Hongqi introduced in Beijing a concept in the style of Maybach and BentleyApril 26, 2018
The premium brand Hongqi belonging to the Chinese concern FAW with the help of the concept car E-Jing GT Concept showed the design of its future cars.
Hongqi (pronounced “huntsi”) is a well-known Chinese brand that has been manufacturing limousines for Chinese high-ranking officials for 60 years. He is well-known model Hongqi CA72. About 30 years ago, the company mastered middle-class cars, and five years ago, finally, appeared for free sale business class sedan H7, built on the platform of Toyota Crown. In April last year, the company introduced the premium H5 sedan, and now the company is again thinking about what to offer customers with a really thick wallet. The fruit of the thought of Hongqi specialists was the concept car, photos of which appeared on the Chinese resource Autohome.
The electric concept car E-Jing GT Concept, which in front looks a bit like the German show car Vision Mercedes-Maybach 6, got narrowed headlights, connected together by LED elements of navigation lights, a bonnet combined with a radiator grille, and a front bumper with deflectors.
But the rear end is made in the spirit of Bentley cars, and an important panoramic feature is the long panoramic roof that extends to the luggage compartment lid. Also in the photos you can see that instead of traditional mirrors, video cameras are used.
On the technical characteristics of the conceptual electric car is not known exactly, but according to foreign colleagues, he will not go to the series. Its main goal is to show the world automobile community what cars can build a premium Chinese brand. It is likely that one of the future models will inherit the design of this concept car.
By 2025, Hongqi will acquire 15 models with electrified power plants, two more models will receive traditional ICE. Cars will be built on a platform developed from scratch, which the company told media representatives in February this year.
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