Review Category : Roewe

Roewe 550 Electric Sedan?!

Last week China Car Times was sent these interesting photos of a Roewe 550 testing in Australia, Alice Springs to be exact.

Now you maybe wondering why the Roewe 550 would still be under testing, seeing as it’s already on sale in China. We shared the photos with MGUK.org to find out what…

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Roewe 850 Information

It seems that SAIC and Ssangyong have worked together on this stretched limo for the Chinese market. SAIC have provided the brand, and the car, and Ssangyong have dropped in some of their larger engines, a 3.2l and a 2.8l engine have been offered up.

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Roewe 550 gets 5 stars in CNCAP crash test!

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SAIC pulled out all of the stops for the Roewe 550, they employed their UK design team, and utilized their finest engineering talent to make a car that looks good, performs well, is extremely safe, and also cheap to buy.

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Roewe SUV – clearest shots to date!

SAIC’s design team have been busy building a Roewe brand that they can push to the world, first it started with the Roewe 750 2.5V6 (which looks just as elegant as ever) and then the 750 1.8T, the stunning Roewe 550, and now a rebranded Ssangyong Kyron SUV, which is expected to be the next big Roewe product.

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Roewe 550 1.8 Manual – Bargain on wheels

red roewe3 Roewe 550 1.8 Manual   Bargain on wheelsThe Roewe 550 1.8 (non turbo model) manual gear box edition is set to be priced at a highly affordable 126,800rmb to 135,800rmb, which easily makes it the most highly desirable car in its segment, with its nearest competition being the Ford Focus…

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Roewe 550 hatchback Mock Ups

Various websites have been pushing around pictures of a future Roewe 550 hatchback, but badged up as an MG model. China Car Times, rather than publish the images straight away, we actually did a bit of research! By contacting various insiders, and those more likely in the know, we have concluded that the MG hatch pictures are not the ones that our MG…

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Oh my! Roewe goes Chavy for Guangzhou

What was going through SAIC executives mind when they came up for the plans to show off ‘modified’ Roewe 550′s at the Guangzhou Auto Show this week? It looks like SAIC ram-raided Halfords over the weekend and picked up just about every tacky after market accessory they could!At least they didnt do much to alter the fantastic exterior, or hopefully dampen…

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Roewe 1.8 550 DVVT on the market soon

The Roewe 550 1.8 Turbo model has seen some good sales since its launch, not as good as the Honda Civic, but averaging 2000 units per month is quite good for an unknown Chinese brand with a product that costs over 120,000rmb. The Roewe 5501.8 DVVT, or basically, the Roewe 550 1.8 without turbo assistance, is the next model of the Roewe 550 to hit the…

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Roewe SUV on the market Q1 next year

roewe sy suva Roewe SUV on the market Q1 next yearRoewe are still reportedly out testing their Roewe branded SUV, which is more than likely to be a reskinned Ssangyong Kyron from SAICs Korean sub-brand, Ssangyong.

According to Internet Media Reports, SAIC are reportedly working hard to bring…

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Roewe 750i

Roewe have launched a new version of their reasonably popular 750 sedan, this time the model is named ‘i’. The 750i is a limited edition model priced at 258,800rmb to celebrate the snookers masters event, furthermore Roewe are only making 300 of the 750i’s making them super limited!

The 750i has the letter M on the C-pillar, M standing for ‘Master’,…

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Roewe 550 Adverts

A collection of adverts for the new Roewe 550, which was just released:

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Roewe 550 = MG6?

China Car Times is hearing rumors that the recently launched Roewe 550 will under go some sports treatment and be re-badged as the MG6. MG and Roewe appear to continue the relationship that MG and Rover once had – Rover making classy cars, whilst MG made sports versions. The Roewe 550 is expected to go on the market around June/July…

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Roewe 550 – spotted out doing adverts

Surely CCT readers will understand by now, that the Roewe 550 is one of China Car Times favorite new cars of late. We hear critisisms of the 550 such as ‘the chrome front is ugly‘, the ‘rear end is ugly‘ what a bunch of moaners! The 550 is expected to launch at the Beijing Auto Show making it just over a year since the Roewe 750 2.5…

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MG-Rover, I mean, MG-Roewe!

MG-Rover fell from automotive grace when its life was ultimately extinguished in 2005, NAC and SAIC picked up the pieces, NAC took Longbridge and the MG brand, SAIC took the rights to the 25, and 75 models. SAIC takes the Rover 75 and makes the rather nice Roewe 750, only to buy the whole of NAC (and MG) later anyway. SAIC officials let loose their…

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Roewe 550, on the market in July 08

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The Roewe 550, above, is set to be launched onto the Chinese market by July 2008, presumebly after Roewe have shown off the 550, and the 750 1.8t at the Beijing International Car Show later this year.

The Roewe 550 uses…

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Roewe to the Netherlands soon?

Autoweek.nl are saying that Roewe will be hitting the Netherlands pretty soon, but under the guise of the Ssangyong brand.

SsangYong gaat in de komende jaren het programma flink uitbreiden. Naast SUV’s en MPV’s komen normale personenauto’s in de prijslijst. Die rijden in…

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SAIC’s big boast

The Chinese motoring press are reporting that SAIC plans to push out 30 cars over the next five years, that includes five new platforms.

Roewe has been selling well so far this year, with SAIC selling 18,000 Roewe 750′s between March and November of 2007, and on average sells around 2000 vehicles per month in 2007.

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Is the Roewe Crossover the Rover TCV?

The Chinese motoring press were in an uproar earlier this morning when pictures surfaced of a Roewe Crossover, except, it just happened to be the old Rover TCV  that had been digitally altered to carry the Roewe logo and Cross text.

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Roewe plans for ’08

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SAICs sub brand, Roewe, has great plans for 2008. Roewe was born from the ashes of the Rover 75 blueprints that SAIC got from the failed UK car maker Rover. Roewe has sold well, with sales of its Rover 75 based…

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Roewe gets the 750D ready

roewe750t Roewe gets the 750D ready

The Roewe 750D is the latest model from Roewe, so far Roewe have released the 5 different editions of the 750 including a limited edition model all of these models were 2.5 V6 engines. The latest model, the 750D is a 1.8…

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Roewe W2 to become Roewe 5 series?

another roewe Roewe W2 to become Roewe 5 series?

Today the Chinese press are reporting that the super cool Roewe W2 will be named the Roewe 550, SAIC insiders have been talking to the press, letting out all of those dirty little SAIC secrets, namely that the W2, errrr,…

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Roewe 750 out performs Mondeo in June sales.

Since going on the market earlier this year, the Roewe 750 has taken the Chinese car market by storm and is the fourth best selling car in China this month. The Roewe brand emerged from nowhere late 06 with heavy advertising that focuses on the British aspect of the 750, the British aspect being its a ten year old Rover 75 with some new clothes and…

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Goverment to MG and SAIC: ‘WORK TOGETHER!’

It seems the Chinese central government has had enough of the petty squabling between the two Chinese auto giants and wants them to pool their resources together to make MG cars into a super brand that will be recognised the world over.

Shanghai Automotive Industry Corp (SAIC) and Nanjing Auto Group will be merged under a central government…

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