Initially, the convertible is a very light horse-drawn vehicle, with two wheels and two seats, elegantly equipped with a mobile hood and created in the seventeenth century. Its name comes from the verb "cavort," that is to say, "cavorting" on gravelled roads of the time, due to its lightness antics. She had a great vogue in Paris in the eighteenth century.
Today, the convertible (sometimes called "convertible" when it has a hood) is an open and discoverable through a top or a retractable roof with a fixed windshield automobile, and doors without senior management . It can be derived from a sedan or a coupe, like having a platform of its own. It's always a two-door, it offers two or four seats, for the qualifier against the "cabriolet" can be used for a four-door because the car is too heavy for "cavorting" be called therefore "convertible" (or "convertible" if there is no top but hard retractable roof).
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On November 12, 1890 two French engineers passionate about mechanics take a momentous decision: to begin producing a small car series "motor"; In entrepreneurship is the Panhard Levassor mechanical engineering.
The firm MG (Morris Garage) was founded in 1923 The firm specialized in the production sports car derived from Morris. The most famous model of the 30s was the Midget, whose career continued until 1955.
The Chevrolet company was founded in 1911 by William C.Durant. She enters the General-Motors (Buick, Cadillac, Oldsmobile, Oakland) in 1919, and became the popular brand of the group, more accessible than the Buick and Oldsmobile. Chevrolet will become a formidable competitor for Ford, surpassing soon sales of its rival.
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Gottlieb Daimler and Karl Benz are among the great pioneers of the automobile. Often ignored and curious irony of fate, these two precursors never met! While one developed Benz cars since 1894, the other conceived with his friend Wilhelm Maybach, Daimler models that would become Mercedes in 1901, led by Emil Jellinek. Born in 1926 from the merger of Daimler and Benz, the brand has a much longer history. A long history that is intertwined with that of the Auto
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