First renders of Foton’s K1 MPV surface

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Foton are already one of the world’s biggest light truck manufacturer, but they are not content with sitting with just the title of truck manufacturer, they are planning to enter the passenger car business in a major way. Foton are owned by Beijing Auto Industry Corp and have a large amount of freedom within the gigantic corporation to develop their own new product lines, and as such the K1 is about to come into existence:

Engine power for the K1 could come from numerous sources, the possibility of using an outsourced sourced gasoline engine, or Foton could turn to their joint venture partner at Cummins for a small displacement diesel engine.

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  • dragin
    August 15, 2011

    Looks like the Jiangdu Joylong van. And, somewhat like Chery’s Riich van.

  • prolever
    August 20, 2011

    still all based from the new toyota hiace..

  • carlos
    February 22, 2012

    buenas quisieramos ese modelo bufalo foton para puno ya q keremos para una empresa de transportes y estos carros son buenas como la view foton son machos pero manden el bufalo pues para puno y el precio del carro es de

  • Ver Earl Malahay
    August 24, 2012

    I have passenger transport business for 10 years, I buy new isuzu i-van 2011, then Foton 2012 its great they have same engine features but foton is much good bcoz it has CRDI…I like the new one K1! when will you plan to distribute to Philippines? my email verearlm@yahoo.com

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