Oh, No! They'll Build It!
In April, everybody who walked by the FAW display at the Beijing Auto Show, yours truly included, did a double-take and took a lot of pictures upon seeing their Red Flag CA7600L monstrosity. It was a huge crowd magnet, and everybody walked away, muttering: “They’ll never build THAT.” Boy was everybody wrong.
Gasgoo says FAW is now “seriously considering” to produce the Red Flag CA7600L limousine.
It’s a monster. Gasgoo has it at over 251-inches long, 79-inches wide, 67-inches tall, and with a 153-inch wheelbase. The car ( if you can call it that) weighs-in at nearly 6000 lbs. It is powered by a 6.0-liter V-12 engine that makes 402 hp. According to Gasgoo, the thing will be priced at 4 million yuan ($58,500, they say). If that’s true ( I doubt it) then I’m the first one in my building to buy one, if only for shits and giggles. Anybody else? We probably can organize a group buy. It doubt it will have problems with crash tests. The hood ornaments would probably make it flunk ECE requirements for pedestrian protection.
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I thought they already built it: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JRTTH5HW6GQ&feature=related
I want one. I want one. I want one!!!!!!!!!! It's beautiful. 6.0 V12? Is that an in house design? It's like a Rolls Royce Phantom!