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FAW Besturn X4 SUV Concept Debuts On The Beijing Auto Show

May 5, 2016 by Tycho de Feijter

FAW Besturn X4 SUV Concept Debuts On The Beijing Auto Show

The FAW Besturn X4 SUV concept was unveiled in the Beijing Auto Show, showing off a completely crazy grille, LED-stripped lights, and a bright orange paint job. The Besturn X4 previews a new compact SUV that will be launched on the Chinese car market in the second half of 2017.

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Facelifted Hongqi H7 Hits The Beijing Auto Show In China

May 3, 2016 by Tycho de Feijter

Facelifted Hongqi H7 Hits The Beijing Auto Show In China

The facelifted Hongqi H7 has been launched on the Beijing Auto Show. The extensive facelift includes a giant shiny new grille, new headlights, a new bumper, a new rear bumper, new taillights, and a new boot lid. The interior didn’t change.

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Hongqi S-Concept SUV launched on the Beijing Auto Show

April 27, 2016 by Tycho de Feijter

Hongqi S-Concept SUV launched on the Beijing Auto Show

The Hongqi S-Concept has been launched on the Beijing Auto Show, looking big ‘n badass in black with a huge shiny grille and full LED lights. The S-Concept previews a future mid-size SUV that will be positioned below the upcoming Hongqi LS5 SUV.

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Hongqi goes Back into the Bus Business on the Beijing Auto Show

April 27, 2016 by Tycho de Feijter

Hongqi goes Back into the Bus Business on the Beijing Auto Show

This is the new Hongqi L6 VIP mini bus concept, launched on the Beijing Auto Show and tucked away in a far corner of the First Auto Works booth. The L6, code named T503, will see production next year. Target customers are the government, airport taxi companies, and top end hotels.

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Hongqi B-Concept launched on the Beijing Auto Show in China

April 25, 2016 by Tycho de Feijter

Hongqi B-Concept launched on the Beijing Auto Show in China

The Hongqi B-Concept has been launched on the 2016 Beijing Auto Show in China, sporting a massive hexagonal grille and the Hongqi ‘Red Flag’ ornament on the hood. The B-Concept previews a future mid-sized sedan that will be positioned below the Hongqi H7.

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Spy Shots: facelift for the Hongqi H7 in China

April 18, 2016 by Tycho de Feijter

Spy Shots: facelift for the Hongqi H7 in China

The very first Spy Shots of the facelifted Hongqi H7 sedan for China. It will debut on next week’s Beijing Auto Show and launch on the Chinese auto market in Q4. The facelift includes a new grille, new bumpers, new head lights, and a new boot lid.

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Spy Shots: FAW Junpai A50 sedan for China

March 30, 2016 by Tycho de Feijter

Spy Shots: FAW Junpai A50 sedan for China

New Spy Shots of the upcoming FAW Junpai A50 sedan for China. The Junpai A50 will debut on the Beijing Auto Show next month and launch on the Chinese car market in the second half of the year.

Junpai is a new brand under First Auto Works (FAW). Their first car, the Junpai D60 SUV, was launched in October. The Junpai A50 is based on the FAW Besturn B30.

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Spotted in China: Hongqi CA771 sedan

February 19, 2016 by Tycho de Feijter

Spotted in China: Hongqi CA771 sedan

An incredible beautiful black Hongqi CA771 sedan, Spotted in China at a car repair shop in Shunyi District, with many thanks to reader Maxi for showing me the way. It is very rare to meet a Hongqi in the wild like this. Most are now locked up in museums and private collections.

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The Hongqi limousines at the former Dalian Classic Car Museum in China

February 13, 2016 by Tycho de Feijter

The Hongqi limousines at the former Dalian Classic Car Museum in China

The brilliant Dalian Classic Car Museum has been closed. The private owner is in prison for killing his brother and won’t get out anymore.

The collection has been removed from the museum’s buildings and the cars are being sold off. Some are ending up in other museums and some with other collectors.

It seems very unlikely the collection will ever come together again. Time thus for a look-back at how things once were when all was good and happy. Today we start with the Hongqi limousines, the museum had six of them. On the left and right a Hongqi CA630 minibus.

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FAW Senya R7 SUV is Ready for China

December 30, 2015 by W.E. Ning

FAW Senya R7 SUV is Ready for China

The new FAW Senya R7 SUV is finally ready for China. It will launch on the Chinese car market in the first quarter of 2016, with a price ranging from about 60.000 to 80.000 yuan. The R7 has become quite a fine looking car, with sleek headlights, a big FAW logo on the grille, and a skid pad for the mountains.

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