Oliver Cheng
Appearance(s):  Sleeping Dogs
Full name:  Oliver Cheng
Also known as:  Hotshot
Status:  Incarcerated
Gender:  Male
Home:  Hong Kong
Nationality:  Chinese
Vehicle(s):  Yellow Panzer
Voiced by:  Johnson Phan

Oliver Cheng, more commonly known as "Hotshot", is a character in Sleeping Dogs. He is heavily involved in the Hong Kong street racing scene. Wei Shen meets him after a street race, and follows up on him as a suspect in a murder. During a race, Hotshot runs Ace off the road, killing him and injuring Ace's Girlfriend. Wei then challenges Hotshot to a race, eventually leading him to a police roadblock, where Wei disables his vehicle and has him arrested for murder.

Appearance and Personality

Hotshot has thick, glossy hair and dark eyes. He wears a white button down shirt, black pants, a gold chain around his neck and black shoes. He also has numerous tattoos on his torso, they can be seen in the close up picture of him.

As far as his personality goes, he is portrayed as brash, arrogant and boastful, being a reference to his nickname. He is also willing to do anything to keep his title as the best in the city.

Mission Appearances

Murders Committed

  • Ace - Ran off the road over an escarpment, for thinking he was better than Hotshot.


  • Hotshot looks very similar to his voice actor, Johnson Phan (bear in mind that Hotshot has thicker, more styled hair than his voice actor).
  • The lethal duel between Hotshot and Ace is somewhat unbalanced, because Hotshot drove a Panzer (which is a supercar), while Ace drove a Drifter GT, a sports car.
  • Hotshot also looks very similar to Jackie, mostly by his hair which looks almost exactly like Jackie's