Tuesday, April 21, 2009

Is There Anything Original To A Geely GE? And What About Huatai?

At the 2009 Shanghai Auto Show the Chinese Geely GE gives its acte de présence. Richard S. Chang wrote: "By all accounts the limo is a shameless (if not slightly shorter in length) knock-off of the Rolls-Royce Phantom." Read Chang's blog for the NYT here.

Surprisingly, there is one thing that is original, but for that you need to go inside: there is only one backseat, according to Jalopnik, see and read here.

UPDATE: Michael Harley writes for Autoblog about Chinese Automaker Huatai that is reportedly readying a knockoff version of Bentley Continental, read here
Last year Matt Hardigree wrote for Jalopnik about Huatai's "most suetastic logo ever," see here.

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