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geely aoo Spyshots: Geely to launch Geely URGHHHH!

This car, named the Geely ‘Aoo’ is to be unveiled at the Guangzhou Auto Show later this year, but we think it deserves an airing on China Car Times as well!

Geely designers have gone all ACME on the front of this car with its massive bug eyed grill and light designs. Perhaps Geely are trying to recreate Cherys success with the iconic QQ, perhaps they will be able to, or perhaps they wont be able to (more than likely the latter)

The engine is likely to be a 3 cylinder model that Geely already has in its portfolio, the motoring press are saying it will be of CVVT stock.

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The final comment from the Chinese article was ‘Extremely Chinese, Extremely Cute, Extremely COOL!’ But what do you think?

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  • Ashley
    November 14, 2007

    Classic comment on the Geely AOO from Autoblog Italia:

    ‘Mamma mia! E’ più brutta di un giorno senza pane!
    Beh, almeno non è copiata da una qualche altra auto occidentale o giapponese.’


  • dragin
    November 14, 2007

    You never can tell what will sell these days, Jim Corty. Why look at the rolling shoe boxes that Scion and Honda are doing so well with. The desire of youth to defy the establishment’s preferences is very strong indeed. Yeah it’s ugly but ugly can spell “Cool” or “Hot”. Whatever..

  • woxihuanpijiu
    November 14, 2007

    I showed the pic of the front to a Cantonese girl and she said “looking is ok” so I guess its just us gweilos who think it is bloody ugly…
    I’m hoping to go to the GZ show next weekend so I’ll see if it looks better in real life.

  • Dog tucker
    November 15, 2007

    I showed to my Chinese wife, who is still laughing from embarressment. All of my Chinese colleagues (who are in the auto industry) have many different thoughts, from 2 who think it looks like a ‘girls front bottom’ to ‘whoever designed and approved the thing must nave been drinking buddies’ Not one even slightly favourable comment. It just gets worse (the hope for the Chinese auto industry that is)

  • Jim Corty
    November 16, 2007

    Yes Dragin we never know what will sell till they throw it out there…That’s why I drive a Beijing Jeep with a Ford V8 under the hood…And a Jag…And a 65 Mustang convertible…And a Lancia Zagoto…God I love cars, just not skateboards with 3 cylinders, that need a crucifix on the dash….B good!

  • Made_in_China
    November 18, 2007

    Wierd, correct me if I’m wrong, but this looks like another
    copy of the Toyota Aygo/Citroën C1/Peugeot 107. I’ll give them
    credit for changing the front and partially the back design, but
    this is truly “Chinese” indeed(as in, another counterfeit Chinese

  • Dog tucker
    November 19, 2007

    Word is thay Geely spent extensive time in their R&D dept developing this. Their R&D dept is the same as most Chinese manufacturers ‘Recieve and Duplicate’.

  • Robert Walter
    November 27, 2009

    I think its a cute looking car…something my daughter and wife will definitely like.

  • dogtucker
    November 27, 2009

    You looking for a divorce Robert?

  • LST
    March 29, 2010

    What does it run on, judging by the size of the grill, I’d say it eats bugs for fuel. Although it looks like some sort of bug itself.

  • SARA
    April 12, 2012

    geely chaba allah yebarem

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