Hong Qi wins Chairman’s Trophy at Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance 2018

For the first time in the history of Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance, a car made in China has won the Chairman’s Trophy. It was build by Hong Qi (literally translates to Red Flag), a manufacturer that supplies limousines exclusively to Chinese government officials including Mao Zedong and Zhou Enlai.

This concours condition 1965 Hong Qi CA72 has been in government use until 1970s. Today it is owned by Zongmin “Jason” Huang, one of the largest private collectors in China and the man behind Sanhe Classic Car Museum in the city of Chengdu.

Congratulations Mr. Huang and the team at Sanhe Classic Car Museum!