Shanghai motor show round-up - Introduction
Mercedes-Benz and BMW led the way with updated or additional versions of the S-Class and 7 Series.
They were also trying their best to divert attention away from the Porsche Panamera, an all-new rival for their traditional luxury market customers.
Even Jaguar got in on the act with a 20-second taster video for next year's new XJ.
Read on for all the detail and latest news from the Shanghai motor show.