Middle class car AUDI A4. Firm Audi appeared in 1910, when August Horch, who had, according to his contemporaries, a very obstinate character, did not get along with his partners, who owned with him a company Horch in Zwickau (Saxony). In the end, the A. Horch had to leave his own company and founded in Zwickau another firm with the same name. Last, after the judgment of the court was renamed to Audi, which in Latin meant the same as Horch in German — “listen”.
The term jeep (jeep) appeared in the automotive world during the Second world war, when the American army began to arrive, light multipurpose vehicles developed by Willys — WILLYS MB, FORD GPW and FORD CP, which in military terminology is called “vehicle capacity quarter ton”. The sound of the letters “Dzhi-PI” quickly turned into the mouth of the drivers and mechanics in a concise and succinct term for jeep, which became the umbrella term utility AWD compact SUVs. After the war, so began to call their car firm Willys, which produced numerous variants have become so popular during the war years, a light jeep — like army and “civilian”. As a trademark, the term Jeep was registered with the firm on 30 June 1950.
This car rolled off the Assembly line of the Gorky automobile plant, sixty-six years ago — in March 1936, succeeding produced there the first mass Soviet passenger car GAZ-A. the Basis of the new car was the Ford V8, which replaced the suspension (instead of the transverse springs Gorky made a lateral). The motor “m” used from the previous model, and after upgrading he developed a power of 50 HP, driving the car to 105 km/h.