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Spy Shots: Beijing Auto Zhanshen & 2015 Yongshi

September 30, 2015 by Tycho de Feijter

Spy Shots: Beijing Auto Zhanshen & 2015 Yongshi

Sensational Spy Shots of a fiery red SUV with quite some Bling around. This is the Beijing Auto Zhanshen, a prototype-slash-concept for a true passenger-car variant of the Beijing Auto BJ2022 Yongshi (Brave Warrior). The existence of the project is interesting because Beijing Auto will soon launch the new BJ80 series, the semi-official successor of that very same BJ2022.

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Spotted in China: Beijing Auto BJ2022 is Red in Shanghai

May 25, 2014 by Tycho de Feijter

Spotted in China: Beijing Auto BJ2022 is Red in Shanghai

A beautiful red Beijing Auto BJ2022 Brave Warrior, Spotted in China in the great city of Shanghai by Reader Antoine Chalendard, thank you for the pictures! This particular spot is a Double First; first time we see the BJ2022 in Shanghai, and the first time we see one in red.

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Beijing Auto BJ2022 Brave Warrior Concept debuts on the Beijing Auto Show

April 24, 2014 by Tycho de Feijter

Beijing Auto BJ2022 Brave Warrior Concept debuts on the Beijing Auto Show

The Beijing Auto BJ2022 Brave Warrior Concept debuted on the Beijing Auto Show. The vehicle previews a possible civilian variant of the Beijing Auto BJ2022 Brave Warrior military workhorse. The concept comes with large wheel arches, standard-road tires with sporty alloys, a chromed grille, sidebars, front-light lenses, a giant roof rack, and six roof lamps.

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Beijing Auto BJ2022 pulls an Attack Helicopter

February 26, 2014 by Tycho de Feijter

Beijing Auto BJ2022 pulls an Attack Helicopter

A brand new variant of the Beijing Auto BJ2022 ‘Brave Warrior’ army utility vehicle. This is the attack-helicopter-pull variant, seen here with a freakin’ Z-10, nicknamed the ‘Fierce Thunderbolt’. The vehicle seems to be based on the three-door pickup, with an extended cabin for the pull-operator.

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Spotted in China: Beijing Auto BJ2022 two-door military version

January 13, 2014 by Tycho de Feijter

Spotted in China: Beijing Auto BJ2022 two-door military version

A badass Beijing Auto BJ2022 ‘Brave Warrior’, seen on the premises of the Beijing Classic Car Museum in Huairou District to the far north of the capital. This particular BJ2022 is a military-spec two-door variant, a very rare vehicle to see in a civilian setting. Note red Dongfanghong 28 tractor in the background on the left.

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New Beijing Auto Works BJ2022 anti-riot vehicles for the Police in China

December 3, 2012 by W.E. Ning

New Beijing BJ2022 anti-riot vehicles for the Police in China

The People’s Armed Police in the great city of Taiyuan in Shanxi Province received 10 brand new Beijing Auto works BJ2022 ‘Brave Warrior’ anti-riot vehicles.  The People’s Armed Police, or PAP, is a paramilitary division of the police and responsible for kicking riots in the butt, blowing up terrorists and protecting high ranking government officials.

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Beijing BJ2022 gets Armored in China

September 16, 2012 by Tycho de Feijter

Beijing BJ2022 gets Armored in China

This is the bad-ass armored version of the Beijing BJ2022, seen on a police equipment exhibition in Beijing. The base BJ2022, which was developed with a lot of American help, is only slightly armored or not at all. Its role in the Chinese army is mostly scout or communications, duties for which speed matters more than protection.

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Spotted in China: a very pimped Beijing Auto BJ2022 Brave Warrior

July 26, 2012 by Tycho de Feijter

Beijing Auto BJ2022 Brave Warrior

Here we have a very fine and very pimped Beijing Auto BJ2022 Brave Warrior, seen by reader Ali Khalili in northen Beijing. This BJ2022 comes with a raised suspension, racy black stripes on the bonnet and doors, a large bull bar, blacked-out alloys and a bag on the back.

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Black Beijing Auto 2022 from China SWAT

December 19, 2011 by Tycho de Feijter

A very sinister Beijing Auto 2020 from a SWAT-team in Liaoning province. Blacked out, black, and matte black with black wheels, great combination indeed. The tiger on the doors refers to the official nickname for China SWAT; the ‘Flying Tigers’. Well, flying the won’t with an old Nissan diesel under the bonnet, but a cool car it is. They got more: Read more »

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How Chrysler helped to arm the Chinese army

November 28, 2011 by Tycho de Feijter

Earlier on I wrote an article about how AM General helped China develop its Humvee-clone, the Dongfeng EQ 2050. But AM General was not the only American company helping to arm the Chinese army, there was another one; it was Chrysler.

Pic above shows the Beijing-Jeep 2022. Beijing-Jeep was a Chinese-American joint venture with Beijing Auto Works (BAW) and Chrysler. The Beijing-Jeep 2022 later changed name to Beijing 2022 and it now the most widely used 4×4 in the Chinese army.

How did this all happen?

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