FAW Corporation presented a chic sedan Hongqi H9.
New Hongqi H9 will become a production model, which will be able to compete with the Mercedes S-class, the BMW seven series and Audi A8. To create the look of the machine, a Chinese brand has attracted the ex-designer of Rolls-Royce Giles Taylor the year before.
But to work on the car began in 2017 and a greater proportion of the exterior worked full-time stylist Dinh Yanfeng. New H9 will debut a model, made in the corporate style, which a little later spread to the rest of the lineup automaker.
The interior of the new model used in leather and wood veneer. In the cabin has a digital instrument panel and multimedia system screen, and in front of the passenger is the light bar. On the wheel are touch keys and the start button of the motor arms is between the climate control.
For a debut chose the most fitted variation Hongqi H9, with separate rear armchairs with electric, heating and ventilation. A little later, have to go out and more simple versions with a 3-seater sofa. As the vehicle will be offered a panoramic roof, pollen flavor, monitors for rear passengers and much more.
Data on the technical characteristics are still very few, but we know that the car has a rear drive system and the longitudinal position of the engine, and air suspension. The engine range is represented by a 2.0-liter turbo engine with a power of 252 HP and 380 Nm of torque, and another engine V6, 3.0 liter capacity of 272 HP and a torque of 400 Nm.
As transmission used uncontested robotized transmission with double clutch. Car with a V6 powerplant to the first “hundred” it accelerates in less than 8 seconds.
Sale Hongqi H9 in China will begin in the summer, but the cost is not reported. This year the automaker is going to expand the family of L, S, H and Q, and sell 200 000 cars per year. As noted, within 5 years the market will be 21 new model, and 18 of them will be hybrids and carts.