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The world's wildest stretch limousines

Autocar Logo By Richard Dredge of Autocar | Slide 1 of 59: Introduced by coachbuilder Armbruster and usually based on contemporary Fords, Chryslers, Pontiacs and Chevrolets, most of these vehicles were built largely for practical reasons; to carry people and their luggage in the absence of suitable minibuses and vans.Later on the stretch limo would become the trademark of despots and dictators, as well as film and music stars alike. Here we look at some of the worst excesses of the stretch limousine to prove that maybe the best things do indeed come in small packages.

The first stretch limousines were built in 1928 in the United States.

Introduced by coachbuilder Armbruster and usually based on contemporary Fords, Chryslers, Pontiacs and Chevrolets, most of these vehicles were built largely for practical reasons; to carry people and their luggage in the absence of suitable minibuses and vans.

Later on the stretch limo would become the trademark of despots and dictators, as well as film and music stars alike. Here we look at some of the worst excesses of the stretch limousine to prove that maybe the best things do indeed come in small packages.

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