He acquired models from almost every manufacturer. He found many of them in the People’s Republic, and others abroad: Italy, England, America and Germany. The red 170 Da OTP (open police touring car) was the first Mercedes-Benz he bought. A businessman from western Europe who had long since moved elsewhere had left the car in China, where it had been standing around for a long time. “Follow me down here; I’ll now show you the museum”, Mr Zongmin says.
It is 4,000 square metres in area and located on the ground floor. The door opens and a sparkling treasure trove is revealed. We walk through the two halls, amazed at the impeccable vintage cars.