Tuesday, January 15, 2013

Limousine Trivia

Limousines almost always catch the attention of others when they drive down the road, but have you ever wondered about the history of limousines?  Here are some interesting facts:
  • The word limousine comes from a region of France called Limousin. It is said that the compartments physically resembled the hoods worn by the local shepherds.
  • The first automobile limousine was built in 1902.
  • The first stretch limousine was built in Arkansas in 1928.
  • Originally, limousines were often used to transport big bands and were called "big band buses."
So now you're ready to impress your friends the next time ride in a limousine or see when driving by! For your limousine needs, call Lands End Limousines.