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Cruising-Sailing Mercedes The German luxury car, which has been made since 1901, took its name from Mercedes, the daughter of Daimler car company director Emil Jellinek. Rolls-Royce British car enthusiasts Henry Royce and Charles Rolls joined forces to form Rolls-Royce in 1906 and set new standards for a luxury vehicle. The companys engines are also used in many of the worlds aircraft. Model T Ford The Ford Motor Company made the first Model T Ford nicknamed the Tin Lizzie, in the USA in 1908. Henry Ford founded the company in 1903. By 1927, when production finished, a total of 16,536,075 had been built, During its peak years, more than half the new cars in the world were Model Ts. Aston Martin This luxury sports car has been made in the UK since the 1920s. It became one of the most featured and gadget-laden cars in the James Bond films. Bugatti Royale Only six Bugatti Royales (1926) were ever made. The Royale was designed by Italian Ettore Bugatti and was one of the largest vehicles of all time. It was 6.7m long with a 12.7 litre engine originally designed for aircraft. In 1980 one of these rare vehicles set a new world record price when it was sold for $15 million (E9.1 million). Volkswagen Beetle The Volkswagen Beetle was designed by Ferdinand Porsche and first manufactured in Germany in 1937. When production ended in 2003 a total of 21,529,464 Beetles had been made, the last of them in Brazil and Mexico. A new version of the Beetle was introduced in 1998. Mini The Mini was launched in the UK in August 1959, when it cost just under E500. More than 5.3 million minis had been made by 2000. It was designed by Alec Issigonis (1906-88) and was the first British car to sell more than a million. A new Mini was launched in 2001. Did you find this article useful? For more useful tips, hints, guide and points to ponder pertaining to traveling, do please browse at our websites. About the Author: – – – – – – The stylish Lady Cutler is elegant Melbourne Burlesque Showboat and Boat Cruise. Celebrate weddings, new year eve, birthday party, corporate parties and every occasion on Docklands Lady Cutler Yarra River Cruises. Tags: – – – – 相关的主题文章: