Bentley Continental next for knockoff treatment

Bentley Continental next for knockoff treatment

Bentley copy fq

In the wake of Chinese automaker Geely’s not so subtle Rolls-Royce Phantom knockoff (read news item here) comes the latest Chinese carbon copy. Chinese automaker Hautai is apparently busy working on its own new luxury vehicle, one that would appear to borrow liberally from Bentley. Huatai Automobile Group, based in Beijing, specialises in SUVs, so this model is inconsistent with its current line-up. HAG is a serious manufacturer and reportedly has the capacity to build 200,000 vehicles annually, and they have R&D centers in China, South Korea, and Germany. Last month, the private automaker reported sales up nearly 150 percent from the previous year.

Still unnamed, the four-door detailed in these images offers more than a passing resemblance to Bentley’s Continental. Currently, details are scarce, but we will find out more soon.

Bentley copy fq

In the wake of Chinese automaker Geely’s not so subtle Rolls-Royce Phantom knockoff (read news item here) comes the latest Chinese carbon copy. Chinese automaker Hautai is apparently busy working on its own new luxury vehicle, one that would appear to borrow liberally from Bentley. Huatai Automobile Group, based in Beijing, specialises in SUVs, so this model is inconsistent with its current line-up. HAG is a serious manufacturer and reportedly has the capacity to build 200,000 vehicles annually, and they have R&D centers in China, South Korea, and Germany. Last month, the private automaker reported sales up nearly 150 percent from the previous year.

Still unnamed, the four-door detailed in these images offers more than a passing resemblance to Bentley’s Continental. Currently, details are scarce, but we will find out more soon.

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