When Karl Benz invented the automobile (he called it the motorwagen), little did he know that he had created an iconic and nostalgic way of life for millions of people. From his first one-cylinder, two stroke motor came morphs of engines with as many as 16 cylinders. We at Circles thought it might fun to mention some of the great vehicles that have come to be from the auto industry.
1966 Ford Mustang GT350: 1966 List Price:$4,428.00
Engine: 289 CID This particular vehicle was given the name GT350 by
Carroll Shelby when debating the name with Phil Remington, Shelby asked
“How many feet is it between the office and the workshop?” The answer
was 350 feet and thus the GT350 was the name it was given.
Ford Thunderbird: also known as the T-Bird it was produced
over eleven generations from 1955 to 2005 with 4.4 million
of them manufactured. The Thunderbird started out as a two
seater but evolved over the years to different configurations
such as convertible, four seater etc.
Chevrolet Corvette: Dubbed “America’s Sports Car” it is still in production
and a most wanted vehicle around the world. Production began in 1953
with a convertible only model and has progressed through 8 generations
of this iconic car.
Porsche: Founded in 1931 by Ferdinand Porsche who was the designer of
the Volkswagen Beetle, built the Porsche 64 using mostly VW parts, followed
by the 356. The most popular and best selling model was the 911 which was fast, sleek and admired by many care enthusiast. The 911 came to the consumer in 1963 and it’s one millionth was built on May 11,2017.
On April 28 1916, Ferruccio Lamborghini, the founder of the company that
bears his name and is known for stylish, high performance cars is born in
Italy. Today they are still putting quality high end driving machines that
are high in demand for those who can afford it.
Written by: Derek Gendvil, Kyren Ford, Robert Klag, Ben Puentadura and Ylana Dinkins