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Hawtai ‘Luxury Series’ debuts at the Beijing Auto Show

April 27, 2012 by W.E. Ning

Hawtai B11

It has been a bit silent around Hawtai (aka Huatai) Automobile. Not anymore. At the Beijing Auto Show the brand presented its first ‘Luxury Series’, luxurious versions of the existing B11 sedan and Baolige SUV. These are not a facelifts of some sort but additional models, the standard B11 and Baolige will continue. The B11 and Baolige ‘luxury’ will hit the Chinese car market next year.

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Huatai advertises the B11 in … an Airplane

April 26, 2011 by Tycho de Feijter

An intersting advertisement from Huatai for its B11 sedan. It hang in on every chair in an airplane, in this case the Shanghai-Beijing Express from China Eastern Airlines. Passengers who don’t look for birds and don’t read a book are forced to look at the Huatai for two hours. Smart advertising. Behind the B11 some famous Beijing landmarks, including the Bird’s Nest Olympic Stadium and the new CCTV building.

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Huatai B11 Listed & Priced

December 29, 2010 by Tycho de Feijter

Huatai B11 listed in China

The Huatai (aka Hawtai) B11 costs between 119.700 yuan and 143.700 yuan. The Chinese press likes  to call the B11 the ‘China Bentley’ and they got a point. Car loox more upmarket than competition. The B11 is equipped with an Intel TIVI infotainment system that features a permanent 3G connection.

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Huatai B11 to be Listed on December 28

December 24, 2010 by Tycho de Feijter

Huatai B11 Hawtai B11

The Huatai (Hawtai is the ‘English’ name) B11 debuted at the Beijing Auto Show in april. It was scheduled to debut in August but didn’t make it. But is look like it will finally happen now, new date is December 28. Price likely to start around 160.000 rmb.

The B11 comes with two engines: a SAIC-sourced 1.8 turbo with 160hp and 215nm, and a Huatai 2.0 turbo diesel for export with 150hp and 310nm. Size: 4943×1852×1511, wheelbase is 2764, weight is 1625kg.

Huatai also has a new English slogan which they introduced at the Guangzhou Auto Show: “Grand Hawtai in Great China”. Catchy.

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Huatai B11 Rolls off the Line

August 17, 2010 by Tycho de Feijter

Celebrations in the Huatai factory because the B11 is now rolling of the line. Biggest news we hadn’t heard yet: it comes with a Linux-powered media center for phone, GPS, DVD, digital tv, and 24/7 3G internet connectivity. Engine: 1.8 turbo from SAIC with 118kw and 215nm. Price will start around 100.000 yuan.

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Huatai B11 to be Listed on August 16

August 10, 2010 by Tycho de Feijter

The Huatai B11 debuted at the Beijing Auto Show in April and will hit la market on August 16. The B11 comes with two engines: a SAIC-sourced 1.8 turbo with 160hp and 215nm, and a Huatai 2.0 turbo diesel for export with 150hp and 310nm. Size: 4943×1852×1511, wheelbase is 2764, weight is 1625kg. Price likely to start around 160.000 rmb.

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Beijing Auto Show Live: Huatai B11

April 24, 2010 by Tycho de Feijter

The Huatai B11 has a front so impressive it is actually still visible next to the girl, look at them shine! Hutai = Hawtai in English bit I rather use Huatai, it sounds better. The B11 comes with two engines: a SAIC-sourced 1.8 turbo and a Huatai 2.0 turbo diesel. Size: 4943x1852x1511, wheelbase is 2764, weight is 1625. Price likely to start around 160.000 rmb for the 1.8.

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Beijing Auto Show Preview: Huatai B11

April 21, 2010 by Tycho de Feijter

Production of the new Huatai B11 will start soon. It is Huatai’s new Flagship and certainly loox impressive. Size: 4943×1856×1516, wheelbase: 2770. Weight: 1486. Engine: SAIC’s 1.8 turbo (18K4G) that also drives to Roewe 550 and 750.

In the 750 it delivers [email protected] and [email protected] Other engines are Huatai’s own 2.0 diesel and a Mitsubishi-sourced 2.4 petrol (4G69).

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Huatai B11; the Numbers (some)

March 29, 2010 by Tycho de Feijter

More details emerged on Huatai’s luxury B11. Size: 4943x1856x1516, wheelbase: 2770. Weight: 1486. Engine: SAIC’s 1.8 turbo (18K4G) that also drives to Roewe 550 and 750. In the 750 it delivers [email protected] and [email protected] Other engines are Huatai’s own 2.0 diesel and a Mitsubshi-sourced 2.4 petrol (4G69).

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Huatai B11 will get a 1.8 Turbocharged (diesel?) engine

March 17, 2010 by Tycho de Feijter

Huatai’s beautiful B11 is getting ready for its Beijing debut and what is likely one of the showcars was seen outside a Huatai facility with a sticker on the side which tell us what those pretty lines do hide:

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