Amazing images of a new Hongqi sedan so far known by its N501 code name. The N501 hasn’t been officially launched, it wasn’t on the Beijing Auto Show, and it isn’t on Hongqi’s website. So what it is exactly?
Last month we reported about a Hongqi event where they showed images of a new concept car but not the concept car. Chinese media mocked the iconic Hongqi brand for this stupidity. But that all ends today because Hongqi suddenly organized another event and… rolled out the concept car.
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A flock of new photos of the Hongqi H5, a new mid-size sedan for China’s famous Hongqi (Red Flag) brand. The final production version of the H5 will debut on the Guangzhou Auto Show next week and launch on the Chinese market just before year’s end.
New photos of the Hongqi H5, a new mid-size sedan for China’s famous Hongqi (Red Flag) brand. The H5 will launch later this year, price will start at a steep $30,000. The H5 is based on the Mazda 6 Atenza that is made in China by the FAW-Mazda joint venture. FAW, or First Auto Works, is also the owner of Hongqi.
New photos of the Hongqi LS5 SUV, looking great in white with the shiny grille and black A-pillars. Sad news: we have since understood that the Hongqi LS5 is not intended for the general market and will only be produced in small numbers for top government, party, and army officials; pretty much like the Beijing Auto BJ90.
Spy Shots of the Hongqi H5, showing that the new sedan is almost ready for the Chinese car market. The H5 debuted on last month’s Shanghai Auto Show and will hit the market next month. It looks rather good in this gray color scheme, with gray wheels and with the enormous grille up nose.