Premium Chinese brand Hongqi (the name translates as “Red flag”), a member of FAW group, has published the first images of the sedan H7 new generation. Model first try on the new design, developed with the participation of the ex-stylist of Rolls-Royce Giles Taylor, and also receive a number of technical changes.
The current Hongqi H7 are the first generation machine. Sedan built on the platform of the Toyota Crown, showed in 2012, and in 2016-m model has had a little facelift. New H7 will be performed in a different way: “more square” contours of the body, U-shaped grille, the taillights, connected by a luminous band. Probably will be updated and “truck”.
Chinese journalists say that under the hood H7 prescribe “turboservice” 4GC20TD in three versions of forcing. The most powerful will produce 380 Nm of torque (now the most powerful motor H7 – liter atmospheric “chestica” – produces 300 Nm of torque). Box – double clutch “robot” with two clutches, replacing the six-speed “automatic”. Acceleration to “hundreds” – less than eight seconds.
In addition to H7, the model number is Hongqi crossovers HS5, HS7 and electric EHS3 and sedans of H5 and L5. The latter evolved from a family of machines designed for the party elite of China, but was conceived as a model for sale.