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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.