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China’s very own luxury car, Hongqi L5 is expensive than RR Ghost

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Hongqi L5 Sedan is China’s most expensive car. On display at the Beijing Motor Show, this Chinese luxury car is expensive than a Rolls Royce Ghost, which is priced at 4.3m yuan (or $700k) in China, whereas Hongqi L5 is priced at 5m yuan ($805,500 or INR 4.87 crores), making it the most expensive car ever to be made in China.

FAW Hongqi L5 chinese limousine 1 front quarterHongqi L5 Sedan is a well-appointed, lavish limousine. As its very name suggests, Hongqi L5 Sedan means Red Flag in Chinese. It was originally exclusively for use by Government officials but is now open for use by civilians and is produced by First Auto Works (FAW) Group of China.

Measuring a total of 5555mm in length, 2018mm in width and 1578mm in height, the Hongqi L5 sedan sits on a wheelbase measuring 3435mm. This means, it is larger than a RR Phantom Extended wheel base. A perfect combination of indulgence, style and performance, the Hongqi L5 is unrestrained when it comes to power and unparalleled where refinement is concerned. Interiors are luxurious with premium leather upholstery, touchscreen displays mounted on headrests and rear air vents besides plenty of legroom for rear cabin occupants.

Engine details on board the exclusive Hongqi L5 is in the form of an all aluminium 6.0 liter V12 engine offering 403 hp peak power and 550 Nm peak torque. The engine is mated to a 6 speed automatic transmission sending power to all four wheels through an intelligent all wheel drive system. A top performer on the road, Hongqi L5 can achieve a top speed of 200 kmph while fuel efficiency is pegged at 5 kmpl.

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Pearl Daniels

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Former freelance writer, Pearl Daniels is in the auto industry since 2011, having established herself as a widely read staff writer since 2013. Her keen eye for industry news, daily need to break down latest events, and quest to not miss a single launch detail, gives you the most refreshing morning news on weekdays.

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