Despite appearances, the models are actually inferior to the original. The Huabei RV, for example, only has a top speed of 125km/h, much less than the original. The Chinese government has already had complaints from foreign car manufacturers about stopping such behaviour, but has so far turned a blind eye. Car manufacturers also have their hands tied behind their back because they want a piece of the lucrative Chinese automotive market, which continues experiencing explosive growth.
Take a look at the following cars from various Chinese manufacturers and spot the differences:
XIN KAI AUTO SRV:
And now, the original Honda CR-V:
Thanks to Le Blog Auto for the tip.