In Pics: The Iconic Hindustan Motors Ambassador & Landmaster

When the news of Hindustan Motors selling its Ambassador brand to France-based automaker Peugeot SA came out earlier this year, nostalgia kicked in for a lot of people across the country.

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Recently, we bumped into a whole range of Hindustan Motors that has run on the Indian roads in the past. Take a look at these vintage beauties, starting from the first-ever Hindustan four-wheeler in India.

Hindustan Mark 1, Landmaster and the Hindustan 14. (Photo: The Quint)
This is the Hindustan Mark II. (Photo: The Quint)

You’ll find a lot of people who own the Ambassador, and still prefer to keep it for old time sakes.

Hindustan Landmaster and Mark 1. (Photo: The Quint)

Hindustan Ambassador Mark-1 is the first Hindustan Motors car to be built in India.

Hindustan Landmaster. (Photo: The Quint)

Hindustan Motors (HM) is a Kolkata-based automobile maker, which introduced the Ambassador in 1954 as the Hindustan Landmaster.

Ambassadors never ran out of space in the boot. (Photo: The Quint)

This iconic car continues to serve the people of Kolkata as the popular 'yellow and black taxi’.

Hindustan Mark 2’s design was then integrated into the last version of the Ambassador. (Photo: The Quint)

Ambassador has been awarded the strongest taxi in the world by BBC’s Top Gear show, and you can’t question this four-wheeler for its sheer durability.