12 Philippine Presidential Cars Restored & Placed in Museum

PHILIPPINE PRESIDENTIAL CARS – Here are 12 vehicles used the former Presidents, they were restored and placed in the museum.

The former presidents of the Republic of the Philippines have used various cars to get to their destinations and as they perform their duties. Some of these vehicles have been restored and placed in the Philippine Car Museum.

Based on GMA News, here are 12 Philippine presidential cars that were restored. Top Gear Philippines has provided the specs. Let us start with the 1924 Packard Single 6 233 used by the late former Pres. Emilio Aguinaldo. It has wood and vinyl interiors.

Philippine Presidential Cars
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The late former Pres. Manuel Quezon used a 1937 Chrysler Airflow Custom Imperial CW during his term as the Chief Executive of the Republic of the Philippines. It was a rare vehicle that time as only 30,000 of this unit came out.

Philippine Presidential Cars

The late former Presidents Jose P. Laurel and Sergio OsmeƱa used a vehicle with a glass partition – the 1942 Packard Custom Super Eight One-Eighty Limousine. Based on the article, it can be lowered in the case the president wants to be the one to drive the vehicle.

Philippine Presidents

The 1947 Cadillac Series 75 Limousine was the official car used by the late former Pres. Manuel Roxas during his term. According to Top Gear, the said model’s body can be made of Fleetwood or Fisher.

Philippine Presidents

The late former Pres. Elpidio Quirino got to his destinations using a 1953 Chrysler Crown Imperial Limousine. This model is one of those first cars with power-assisted disc brakes feature. It also has a 12-volt electrical system.

Philippine Presidents

The late former Pres. Ramon Magsaysay used a 1955 Cadillac Series 75-23 as a supplementary vehicle. The late former President initially used his predecessor’s service, the 1953 Chrysler Crown Imperial Limousine.

Philippine Presidential Cars

The 1959 Cadillac DeVille was the service of the late former Pres. Diosdado Macapagal. Based on the article, only around 20,000 of this unit was released across the globe.

Philippine Presidents

The high-tech vehicle, the 1980 Lincoln Continental Mark VI Signature Series, was the service of the late former Pres. Ferdinand Marcos Sr. It features a key-less entry and a digital gauge cluster.

Philippine Presidents

The late former Pres. Corazon “Cory” Aquino used a 1986 Mercedes-Benz 500EL. It got bulletproof panels and glass windows – the first state car with such features.

Philippine Presidential Cars

Former Pres. Fidel V. Ramos got to his destinations using a 1986 Mercedes-Benz 500SEL Guard. It also has excellent features such as bulletproof panels, switchboard with controls for the sirens and lights, and control modules and fuses.

Philippine Presidents

The 1993 Mercedes-Benz S600 was the service of former Pres. Joseph “Erap” Estrada. It features “self-sealing fuel tank” and an alarm. There are telephone and television installed at the back part.

Philippine Presidential Cars

Former Pres. Gloria Macapagal Arroyo used 1993 Mercedes-Benz S600 Limousine V140. Based on Top Gear Philippines, it was an armored limousine with run-flat tires and engine black protection.

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