China is house to all types of copycat merchandise, together with every thing from vogue to timepieces to know-how and, after all, automobiles.
On this video from CarWow, we’re offered with a few of the most blatant knockoffs out of China. Some you’re most likely already accustomed to, however there are some which may be new to you.
One of the notorious knockoffs from China is the Landwind X7 that was constructed between 2015 and 2019. Clearly ‘impressed’ (aka, being an nearly direct copy) by the first-generation Vary Rover Evoque, the X7 demonstrated simply how laborious it’s for overseas automakers to guard their designs within the Folks’s Republic. Jaguar Land Rover took Landwind to court docket in 2015 however misplaced. In 2019, nevertheless, it did eventually win the case, forcing manufacturing of the X7 to finish.
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One other attention-grabbing copycat from China is the Suzhou Eagle Service, first offered in 2015. This weird sports activities automotive has a entrance finish similar to the Ferrari F12 Berlinetta however the remainder of the automobile’s design, together with its proportions, is similar to the Porsche Cayman. In truth, it even has a rip off Porsche emblem and taillights identical to the Cayman.
A Chinese vehicle that has attracted various consideration lately is the Beijing BJ80. It has a design nearly an identical to the present Mercedes-Benz G-Class however prices roughly one-third of the value.
All up, the clip contains 20 completely different Chinese language knockoff vehicles and simply goes to show that no automobile’s exterior design is protected in China.