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Brilliance BS6 is a Mercedes-Benz C-Class copy/paste

 Brilliance BS6 is a Mercedes-Benz C-Class copy/paste
Brilliance BS6

Imitation is the sincerest form of flattery ?

Chinese automaker Brilliance is preparing a new generation of its BS6 which looks exactly like the 2012 Mercedes-Benz C-Class facelift.

Set to be launched late next year in China, the BS6 (aka Zhunchi) is an unfortunate copy of the facelifted C-Class. When this will be out, Mercedes-Benz probably won't be too happy to see their design being reproduced and will most likely decide to litigate. There's no need for side-by-side photos of the two cars since right away we can tell the headlights, front grille and bumper design look virtually the same as on the German sedan.

Chinese automakers have a long tradition of copying designs of European brands that have led to many law suits. Although Chinese cars have been improved over the last few years, designers still copy from well-established manufacturers instead of coming up with something at least slightly original.

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Comments (16)

 Pepito060666 Pepito060666
This is really disgusting .
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August 2, 2013 9:10 am
 Joao Oliveira Joao Oliveira
Doesn't matter, let the chinese have the ripoffs, this kind of car will never get in europe, if it does, nobody would want a fake mercedes LOL. We have taste
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December 21, 2012 10:04 pm
 pzxpjy pzxpjy
Chinese auto makers not only copy the styling, but also steal the engines, the platforms, the managing processes and everything from their foreign partners. Early this year VW planed to sue their partner FAW-VW for copying the EA211 engine for FAW's own brand. Unfortunately, VW dropped the suit, simply because the Chinese court would undoubtedly support the FAW...
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December 21, 2012 9:37 pm
 xLumino xLumino
good idea for a camoflage, but i think, brilliance is cooperating with BMW and whouldnt produce such nonsence
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December 21, 2012 3:13 am
 renyeo renyeo
Any details on the platform? Because to engineer the platform is many times more costly than styling the car.
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December 21, 2012 12:38 am
 TimeShade TimeShade
Is there any reason Brilliance cannot develop their own design?
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December 20, 2012 6:12 pm
 ACN ACN
Oh god...
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December 20, 2012 5:27 pm
 cargogh cargogh
I look forward to watching the crash testing videos.
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December 20, 2012 11:36 am
 alamak alamak
Wakakaka...... another copy and paste!! What a brilliant idea Brilliance!!
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December 20, 2012 11:34 am
 pzxpjy pzxpjy
Chinese media reported that the Brilliance only uses C-class components as prototype camouflage. But I am really confused that why the grille is a little bit different from that of the C-class.
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December 20, 2012 11:05 am