Beijing Motor Show in pictures

Beijing - SUVs and crossovers were the big conversation piece at China's Beijing Motor Show this week, with the popular consensus being that the urban 4x4 is the latest must-have for Chinese drivers, according to Reuters.

The local Chinese brands were out in full force with their latest crossover concepts and production models, while the Germans dazzled their fan base with concepts like the Audi TT offroad and Mercedes-Benz Concept Coupe SUV.

The Audi TT offroad concept shows that Audi is considering expanding the TT range into crossover territory.BMW Vision Future Luxury Concept. We bet there is some next-generation 7 Series hidden in here.Changan Eado Sedan.The Citroen C-XR concept shows what the Citroen version of the Peugeot 2008 will look like.Dongfeng L60 Concept.The Ford Escort returns in the form of an all-new model, for China only, that will slot below the Focus.The Ford Everest Concept previews a new version of the Ranger-based Fortuner rival.Geely Emgrand PHEV Concept.GWM Haval Coupe SUV conceptGWM Haval H2.Ironically named Halma M5.Honda Hybrid Sedan Concept.The Hyundai ix25 Concept signals a production model that will slot beneath ix35, but this one might be for China only.The SA-bound Lexus NX takes the fight to Audi Q5 and BMW X3.The Mercedes-Benz Concept SUV Coupe previews a BMW X6 rival on the horizon.Nissan Lannia Concept.The VW Golf R 400 concept is powered by a 294kW version of the EA888 2-litre turbopetrol engine.The VW Midsize Coupe Concept points towards a possible Merc CLA rival.Zotye Z300.

Conventional cars weren't left completely in the cold though, with some exciting new show cars such as the BMW Vision Future Luxury, Nissan Lannia and the potent VW Golf R 400 making their world debuts.


Audi TT offroad concept

BMW Vision Future Luxury Concept

Ford Escort

Hyundai ix25 Concept

Lexus NX

Mercedes-Benz Concept Coupe SUV