Classic Car Catalogue

China 1978

Hǎiyàn  
Shànghǎi SH 760  
Běijīng BJ 750
Hóngqí CA 770
Běijīng BJ 212  
Tiānjīn TJ 210  
Wǔhàn WH 211  

 

Hǎiyàn
海燕

           
           

 

 

Shànghǎi
上海

           
SH 760B          

 

The Shanghai factories are part of a large industrial complex that manufactures vehicles of all kinds, diesel engines and spare parts. The first passenger car prototypes left the factory in 1958. In November 1960 the Feng Huang (Phoenix) appeared. A very low volume production started in 1962. In 1964 the car was renamed the Shanghai. After the Cultural Revolution, the current version appeared with the name Shanghai SH 760B; a facelift with larger headlights and longer tail. Estimated annual production about 2000 vehicles.

A new prototype appeared in 1978, model name SH 771. The development began in 1974 based on the German Mercedes-Benz W-116. The engine however came from the Hongqi. The car is big with the wheelbase of 3070 mm and total length 2330 mm.
 

Běijīng
北京

  4 cyl.
2400 cc
 
Sedan BJ 750  

 

 

Hóngqí
红旗

           
CA 770          

 

 

Běijīng
北京

           
BJ 212          

 

 

Tiānjīn
天津

         
TJ 210        

 

 

Wǔhàn
武汉