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India’s iconic Ambassador car

The Hindustan Ambassador was a car manufactured by Hindustan Motors of India. It was in production from 1958 to 2014 with few improvements or changes and is based on the Morris Oxford III model, first made by the Morris Motors Limited at Cowley, Oxford in the United Kingdom from 1956 to 1959.
Despite its British origins, the Ambassador is considered as a definitive Indian car and is fondly called “The king of Indian roads”. The automobile is manufactured by Hindustan Motors at its Uttarpara plant near Kolkata, West Bengal. Some Indian politicians, such as Sonia Gandhi, use the Hindustan Ambassador.As of 25 May 2014, the Hindustan Motors suspended the production of the Ambassador.

             

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