China 1959

Dōngfēng (East Wind)  
Fènghuáng (Phoenix)  
Hépíng (Peace)  
Hóngqí (Red Flag)  
Jǐnggāngshān    

Dong Feng Golden Dragon, touted to be the first Chinese-designed automobile, and presented to Chairman Mao Zedong on 21st of May 1958.
The Phoenix came from Shanghai Automobile Assembly plant.
The Hongqi is manufactured by the China no. 1 Automobile Works since November 1959.
 

Dōngfēng
东风

  4 cyl.
70 hp
 
CA 71   -discontinued (30 ex.)

 


A clay model of the CA 10.
 

Fènghuáng
凤凰

           
           

 

 

Hépíng
和平

wb: 2530 mm 4 cyl.
1453 cc
55 hp
Sedan  

 


Phoenix
 

Jǐnggāngshān
井冈山

           
           

 

A four-door version was made and the Beijing Auto Works is planning to produce 10,000 units per year.
 

Hóngqí
红旗

           
CA 72          

 

A further four prototypes were built this year before the production began in September:
CA 72 2E - March
CA 72 3E - April
CA 72 4E - May
CA 72 5E - September.
Also at least one open car CA 72 JI was made after September.

The first series of the HongQi CA 72 in August 1959.

CA 72 JI