Tag: Hongqi

Silk-FAW Continues To Poach Italy’s Automotive Talent, As Lamborghini’s Katia Bassi Joins As Managing Director

Silk-FAW has announced the appointment of Katia Bassi as its Managing Director. Bassi spent the last four years as the Chief Marketing & Communication Officer and Board Member at Lamborghini. It marks yet another recruit from an Italian luxury brand for the Sino-American partnership. If you’ve been following the developments of Silk-FAW, you’ll know by now […]

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China’s Silk-FAW Hongqi S9 Hypercar To Be Unveiled In Production Form At Milan Design Week Next Month

The production version of Silk-FAW’s hybrid hypercar, the Hongqi S9, will be unveiled at the Milan Design Week in early September, reports Automotive News. Unveiling the Sino-American car in the fashion and design capital of the world makes sense. Silk-FAW has been fairly aggressive with their positioning, taking aim at the likes of Ferrari and […]

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Silk-FAW Get Another Ex-Ferrari Exec As They Recruit Roberto Fedeli

Chinese car manufacturer Silk-FAW has announced former Ferrari, Alfa Romeo and BMW executive Roberto Fedeli as their new chief technology officer, as reported by Automotive News. The appointment will see the Italian national lead the JV’s tech advancement, centered around autonomous driving and electrification. The news comes a month after the company recruited Ex-Ferrari CEO […]

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New Hongqi E-QM5 Is A Large Electric Sedan With A Strormtrooper-Like Face

Better known for its H9 luxo-barge and S9 hybrid hypercar concept, Hongqi has taken another shot at the electric segment with the E-QM5. Unveiled at the 2021 Shanghai Auto Show, it will join the likes of the E-HS9 zero-emission, luxury SUV and has a distinctive styling, with weird LED lights up front, vertical slats on […]

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The Hongqi L-Concept Is A Chinese Limo With A Chandelier And No Steering Wheel

When it comes to Chinese luxury cars, Hongqi is the brand to watch out for and at this year’s Shanghai Auto Show they delivered one of their most striking concepts so far. This is the Hongqi L-Concept, a muscular full-size four-door sedan with a fastback roofline, rear suicide doors, just three seats, and a face […]

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Is China’s New Hongqi H9 Luxury Sedan A Proper Mercedes-Benz Rival?

The Hongqi H9 was unveiled last year and quickly drew comparisons to other luxury sedans like the Mercedes-Benz E-Class and even cars including Rolls-Royces and Maybachs. However, is the car actually a rival to the established Europeans? There’s no doubt that the H9 has presence. Dominating the front end is a Rolls-Royce-inspired grille with vertical […]

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