:: [ THE LUO WENYOU CLASSIC CAR MUSEUM -BEIJING, CHINA ]::
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Joe is currently based in Beijing,
China and has been visiting the local car museums. He had recently
been to the "The Military Museum of the Chinese People’s
Revolution" in Beijing and took a photo of two cars.
The description plate besides the cars read "Hong Qi (Red
Flag) cars used by Chairman Mao & Premier Zhou". One car
was out was a ZIS 110, but the other remained un-named. After much
investigation we eventually determined it was a Czechoslovak Skoda
VOS-L Special Limousine.
Joe has subsequently visited the impressive Luo Wenyou Classic Car
Museum which has been open to the public since May 2009. It
houses about 160 cars, many of Chinese origin
including a number of government parade Hong Qi cars. It was
started by a private antique car collector who sold his
multi-million dollar transport business to finance his
Joe has kindly sent a collection of photos of these cars.
Unfortunately we are not very conversant with Chinese cars so we
are not able to name them, but Joe said he would return and get
the names. If in the meantime anybody can help, or can add any
comments, please get in touch with us!