The first ever getaway car was French

The notorious Bonnot gang robbed a bank and fled from les flics

The first ever criminal use of a getaway car was by the notorious Bonnot gang in Paris on December 21, 1911. The gang robbed the Société Générale Bank in broad daylight and then fled in a limousine, which they had stolen a week earlier. They were dubbed les bandits en auto by the police and the ongoing story of ...

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