What is a Limousine?

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A limousine, or limo for a brief, is a large luxury vehicle driven by a chauffeur with a partition between the driver’s compartment and therefore the passenger’s compartment.
A very long-wheelbase luxury sedan (with over four doors) driven by an expert driver is termed a stretch limousine.

In some countries, like the us, Germany, or Canada, a “limousine service” is a pre-booked you-drive with a driver, no matter the kind of car. It also describes an oversized vehicle for transporting passengers to and from an airport.

In German-speaking countries, a Limousine is solely a full-size sedan, while a lengthened-wheelbase car is termed Stretch-Limousine.


Stretch Limousines:

Stretch limousines are longer than regular limousines, usually to accommodate more passengers. Stretch limousines may have seating along the edges of the cabin.

A “stretch limousine” was created in Fort Smith, Arkansas, around 1928 by a lecturer company named Armbruster. Armbruster’s cars were primarily wont to transport famous “big band” leaders, like bandleader and Goodman, and their bands and equipment. These early stretch limousines were often called “big band buses”. Armbruster called their lengthened cars “extended-wheelbase multi-door auto-coaches”. Their 12-passenger people movers were utilized by hotels, taxis, airlines, corporations, and tour companies.


Novelty Limousines:

A variety of vehicles are converted into novelty limousines. They’re used for weddings, parties and other social occasions. Another variety of novelty limousine is those painted in bright colors, like purple or pink.

Vehicles converted into novelty stretch limousines include the East German Trabant, Volkswagen Beetle, Fiat Panda, and Citroën 2CV. There are even instances of Corvettes, Ferraris, and Mini Coopers being stretched to accommodate up to 10 passengers.


Japanese Limousine:

Toyota Century Royal – The Toyota Century Royal is merely produced for the Imperial Family (only 4 exist). It is a modified Toyota Century. It’s a decorous interior with features like granite steps. It also has security measures.
Toyota Century – The Toyota Century hasn’t changed much since its launch in 1967. it is a timeless classic. It’s only available with a Japanese built V12.
Nissan President – Nissan President was a Japanese luxury limousine produced from 1965 to 2010. It absolutely was used primarily as a company limo.
Toyota Crown – The Toyota Crown is a line of full-size luxury sedans. They’re mass-produced to be used as taxis, police cars, limousines, and personal vehicles. Models come and go and have included a sedan, 4-door hardtop, 2-door coupe, and wagon.

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