Manchurian Emperor Pu-Yi's 1932 V-16

Started by veesixteen, January 27, 2008, 12:08:22 PM

Previous topic - Next topic


Pu-Yi was made puppet emperor of Maunchuria by the Japanese, in 1934; apparently he got a custom V-16 state limousine, for the ceremony, ordered from GM in 1932. There is a fuzzy photo of it in this You-Tube clip of the Emperor's last palace residence:'s-palace [1st minute]. The car exists also in 1:18 scale in Anson's "Signature" series.

Does anybody have any recent information about this car or can confirm that it has survived?
Yann Saunders, CLC #12588
Compiler and former keeper of "The Cadillac Database"
aka "MrCadillac", aka "Veesixteen"