Spy Shots: FAW-Hongqi C131 in China
Published on July 24, 2011 by Tycho de Feijter
The new Hongqi (Red Flag) C131 sedan will debut in early 2012. The C131 (codename) is based on the platform of the Toyota Crown from the FAW-Toyota joint venture, it is the successor of the Hongqi HQ3 which is also based on the Crown. There will be two engines: a 2.0 with 145kw and 280nm and a 3.0 with 170kw and 300nm, mated to a 7-speed dual clutch gearbox.