Versailles. A 67,000 square meter palace--residence of the most lavish of French kings and queens--full of silver furniture, trap doors, and home to one of the world's largest gardens. With such a wild reputation, one would expect a car with the name of Versailles be an over-the-top, extravagant vehicle, of Maybach proportions. But it wasn't.
In the mid seventies, times were tough for the American automakers. The 1973 oil crisis was still resonating across the country, and fresh, fuel efficient mid-sized luxury sedans were being imported from Germany's finest. At this point, America had nothing to … Read more