JAC Motors S11 to Debut at Beijing Auto Show
JAC Motors might sound familiar, it caught our attention when the Ford F-150 clone called the 4R3 ran the internet gamut. Now the Chinese automaker will be presenting its S11 sports coupe at the upcoming Auto China Show in Beijing.
What’s interesting is that this isn’t the first time the S11 has made an appearance. In 2009, Tong Jian showed off the same vehicle at the Shanghai Auto Show and it appears that JAC Motors has reached an agreement with Tong Jian to brand the S11 as its own. We won’t go so far as to speculate that the Chinese automakers are now copying one another, that would just be shameful.
The styling on the S11 is a mixture of Germany and Italy’s finest exotics from Ferrari, Lamborghini, and Audi. The front end sports a very Lamborghini-esque design, while the rear is a blatant copy of various Ferrari models over the years. The side sills are undoubtedly influenced by the Audi R8.
Rumor has it that the S11 will be powered by a hybrid engine, but don’t hold your breath for anything amazing.
GALLERY: JAC Motors S11
Jason Siu began his career in automotive journalism in 2003 with Modified Magazine, a property previously held by VerticalScope. As the West Coast Editor, he played a pivotal role while also extending his expertise to Modified Luxury & Exotics and Modified Mustangs. Beyond his editorial work, Jason authored two notable Cartech books. His tenure at AutoGuide.com saw him immersed in the daily news cycle, yet his passion for hands-on evaluation led him to focus on testing and product reviews, offering well-rounded recommendations to AutoGuide readers. Currently, as the Content Director for VerticalScope, Jason spearheads the content strategy for an array of online publications, a role that has him at the helm of ensuring quality and consistency across the board.
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