Landwind E32 Bites (And Patents) Evoque's Style For Local Market

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landwind e32 bites and patents evoque s style for local market

It seems Mrs. Beckham (and Range Rover) may have to deal with another brand knocking-off her style, thanks to Landwind’s introduction of the E32 soft-roader SUV.

CarNewsChina reports the Jiangling Motor Holding’s brand — which sells its wares in Europe as well as in its native market — is seeking to patent the Evoque-esque SUV’s design for the Chinese market, which will grace showrooms sometime in Q4 2014 for a price of 120,000 yuan, or just under $20,000 USD as of this writing; the Evoque’s base price is just over $41,000 for comparison.

Powering the E32 — based upon a shortened Landwind X8 — is a 2-liter turbo-four that delivers not Mrs. Beckham’s 240 horses and 250 lb-ft of sand-dune scaling torque, but instead just 190 horsepower and 184 lb-ft of torque. In addition, the power will be channeled through either six-speed manual or eight-speed automatic, as opposed to the Evoque’s nine-speed automatic and six-speed manual and automatic options.

Cameron Aubernon
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  • Checker Checker on Apr 30, 2014

    Since the Chinese automakers only get recognized when they release blatant copies, why not do so, I guess?

  • Mnm4ever Mnm4ever on Apr 30, 2014

    So I wonder... just how bad are these Chinese cars? Because I would totally get one of these if it could be had for $20k, if it was like Mitsubishi or Kia quality levels.

    • Niky Niky on May 01, 2014

      Some of them are actually pretty good in terms of material quality and even mechanical quality, though even the best ones have a ways to go before they can match the coherence of interior design that Kia has, nowadays. But I've no firsthand experience of this particular brand, though they do sell vans here. Might be time to make a few calls. :p

  • 28-Cars-Later "But Assemblyman Phil Ting, the San Franciscan Democrat who wrote the electric school bus legislation, says this is all about the health and wellbeing of Golden State residents. In addition to the normal air pollution stemming from exhaust gasses, he believes children are being exposed to additional carcinogens by just being on a diesel bus."Phil is into real estate, he doesn't know jack sh!t about science or medicine and if media were real it would politely remind him his opinions are not qualified... if it were real. Another question if media were real is why is a very experienced real estate advisor and former tax assessor writing legislation on school busses? If you read the rest of his bio after 2014, his expertise seems to be applied but he gets into more and more things he's not qualified to speak to or legislate on - this isn't to say he isn't capable of doing more but just two years ago Communism™ kept reminding me Dr. Fauxi knew more about medicine than I did and I should die or something. So Uncle Phil just gets a pass with his unqualified opinions?Ting began his career as a real estate  financial adviser at  Arthur Andersen and  CBRE. He also previously served as the executive director of the  Asian Law Caucus, as the president of the Bay Area Assessors Association, and on the board of  Equality California. [url=][1][/url][h3][/h3]In 2005, Ting was appointed San Francisco Assessor-Recorder in 2005 by Mayor  Gavin Newsom, becoming San Francisco’s highest-ranking  Chinese-American official at the time. He was then elected to the post in November 2005, garnering 58 percent of the vote.Ting was re-elected Assessor-Recorder in 2006 and 2010During his first term in the Assembly, Ting authored a law that helped set into motion the transformation of Piers 30-32 into what would become  Chase Center the home of the  Golden State Warriors
  • RHD This looks like a lead balloon. You could buy a fantastic classic car for a hundred grand, or a Mercedes depreciationmobile. There isn't much reason to consider this over many other excellent vehicles that cost less. It's probably fast, but nothing else about it is in the least bit outstanding, except for the balance owed on the financing.
  • Jeff A bread van worthy of praise by Tassos.
  • Jeff The car itself is in really good shape and it is worth the money. It has lots of life left in it and can easily go over 200k.
  • IBx1 Awww my first comment got deletedTake your “millennial anti theft device” trope and wake up to the fact that we’re the only ones keeping manuals around.