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Farewell Hindustan Ambassador

A yellow Hindustan  ambassador taxi at Kolkata Road. Image by D Chakraborty. Copyright Demotix (27/5/2014)

A yellow Hindustan ambassador taxi at Kolkata Road. Image by D Chakraborty. Copyright Demotix (27/5/2014)

Hindustan Motors has recently suspended production of India's iconic Hindustan Ambassador car which was first rolled out in 1958. Soumyadip Choudhury at Cutting The Chai posts a tribute to the classic car creating an unofficial (and animated) Google doodle. The car still remains popular with taxi drivers, some politicians and tourists.

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