Posts Tagged ‘parade car’
Published on May 12, 2012 by Tycho de Feyter
The car: a Jeep Patriot.
The plan: a Chinese-style parade car, much like the Changfeng Liebao.
A mad project we dig big. A tuning-club in the great city of Fuzhou in Fujian Province decided to do something very special; turning a fine but rather boring Jeep Patriot into a full-spec Chinese-style parade car. This sorta parade cars do really exist, see link under pic, and are still widely used by the army. The Fuzhou-project however is meant for da fun, and that is even better. The madness started a week ago and progress is impressive:
Published on January 6, 2012 by Tycho de Feyter
We have seen the Hongqi parade cars and Chery parade cars, but there is yet another parade car maker in China. It is Changfeng Automotive who makes a parade car based on the Liebao which is again based on the Mitsubishi Pajero. On the first pic president Hu Jintao parading during an inspection of the South Sea Fleet in sunny Sanya in Hainan Province in April 2009.
Published on January 5, 2012 by Tycho de Feyter
This mighty Hongqi CA7600L Parade Car is a piece of Chinese history. It is exactly this car, with numberplate 京V•02009, that was used by President Hu Jintao during the 1 October 2009 military parade in Beijing. Since 2009 this car has been all around China where it stood at several exhibitions and was also used for dealer events. Now it seems finally back home, on display right in the middle of the FAW factory in Changchun. FAW, First Auto Works, is the owner of the Hongqi brand. Read more »
Published on December 30, 2011 by Tycho de Feyter
Hongqi is the most famous brand in Chine when it comes to parade cars. In 2008 however Chery tried to change that with help from the army and some astronauts. The Eastar parade car debuted in April 2008 and was used for a very special military parade.