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Geely LG-1

Geely Automobile, one of the most rapidly developing Chinese car manufacturer introduced its more upmarket LG-1 recently.

The car, which is officially named Geely LG-1 King Kong has been developed with assistance from Korean and Italian companies. Geely claims there were over 1000 engineers from China and abroad summoned for the project.

There are three engine variations: 1.5-, 1.6- and 1.8-liter. Key dimensions are: wheelbase: 2502 mm (98.5-in.), length/width/height: 4342/1692/1435 mm (170.9/66.6/56.5-in.).

LG-1 King Kong will be priced between RMB 70,000-90,000
 

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Anyone knows if THIS is the car coming to the US in 08? If not, which one?

(Please NOT the one shown in Detroit...)

I can totally see this car succeed if this is the one coming to the US.

Geely, if you're listening, equip it with the following, standard:

- Side curtain airbags, front and side airbags (total of 6 airbags), 4 wheel disc ABS (to address the #1 concern when people buy cars, SAFETY)

- 10 year warranty on powertrain, 5 year bumper to bumper, 3 year free full maintenance, 10 year free oil change, 5 year free road side assitance (to address the #2 concern, quality/reliability)

- Comfort and conveniences can be optional. People like to have them, but they're not a "concern" per se.

Now keep that starting price under 10K and you have a true winner!!! With gas prices these days, I'd buy one in a heartbeat to commute and run errands.
 

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LG-1 King Kong will be priced between RMB 70,000-90,000
But I heard the price will be less than 70000 Yuan. I think Geely will meet difficulties to sell it at such a high price, I mean if it will be priced 70000-90000.
 

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It's a Chevy Aveo/Daewoo Kalos/Daewoo Gentra/Pontiac G3 in new clothes, presumably with new engines too, since I don't think there's a 1.8 liter Kalos/Aveo/Gentra.

I think most Americans would see an Aveo as a better bet. I can't imagine that the CK would be preferable to this, however.
 

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The style on the Saturn Aura actually comes straight from the Vauxhall/Opel Vectra from Europe. The Vectra has been around much longer then the Aura.

 

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The Vectra platform also underpins the Saab 9-3, Chevrolet Malibu, and Pontiac G6, which are all sold here in the US.

It doesn't surprise me that Saturn restyled a Vectra for it's flagship, since the departing L-series Saturn was a revised MkII Vectra. The new Aura is quite a bit nicer than the outgoing L.

Just this week GM announced that the Astra will replace the unloved Saturn Ion for 2007. The Ion, which rides an earlier version of the Chevy Cobalt Delta platform, has been a big fat dud all around. We'll be better off with the Astra.
 

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big head and tail lights for a little car dosnt seem to work in my point of view, cars like the caravan and odyssey where the car is big and lights are big would actually work.
 
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