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Cre­ated in 1948, the Am­bas­sador was mod­elled af­ter the Bri­tish Mor­ris Ox­ford III. Ini­tially a fam­ily car for the af­flu­ent which could fit in gen­er­a­tions, the white Am­bas­sador with red beacon was long the ve­hi­cle of choice for politi­cians; as well as most black-and-yel­low taxis. It was the end of the road for the Amby when Hin­dus­tan Mo­tors, In­dia’s old­est car maker, closed its fac­tory in Ut­tarpara, West Ben­gal, in May 2014

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