Official State Car - People’s Republic of China

People’s Republic of China

Traditionally, the official limousine for Chinese leaders has been the Hongqi. During former President Hu Jintao's review of troops on National Day in 2009, he was seen in a Hongqi HQE Limousine. The HQE is powered by an independently researched and developed aluminium V12 cylinder engine of Chinese design (designation CA12VG), with a displacement of 6.0 liters and producing 370 kW (470 hp) at 5600 rpm and 550 N m (405 lb·ft) of torque at 4400 rpm. It is bulletproof, completely hand built and comes with run flat tyres.

In recent years, Chinese leaders have switched to using minibuses, such as the Toyota Coaster, for short-distance trips.

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