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  • 1969 La Voiture Electronique Porquerolles
    symbol of purity simplicity and elegance Designed by the brothers Jarret for their company La Societe Voiture Electronique it featured complex modern electronics controlling a pair of special electric motors one at each wheel By varying the current one wheel turned at a different rate than the other providing steering The front wheel simply trailed along The strangely named Porquerolles was followed by the CAB essentially the same vehicle with

    Original URL path: http://microcarmuseum.com/tour/la-voiture.html (2016-04-27)
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  • 1961 Lloyd LP-600 "Alexander" Kombi TS
    service center while the engine was being rebuilt they already had pre rebuilt motors ready and waiting and would swap out the old engine for a new one in less than 2 hours Lloyd tried to keep up with the Joneses in the car industry However like other ambitious projects of the Borgward parent company it accumulated a large amount of debt After the bankruptcy in 1961 the Bremen plant

    Original URL path: http://microcarmuseum.com/tour/lloyd-alexander-kombi.html (2016-04-27)
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  • 1973 Meister Kabine K-6
    flimsy fiberglass roof frame incorporating a fabric tent top was also removable This had evolved by 1973 into a fully enclosed egg shaped body the K6 which used the same mechanicals Production was limited with perhaps 135 K5 s built and 205 of the K6 if the serial numbers are an indication Manufacturer Hans Meister Graz Austria Model Kabine K 6 Motor Puch 2 stroke Body Fiberglass Years Built 1969

    Original URL path: http://microcarmuseum.com/tour/meister-kabine.html (2016-04-27)
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  • 1957 Messerschmitt KR-200
    was a flood at the New York importer s premises resulting in a large quantity of unpaid unsaleable Karos requiring much money and six months to rectify May brought the contract to finally build airplanes once again and Messerschmitt sold the Kabinenroller concern to the Bavarian State Bank Fend joined with Knott to purchase the company and formed FMR The museum example is finished in the rarely seen 1957 factory

    Original URL path: http://microcarmuseum.com/tour/messerschmitt-kr200-1957-8.html (2016-04-27)
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  • 1975 Mini Comtesse
    boom in France in the 1970 s encouraged a proliferation of local manufacturers producing vehicles which could be driven without licenses Acoma was a major player with sales totalling 30 of the market The odd styling folding gullwing door on one side and regular door on the other and dangerous instability didn t hurt sales at all The single powered front wheel was helped by a pair of training wheels

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  • 1979 Mini Comtesse Break
    in 1978 A two seater with a large load carrying capacity it featured a huge glass area and enormous top hinged opening tailgate Uncompromisingly boxy yet having a certain amount of flair this vehicle could only have come from France

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  • 1951 CM-125 Mochet Luxe
    end of production Another stone age feature was the gearbox separate from the motor The feeble little Zurcher engine produced its 3 5 hp only after a very precise exacting break in period involving eleven five minute stops at carefully prescribed intervals No wonder the Ydral engine was in the works This example from the first year of production has the nose section flanged and bolted instead of welded and

    Original URL path: http://microcarmuseum.com/tour/mochet-cm125-red.html (2016-04-27)
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  • 1972 Norsjo Shopper
    seen in the sixties and seventies in Sweden driven mostly by the elderly but some teenagers took to it as well The prototype was ready in 1962 and the little vehicle seems to have been produced well into the seventies These days it is rarely seen on the streets It was also known as the Forshaga Shopper Manufacturer Norsjo M V A B Forshaga Sweden Model Shopper Motor Fichtel Sachs

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