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Ambassador Car Will Never Fade

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While a new history is being written today, PM Designate Narendra Modi will be sworn as Prime Minister of India, one integral part of the history is heading towards closure, the grand old iconic Ambassador Car’s production has put on hold.

Recent media report suggests, the maker of India’s Ambassador car has suspended production, citing debt and lack of demand for the iconic vehicle which came to define the country’s political class, a company official said Sunday.

Majority of Indians will have a story to share about this car, for our editor, this was the first 4 wheel car he had travelled in.

Official Hindustan Ambassador cars parked outside North Block, Secretariat Building, New Delhi

Official Hindustan Ambassador cars parked outside North Block, Secretariat Building, New Delhi

An ambassador car drives past the country's seat of power South Block, built by the British in New Delhi.AP Photo/Manish Swarup

An ambassador car drives past the country’s seat of power South Block, built by the British in New Delhi.AP Photo/Manish Swarup

In 2013, Top Gear, a British television show, choose Ambassador car as the world’s best taxi, Source.

Top Gear, a British television show, chose Ambassador car as the world’s best taxi.

Top Gear, a British television show, chose Ambassador car as the world’s best taxi.

Manish Arora ambassador Creative director at Paco Rabanne, Indian fashion designer Manish Arora has a special love for the Ambassador. Like his clothes, Arora gives this model a vibrant kitsch makeover.

Manish Arora Ambassador: Creative director at Paco Rabanne, Indian fashion designer Manish Arora has a special love for the Ambassador. Like his clothes, Arora gives this model a vibrant kitsch makeover.

Penguin India turns 25 in India and as part of the anniversary celebration will have this customized ambassador as a visual representation of the joy, in Pic, famous celebrity - Shobha De

Penguin India turns 25 in India and as part of the anniversary celebration will have this customized ambassador as a visual representation of the joy, in Pic, famous celebrity – Shobha De

Even the Armed forces could never resist the temptation of using Ambassador car as their official car. Read another interesting story on this iconic care here

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Interestingly in 2013, an online magazine ran a story and suggested how Ambassador was becoming the most sought after car.

Ambassador Car as Taxi plying on Kolkatta Roads

Ambassador Car as Taxi plying on Kolkatta Roads

Pilgrim and Ambassador car, Kumbh Mela, Prayag, Uttar Pradesh, 1977. © Raghubir Singh.

Pilgrim and Ambassador car, Kumbh Mela, Prayag, Uttar Pradesh, 1977. © Raghubir Singh.

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