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Mid-Size Cars

Nissan to set up Infiniti plant in China

Nissan's luxury brand Infiniti is setting up a production base in China through its joint-venture partner Dongfeng.

Saturday, 21 April, 2012, 12:00am

Export strategy success

Hyundai has built a strong following in Hong Kong. A decade ago, the South Korean marque was regarded as 'cheap', but then the Santa Fe and Tucson sports utility vehicles became worldwide hits on account of their mechanics, durability and economy.

6 Apr 2012 - 12:00am

Technical sophistication

Audi has launched several exciting new cars in Hong Kong over the past year, from the chic A1 compact and the halo R8 convertible, to the sleek A7 Sportback 3.0 TFSI quattro (HK$857,700) and plush A8L 4.2 FSI quattro limousine (HK$1,769,050) which stretched VIPs to last month's Van Cleef & Arpels store opening in Central.

7 Oct 2011 - 12:00am

Hooked on a feline

The Jaguar XF comes in several guises and engine sizes, and now there's a three-litre V-6 'Sport' model available in Hong Kong to complement this already sporty series. The Sport, which arrived last month, gives the XF slightly larger wheels, at 19 inches, and the bucket seats used in the racy XFR.

9 Apr 2011 - 12:00am

Fast forward

Don't be fooled by the slick exterior of the new S60 T6 - this car remains a Volvo through and through. It still features the marque's traditional sober qualities of high safety standards and comfort; among small executive saloons, the S60 is a range topper.

16 Oct 2010 - 12:00am

Sporty Volvo S60 packs a punch

Older readers might recall that in the 1990s, a Tsim Sha Tsui East nightspot hit on what it thought would be a swish name for itself. A certain Swedish carmaker subsequently raised strenuous objections, and 'Club Volvo' found itself in the tricky situation of having to change its name fairly swiftly.

27 Aug 2010 - 12:00am

Jaguar XF offers opulence at an affordable price

Think of a luxury car and Rolls-Royce, Bentley and Maybach come to mind. Apart from their price, luxury cars are defined by perception of the brand, excellence of design, quality of materials and craftsmanship.

18 Dec 2009 - 12:00am

HK sales racing ahead

Audi's largest individual export market is the mainland and Hong Kong, with sales of 119,598 units, an increase of 17.3 per cent compared with 2007.

24 Jul 2009 - 12:00am

Fast and free

Get behind the wheel of some of Scandinavia's fastest and finest cars in Volvo - The Game, a free racing title you can download (at www.volvocars.com/intl) from Tuesday and play on a personal computer.

24 May 2009 - 12:00am

Poise under pressure

Recession tends to dampen bosses' appetites for new executive rides, but many Hong Kong dealers have been cautious in their pricing and several new premium mid-sized cars are expected on Gloucester Road.

11 Apr 2009 - 12:00am

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