Top 10 biggest cars in the world

 The 1960s and the '70s saw some of the largest automobiles of all time. American cars built during those times kept growing in size, as most buyers only wanted enormous land yachts. Back then, two-door coupes were easily over 18 feet long!

 While the demand for gigantic cars dropped significantly after the oil crisis, there is still a market for oversized vehicles. Automakers across the world develop huge SUVs and pickup trucks to satisfy buyers in North America. These are the biggest cars ever made, both past and present.

1. Conquest Knight XV

 The Conquest Knight XV may very well be one of the most intimidating automobiles money could buy. This crazy SUV is fully armored and intended to be used to safely transport VIPs, or become a daily driver of an equally crazy owner. Its armor can reportedly protect occupants from gunfire, or even bomb blasts.

This monstrosity is based on a Ford F550 heavy-duty pickup truck. The Knight XV is around 20 feet long and weighs around 5.5 tons. Pricing starts at around $500,000.

2. Chrysler Newport 

The Newport was first introduced on the market as a stylish dual-cowl phaeton back in the 1940s. It remained on the market all the way until 1981, with an 11-year long break starting in 1950. The fourth-gen of the Newport debuted in 1965 as the heaviest Chrysler ever made. It also measured over 18 feet in length!

The massive size of the Newport, as well as its enormous big-block V8 beneath the hood, did not help its sales after the '73 fuel crisis. Sales began plummeting and the model was eventually discontinued in the early 80s.

3.Hummer H1

 The H1 was Hummer's first production vehicle, and it was crazy to say the least. The vehicle was essentially a street-legal version of the Humvee military vehicle. The H1 packed a gigantic V8 under the hood, powered by either gas or diesel. The powerplant quickly became infamous for its truly awful fuel economy.

The dimensions of the H1 are equally outrageous. This enormous truck is over 86 inches wide, as the Humvee had to be wide enough to fit into tracks left behind by tanks and other military vehicles. The H1 also measures 184.5 inches, or over 15 feet in length.

4. Lincoln Navigator L 

The Navigator is a full-size luxury SUV that first hit the market in the late 90s. The vehicle is marketed as a Lincoln, a subsidiary of Ford. The latest, fourth generation of this SUV debuted for the 2018 model year and quickly made headlines across the globe. The redesigned Navigator was more luxurious and modern than any of its predecessors.

The base Navigator SWB is already rather long, measuring 210 inches in overall length. The long wheelbase version is a whole different ball game, as it adds an extra 12 inches to the length! In effect, the Navigator L is one of the largest cars you can buy today.

5. Cadillac Escalade

 The Escalade is yet another rebadged version of the Chevrolet Suburban that's sold by General Motors. Unlike its Chevy and GMC siblings, the Escalade promises a more lavish experience. This enormous SUV features an upscale interior and even more high-tech safety and comfort features than its cheaper cousins.

The latest Escalade packs the same 420-horsepower 6.2L V8 engine as the previously mentioned GMC Yukon Denali XL. Its overall length comes in at 224.3 inches long, which is exactly the same as the Yukon and an entire tenth of an inch shorter than the Chevrolet Suburban.

6. Lamborghini LM002

 While the Urus is Lamborghini's first SUV ever, it wasn't the brand's first attempt at making a large vehicle. In fact, the LM002 from the mid-80s was arguably even more insane than its spiritual successor. It remained on the market up until 1993.

The LM002 was an enormous truck powered by a roaring V12 motor borrowed from the legendary Countach supercar. Though the LM002 looks rather intimidating, it's far from the longest vehicle on our list. Its total length is a little under 16 feet.

7. Chrysler Town & Country

If you're a die-hard Mopar fan, you may have heard of the original Town & Country. Decades before the debut of Chrysler's minivan back in 1989, the automaker used the same nameplate on a stylish station wagon. It was also one of the first automobiles that used elements made of real wood, as opposed to artificial wood paneling.

The real wood elements were eventually replaced by fake wood in the 70s (the Woodie styling pictured here was discontinued in 1949), though the dimensions of the station wagon remained impressive. The practical Town & Country measured around 19 feet in overall length!

8. International CXT

 International released this gigantic truck back in 2004. It surely was a dream come true for any fan of lifted pickup trucks. The CXT was larger and crazier than anything available on the market until that point. It was only sold for four years at the starting price of roughly $115,000.

The CXT is a massive 7-ton truck that must have been a breeze to drive around town. It weighs around 7 tons and measures over 21 feet in total length. In the rear, the CXT packs a pickup truck bed borrowed from a Ford F-550 Super Duty.

9. Mercedes-Benz G63 AMG 6X6

 While buyers in the United States have always been fans of extremely oversized vehicles, European automakers have had their share of crazy creations throughout the years as well. The Mercedes-Benz G63 AMG 6X6 is a prime example.

This inane pickup truck is essentially a long-wheelbase, six-wheel version of a lifted G wagon, complete with a large pickup bed. It's unarguably one of the craziest vehicles ever sold by Mercedes-Benz. It's nearly 20 feet long and weighs over 4 tons. In addition, it comes powered by a monstrous twin-turbocharged V8 motor rated at around 600 horses.

10. Terradyne Gurkha

 The Terradyne Gurkha is a somewhat budget-friendly alternative to the previously mentioned Conquest Knight XV, if you will. It "only" costs around $280 000. In return, the buyer receives a massive armored truck powered by a 6.7L turbocharged diesel V8 motor. Buyers can pick between the extremely capable off-roading tires or opt for a set of flat ones, which have a top speed of 70 miles per hour.

The Gurkha also happens to be one of the biggest vehicles on the market. Its length measures a whopping 20.8 feet!
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