Resto-modded Hindustan Ambassador sedan with 360 camera

Hindustan Motors and their Ambassador sedan has a special place in India’s automotive history. It was the first car to be ever manufactured in India and it soon became a status symbol for many rich families and official car for politicians and government officers. Hindustan Motors shut down the production of Ambassador sedan in 2014. Ambassador is still a popular car among collectors and we have seen several examples of well-maintained and resto-modified versions of this sedan. Here we have a Hindustan Ambassador that has been neatly customised to look classy.

The video has been uploaded by Dajish P on their YouTube channel. In this video, the vlogger talks about the modifications and customisations that have been done to the car. The car seen here has been neatly customised by its owner. The owner has neatly modified the car without losing its character. Starting with the front, the mark 1 grille with chrome outline has been installed. The stock headlamp units were replaced with aftermarket projector units. The lower bumper has been restored and completely brought back to its glory.

Coming to the side profile, the stock 15 inch steel rims on this sedan have been replaced with 18 inch aftermarket alloy wheels. The wheels along with low profile tyres have completely changed the overall look of the car. There are fender flares and the overall side profile of the car remains the same. The stock ORVMs on the car have been replaced with an aftermarket unit. It is electrically adjustable and foldable unit with integrated turn indicators in it. Coming to the rear, the chrome plated bumper gets integrated reverse parking sensors and the original badges on the tail gate have been restored. There is a chrome garnish around the tail lamp and another custom made garnish placed around the reverse light.

Resto-modded Hindustan Ambassador sedan with 360 camera

The exterior modifications on this Ambassador do not look overdone. The car gets a modern touch without compromising the classic look of the car. As we move in, there are more customisations. The door trims on this Ambassador have been borrowed from a Ford Figo. It was then customised to fit the sedan perfectly. The dashboard is a custom made unit including the instrument cluster layout. The steering wheel is dual-tone and the center console on this sedan has been taken from Hyundai Terracan SUV. There is an automatic climate control unit. Aftermarket gear knob, touchscreen infotainment touchscreen infotainment screen which also shows feed from the 360 degree camera.

There are multiple layers of floor mats and the faux wooden trim inserts on the dashboard are giving the car an elegant look. There is an armrest for the driver and behind that there are storage spaces. The fabric seat covers are replaced with custom fit leatherette upholstery. The roof liner on this sedan has been redone too and the light coloured cabin looks elegant. Just like the exteriors, the interior on this sedan is also a mix of retro and modern elements. Though this sedan has many customisations, the main attraction is definitely the 18 inch wheels and low profile tyres.