European automakers are showcasing luxury concepts at this year's Beijing auto show to help boost sales in what for many of them is their biggest market.
It's not only German premium brands that are targeting the world's largest auto market with upscale vehicles. Citroen's sleek, low-slung Numero 9 concept previews a likely flagship for the French brand's upscale DS sub-brand that launches in China this year. Renault will also debut the Talisman sedan aimed at Chinese buyers.
Luxury cars are the fastest-growing segment in China, with sales up by 37 percent to 130,416 units from January to March, according to Morgan Stanley analysts in London.
Here are some key Beijing debuts from European brands: