The longest limousine in the world: 30-meter monster thrown in the parking lotOctober 13, 2019
It was called the “American Dream” and starred in many Hollywood films. And when the acting career of the limousine ended, they left it in the parking lot as unnecessary. Only now, interested museum workers have finally taken away the heritage of the nation, deciding to restore.
There are many limousines in history that have broken this or that record. It is said that the most expensive belongs to Trump, the most unusual to Elizabeth II, and the longest to Hollywood. This is the creation of the legendary automobile master Jay Orberg, the author of, for example, Batman cars. He nurtured the idea for a long time and decided to realize it in the early 80s. As the base car was selected Cadillac Eldorado. The engineers faced a seemingly impossible task: the length of the limousine should be 100 feet, that is, 30.5 meters. For comparison: “The Beast” by Donald Trump – only 6.63 meters in length.
An ambitious project required a complex implementation. Imagine: 24 wheels, a jacuzzi and a helipad, a swimming pool with diving board for jumping, a royal box and a golf course.
Everything was double in this car: two engines and two driver’s seats, because it would be unrealistic to deploy a 100-foot car alone. In general, to make this maneuver somehow feasible, Orberg divided the limousine into two parts, turning it, in fact, into an accordion bus. To come up with a name for such a colossus was easy. Well, of course, the American Dream! That’s just to turn around on the roads, he still could not. Therefore, special iron platforms were used for its movements.
Creation was completed in 1992. And then it got into the Guinness Book of Records as the longest car.
However, in the future, a miracle car was waiting for a sad fate. By 2014, the limousine is outdated and tired of the audience. He was thrown in the parking lot, where the vandals turned the car into a pile of scrap metal. And the mastodon would go to a landfill, if not for one of the American museums, which is ready to take the property of Hollywood to itself and restore it. The restoration will take more than one year, and museum workers promise that the “American Dream” will regain its former splendor and luster.
History is cyclical, and the fashion for films about the seventies is returning – did you watch Quentin Tarantino’s new masterpiece? Great chance that the “American Dream” will soon return to the screens.
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