Beware! Rolls-Royce’s customers to be stolen by this Cullinan lookalike Hongqi E115 electric SUV

09/17/2019

Posted by: Oluwaseun Adeniji

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The Cullinan lookalike Hongqi E115 electric SUV has come to give Rolls-Royce luxury brand serious heartache and stiff competition. Check its pics below!

The coming of this Hongqi E115 electric SUV might be a big concern for Rolls-Royce concerning the sales of its Cullinan. This new brand looks almost like the Rolls-Royce luxury SUV.

The iconic Hongqi is a brand under FAW Group, a leading car manufacturer in China. Recently, the company introduced a new concept Hongqi E115 electric Sport Utility Vehicle (SUV) at the 2019 Frankfurt Auto Show.

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The Hongqi E115 electric concept model features a striking resemblance to Rolls-Rolls Cullinan

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According to the automaker, the new concept SUV will feature a Rolls-Royce-Cullinan inspired exterior design, which is tagged as the most luxurious SUV on the planet. Guess we could attribute this development to the work history of current design boss at Hongqi, Gilles Taylor, with Rolls-Royce, British luxury brand.

Other features to be enjoyed by potential customers include eight selectable driving modes, level-4 autonomous driving tech, and cameras in place of regular side mirrors; these features are commonly found on Lexus ES, Audi eTron and Honda e.

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The Cullinan lookalike Hongqi E115 and super sports model S9 on display at 2019 Frankfurt Motor Show

The new model will also come fitted with an all-wheel drive system and a battery pack capable of offering 373 miles in range on a single full charge. It will be able to accelerate from a standstill of zero to 100 km/h in less than 4 secs. The company is yet to release full details on its electric motor and battery so far.

At the ongoing Motor Show, the automaker’s first super sports model, Hongqi S9, is currently on display at the company’s stand, with an output of 1,400 horsepower, suicide doors and a top speed of 400 km/h. Remarkably, the S9 can accelerate from a standstill of zero to 100 km/h in 1.9 secs.

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The automaker, Hongqi, is the manufacturer of L5, retro styled luxury car, dubbed as the “Rolls-Royce of China”, which is the most expensive manufactured car in the history of China.

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Oluwaseun Adeniji is a passionate writer and a poet with special interest in writing about cars. He is a master degree holder in international conflict and management. He enjoys feeding the public with the latest auto gist and well researched car reviews. He is also a strong football lover. So, if Oluwaseun is not writing, expect him to be reading about sports.

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