in China by the Pan Asia Technical Automotive Center, a design and engineering venture between GM and Shanghai Automotive Industry Corporation (SAIC). […]

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2009 Shanghai: Ladies of the 2009 Shanghai Motor Show

Since we didn’t have enough time to bring you pictures of the booth professionals at the 2009 New York Auto Show, we thought we’d make it up by bringing you photos of the ladies at the 2009 Shanghai Motor Show that is going on right now. We’re just hoping that the Shanghai ladies won’t face […]

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2009 Shanghai: 2010 Porsche Panamera Turbo in real life

So you’ve seen many press photos of the 2010 Porsche Panamera. Well, now the Panamera has made its first auto show premiere and we have all the live shots for you to drool (or get disgusted over – depending on how you feel about Porsche’s four-door). Sales of the 2010 Porsche Panamera will begin Oct […]

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Porsche actively considering smaller, supercharged engines

Porsche says that it is actively considering using smaller, supercharged engines in its product lineup in an effort to lower CO2 emissions.  “There is a clear trend towards downsizing, using smaller engines and supercharging. We will find our own conclusion to downsizing,” Porsche’s sales and marketing boss Klaus Bening told Autocar at the Shanghai Motor […]

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2009 Shanghai: 2010 Audi Q7 makes auto show debut in China

The slightly facelifted 2010 Audi Q7 has made its world premiere at the 2009 Shanghai Motor Show today. Look closely and you’ll see a slightly redesigned front end with new LED headlamps, chrome trims, new wheel designs and an updated front and rear bumper. The U.S. will get a 3.6L FSI V6 and the 4.2L […]

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2009 Shanghai: Brilliance EV Concept almost looks like the Volkswagen Up!

Brilliance, BMW’s Chinese partner showed off its EV concept car at the 2009 Shanghai Motor Show hinting at a future electric-vehicle for China. The Brilliance EV is equipped with two-electric motors that are powered by a set of lithium-ion batteries. The first electric motor provides the Brilliance EV with 30-hp and the ability to travel […]

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2009 Shanghai: 2010 Volkswagen Passat New Lingyu Revealed

At the 2009 Shanghai Auto Show, Volkswagen unveiled its Passat New Lingyu, a luxurious B-Class flagship model with design influenced by the Passat series. Fitting the needs of the Chinese markets, thew Passat New Lingyu sits on a 2,803mm long-wheelbase allowing for a spacious interior and roomy area for the rear seats. Powertrain lineup for […]

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