Elvis Has Left The Limo

Posted on May 2, 2008 by LCT Magazine

GAUDY IS GOOD: Thank goodness for pink limos and Elvis impersonators. Where would this industry be without them?

Although Elvis and the pink Ford SUV stretch were shot at a limousine trade show in the U.K., American coachbuilders have set the gold standard for limousines with flash and flair.

As chauffeured transportation becomes more corporate and discreet, it is important for the industry to retain and promote its bolder, wilder side.

Tricked out limousines make life fun and shows the industry’s sense of humor. We at LCT would love to see more operators opt for the elaborate over the mere efficient. And how about that Elvis? The right mix of chauffeur training and acting classes could yield a growing class of livery employee: the character chauffeur. (Here is the Australian operator).

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