Roewe 550 car review.

By Mark Andrews

Auto Express. 19/11/2008

We’ve seen how new MG ZS is shaping up… Now, Chinese take the wraps off Ford Focus rival – and Auto Express is first behind the wheel.

With some rough edges and no diesel engine option, the Roewe 550 is far from perfect. However, it does prove that the Chinese can produce a car which could succeed in Europe. It’s good to drive, comfortable, nicely made and well specced. And we can expect even more from the forthcoming MG ZS hatchback version.

Rover has returned at last! Ever since Chinese firm Shanghai Automotive (SAIC) bought the bankrupt British company back in 2005, legions of enthusiasts have been waiting with baited breath for a comeback.

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Mark Andrews has written about everything from Japanese houses to heli hikes on New Zealand glaciers, test drives of Chinese cars to bar and restaurant reviews. He currently specialises in travel articles and reviews of Chinese cars plus articles about the Chinese auto industry.

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