We all think that Chinese cars are unsafe and cheap, but it seems that’s not the case with all. Hongqi sedan L5 was originally intended only for the Chinese government, but now this model became available to civilians. Of course, only for those who have enough money to afford it. The first private buyer, an anonymous businessman, of this car is in fact paid for it at least 5 million yuan, 801,000 dollars (579,000 euros). Hongqi L5 is 5555 mm long, 2018 mm wide, 1578 mm high, wheelbase is 3435 mm, while vehicle weight is 3175 kg.
The car is powered by 6.0 liter V12 engine with 302 kW/402Hp and 548 Nm, paired with a six-speed automatic. The factory data, fuel consumption is 20.0 l/60miles and the vehicle can achieve a maximum 124mph. Car products FAW Group, and is also equipped with hydropneumatic suspension and four-wheel drive.