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On this day: 05-23-1934

Outlaws Bonnie and Clyde shot to death in stolen Ford

Texas and Louisiana state police officers shot Bonnie and Clyde as they attempted to escape apprehension in a stolen 1934 Ford Deluxe near Bienville Parish, Louisiana. The only charge the Bureau could chase them on was a violation of the National Motor Vehicle Act, which gave federal agents the authority to pursue suspects accused of interstate transportation of a stolen automobile. The car in question was a Ford, stolen in Illinois and found abandoned in Pawhuska, Oklahoma. Inside, agents discovered a prescription bottle later traced to the Texas home of Clyde Barrow´s aunt. When Parker and Barrow were spotted, going some 85 mph in the stolen Ford Deluxe with a V-8 engine, the officers let loose with a hail of bullets, leaving the couple no chance of survival. The bullet-ridden Deluxe, originally owned by Ruth Warren of Topeka, Kansas, was later exhibited at carnivals and fairs then sold as a collector´s item; in 1988, the Primm Valley Resort and Casino in Las Vegas purchased it for some $250,000. Barrow´s enthusiasm for cars was evident in a letter he wrote earlier in the spring of 1934, addressed to Henry Ford himself: “While I still have got breath in my lungs I will tell you what a dandy car you make. I have drove Fords exclusively when I could get away with one. For sustained speed and freedom from trouble the Ford has got every other car skinned and even if my business hasn´t been strictly legal it don´t hurt anything to tell you what a fine car you got in the V-8”.

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2012LexusLFA3.60011.700Car & Driver
2011LexusLFA3.80011.800Road & Track
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2009LexusIS F4.20012.600Road&Track
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2007LexusIS 3505.30014.200(Lexus.com)
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2007LexusGS 450h5.60013.500motorweek.org
2006LexusIS 250 AWD7.40015.500(R&T
2006LexusGS4306.60015.000motorweek.org
2004LexusRX 3307.60015.900
2003LexusGX 4707.70016.000
2002LexusGS 4305.80014.300(Lexus.com)
2002LexusSC 4306.20014.600
2002LexusES3007.60015.900motorweek.org
2001LexusIS 3007.60015.300
2001LexusLS 4306.70014.800
2001LexusLS4306.3000.000motorweek.org
1999LexusLX 4709.40017.200
1999LexusRX 3008.80016.800
1998LexusGS 3007.60015.700
1998LexusGS 4005.80014.300
1998LexusLS 4006.30014.800
1997LexusES 3008.00016.100
1996LexusLX 45010.40017.800
1995LexusES 3008.40016.400
1995LexusLS 4007.40015.500
1995LexusSC 4007.00015.200
1994LexusES 3008.70016.600
1994LexusGS 3009.40016.800
1993LexusGS 3009.20016.800
1993LexusLS 4008.20016.200
1993LexusSC 3007.40015.700
1993LexusSC 4007.20015.400
1992LexusES 3008.60016.600
1992LexusLS 4008.00016.000
1992LexusSC 3007.80015.800
1992LexusSC 4007.20015.400
1990LexusLS 4008.10016.100