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  • 1982 Cub Commuter
    50 mph Roomy and comfortable for two passengers the Cub filled the need for a useful commuter vehicle low in cost inexpensive to drive maintain and insure The Cub Commuter was built in 1982 in Taiwan exclusively for America Manufacturer Swi Tong Corporation Taiwan Model Cub Commuter Motor 4 stroke air cooled Body Fibreglass Years Built 1982 No Cylinders 1 Chassis Steel Frame No Produced Displacement 400 cc Suspension Front

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  • 1967 Daihatsu Trimobile
    called the Bee which was derived from a three wheeler commercial chassis and powered by a 250cc motor These three wheelers were also available as taxis for which there was a tax reduction of 40 compared to a four wheeler 1962 brought the first four wheeled car the 700 1966 saw a one third controlling interest by Toyota and the make went from strength to strength from then on The

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  • 1957 David
    building taxis workshops and garages and distributing Citroens During the Spanish Civil War in the late 30 s he was making electric cars Postwar he turned once more to the production of miniature cars The microcar that emerged in 1954 was a success and along with Biscuter Kapi and PTV made David S A one of the four all Spanish firms that produced microcars in significant quantities Truly an original blank sheet of paper design it featured a motor mounted behind and turning with the front wheel which was in turn suspended on an amazing three quarter elliptic leaf spring The gear lever working in a huge H slot in the dash selected the gears via fingers running through the middle of the front kingpin The characteristic large white steering wheel from an Auto Union supplier turned a large primitive open crown and pinion via a Voisin patent constant velocity joint The rear brake levers and cables were external Typically of Spanish vehicles several utilitarian body styles were available A Spanish expert says this car should have doors This car came directly from Spain where it had been restored With its open body and odd steering feel it is great

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  • 1949 Fiat 500C "Topolino"
    essentially the same but new front wings were shaped to incorporate the headlamps The new styling allowed more luggage to be carried thanks in part to the spare tire being stored under the rear trunk floor A hatch just above the rear bumper gave instant access to the spare when needed This car is a RHD market car that came from Australia Manufacturer Fiat S P A Turin Italy Model

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  • 1960 Fiat 600 Multipla
    metal powered by a simple reliable four cylinder engine mounted at the rear for cost reasons The resulting Fiat 600 was one of the great success stories of the twentieth century with some 2 7 million cars produced The mixed use station wagon called 600 Multipla All Service was introduced a year later in 1956 The idea was to multiply the serviceability of the 600 for both family motoring and business use The multi place seating was very flexible through a combination of folding seats Three versions were available The 4 5 seater had bench seats front and rear that folded to make a bed The 6 seater had a front bench and four individual seats that folded completely flat into the floor to make a roomy load platform The Taxi version had a single seat and luggage platform in front separate folding seats in the middle and a bench seat in back together with a division Differences from the sedan included besides the bodywork an auxiliary radiator up front wishbone front suspension different gear ratios worm and roller steering slightly larger fuel tank and interior lamps The Multipla name is today revived for another unusual ground breaking vehicle Manufacturer

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  • 1959 F. M. R. Tg-500
    trusty Kabinenroller motor for years had drawings lying on the shelf for a 400cc two stroke two cylinder stationary engine This was increased in displacement to 494cc and fitted with a four speed and reverse gearbox It was mounted in a very advanced Formula One style subframe incorporating a fully adjustable rear suspension Wheels and front suspension arms were increased in size as were headlamps and brakes which were now modern hydraulics The large plush pilot s seat was needed to handle the phenomenal cornering power of this amazing vehicle In September 1957 Fritz Fend presented his crowning achievement the F M R Tiger sports vehicle to sensational acclaim in Germany Its British debut is still the stuff of legend Developed as a proper sports car but with an underdeveloped motor it found a place with enthusiasts but not the general public The Tiger name was owned by Krupp so it was changed supposedly to T ourenfahrzeug G elandesport or touring vehicle cross country sports but the contraction fooled no one Now highly prized by collectors it is the most valuable of all microcars Manufacturer Fahrzeug und Maschinenbau Regensburg Germany Model Tg 500 Motor F M R 2 stroke Body

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  • 1968 Fuji Rabbit
    Powell scooter used by the US Airborne troops Its introduction in June of 1946 preceded the Vespa by some six months A similar route was taken by another Japanese aircraft manufacturer Mitsubishi who introduced the Silver Pigeon scooter In 1950 Fuji Sangyo was divided into 12 companies and in 1953 Fuji Heavy Industries was formed out of some of these The company produced a range of scooters buses and the Cabin microcar In the USA Rabbit Motor Sales of San Francisco were the first to bring in the Rabbit in 1957 The largest distributor was the American Rabbit Corp of San Diego In Canada they were brought in by Malcolm Bricklin who declined to bring in the new Subaru 360 when it was introduced by Fuji as he had his own plans for car production The last scooter was made on June 29 1968 A huge range of types was made S 1 S 12 S 2 ES S 22 S 31 S 23 S 24 S 25 S 41 S 47 S 48 S 52 S 53 S 55 S 61 S 71 T 75 S 72 S 101 S 82 S 201 S 601 S 102 S 301

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  • 1960 Goggomobil T-300 Sedan/ sunroof
    developed their small car prototype with Isetta style front opening door in the fall of 1954 The pre production series of 50 cars had no rain gutters Until September 1955 fenders were still screwed not welded together and had intake scoops on the rear Roll up windows were introduced in October 1956 From September 1956 a 300cc motor 15hp was available in addition to the 14hp 250 The front deck had a bonnet pressed in louvers on the rear fenders and a grill on the trunklid scoop A hot 20hp 400cc motor became available but was seen mostly on U S export cars The doors were front hinged from March 1964 this being the last major change for the sedan called limosine in Germany An electric pre selector transmission was also available By November 1966 BMW were the new owners and the last limosine left the factory in June 1969 This car was used as you see it with the attached trailer in Germany The car is also decked out with many accessories Manufacturer Hans Glas GmbH Dingolfing Germany Model T300 Limosine Motor Glas 2 stroke Body Monocoque Years Built April 1955 1968 No Cylinders 2 Chassis None No Produced

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