Guangzhou Auto Show

  • 2021 Mercedes-Maybach GLS spy shots - Photo credit: S. Baldauf/SB-Medien

    Mercedes-Maybach's almost ready to show us its take on the GLS full-size SUV.

  • 2018 MG ZS
    MG eZS is first electric car from British brand

    MG, owned by Chinese automaker SAIC, has been hinting over the past year at an expansion into the electric car arena, and on Friday we saw the historic British brand finally roll out its first electric car. The car is an electric version of MG's existing ZS compact crossover (gas-powered version...

  • 2019 Audi A6 L
    Stretched Audi A6 L debuts in China

    Audi on Friday unveiled the stretched version of its redesigned A6 at the 2018 Guangzhou auto show in China. Known as the A6 L, the car is destined to be sold in China only. It's also built there, with its production handled by Audi's joint-venture partner in China, FAW Volkswagen. Unlike many...

  • Chevrolet FNR-Carryall concept
    Chevy previews future SUV styling with FNR-Carryall concept

    Chevrolet will use this week's 2018 Guangzhou auto show in China to present the FNR-Carryall concept. The concept is the second crossover SUV after the 2019 Blazer to sport Camaro-inspired styling, with elements like the slit-like headlights and large intakes mimicking the designs used on the...

  • 2018 Jaguar XEL
    Long-wheelbase Jaguar XEL debuts in China

    Jaguar’s lineup has spawned its second long-wheelbase sedan in the form of the XEL, based on the XE small sedan. The first was the XF-based XFL introduced in 2016. Like the XFL, the XEL is offered exclusively in China where it’s common among the wealthy class to have a professional...

  • 2017 BMW 1-Series (Chinese spec)
    BMW 1-Series sedan debuts at 2016 Guangzhou auto show

    BMW has unveiled the smallest sedan in its lineup, the 1-Series. The compact sedan was first shown in July and on Friday it was formally introduced at the 2016 Guangzhou auto show. BMW has confirmed that the 1-Series will only be sold in China, where it is being assembled by the joint venture...

  • Qoros 3 equipped with pre-production Qamfree camless engine, 2016 Guangzhou auto show

    The “camless” engine developed by Koenigsegg sister company FreeValve edged closer to production on Friday with Qoros’ unveiling of a working prototype at the 2016 Guangzhou auto show. The prototype is a followup to the concept Qoros unveiled earlier in the year. Instead of a camshaft, the camless engine, which Qoros has labeled Qamfree, relies on pneumatic valve actuators to open an engine’s valves, which are then closed by air pressure or springs. This results in much more precise and completely customizable control over valve duration and lift, on both the intake...

  • Buick Velite concept, 2016 Guangzhou auto show
    Buick Velite concept debuts at 2016 Guangzhou auto show

    The dust is just starting to settle after two raucous days of new car reveals at the 2016 Los Angeles auto show. However, things are just kicking into high gear over at the 2016 Guangzhou auto show which opened its doors Friday. One of the stars is the new Buick Velite concept, an...

  • Buick Velite concept, 2016 Guangzhou auto show
    New Velite concept to herald Buick Blue brand for eco cars

    Buick has released a single teaser shot for a new concept car debuting on November 18 at the 2016 Guangzhou auto show. The concept is called the Velite and its purpose is to mark the introduction of a new Buick Blue brand for electrified vehicles in China. Velite will be a familiar name to Buick...

  • 2017 Volvo S90 Excellence
    Volvo reveals plush S90 Excellence sedan

    Volvo on Wednesday revealed the second of its extra plush Excellence models. The latest is based on the S90 sedan and joins the XC90 Excellence SUV that we saw in March. The S90 Excellence is targeted at customers in China and will also be built there. Its reveal coincides with an announcement that...

  • 2017 Buick GL8 Avenir (Chinese spec)
    First Buick Avenir model is a China-only minivan

    Buick’s lineup in China includes a minivan called the GL8, and it’s this model that has become the first recipient of Buick’s Avenir treatment. Avenir, French for “future,” is the name of a luxurious sedan concept Buick rolled out in 2015. The concept didn’t make...

  • Range Rover Drives Over Paper Bridge
    Range Rover Rides Up And Over A Bridge Of Paper: Video

    Land Rover's Range Rover is 45 years old this year. To celebrate this, the British automaker took a current supercharged example of the long-running model and created a unique way to show off its capability. Land Rover reached out to artist Steve Messam for his ability to work with paper... and in...

  • 2016 Buick Verano Hatchback, 2015 Guangzhou Auto Show

    The new Opel Astra has been transformed into a Buick for sale in China, and with any luck we’ll see the car in the United States. Buick’s version of the Astra, which made its debut today at the 2015 Guangzhou Auto Show, is called the Verano Hatchback, and in addition to a new name the car received Buick’s signature waterfall grille. A sporty range-topper known as the Verano GS also forms part of the lineup. Both the Verano Hatchback and Verano GS incorporate General Motors Company’s [NYSE:GM] new Ecotec gasoline engines. The Verano Hatchback gets a 1.5-liter...

  • BMW Compact Sedan concept, 2015 Guangzhou Auto Show
    BMW Previews New Compact Sedan At 2015 Guangzhou Auto Show

    The dust is just starting to settle on the floors of this week’s Los Angeles Auto Show but over in China things are heating up as the country’s Guangzhou Auto Show gets underway. It’s at this event that BMW unveiled the Compact Sedan concept, which previews a new sedan from the...

  • 2016 Buick Verano GS (Chinese spec)
    Opel Astra Hatch Heads To China As A Buick; Could The U.S. Be The Next Stop?

    Buick will sell a rebadged version of the latest Opel Astra hatch in China, raising hopes that the car may be offered in more markets outside of Europe. The Astra will go on sale in China later this year, badged as a Verano. There will be two versions on offer, a standard Verano Hatchback and a...

  • Teaser for new Mercedes-Maybach S-Class
    Mercedes-Benz Confirms Return Of Maybach As New Ultra-Luxury Sub-Brand

    Mercedes-Benz has finally confirmed one of the year’s worst-kept secrets: That its Maybach brand is making a return as a new “Mercedes-Maybach” sub-brand specializing in ultra-luxury, similar to how the existing Mercedes-AMG sub-brand specializes in performance. Along with the...

  • 2015 Audi RS Q3 (European-spec)
    Facelifted Audi Q3 And RS Q3 Revealed: Video

    Audi’s Q3 has just been launched on the market, priced from about $33k, but overseas the vehicle has been around since 2011. It’s now undergone a mid-cycle update, which sees the compact crossover receive a few visual tweaks, more efficient engines and some new tech features. ALSO SEE...

  • Mercedes-Benz G-Code concept
    Mercedes-Benz Reveals G-Code Subcompact Crossover Concept

    Mercedes-Benz has opened a new R&D center in Beijing, China and to mark the occasion unveiled the new G-Code concept car, whose design was influenced by Chinese market tastes. The vehicle is smaller than the GLA-Class and if built would compete against the MINI Cooper Countryman and...

  • 2015 Buick Envision (Chinese spec)

    Buick recently started teasing a smallish crossover called the Envision, which is scheduled to be revealed in full on August 28 and at this point has only been confirmed for the Chinese market. The vehicle is expected in local showrooms, however, most likely in the second half of 2015, where it would go up against the likes of the Acura RDX and Infiniti EX. Today we have our first look at the interior of the Envision, which appears to feature Buick's signature wraparound dash design plus several new interior styling elements including a driver-friendly left-tilted center console. An...

  • 2015 Cadillac ATS-L (Chinese spec)
    Cadillac Reveals Long-Wheelbase ATS-L For Chinese Market

    With most of its rivals offering long-wheelbase versions of their small sedans in China, such as Audi, BMW and Mercedes-Benz, it was only a matter of time until we saw Cadillac launch a stretched version of its award-winning ATS in the market. The stretched ATS has now been revealed as the ATS-L...

  • Production Volkswagen New Midsize Coupe leaked (Image via Autohome)
    Production Volkswagen New Midsize Coupe Leaked?

    Volkswagen only took the covers off its New Midsize Coupe concept car at the 2014 Beijing Auto Show a week ago, but the production version of the stylish four-door coupe has already been spotted. Photos confirm that the production version will look almost identical to the concept, although the...

  • 2014 Zinoro 1E, 2013 Guangzhou Auto Show
    BMW’s Chinese Brand Zinoro Launches X1-Based 1E Electric Crossover

    BMW and its Chinese partner Brilliance recently announced plans to launch a new brand called Zinoro, which is focused on electrified vehicles or “new energy vehicles” as they are referred to in China. Earlier today, at the 2013 Guangzhou Auto Show, the first Zinoro vehicle was unveiled...

  • Jaguar C-X17 concept Mk2, 2013 Guangzhou Auto Show
    Jaguar Shows Updated C-X17 Crossover At Guangzhou Auto Show

    Jaguar rolled out an updated version of its C-X17 concept at the China’s Guangzhou Auto Show overnight, a version that more closely resembles a potential production version of the stylish crossover. Jaguar is yet to officially confirm the launch of a crossover based on the C-X17, however...

  • 2014 Lexus CT 200h
    2014 Lexus CT 200h Debuts At 2013 Guangzhou Auto Show: Video

    Coinciding with auto shows taking place in Los Angeles and Tokyo this week was yet another event, China’s Guangzhou Auto Show, whose doors opened today. One of the main attractions of the show is an updated version of the Lexus CT 200h, which goes on sale in the coming months as a 2014 model...

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