Below is just-auto.com’s list of global debuts at Auto Guangzhou 2020.
More information about these vehicles and hundreds of future models can be found by searching PLDB, just-auto’s global vehicle database. Simply click on the link at the end of this list.
Audi A3 L: for the first time, there is a long wheelbase for China’s locally built new generation sedan, built by FAW Volkswagen.
Audi Q2 L & Q2 L e-tron facelifts: the standard wheelbase model has just been updated so now it’s the turn of the Chinese market’s longer models.
Bugatti Bolide: the track-only hypercar has the most powerful version yet of the marque’s quad-turbos W16.
Buick GL6 Mild Hybrid: what GM China terms the ‘2021’ model gains a 120 kW and 230 Nm 1.3-litre engine, while this MPV’s interior is updated too.
BYD D1: this is a 4,390 mm long electric MPV/minivan which has conventional doors on the driver’s side but the rear passenger side door slides.
BYD Qin Plus: the replacement for the Qin, which dates to late 2013, is this 1.5-litre plug-in hybrid sedan.
Changan Uni-K: exhibited in September at the Beijing show as the Vision-V concept, this is the production model.
GAC Empower concept: also called EMPOW55, this sedan heralds a production model which will use GAC’s existing GPMA (Global Platform Modular Architecture).
GAC Mocha concept: could exterior screens become a thing? GAC revealed this small car which has two large displays where a grille would be.
GAC NE Aion Y concept: five-door electric crossover which should be launched in production form next year.
GAC Honda EA6: as with the very closely related GAC Toyota IA5, the 4.8 m long EV is based on the GAC Aion S and has a 135 kW motor.
Hycan Ar18 concept: preview of a likely second EV to supplement the 007, a high-priced electric crossover which went on sale in China in April.
Hyundai Mistra & Mistra EV: Beijing-Hyundai announced these 4.8 m long sedans in August but did not reveal them so Auto Guangzhou is the public premiere.
Hyundai Tucson L: public premiere for Beijing Hyundai’s locally manufactured new generation model, which offers the choice of 1.5- and 2.0-litre turbo engines.
Jeep Compass facelift: the brand could do with some help to invigorate Chinese market sales which is why this was the arena for the world debut.
Kia Sportage Ace: this special Sportage for China is a different body on a former Hyundai ix35/Tucson. It dates to 2018 and now comes a dramatic restyle and the ‘Ace’ suffix.
Leap Motor C11: an electric SUV powered by a 160 kW motor, the C11 is based on the C-More, a concept from the 2019 edition of AutoShanghai.
Mercedes-Maybach S-Class: 5,469 mm long Z 223 has a 3,396 mm wheelbase, standard all-wheel drive, on sale by year-end, no engine details as yet.
MG 5: this is to be a 4,675 mm long sedan powered by 1.5-litre and 1.5-litre turbo petrol engines. Not to be confused with the 5 EV, which is an estate/wagon.
MG Linghang PHEV: the HS-based SUV premiered at the Beijing motor show in September; now comes the plug-in hybrid.
Roewe i5 facelift: this two-year old sedan version of the Ei5 has been hugely successful, Chinese market retail sales numbering some 150,000 units in 2019.
Roewe R-Aura concept: motor show and public premiere for this electric sedan design study which was revealed online in May.
Toyota Allion: a sedan with this name has been sold in its present generation since mid-2007 but mainly limited to Japan. FAW-Toyota will build China’s new model.
Toyota Lingshang: part of the GAC-Toyota joint venture, this is more or less the same car as FAW-Toyota’s Allion but with a Corolla-like front end.
Volkswagen ID.4 X: production of SAIC Volkswagen’s 4,612 mm long version of the ID.4 has unique body panels. Build began in October and sales will start soon.
Volkswagen ID.4 Crozz: made by FAW-VW, has the same wheelbase as the ID.4 and ID.4 X but is 4,592 mm long and lower (1,629 mm) than the X.
XPeng P7 Wing: the main change is scissor-action doors for the driver and front passenger.
More detail on past, current and forthcoming models can be found in PLDB, the future vehicles database which is part of GlobalData’s Automotive Intelligence Center.