Aston Martin Rapide
Aston Martin Rapide is built on the AM / VH platform - on the same as the 2-door DB9. The platform was stretched by a good 11 inches, and it…

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Cadillac Fleetwood
Fleetwood Metal Body was opened on April 1, 1909 in Fleetwood, PA. It was an independent bodybuilding company until it was acquired by Fisher Body, a division of General Motors.…

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Chevrolet Viva
In 2004, a joint venture General Motors - AvtoVAZ was opened, which began mass production of Chevrolet Viva cars. This model was developed on the basis of the Opel Astra…

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folk character

Ford Thunderbird

Thunderbird is the legendary car of the fifties and sixties. Among his fans you can find truly iconic figures. For example, John Fitzgerald Kennedy, who included 50 brand-new cars in his inaugural cavalcade. The movie star Marilyn Monroe possessed a Thunderbird in pale pink.

Translated from English by Thunderbird “Thunderbird”. It has its roots in the mythology of the American Indians. This bird was a totem of some tribes and at the same time a folk character. The wonderful bird was considered the messenger of the gods, she ruled the sky and helped people to preserve the harvest. Traditionally, it is depicted with a sharp bent beak, a crest on the head and wings spread out to the sides. Since its debut on February 20, 1954, to this day, all Ford Thunderbird cars have been adorned with one or another version of an Indian totem. Elden Giberson, a young employee of a promising design studio, proposed the sports model of the company, and designer William Barnett embodied the idea in metal. Continue reading

Opel Vectra
In 1988, the obsolete Opel Ascona was replaced by the Opel Vectra. The first generation of this now very popular car is usually denoted by the index "A". The car…

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Honda Stream
The Honda Stream debuted in Japan in 2000, and in less than a year the model was introduced in Europe. According to the creators, Stream was supposed to fill the…

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Ford Taurus
Taurus debuted in 1985 in Los Angeles. The front-wheel drive, mid-size Taurus was available in only two bodies: a four-door sedan and a station wagon. The curb weight of the…

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Daewoo Leganza
Work on new models - Lanos, Nubira and Leganza - began in late 1993 with the so-called “V100 project”. Cars were intended for world markets, and made them "the whole…

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