Top 5 first cars of famous brands

The first cars were horseless carriages, created back in 1890.Since then, various companies have started to create ever more powerful and beautiful models. However, without the first experiments in the field of automotive industry, there would not be modern fast sports cars, elegant cars of business class and all-wheel drive SUVs.

Introducing the first 5 models from which the history of auto brands began.


  • 5. Aston Martin Isotta Fraschini «Coal Scuttle»
  • 4. Bentley 3-liter
  • 3. Cadillac Model A Runabout
  • 2. Chevrolet Classic Six
  • 1. Citroen A

5. Aston Martin Isotta Fraschini «Coal Scuttle»

The car of James Bond's favorite brand entered the rating of the first models of cars of famous brands. This two-seater car, created in 1914, received an irreverent nickname "hod" because of its vertical hood.

4. Bentley 3-liter

first model, presented in 1919, the Bentley car brands, was the quintessential British sports cars. Bentley 3-liter twice won the Le Mans motor race. Its powerful engine could develop a top speed of up to 160 km / h.

3. Cadillac Model A Runabout

In 1902, Detroit's car company was on the verge of bankruptcy. However, engineer Henry Martin Leland saved the company with his new development - a single-cylinder engine. Instead of closing the company, Cadillac was created. The first model, which begins with the history of the Cadillac car brands, could boast of the engine from 6.5 to 8.25 horsepower, with a top speed of 49-54 km / h, at a cost of 750 dollars.

2. Chevrolet Classic Six

model presented in 1911, came into production in 1912, but lasted only until 1914, after which the company's focus has shifted towards more affordable models. It was a large, luxurious and powerful "iron horse", equipped with the most powerful( 40 hp) six-cylinder Chevrolet up to the V8 era, which began in 1958.The Classic Six had an impressive price tag of $ 2,150, which made the car much more expensive than most of his contemporaries.

1. Citroen A

During the First World War, businessman André Citroen made a fortune on military orders. But the war was over and the manufacturer switched from shells to inexpensive and reliable cars. In 1919, he introduced the model Citroen Typ A 10CV, with a 1.3-liter engine and a top speed of 65 km / h. Buy cars could be for 7,000 francs( three times cheaper than other cars cost) and orders poured into the Citroen stream.