Europe

Extravagant Period Cars Exhibited in Parisi
X
February 15, 2014 1:09 PM
Like many of today’s billionaires, Maharajas of old Colonial India liked to show off their wealth - by buying extravagant cars. Some of those unique, hand-made models - now collectors’ items - were on view recently at the Retromobile car show in Paris. VOA’s George Putic has more.

Extravagant Period Cars Exhibited in Paris

Published February 15, 2014

Like many of today’s billionaires, Maharajas of old Colonial India liked to show off their wealth - by buying extravagant cars. Some of those unique, hand-made models - now collectors’ items - were on view recently at the Retromobile car show in Paris. VOA’s George Putic has more.


You May Like

Is Air Travel Safe?

Aviation expert says despite tragic losses of Malaysian Airlines flights 370 and 17, industry experienced lowest fatality rate in recorded history last year More

Multimedia 100 Days Later, Nigerian Girls Still Held

Activists holding rallies in Nigeria and several other countries to mark 100th day of captivity for more than 200 schoolgirls being held by Boko Haram More

Chocolate Too Bitter? Swap Sugar for Mushrooms

US food technology company develops fermentation process using mushrooms to reduce bitterness in cocoa beans, believes it will cut sugar content in candy More