The longest car in the world is 30.5 meters long. Or in fact: it was 30.5 meters long, because after this limousine was named in 1990 in Guinness Book of RecordsThe model has fallen into complete disrepair. Now writes AD.nl, the car is fully restored and longer than ever.
The limousine was built in 1990 by famous auto tuner Jay Orberg, according to the Motor1 website, and was based on a 1976 Cadillac El Dorado. The car was dubbed the “American Dream” and was officially named the world’s longest car, according to the report. Engine 1.
Diving board and helipad
The huge Cadillac limo had a movable center section, in which the second driver had to sit, to be able to turn. The front-wheel drive car was also equipped with two engines. Among the many unique features of the original Ohrberg design are a golf course, hot tub, pool with diving board, and helipad.
Completely in poor condition
After the car was declared the longest car in the world, the model fell into disrepair. Autoseum, a leather technical museum in New York, was supposed to return the car to its original glory, but that never happened. Last year, the wreck reached the hands of Mike Dezer, owner of the Dezerland Park Auto Museum in Florida, via an ad on eBay. In August 2019 the restoration began.
The car turned out to be very neglected and very worn, but now, after three years and more than 250 thousand dollars (almost 230 thousand euros) after that, the car has been completely restored. “We had to buy some parts because they were ruined,” Manning said. Several Cadillac Eldorado cars were used as donors.
I grew four centimeters
During the restoration, the limousine was stretched by four centimeters, bringing the total length to 30,538 meters. With this, the car has Record the longest car in the world broke again. This limousine will not be seen very often driving, but it will mainly be part of the collection of unique and classic cars from Detterland Park Automobile Museum.
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