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Beijing Motor Show 2012
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This is the the Lamborghini Urus Concept. According to Lamborghini, the Urus combines unique design, a fascinating interior and outstanding performance with versatility and everyday usability.
The name Urus come from a very large and powerful wild bull that was common in central Asia and Europe in the middle ages, and Lamborghini promise the Urus will set a new performance benchmark for SUVs. As Stephan Winkelmann, President and CEO of Automobili Lamborghini says "The Urus is the most extreme interpretation of the SUV idea"
This is the Honda Concept C saloon. The "C" represents "Cool," "Challenge," and "China.
Fiat showcased the all-new Viaggio saloon. The car's name is Italian for voyage or journey.
This is the Audi Q3 Jinlong Yufeng special-edition concept. The word Jinlong Yufeng means "Golden Dragon in the Wind."
The concept is based on the trendy and fast-moving sport of kitesurfing. Mounted to the roof of the Audi Q3 jinlong yufeng are two kiteboards made of carbon fiber-reinforced polymer (CFRP).
The Viaggio is based on the US-Market Dodge Dart.
Audi also showcased the hi-performance RS Q3 concept. It shares engine with the recently launched TT-RS.
Eterniti Motors, the London-based boutique luxury carmaker, unveiled the engineering prototype of its first car at the Beijing motor show. The car, named Artemis, is the world's first Super-SUV - a term created for a new class of vehicle providing the higher levels of luxury, performance and exclusivity.
Volkswagen unveiled the all-new Lavida saloon.
Honda has showcased the Concept S. It is a global concept model of a new-value passenger mover that was developed primarily for the Chinese market and will go on sale first in China.
The "S" stands for "Stylish," "Smart" and "Surprise."
Also to be displayed at the event will be the special-edition Jeep Wrangler that features dragon decals on its sheetmetal.
The Wrangler concept gets unique interiors.
Volkswagen is previewing the look of its new Beetle cabriolet with an open-top version of its electric-powered E-Bugster concept at the Beijing motor show.
The latest E-Bugster retains the earlier concept’s bold look, but it swaps its speedster-style roof structure for a roofless profile that insiders suggest provides clues to the look of the new Beetle cabriolet.
This is the Mercedes CSC concept. It previews Mercedes' upcoming CLA saloon, which is tipped to go into production in 2013.
Underneath, the concept is believed to use Mercedes' new MFA platform. This will also underpin the CLA production car, and has been seen so far on the A-class and B-class.
This is the Jaguar XJ Ultimate. Based exclusively on the long-wheelbase XJ, the interior changes applied to the Ultimate focus on the rear accommodation, extending the car's limousine remit to provide a fully-appointed luxury business class experience for the most discerning of global customers.
The detail changes applied to the Jaguar XJ Ultimate serve to subtly enhance the inherent rightness of the car's design, making it clear that this is the luxurious flagship of the range.
A full-length, leather-trimmed centre console separates the two individually tailored rear seats which feature power adjustment, ventilation, massage and lumbar functions. A table, machined from solid aluminium with piano-black and chrome detailing, rises up from the centre console at the touch of a button to provide a working area, its role supplemented by the provision of two third-generation iPads® with wireless keyboards that are housed in bespoke leather-trimmed docks in the rear of the front seats.
Audi is presenting its first luxury-class e-tron concept car - a technology study known as the Audi A6 L e-tron concept at Auto China 2012 in Beijing. The plug-in hybrid has a powerful drive system that enables a driving range of 80 km (49.71 miles) on pure electric power, and it was specifically designed to fulfill Chinese needs.
This is the Hyundai Elantra for China, called as the Hyundai Landong. Langdong, which will be produced at Hyundai's new, third plant in Beijing in the second half of 2012, is expected to accelerate the upward momentum for Hyundai in the world's largest auto market.
The long-awaited Victoria Beckham-designed Range Rover Evoque has been revealed at the Beijing motor show. Just 200 units will be produced.
The luxurious special will be built on the regular Evoque production line in Halewood, and then handed over to Land Rover’s special ‘Engineering to Order’ division to give it an exclusive makeover.
Bentley Motors and its customers in Beijing celebrated HM The Queen's Birthday and her Diamond Jubilee year at the gala opening of one of the world's largest Bentley dealerships - a new landmark in the cosmopolitan Sanlitun district. To mark the occasion, Bentley unveiled the first example of its Bentley Mulsanne Diamond Jubilee Edition.
Bentley is creating 60 special edition Mulsannes to celebrate the Queen's diamond jubilee.
Target markets are primarily the USA, the United Kingdom, Germany, Russia, the Middle East and China. The annual production volume could conceivably be around 3,000 vehicles.
Youngman-Lotus this new SUV on display at the Beijing Motor Show. Image source: Chinacartimes.com
Styling seems to be inspired from the RR Evoque. This SUV is roughly the size of a Honda CR-V. Image source: Chinacartimes.com
Seat revealed the updated Ibiza-Cupra at the upcoming Beijing Motor Show
The Cupra is powered by a 178bhp 1.4-litre engine.
Mercedes will showcase the all-new G63 AMG along with the updated G-Class lineup. The G 63 replaces the G 55 AMG.
Chinese carmaker Haima revealed this VW-Jetta sized B-segment concept saloon.,Carmaker Haima will showcase this VW-Jetta sized B-segment concept saloon.
Porsche showcased a new version of the Cayenne GTS, complete with sporty chassis and tuned V8.
Citroen unveiled the all-new Numero 9 Concept at the Beijing Motor Show.
At 493cm long, the Numero 9 is 3cm longer than a BMW 5 Series.
Ferrari is celebrating 20 years in China by showcasing this limited-edition 458 Italia at the Beijing Motor Show.
China-only long-wheelbase version of the 3-series gtes an extra 110mm between the axles
The LWB 3-series an extend wheelbase extended by 110mm as compared with the standard car.
The Bentley EXP 9F's design failed to impress at the Geneva Motor show, but the same concept is on display at the Beijing auto show.
It didn't take long for the front-end of the new Bentley SUV concept to crop up on a Chinese car
Chang'an's new CS35 is similar in size to the Hyundai ix35 and will make production in Q3
Lotus had great success in China recently selling all examples of its Evora GTE
The Toyota Dear Qin concept is at Beijing in both saloon and hatchback guises
The SouEast V5 saloon is based on an old Mitsubishi Lancer
The A3 (no relation to Audi) is Chery's staple hatchback
The Nissan Sylphy New-G is described as an-all new global saloon, but it previews the next Sylphy
The Chery TX is perhaps the most credible design yet from a Chinese car maker
The VW Bora lives on in China and is the work of a joint venture between FAW and VW
The Chang'an Raeton saloon is the largest ever made by the firm
The Toyota Crown, a joint venture between FAW and Toyota, has been given a mid-life facelift.
The Chang'an V5 saloon is a compact Mazda 3 lookalike that's offered with 1.5 and 1.8 petrol engines
Two new AMG versions - G63 and G65 - of Mercedes' G-class launched at Beijing
The Mercedes CSC concept will make production in 2013 badged CLA
Mercedes boss Dieter Zetsche also confirmed plans for many more compact cars.
The Rolls Royce Ghost "Six-senses concept".
The Toyota Yungdong Shuangqing is a sleek hybrid saloon concept engineered in China
There are no production plans, but it will inspire a plug-in hybrid for 2015
A new hall has been built at the conference centre to house the ever-expanding auto show
The Toyota Dear Qin previews a new compact global car that will be launched next year
Chinese buyers can get a hybrid version of the Toyota Camry saloon
The Chrysler 300 "Ruyi" concept.
BAIC's Beijing motor show stand was dominated by a huge (5.2m-long) C90L concept car powered by a 6.0-litre V12 engine.
The BAIC C90L was originally based on a "German" design, according to sources. The final design work was partly completed by BAIC’s own designers and partly by Italian styling house Fioravanti.
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