Ford V-8 Bonnie and Clyde (Bonnie & Clyde) (5 photos)

History of cars full of warm moments and happy ending - but also the darkest corners, dead ends and tragedies that happened at high speeds. Some cars have become part of history due to the fact that they were involved in the murder and mayhem. They gained notoriety. Model Ford V-8 flew into the history of running Clyde Barrow and Bonnie Parker (Bonnie & Clyde).

Since their meeting in January 1930, Clyde Barrow and Bonnie Parker were on a date with a bloody fate. Barrow, who vetom year just turned 21, was jailed for robbery, burglary, but not spent much time there: Parker smuggling handed him the gun and he escaped, as it turned out only to then again caught and put in prison for 14 years. After another inmate cut Barrow two toes for refusing to do the work, the latter was released on the petition of his mother.

And that was the beginning of the growth of criminal activity, which spawned the legend of Bonnie and Clyde. They organized gang with his brother Clyde Buck Barrow and his wife Blanche, with gunmen Raymond Hamilton, with VD Jones, and drove five states from Missouri to Texas, robbing banks and gas stations and stores, creating his image criminals.

Press quickly spread their history - as well as the public, at least as long as their offense did not result in murder. For four years, their common crimes were 13 deaths among the victims were several police officers. They killed a policeman at the beginning of 1934 in the city of Grapevine, Texas; the other was killed by them five days later in Oklahoma.

To move from crime to crime, from robbery to robbery, Barrow gang stole cars - and among them was a Ford V-8, which subsequently gained notoriety machine death of Bonnie and Clyde. Barrow was known for his love of cars Ford, and while the Ford V-8 is the fastest car. Barrow wrote, and perhaps not written a letter to Ford Motor Company that this car is actually "made all the other cars fade before him».

In the spring of 1934 Barrow gang stole a Ford V-8 Deluxe with the image of a greyhound on the hood, with the mileage a little less than 1000 miles (1609 km). Ruth and Jesse Warren owns it, bought it a few days before the theft the agent for the sale of Ford cars in Topeka, Kansas. He was almost new, but within a few weeks after the theft Barrow gang drove it 7,000 miles (11,263 km) in their criminal race.

During a recent visit, the members of the gang were shot dead by members of the law or caught and imprisoned. But Bonnie and Clyde remained free until May 1934 until the authorities decided to catch them. Texas police went to Bienville Parish, Louisiana, Louisiana State Police helped to ambush them. More than 100 shots were sent to their car, Barrow and Parker were killed in this battle, they have stolen Ford V-8 served as their makeshift hearse, as he was taken from the field on a cable.

Bonnie Parker and Clyde Barrow were buried in the city of Dallas, Texas. But their death machine still lives on display at Primm Valley Resort, the Primm, Nevada. It is said that this 4-hdverny Ford sedan brought millions of owners of the museum. Entrance to the museum Primm paid, but just imagine for a moment how much this "free" car cost Parker and Barrow.


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