Beijing Motor Show 2012 (4): 16 international OEMs exhibit

Toyota, Nissan, Honda, GM, Ford, VW, Fiat, PSA, Daimler, BMW, Volvo and Hyundai

2012/07/04

Summary

 This is the fourth report on the Beijing Motor Show 2012 (2012 Beijing International Automotive Exhibition: Auto China 2012), held from April 25 to May 2, 2012 (press days are April 23 and 24). In this report, we summarize the exhibition of 39 new models (including 14 new energy vehicles) by 16 Japanese, US, European, Korean, and Taiwanese OEMs (including their joint venture brands in China).


 Concerning four Japanese OEMs, Toyota, Nissan, Honda, and Mitsubishi, we report 13 new models including five new models of new energy vehicles including three concept cars - Toyota's HV "Yundong Shuangqing", Nissan's EV under its local brand, "Venucia e-Concept" and Honda's HV "Concept S" and five global strategic gasoline vehicles including Toyota's "Dear 2box" and "Dear 3box", Nissan's "New Sylphy", and Honda's "Concept C".

 With respect to US OEMs, we report three new models including GM's range extender EV "Cadillac ELR", and two new gasoline vehicles, "Ecosport" and "Kuga", which Ford will begin producing at the Chongqing plant by January 2013.

 Concerning seven European OEMs - VW, Renault, Fiat, PSA, Daimler, BMW, and Volvo, we report 16 models - five new energy vehicles including "Audi A6L e-tron", which is a PHV concept car of the latest "New Audi A6L" and a first model (EV concept car) under the "Denza" brand, which is a joint venture brand between Daimler and BYD, and 11 new gasoline vehicles including the New Fiat's first production model in China, "Fiat Viaggio", and "BMW 328Li" which is a long-wheel-base model in BMW 3 series.

 We also report five models of two Korean OEMs - Hyundai Motor/SsangYong Motor: and two models of Taiwan-based Yulon.

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Beijing Motor Show 2012:
   Eight Emerging Chinese OEMs (May 2012), SAIC, Dongfeng Motor and China FAW (Jun. 2012)
   Changan Automobile, BAIC, GAC, and Fujian Motor (Jun. 2012)

Shanghai Motor Show 2011:
   Eight Chinese major emerging OEMs (Jun. 2011), Six major state-owned OEMs in China (Jun. 2011)

Models of 16 Japanese, US, European, Korean, and Taiwanese OEMs

OEM Models with new technology and
new energy vehicles
(PHV, HV, EV)
New commercially-available models
Japan Toyota * Toyota: Yundong Shuangqing (HV) * Toyota: Dear 2box, Dear 3box
* Lexus ES250
Nissan * Nissan e-NV200 concept (EV)
* Venucia e-Concept (EV)
* Infiniti Emerg-e (REEV)
* Nissan New Sylphy
* Venucia D50
Honda * Honda Concept S (HV) * Honda Concept C
* CIIMO sedan
Mitsubishi  No new model exhibited * 3rd generation Outlander
US GM * Cadillac ELR (REEV)  No new model exhibited
Ford  No new model exhibited * Ecosport, Kuga
Europe VW * VW E-Lavida (EV)
* Audi A6L e-tron concept (PHV)
* VW: New Lavida, New Sagitar
* Audi RS Q3 concept
* SEAT:New Ibiza Cupra
Renault  No new model exhibited * New Talisman
Fiat  No new model exhibited * Viaggio
PSA * Citroen Numero 9 (PHV) * Peugeot: Urban Crossover concept
Daimler * Denza EV * M-Benz: Concept Style Coupe, GLK-Class 300 4MATIC
BMW * i8 Spyder concept (PHV) * 328Li (new model)
Volvo  No new model exhibited * S60
Korea Hyundai * Hyundai i.oniq (REEV)
* Shouwang BHCD-1(EV)
* Hyundai: New Elantra 3box, New SantaFe (ix45)
Ssangyong  No new model exhibited * XIV-2 concept
Taiwan Yulon * Luxgen Neora EV * Luxgen Master CEO
Note: * New commercially-available models include concept cars that are close to commercially-available vehicles.
* The following abbreviations are used in this report.
"EV": "Battery Electric Vehicle"
"HV": "Hybrid Electric Vehicle"
"PHV": "Plug-in Hybrid Vehicle"
"REEV": "Range-Extended Electric Vehicle"
"ISG": "Integrated Starter Generator"
"TGDI": "Turbo charging with Inter-cooling and Gasoline Direct Injection"
"TCI": "Turbo Charging with Inter-cooling"


Toyota: exhibits three models that debut, which it plans to produce commercially

New energy vehicle:

OEM Model Summary
Toyota Yundong
Shuangqing
(HV)
 Debut. The Yundong Shuangqing is a hybrid concept car designed exclusively for China, which is currently being developed in China. 4650/1790/1450 with a wheelbase of 2700mm. The Changshu development center is in charge of the development of hybrid components. Toyota plans to unveil a production model around 2015.

Models other than new energy vehicle:

OEM Model Summary
Guangqi Toyota Dear 2box  Debut. The Dear 2box is a concept car of global strategic compact hatchback (model code: EFC HB concept). Guangqi Toyota produces the model. It is scheduled to be launched in 2013.
Tianjin FAW
Toyota
Dear 3box  Debut. The Dear 3box is a concept car of global strategic compact sedan (5-seat, model code: EFC SDN concept). 4430/1725/1475 with a wheelbase of 2550mm. Tianjin FAW Toyota produces the model. It is scheduled to be launched in 2013.
Toyota Lexus
ES250
 The Lexus ES250 is a replacement model (front-wheel-drive) of the ES240 that is developed for China. 4900/1820/1450 with a wheelbase of 2820mm. Toyota plans to import and sell it starting in July 2012 (selling price: more than 300,000 RMB).
 The model comes with a 2.5-liter in-line 4-cylinder Dual VVT-i engine (maximum output: 135kW, maximum torque: 235Nm) and a 6-speed AT (ECT-i). The fuel economy (announced by Toyota) is 7.9L/100km. The maximum speed is 198km/h.

Note: The Dear 2box and Dear 3box adopt Toyota's light sensor technology. It is a technology in which operations of audio system/air conditioner with the touch of the monitor are controlled by the movement of the hand to the left and right, which is detected by a light sensor attached to the ceiling. The "Dear" production models to be launched in 2013 are not equipped with this technology.

 


Yundong Shuangqing

Guangqi Toyota's Dear 2box
Yundong Shuangqing: It is a concept car of hybrid vehicle designed exclusively for China, which is currently being developed in China. Guangqi Toyota's Dear 2box: It is a concept car of global strategic compact hatchback.

Tianjin FAW Toyota's Dear 3box

Lexus ES250
Tianjin FAW Toyota's Dear 3box:
It is a concept car of global strategic compact sedan.
Lexus ES250: Debut. It is a new model of the ES240, which is designed for China.

 



Nissan: exhibits an EV concept under a joint venture brand, "Venucia ", and a locally-produced global strategic sedan, "New Sylphy"

New energy vehicle:

OEM Model Summary
Nissan e-NV200
concept
(EV)
 The e-NV200 concept is a concept car of the EV version CDV (Car Derived Van/Commercial Domestic Vehicle), which was unveiled at the Detroit Auto Show in January 2012. It is based on Nissan "NV200". 4550 (overall length) and 1760 (overall width) with a wheelbase of 2725mm. The model has a charging port in the middle of the bonnet. It is equipped with LED head lamps and rear lamps.
 The model comes with a high-performance Li-ion battery (total capacity: 24kWh, it consists of 48 battery modules), an AC synchronous motor (maximum output: 80kW/maximum torque: 280Nm), and an inverter. It takes 30 minutes to charge up to 80% rapidly on a special DC charging station (maximum output: 50kW). It takes eight hours to fully charge the battery on a 200V household AC power source. The cruising range is equivalent to that of the "Leaf".
Infiniti
Emerg-e
(REEV)
 The Infiniti Emerg-e is a range-extender EV sports car concept (2-seat). It was unveiled at the Geneva Motor Show in March 2012. 4464 (overall length) with a wheelbase of 3050mm. The vehicle curb weight is 1598kg. The body adopts carbon fiber materials and features a rounded design. The cruising range is up to 48km in EV mode and more than 483km in HV mode. The model accelerates from 0 to 96km/h in 4 seconds.
 The model comes with a 1.2-liter 3-cylinder gasoline engine (made by UK-based Lotus) for power generation, twin motors (total maximum output: 300kW), Li-ion battery, and inverter (four units). The model adopts a mid-engine layout in which heavy components including a secondary battery are mounted in the middle of the body.
Dongfeng Nissan
Passenger Vehicle
Venucia
e-Concept
(EV)
 Debut. The Venucia e-Concept is a first EV concept car (Nissan "Leaf" is said to be a base model) under a joint venture brand between Nissan and Dongfeng Automotive - "Venucia". Production of the model is scheduled to begin as early as in 2013 (by 2015).

Models other than new energy vehicle:

OEM Model Summary
Dongfeng Nissan
Passenger Vehicle
New Sylphy  Debut. The New Sylphy is a fully-remodeled third-generation Sylphy (global strategic sedan). 4610/1760/1495 with a wheelbase of 2700mm. The model targets middle-class customers. The Huadu plant in Guangzhou produces the model. It is scheduled to be launched in the middle of 2012 (selling price: 150,000-170,000 RMB). Dongfeng Nissan Passenger Vehicle will produce the Sylphy at plants in countries other than China, including Brazil, planning to market the model in about 120 countries worldwide by 2014.
 The model comes with a 1.6-liter (turbo)/new 1.8-liter (MRA8DE)/2.0-liter engine in combination with new XTRONIC CVT. The model adopts Nissan's technology for providing comfortable interior - "Modern Living Concept". It is equipped with a suspension system, a highly-stable system that Nissan has adopted in high-end models, and GPS car navigation system/cruise control system.
 The model mainly competes with the Toyota Corolla, Honda Civic, and VW Sagitar. The current Sylphy (only 1.6-liter model) also continues to be marketed as the Sylphy Classic for the time being.
Venucia D50  The Venucia D50 is a first production model (sedan) under the Venucia brand. The model adopts Nissan's B global platform, which is also used in the former Tiida. 4480/1695/1535 with a wheelbase of 2600mm. The Zhengzhou plant produces the model. It was launched in April 2012 (selling price: 67,800-83,800 RMB).
 The model comes with Nissan HR16DE 1.6-liter engine (maximum output: 86kW/maximum torque: 153Nm) and MT/4-speed AT. The fuel economy (announced by Dongfeng Nissan Passenger Vehicle) is 5.6-5.9L/100km at a constant speed of 90km/h. The overall fuel economy is 6.4-7.2L/100km. It is equipped with two front SRS airbags, ABS+EBD, and BAS as standard equipment.
(Note) * Nissan transferred Infiniti's global headquarters to Hong Kong and officially started operations of the new headquarters there on May 22, 2012.
 At the presentation in this Motor Show, Nissan announced that it would start production of two Infiniti models in China in 2014.
* Dongfeng Nissan Passenger Vehicle did not exhibit a hatchback under Venucia brand, which it is scheduled to launch in October or November 2012.

Nissan's e-NV200 concept

Nissan's Infiniti Emerg-e
Nissan's e-NV200 concept: It is an EV concept car that is based on Nissan NV200. Nissan's Infiniti Emerg-e: It is a range extender EV sports car concept.

Dongfeng Nissan Passenger Vehicle's Venucia e-Concept

Dongfeng Nissan Passenger Vehicle's New Sylphy
Dongfeng Nissan Passenger Vehicle's Venucia e-Concept:
It is a first EV concept car under Venucia brand.
Dongfeng Nissan Passenger Vehicle's New Sylphy: It is a new model of fully-remodeled global strategic sedan - the Sylphy.

Dongfeng Nissan Passenger Vehicle's Venucia D50

The interior of "Venucia D50".
Dongfeng Nissan Passenger Vehicle's Venucia D50:
It is the first production model under the Venucia brand,
which is a sedan.
The interior of Dongfeng Nissan Passenger Vehicle's first model under its brand - "Venucia D50".

 

 



Honda: exhibits two concept cars of new production model for China and a first model under Dongfeng Honda's "CIIMO" brand

New energy vehicle:

OEM Model Summary
Dongfeng Honda Concept S
(HV)
 Debut. The Concept S is a concept global strategic car that is developed mainly for China. "S" means Stylish, Smart, and Surprise. It is scheduled to be launched the earliest in China in 2013 (Dongfeng Honda produces the model).

Models other than new energy vehicle:

OEM Model Summary
Guangqi Honda Concept C  The Concept C is a concept midsize sedan developed for China with an image of a dragon. Chinese engineers are in charge of the planning of the model. "C" means Cool, Challenge, and China. Guangqi Honda produces the model. It is scheduled to be launched in 2013.
Dongfeng Honda CIIMO sedan  The CIIMO sedan is a first model (sedan based on the eighth-generation Civic) under a joint venture brand between Honda and Dongfeng Automotive - CIIMO. CIIMO is a coined word from Civic and Mobile. 4545/1755/1450 with a wheelbase of 2700mm. The model comes with a 1.8-liter R18A1 engine (maximum torque: 174Nm) and a 5-speed MT/5-speed AT. It is scheduled to be launched in 2012 (selling price: about 110,000 RMB or higher).
(Note) * At this Beijing Motor Show, Honda announced that it would start importing and selling three HV models (CR-Z, Fit Hybrid, and Insight) in 2012. It also announced that it was considering local production of HVs in China.
* As for "NSX Concept"(HV) - a hybrid version super sports car unveiled at the Detroit Auto Show in 2012, Honda announced that it would launch it in the US by 2015 and that, then, it would start marketing it in China at an early date. Concerning import and marketing of Acura models, Honda announced it would start importing and selling the "ILX" and "RDX" in the fall of 2012.

Dongfeng Honda's Concept S

Guangqi Honda's Concept C
Dongfeng Honda's Concept S: It is a concept global
strategic car developed mainly for China.
Guangqi Honda's Concept C: It is a concept midsize sedan developed for China.

Dongfeng Honda's CIIMO sedan
Dongfeng Honda's CIIMO sedan: It is a first model (sedan based on the eighth-generation Civic) under its original brand - "CIIMO".

 

 



Mitsubishi: exhibits "third-generation Outlander", global strategic SUV of which local production is scheduled to begin in 2013

Models other than new energy vehicle:

OEM Model Summary
Guangqi
Mitsubishi
Motors
third-generation
Outlander
 Debut in Asia (for reference). The model is a global strategic SUV (third-generation Outlander), which puts emphasis on the harmony of environment/safety performance/quality feeling. Import and marketing of the model begins in 2012; then, it is scheduled to be shifted to local production by Guangqi Mitsubishi Motors in March 2013. In addition to China, the carmaker plans to start marketing the model in Russia in the summer of 2012, and then in Europe, Japan, Oceania, and North America.
 The model comes with new MIVEC engine (4J11/4J12 2.0-liter/2.4-liter 4-cylinder SOHC), which Mitsubishi newly developed. It is equipped with FCM (Forward Collision Mitigation System) and ACC (Adaptive Cruise Control System).


Guangqi Mitsubishi Motors' third-generation Outlander
Guangqi Mitsubishi Motors' third-generation Outlander:
It is a global strategic SUV exhibited for reference.
Local production is scheduled to begin in March 2013.

 



GM: exhibits "Cadillac ELR" - a range extender EV that is based on the Converj (concept)

 

New energy vehicle:

OEM Model Summary
GM Cadillac ELR
(REEV)
 The Cadillac ELR is a range extender EV version of sports sedan (based on a concept car of the Cadillac Converj, 2-door/2+2 seat). Production of the model is scheduled to begin in the US at the end of 2013. It will also be marketed in China.
 The drive system (similar to that of the Volt) is a 4-cylinder gasoline engine for power generation, a T-type Li-ion battery module (total capacity: 16kWh, 220 cells in total), a drive motor, and a power generator. The model can be charged from a household power source.

(Note) Our reporter found out that GM would produce a new SUV (not exhibited), which is smaller than the Enclave, under Buick brand in China in the future.


GM's Cadillac ELR
GM's Cadillac ELR: It is a ranger extender EV version of sports sedan.

 



Ford: exhibits "Ecosport" and "Kuga" - SUVs that it will begin producing in China by January 2013

 

Models other than new energy vehicle:

OEM Model Summary
Changan Ford-Mazda Ecosport  Debut. The Ecosport is a compact SUV (A0-class, 2WD), which is developed based on Ford's B platform, for emerging markets. 4170/1750/1650 with a wheelbase of 2490mm. Changan Ford-Mazda's Nanjing plant produces the model. It is scheduled to be launched as early as in November 2012 (selling price: 100,000-130,000 RMB). Changan Ford-Mazda plans to add a 4WD version in the future.
 The model comes with a 3-cylinder 1.0-liter GTDi EcoBoost turbo engine (maximum output: 88kW/maximum torque: 170Nm), production of which will also begin in China, or a 1.5-liter Ti-VCT engine, and 5-speed MT/Powershift 6-speed DCT. It is equipped with "SYNC" infortainment system.
Kuga  The Kuga is a new compact global strategic SUV (dubbed "NEW Escape" in North America, 4WD). 4523/1839/1684 with a wheelbase of 2690mm. The model mainly competes with VW Tiguan, Honda CR-V, and Toyota RAV4. Changan Ford-Mazda's Chongqing plant produces the model. It is scheduled to be launched around January 2013 (selling price: 190,000-260,000 RMB). The monthly sales target is about 3,000 units.
 The model shares the C platform with the all-new Focus. It comes with a 1.6-liter (maximum output: 132kW/maxumu torque: 240Nm) or a 2.0-liter (maximum output: 176kW/maximum torque: 340Nm) EcoBoost 4-cylinder turbo gasoline engine (GDTI) and the 6F35 type 6-speed AT with Selectshift manual mode.

Changan Ford-Mazda's Ecosport

Changan Ford-Mazda's Kuga
Changan Ford-Mazda's Ecosport:
It is a compact SUV that is based on Ford's B platform.
Changan Ford-Mazda's Kuga: It is a new compact global strategic SUV (dubbed "NEW Escape" in North America).

 

 



VW: exhibits "New Lavida" and "New Sagitar" - fully-remodeled new models, and a PHV based on the latest "New Audi A6L"

 

New energy vehicle:

OEM Model Summary
VW E-Lavida
(EV)
 The E-Lavida is an EV sedan of the Lavida. The vehicle curb weight is 1576kg. The maximum speed is 135km/h. The cruising range is 125km in European NEDC mode. It takes seven hours to charge the battery on a 220/230V power source and 3.5 hours on 380/400V power source (announced by VW). The model comes with a Li-ion battery (total weight: 353kg, 368 cells, voltage: 294V/total capacity: 23.6kWh).
Audi A6L
e-tron concept
(PHV)
 Debut. The model is a concept car of plug-in hybrid sedan based on the latest Audi A6L. 5020/1870/1460 with a wheelbase of 3010mm. It is scheduled to be launched in 2014.
 The model comes with a 2.0-liter TFSI turbo gasoline engine (maximum output: 155kW) and a drive motor that is parallelly connected (maximum output: 70kW), an 8-speed AT, and a Li-ion battery (mounted in the rear section of the body). There are three drive modes available - engine/EV/HV. The maximum speed is 200km/h. The cruising range in EV mode is more than 80km (at a constant speed of 60km/h).

Models other than new energy vehicle:

OEM Model Summary
Shanghai VW New Lavida  Debut. The New Lavida is a full-remodeled Lavida (A-class sedan), which is Shanghai VW's first production model that it independently developed. It plans to add a model with 1.4-liter TSI engine. The New Lavida is scheduled to be launched around August 2012 (It is marketed simultaneously with the current model priced from 110,000 to 160,000 RMB).
 The model comes with a 1.4-liter TSI EA111 turbo engine (maximum output: 96kW/maximum torque: 220Nm) and 7-speed DSG, or a 1.6-liter naturally-aspirated engine and 5-speed MT/6-speed AT. It is equipped with a GPS car navigation system.
FAW VW New Sagitar  The New Sagitar is the latest model (A+ class sedan) of the fully-remodeled Sagitar. The model (4644/1778/1482 with a wheelbase of 2651mm) is 100mm and 73mm longer in overall length and wheelbase than the former model. Production and marketing began in March 2012 (selling price: 131,800-185,800 RMB).
 The model comes with a 1.6-liter (4-cylinder naturally-aspirated) engine or 1.4-liter/1.8-liter (TSI turbo) 4-cylinder engine and a 5-speed MT (VW MQ series)/6-speed AT (Tiptronic) with sports mode/7-speed DSG. It is equipped with VW's third-generation EPS.
Audi RS Q3 concept  Debut. The RS Q3 concept is a new super sports SUV (4WD) in the RS series. It is 25mm lower than the Audi Q3. The maximum speed is 265km/h. The model accelerates from 0 to 100km/h in 5.2 seconds. Its commercially-available model is scheduled to be unveiled within 2012.
 The model comes with a 2.5-liter TFSI quattro in-line 5-cylinder turbo engine (maximum output: 265kW/360ps) and 7-speed DCT. Carbon fiber materials are widely used in the interior.
SEAT New
Ibiza Cupra
 Debut. The New Ibiza Cupra is a concept hatchback of the latest Ibiza Cupra; it is close to the commercially-available model. The model comes with a 1.4-liter TSI turbo engine (maximum speed: 132kW/maxuimum torque: 250Nm) and 7-speed DSG. It accelerates from 0 to 100km/h in 7.2 seconds. The maximum speed is 225km/h.

(Note) At this Motor Show, VW did not exhibit the New Jetta, a fully-remodeled model that is scheduled to be launched at the end of 2012, and a new SUV that is scheduled to be launched in 2013 or 2014.


VW's E-Lavida

Audi A6L e-tron concept
VW's E-Lavida: It is an EV sedan based on the Lavida. Audi A6L e-tron concept: It is a concept PHV sedan that is based on the latest Audi A6L.

Shanghai VW's New Lavida

FAW VW's New Sagitar
Shanghai VW's New Lavida: It is a fully-remodeled
new model (A-class sedan) of the Lavida.
FAW VW's New Sagitar: It is a fully-remodeled latest model (A+ class sedan) of the Sagitar.

Audi RS Q3 concept

SEAT's New Ibiza Cupra
Audi RS Q3 concept: Debut.
It is a new super sports SUV (4WD) in the RS series.
SEAT's New Ibiza Cupra: Debut. It is a concept hatchback of the latest Ibiza Cupra; it is close to a commercially-available model.

 

 



Renault: begins importing and marketing of highest-end sedan, "Talisman"

 

Models other than new energy vehicle:

OEM Model Summary
Renault New Talisman  The New Talisman is Renault's highest-end sedan. The Talisman is a rebadged model of the New "SM7", which Korea-based Renault Samsung announced in June 2011. The Pusan plant produces the model. It uses the same platform as the second-generation Teana, but its body size (4996/1867/1493 with a wheelbase of 2812mm) is one size larger than that of the Teana. Import and sales of the model began on April 23, 2012 (selling price: 346,800-484,800 RMB).
 The model comes with a 2.5-liter/3.5-liter V6 engine and a 6-speed AT with sports mode. It is equipped with front airbag/curtain airbag, cruise control, TPMS, and panoramic sunroof.


Renault's New Talisman
Renault's New Talisman: The model is Renault's highest-end sedan.
It shares the platform with the second-generation Teana.

 



Fiat: unveils "Viaggio", production of which begins in the fall of 2012

 

Models other than new energy vehicle:

OEM Model Summary
Guangqi Fiat Viaggio  Debut. The Viaggio is the Changsha joint venture plant's first production model developed for China (the former model is dubbed "C-Medium", midsize sedan). The model adopts the body design of the Dodge Dart. 4679/1850/1471 with a wheelbase of 2708mm. The maximum speed is 194km/h. The model mainly competes with VW Sagitar, Honda Civic, and Mazda New Axela. It is scheduled to be launched in the fall of 2012 (selling price: about 130,000 RMB).
 The model adopts "CUSW (Compact US Wide)" platform, which is based on the Alfa Romeo Giulietta. It comes with a 1.4T-Jet 1.4-liter model turbo engine (maximum output: 88kW/120hp, maximum torque: 206Nm) and 5-speed MT/C635 6-speed DDCT (Dry Dual Clutch Transmission). A LED rear lamp is used.


Guangqi Fiat's Viaggio
Guangqi Fiat's Viaggio:
It is the Changsha joint venture plant's first production model
(the former model is dubbed "C-Medium").

 



PSA: unveils "Citroen Numero 9" PHV and a concept car of global strategic car, "Peugeot Urban Crossover"

 

New energy vehicle:

OEM Model Summary
Citroen Numero 9
(PHV)
 Debut. The Numero 9 is a PHV concept car of the flagship model in the Citroen DS series. Three models - high-end SUV, C-class and D-class passenger car are available as production models. The Shenzhen joint venture plant with Changan Automobile will begin production in 2014 and will start marketing in China earliest (It is said that there is no sales plan in Europe at the present moment).
 4930/1940/1270 with a wheelbase of 3000mm (the model exhibited). The model comes with a 1.6-liter in-line 4-cylinder turbo gasoline engine (maximum output: 165kW/maximum torque: 275Nm), a drive motor for rear wheels (maximum output: 70bhp/about 52kW, maximum torque: 200Nm), and a Li-ion battery. There are two drive modes - EV/HV mode. The fuel economy (announced by Citroen) is 1.7L/100km. The CO2 emission is 39g/km. The maximum output is 244km/h. The cruising range in EV mode is up to 50km (city). It takes 3.5 hours to full charge the battery on a household power source.

Model other than new energy vehicle:

OEM Model Summary
Peugeot Urban
Crossover
concept
 Debut. The Urban Crossover concept is a concept car (model code: "A94") of compact global strategic crossover for urban areas. 4140 (overall length) and 1740mm (overall width). PSA's Shanghai development center also participated in the development. The model targets young users in urban areas. The production model is scheduled to be announced in 2013.

(Note) Dongfeng Citroen announced the following at the presentation in this Motor Show.
* In 2012, it will add the 20th anniversary versions of its joint venture company in China to the entire model currently being marketed.
* At the end of 2012, it will start marketing of a midsize passenger car in the higher segment than the New "C-Quatre".
* During the next three years through 2015, it will bring one to two new models a year to the Chinese market.


Citroen Numero 9

Citroen Numero 9
Citroen Numero 9: It is a PHV concept C-class high-end car (a flagship model in the DS series). (both photos)

Peugeot's Urban Crossover concept

Peugeot's Urban Crossover concept
Peugeot's Urban Crossover concept: It is a concept car of compact global strategic crossover for urban areas (both photos)

 

 



Daimler: unveils a first model under "Denza" joint venture brand with BYD, and a midsize coupe, "Concept Style Coupe"

 

New energy vehicle:

OEM Model Summary
BYD
Daimler
Denza EV  The Denza EV is a concept car (a new energy sedan for China) of the first model under "Denza" brand - a joint venture brand between Daimler and BYD. 4699/1895/1580 with a wheelbase of 2880mm. The model is scheduled to be launched in 2013.
 The model is developed based on M-Benz B-class 200. It comes with BYD's plug-in hybrid system. (The prototype model exhibited is manufactured by Taiwan-based design company, Studio X Gene, by commissioning).

Models other than new energy vehicle:

OEM Model Summary
M-Benz Concept
Style Coupe
 Debut. The Concept Style Coupe is a concept car (4-door) of midsize coupe. 4637/1891/1398mm. The model comes with a 2.0-liter new 4-cylinder turbo engine (maximum output: 155kW), a 7-speed AT (7G-DCT), and full-time 4WD (4MATIC). Carbon fiber reinforced plastic is used for the instrumental panel.
 It is reported that M-Benz plans to dub the production model as "CLA".
Beijing Benz GLK-Class
300
4MATIC
 The GLK-Class 300 4MATIC is a high-end SUV (midsize). 4528/1840/1691mm. The fuel economy (announced by Beijing Benz) is 11.3L/100km. The maximum speed is 210km/h. The Beijing plant produces the model. It was launched in April 2012 (selling price: 408,000-557,000 RMB).
 The model comes with a 3.0-liter V6 engine (maximum output: 180kW/maximum toque: 300Nm) and 7-speed AT (7G-Tronic). It is equipped with "4MATIC" full-time 4WD, "4ETS"(4-wheel electronic traction system), BAS/ASR (Acceleration Skid Control)/"PRE-SAFE" safety system, front airbag, and side/curtain airbag.

BYD Daimler's Denza EV

BYD Daimler's Denza EV
BYD Daimler's Denza EV: It is a concept car of the first model (a new energy sedan for China) under "Denza" brand - a joint venture brand between Daimler and BYD. (both photos)

M-Benz' Concept Style Coupe

M-Benz' Concept Style Coupe
M-Benz' Concept Style Coupe: Debut. It is a concept car (4-door) of midsize coupe. (both photos)

M-Benz GLK -Class 300 4MATIC's Grand Edition
M-Benz GLK -Class 300 4MATIC's Grand Edition: Selling price: 557,000 RMB.

 

 



BMW: unveils a new long-wheel-base model, "328Li", and an open sports car model of "i8"

 

New energy vehicle:

OEM Model Summary
BMW i8 Spyder
concept
(PHV)
 Debut. The i8 Spyder concept is a concept car (PHV, 4WD) of the i8 open sports car model. The model is a 2-seat version of the i8; the overall length and the wheelbase are a little shorter; the side door and the rear face are newly designed. 4480 /1922/1208 with a wheelbase of 2650mm.
 The model accelerates from 0 to 100km in 5 seconds. The maximum speed is 250km/h. The cruising range in EV mode is up to 30km. It takes about two hours to full charge the battery on a household power source. The fuel economy (announced by BMW) is 2.7-3L/100km. There are thee drive modes - front-wheel-drive by the motor, rear-wheel-drive by the engine, and four-wheel-drive by both.
 The drive system is BMW's eDrive. The model comes with a 1.5-liter in-line 3-cylinder turbo gasoline engine (maximum output: 164kW/maximum torque: 300Nm), a drive motor (maximum output: 96kW/maximum torque: 250Nm), DCT, and a Li-ion battery.

Models other than new energy vehicle:

OEM Model Summary
BMW Brilliance 328Li  Debut. The 328Li is a new long-wheel-base 3 series model (the 320Li/335Li are also available). The model is 110mm longer in wheelbase than the standard model (4734/1811/1429 with a wheelbase of 2920mm). The Tiexi plant in Shenyang city produces the model. It is scheduled to be launched around August 2012 (selling price: about 340,000 RMB or higher).
 The model comes with a twin-power turbo engine (in-line 4-cylinder/in-line 6-cylinder) and 8-speed AT. It is equipped with a start-stop system and a regenerative braking system as standard equipment.

BMW's i8 Spyder concept

Brilliance BMW's 328Li
BMW's i8 Spyder concept: Debut.
It is a concept (PHV) of the i8 open sports car.
Brilliance BMW's 328Li: Debut.
It is a new long-wheel-base 3 series model

 

 



Volvo: exhibits a base model of "S60L (Long)", which it plans to produce at the Chengdu plant starting at the end of 2012

 

Models other than new energy vehicle:

OEM Model Summary
Volvo S60  The S60L is New Volvo's first model made in China. It is a long-wheel-base model. Geely Group Holding's Chengdu plant will begin production as early as at the end of 2012 (The selling price of the S60, which is currently imported, is 299,900-529,800 RMB).
 The S60 exhibited: 4628/1865/1484 with a wheelbase of 2776mm. It comes with a 2.0-liter turbo engine (maximum output: 177kW/maximum torque: 320Nm) and Powershift transmission (6-speed DCT).


"Volvo S60"
"Volvo S60", which is the base model of the Volvo S60L

 



Hyundai: exhibits locally-produced latest model of "Elantra"/"SantaFe" and the first model under "Shouwang" brand

 

New energy vehicles:

OEM Model Summary
Hyundai i.oniq
(REEV)
 The i.oniq is a concept car of Hyundai's first range extender EV that it announced at the Geneva Motor Show 2012. 4432/1916/1400 with a wheelbase of 2650mm. The model features butterfly doors. The maximum speed is 140km/h. The cruising range is more than 700km (120km in EV mode).
 The model comes with a Li-ion battery (maximum output: 80kW), a rear drive motor (maximum output: 80kW), a 1.0-liter 3-cylinder gasoline engine (maximum output: 45kW), and a power generator (maximum output: 55kW). The CO2 emission is 45g/km.
Beijing
Hyundai Motor
Shouwang
BHCD-1
(EV)
 The Shouwang BHCD-1 is an EV concept car of the first model under Beijing Hyundai Motor's original brand, "Shouwang". "BH" of the BHCD-1 is the acronym of Beijing Hyundai and "CD-1" represents the product series number. The model adopts the 2011MY Elantra's platform. It will be launched as early as in 2013. (Then, Beijing Hyundai Motor plans to gradually introduce HV version and gasoline version).
 EV version: 4545/1725/1425 with a wheelbase of 2610mm. The model comes with YTD020W01 type drive motor made by Broad-Ocean Motor and a secondary battery made by Beijing Automobile. The cruising range is up to 190km. The maximum speed is 120km/h.

Models other than new energy vehicle:

OEM Model Summary
Beijing
Hyundai Motor
New Elantra
(Langdong)
 Debut. The New Elantra is the latest model (midsize sedan, Korean name: "Avante") of the Elantra (designed for China). It is the first model that the newly-built Beijing third plant will begin production in the summer of 2012. Hyundai's design center in North America designs the model. 4570/1775/1445 with a wheelbase of 2700mm. The model has a longer wheelbase than the Elantra. The selling price is about 120,000 RMB.
 The model comes with a 1.6-liter γCVVT engine (maximum output: 93.8kW/maximum torque: 155.5Nm) or a 1.8-liter engine (maximum output: 107kW/maximum torque: 175Nm) and 6-speed MT/6-speed AT. It is also equipped with front/rear parking radar, TPMS (Tire Pressure Monitoring System), emergency brake warning system, energy-saving technology including MDPS (Motor Drive Power Steering System), and side/curtain airbag.
New SantaFe
(Xinshengda)
 The New SantaFe is a third-generation SUV (model code: DM, dubbed "ix45") of the SantaFe. 4690/1880/1680 with a wheelbase of 2700mm. The model is 30mm longer in overall length than the second-generation model. Following the Elantra 3box, the Beijing third plant produces the model. It is scheduled to be launched as early as at the end of 2012.
 The model comes with a 2.0-liter GDI (turbo)/2.4-liter GDI engine and 6-speed AT with manual mode. It is equipped with six airbags, cruise control system (CCS), panoramic roof, and ABS/ESC/ECM. Beijing Hyundai Motor plans to start importing and selling the Lambda II with a 3.0-lilter new GDI engine in China around November 2012.

Hyundai's i.oniq

Beijing Hyundai Motor's Shouwang BHCD-1
Hyundai's i.oniq: It is Hyundai's first range extender EV
concept car, which was announced at the Geneva
Motor Show 2012.
Beijing Hyundai Motor's Shouwang BHCD-1: It is an EV concept car of the first model under its original brand, " Shouwang".

Beijing Hyundai Motor's New Elantra 3box

Beijing Hyundai Motor' New SantaFe
Beijing Hyundai Motor's New Elantra 3box: Debut. It is the latest model of the Elantra, which is designed for China (Korean name: "Avante"). Beijing Hyundai Motor' New SantaFe: a SUV model. It is the third-generation SantaFe (model code: DM, dubbed "ix45").

 

 



Ssangyong: exhibits a concept car "XIV-2" of new crossover

 

Models other than new energy vehicle:

OEM Model Summary
Ssangyong XIV-2
concept
 Debut at the Geneva Motor Show 2012. The XIV-2 means "Exciting User Interface Vehicle 2". It is a concept car (second-generation of the XIV-1) of new crossover. 4166/1820/1566 with a wheelbase of 2600mm. As production models, Ssangyong plans to make available a 3/5-door model, a 2-door sports car model, and a long-wheel-base model.
 The model meets Euro6 emission standards. It comes with a 1.6-liter gasoline engine (maximum output: 125ps/about 91.94kW, maximum torque: 158Nm)/diesel engine (maximum output: 130ps/about 95.6kW, maximum torque: 300Nm) and 6-spped AT with manual mode, and ISG system. It features a soft top.


Ssangyong Motor's XIV-2 concept
Ssangyong Motor's XIV-2 concept: new crossover.
It is a concept car (the second-generation XIV-1).

 



Yulon: exhibits an EV concept car, "Luxgen Neora" and a locally-produced MPV, "Luxgen Master CEO"

 

New energy vehicle:

OEM Model Summary
Yulon Luxgen
Neora (EV)
 The Luxgen Neora is an EV sedan concept car (5-seat). 4652/1806/1489 with a wheelbase of 2720mm. The vehicle curb weight is 1573kg. The maximum speed is 140km/h. The model accelerates from 0 to 100km/h in 7.9 seconds. The cruising range is up to 397km (at a constant speed of 40km/h). It takes 2.5 hours to charge the battery (80% SOC).
 The model comes with a drive motor (maximum output: 150kW/201hp, maximum torque: 220Nm) and a Li-ion battery (capacity: 42.3kWh). It is equipped with in-vehicle AC charger (maximum voltage: 220V/capacity: 80A).

Models other than new energy vehicle:

OEM Model Summary
Dongfeng
Luxgen
Automobile
Luxgen
Master CEO
 Debut. Luxgen The Luxgen Master CEO is the second-generation Luxgen CEO (high-end MPV). 4845/1876/1768 with a wheelbase of 2910mm. Production of the model will begin at the Hangzhou plant in Zhejiang Province in the summer of 2012.
 The model comes with a 2.2-liter turbo engine (maximum output: 175hp, maximum torque: 274.4Nm). It is equipped with LDW (Lane Departure Warning System), night view system, cruise control, Dongfeng Luxgen Automobile's original in-vehicle information system - "THINK+ Touch".

Dongfeng Luxgen Automobile's Luxgen Neora

Dongfeng Luxgen Automobile's Luxgen Master CEO
Dongfeng Luxgen Automobile's Luxgen Neora:
It is an EV sedan concept car (5-seat).
Dongfeng Luxgen Automobile's Luxgen Master CEO: Debut. It is the second-generation Luxgen CEO (high-end MPV).

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