The models from around the world that have endured
Some cars burst onto the world stage with much fanfare, only to flop on the showroom floor and be consigned to the automotive history books as a single-generation curio. Others, enjoy an average lifespan, morphing through several generations before fading away quietly.
And then, there are these models, those that have evolved and endured over decades of production, moving from generation to generation to become automotive icons.
Here then, are the five longest-continuously running nameplates still in production.
5. Chevrolet Corvette – 1953
Dubbed ‘America’s sportscar’, the Chevrolet Corvette made its debut in 1953 as a convertible model only, enjoying sales success from the moment it hit the showrooms.
A coupe body style, dubbed ‘Sting Ray’ joined the Corvette line up with the second-generation in 1963 and has…