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Spotted in China: FSO Polonez 1.6 GLE at the Museum

February 13, 2014 by Tycho de Feijter

Spotted in China: FSO Polonez 1.6 GLE at the Museum

A very red FSO Polonez 1.6 GLE, Spotted in China on the premises of the Beijing Classic Car Museum. The vehicle belongs to a employee of the museum and is still being used as a daily driver. The vehicle was in a reasonable condition but in desperate need of a good clean-up. The FSO Polonez was manufactured from 1978 until 2002 and it was exported to China in the 1980’s and 1990’s.

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History Updated: were the Dongfanghong Yituo cars copies of the FSO Polonez?

May 12, 2012 by Tycho de Feijter

Dongfanghong Yituo

In early May I wrote an article on the strange and interesting cars from Dongfanghong, which were sold under the Dongfanghong-brand and Yituo-brand. The article caused quite a stir. Readers said the cars were in fact based on the FSO Polonez. Articles linking back to my article appeared on Polish and French websites, saying the same thing. Time therefore, for an update…

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