AUTO PUNDITZ
  • Team Auto Punditz

Chinese challenge to the Mercedes S-Class [stores of lavishness for the segment]


• Hongqi H9 is looking at having a huge say in the luxury vehicle space in China.


• Hongqi H9 draws inspiration from its enemies like the Mercedes S-Class anyway sabotages its assessing by a huge edge.


The extravagance vehicle space in the Chinese auto market is murmuring with a premium that has been reliably creating. This has provoked practically every extravagance vehicle maker - neighborhood and around the world - to look at China with yearning eyes to implant power in their individual arrangements' charts.


However, even as traditional auto beasts have without a doubt sorted out some way to find favour, close-by players aren't yielding and the Hongqi H9 is an extraordinary substantial model. The first in class extravagance vehicle draws inspiration from rivals just as hopes to challenge these by offering drive limits and features to facilitate anyway at a lesser cost.

Assessed between 309,800 yuan and 539,800 yuan (generally ₹35 lakh and ₹61 lakh), the H9 sabotages its adversaries like the Mercedes S-Class by a ton. However, to the extent of styling and features, there's much on offer.


The cabin of Hongqi H9 gets a full LCD instrument gathering, a tremendous basic feature unit, a 12-inch head-up show, and a video-electronic rear-view reflect. The vehicle's seat configuration is for four and it gets remarkable augmentations inside the body to diminish outside upheaval from isolating into the cabin.

An extraordinary fragrance system, cooler and back rub seats are moreover available depending upon the variety picked.


In the motor, there are two engine decisions open. One is a 2.0-liter turbocharged engine that puts out 241 bhp and has 380 Nm of power. For altogether more power, there's a 3.0-liter supercharged V6 engine that puts out 269 bhp and has 400 Nm of power. The two engines come mated to a seven-speed twofold hold transmission.

The Hongqi H9 maintains L2.5 driver help and boasts of incorporating a see screen system, among a couple of different successes and security highlights.

Already, a segment of its younger family has defied quality-control issues anyway starting reports recommend that the Hongqi H9 has cleared out these concerns and promises to be also basically as refined as Mercedes, BMW, and Audi may have in the comparable rising segment.