PHOTOS: Obama Inaugural Ride & More Presidential Limos

PHOTOS: Obama Inauguration Car & More Presidential Limos
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In 1981, Ronald Reagan started his administration in a Lincoln and ended it in a Cadillac.

The 40th president's first ride was a hand-me-down from Presidents Richard Nixon, Gerald Ford, and Jimmy Carter. It took Ford nearly three years to complete the vehicle.

The limo helped protect Ford from a 1975 assassination attempt and it was the car Reagan was entering when he was shot by John Hinckley in 1981.

The Lincoln was replaced in 1984 with two Cadillac Fleetwoods.
—Photograph from AP
 
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