40 amazing cars that dominated the 2017 Shanghai Auto Show

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Over the past decade, China has emerged as a force to be reckoned with in the automotive universe. For most car makers, the Middle Kingdom is either first or second on its list of priorities. Thus, it is only fitting that the 2016-2017 auto show season would come to a conclusion in China’s most cosmopolitan city.

The Shanghai motor show presents Chinese consumers with an opportunity to see the latest and greatest offerings from around the world. At the same time, the world’s press has the chance to evaluate the newest developments from China’s growing contingent of automakers.

The 2017 Shanghai Auto Show is open to the public until April 28 at the National Exhibition and Convention Center.

At this year's show, it is all about the new SUV concepts and production vehicles from China's many domestic brands. Some of the highlights include this HB03 Hybrid and...

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H6 SUV rom Haval as well as…

... H6 SUV rom Haval as well as...

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… the attractive Vision E Concept and…

... the attractive Vision E Concept and...

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… ERX5 crossover from Shanghai Automotive’s Roewe brand. Roewe is what remains of Britain’s iconic Rover brand that was purchased by the Chinese after going bust a decade ago.

... ERX5 crossover from Shanghai Automotive's Roewe brand. Roewe is what remains of Britain's iconic Rover brand that was purchased by the Chinese after going bust a decade ago.

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Warren Buffett-backed BYD rolled out the eye-pleasing Dynasty crossover concept.

Warren Buffett-backed BYD rolled out the eye-pleasing Dynasty crossover concept.

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Hongqi, China’s original luxury auto brand, launched its S-Concept in Shanghai.

Hongqi, China's original luxury auto brand, launched its S-Concept in Shanghai.

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Lynk & Co, Geely’s new digital age auto brand, rolled out its new 01 crossover.

Lynk & Co, Geely's new digital age auto brand, rolled out its new 01 crossover.

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Changan debuted its CS55 crossover…

Changan debuted its CS55 crossover...

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… While Chery’s stylish Tiggo Coupe Concept was also introduced at the show.

... While Chery's stylish Tiggo Coupe Concept was also introduced at the show.

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Beijing Automotive’s BJ80 is unique at this show due to its rugged military roots and armored body.

Beijing Automotive's BJ80 is unique at this show due to its rugged military roots and armored body.

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The company’s Senova brand is showing off its D50 sedan. Fun fact: Senova owns the Saab 9-3 and 9-5’s intellectual property.

The company's Senova brand is showing off its D50 sedan. Fun fact: Senova owns the Saab 9-3 and 9-5's intellectual property.

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Zotye’s T300 and…

Zotye's T300 and...

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… Its Porsche-Macan-lookalike SR9 are at the show.

... Its Porsche-Macan-lookalike SR9 are at the show.

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Upstart Chinese electric carmaker Nio introduced its production ES8 crossover. It’s on show alongside Nio’s…

Upstart Chinese electric carmaker Nio introduced its production ES8 crossover. It's on show alongside Nio's...

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… EP9 supercar.

... EP9 supercar.

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Shanghai Automotive’s MG E-Motion is arguably the most aesthetically pleasing concept at this year’s show.

Shanghai Automotive's MG E-Motion is arguably the most aesthetically pleasing concept at this year's show.

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Not to be outdone, international manufacturers also came out in force. Leading the way is VW Group which rolled out a trio of electric crossover SUV concepts starting with the Audi e-tron Sportback.

Not to be outdone, international manufacturers also came out in force. Leading the way is VW Group which rolled out a trio of electric crossover SUV concepts starting with the Audi e-tron Sportback.

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Then there’s the Skoda Vision E Concept and…

Then there's the Skoda Vision E Concept and...

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… The futuristic Volkswagen I.D. CROZZ Crossover.

... The futuristic Volkswagen I.D. CROZZ Crossover.

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General Motors unveiled a pair of important hybrids. First is the striking Chevrolet FNR-X plug-in crossover concept.

General Motors unveiled a pair of important hybrids. First is the striking Chevrolet FNR-X plug-in crossover concept.

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Then, there’s the Velite 5 — A Chevrolet Volt rebadged as a Buick for the Chinese market.

Then, there's the Velite 5 — A Chevrolet Volt rebadged as a Buick for the Chinese market.

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Jeep presented the new Yuntu Concept before the show crowd. The stylish hybrid SUV concept comes complete with outward-swinging coach doors.

Jeep presented the new Yuntu Concept before the show crowd. The stylish hybrid SUV concept comes complete with outward-swinging coach doors.

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Citroen unveiled its all-new C5 Aircross crossover at the show.

Citroen unveiled its all-new C5 Aircross crossover at the show.

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Infiniti’s stylish QX50 concept made its Asia debut.

Infiniti's stylish QX50 concept made its Asia debut.

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Lexus introduced the face-lifted 2018 NX crossover at the show.

Lexus introduced the face-lifted 2018 NX crossover at the show.

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Toyota’s Fengchao Way Concept is also on display.

Toyota's Fengchao Way Concept is also on display.

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Honda is showing off its NeuV mobility concept while…

Honda is showing off its NeuV mobility concept while...

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… Its Acura premium division unveiled a new long wheel-base version of its refreshed TLX sedan.

... Its Acura premium division unveiled a new long wheel-base version of its refreshed TLX sedan.

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Mercedes-Benz gave the public a glimpse at the future of its entry level models with unveiling of the Concept A.

Mercedes-Benz gave the public a glimpse at the future of its entry level models with unveiling of the Concept A.

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On the other end of the spectrum, MB also introduced a refreshed 2018 S-Class including…

On the other end of the spectrum, MB also introduced a refreshed 2018 S-Class including...

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…The flagship S680 Maybach limo.

...The flagship S680 Maybach limo.

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BMW introduced the long-wheel variant (crucial for the Chinese market) of its new generation 5-Series sedan.

BMW introduced the long-wheel variant (crucial for the Chinese market) of its new generation 5-Series sedan.

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The Bavarians also rolled out the new 454 horsepower M4 CS coupe.

The Bavarians also rolled out the new 454 horsepower M4 CS coupe.

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Bentley’s electric EXP 12 Speed 6e convertible made its Asian debut at the show.

Bentley's electric EXP 12 Speed 6e convertible made its Asian debut at the show.

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Aston Martin introduced its new AMR performance brand to the Chinese public at the show.

Aston Martin introduced its new AMR performance brand to the Chinese public at the show.

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McLaren’s second generation 720S is on show alongside…

McLaren's second generation 720S is on show alongside...

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… The 570GT.

... The 570GT.

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Lamborghini’s flagship Aventador S and…

Lamborghini's flagship Aventador S and...

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…Record-setting Huracan Performante both made their Asian debuts at the show.

...Record-setting Huracan Performante both made their Asian debuts at the show.

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Finally, iconic car designer Henrik Fisker’s Dodge Viper-based VLF F1 V10 Roadster supercar is also on display.

Finally, iconic car designer Henrik Fisker's Dodge Viper-based VLF F1 V10 Roadster supercar is also on display.

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