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  • 1958 Biscuter Furgoneta
    200 C the 200 I had a truck box of wood and steel which extended out from the sides and was higher than the driver s roof The Biscuter was also available as Type 200 I P for Practicable with a canvas tarpaulin Because of the economic upturn and the introduction of the SEAT 600 the Spanish population was able to affort a better class of vehicle The once much

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  • 1957 Biscuter Pegasin
    body hard and soft top and a 9 Horsepower motor It was only capable of a 75 kph top speed and this didn t allow it to be taken seriously In the beginning of 1960 the last examples of the Biscuter were built The market for this type of vehicle disappeared altogether with the arrival of the Spanish Fiats Very few examples have survived Manufacturer Autonacional S A Barcelona Spain

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  • 1957 Biscuter Zapatilla
    to Autonacional S A In June 1953 he traveled to Barcelona to oversee production arrangements and the car made its debut that year at the Feira de Muestras the large industrial fair in that city With slightly redesigned minimal bodywork incorporating bumpers the engine changed for a Hispano Villiers driving the right front wheel no reverse gear and brakes on the transmission and rear wheels only the car was unique amongst its contemporaries It soon got the nickname Zapatilla for the open heeled slippers worn by peasants The popular name combined with a spate of test runs up mountain passes and on racetracks earned it a place in the hearts of the people The first model with aluminum bodywork was the 100 produced in three series By 1957 the car now steel bodied and called 200 was available with doors and side windows a reverse gear and an electric starter By 1960 sales had fallen off sharply due to the incursion of the Spanish built Fiats by SEAT and the vast majority of Biscuters were scrapped This car restored in Spain is one of the few remaining examples It is one of the later steel bodied 200 A models Manufacturer

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  • 1953 B.M.A. Hazelcar
    was a rare but serious attempt to change the course of things In 1952 the English company Gates Hazeldine in Hove financed this project of the Battery Manufacturing Association BMA in Hove to manufacture an electric vehicle The bodyshell was a pleasing roadster style with doors missing on this example which was fabricated in aluminum Power was by a specially designed 1 or 2 hp electric motor fed by nine six volt batteries stowed under the bonnet at the front Drive was via a double reduction chain drive from a four speed gearbox and a switch operated reverse Speeds up to 20mph and a range of up to 60 miles were quoted but as with many electric vehicles actual figures varied being severely compromised by load and road gradients At 535 it was too expensive to have any impact A van version was also offered but six cars were only ever built the last one powered by a Ford Eight the British four cylinder not V 8 gas motor Manufacturer Gates and Hazeldine Hove Sussex England Model B M A Hazelcar Motor Electric Body Aluminum Years Built 1952 1954 No Cylinders None Chassis Steel Tube No Produced 6 Displacement None

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  • 1957 BMW 600
    2 tone front door and Isetta bumpers but with the wheelbase lengthened by 165cm and R67 boxer motor driving full width axles August 1957 saw the proper introduction of the model to universal acclaim Stylish looks Michelotti had been involved with its new knife edge bumpers fantastic room inside with rear seat access by a side door and the motor no longer sat in the passenger compartment It was quiet its wheel at each corner design gave a great ride and there was sufficient power for hill climbing It was even available with a Saxomat automatic transmission It was pricey however at 200 Marks more than a VW Beetle Plans for multi tasking the car a la Multipla remained in the drawer Despite all its virtues excellent build quality space utilization and ride quality there was no denying that by 1959 the population wanted a normal looking real car and in particular the new in house BMW 700 which was to eventually sell to the tune of 182 000 examples At the end of 1959 after only 35 000 examples had been built the 600 was phased out in favour of the 700 The original Isetta despite a 1959 company

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  • BMW 600
    2 tone front door and Isetta bumpers but with the wheelbase lengthened by 165cm and R67 boxer motor driving full width axles August 1957 saw the proper introduction of the model to universal acclaim Stylish looks Michelotti had been involved with its new knife edge bumpers fantastic room inside with rear seat access by a side door and the motor no longer sat in the passenger compartment It was quiet its wheel at each corner design gave a great ride and there was sufficient power for hill climbing It was even available with a Saxomat automatic transmission It was pricey however at 200 Marks more than a VW Beetle Plans for multi tasking the car a la Multipla remained in the drawer Despite all its virtues excellent build quality space utilization and ride quality there was no denying that by 1959 the population wanted a normal looking real car and in particular the new in house BMW 700 which was to eventually sell to the tune of 182 000 examples At the end of 1959 after only 35 000 examples had been built the 600 was phased out in favour of the 700 The original Isetta despite a 1959 company

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  • 1955 BMW Isetta Jagdwagen
    BMW in 1955 The chassis and running gear are all standard Isetta issue but the body is made up to accommodate 2 hunters their gear and their catch Later a Pennsylvania Company CHADWICK imported Isetta chassis to convert them into Golf Cars with a remarkably similar look to this Jagdwagen Manufacturer Bayerische Motoren Werke Munich Germany Model Jagdwagen Motor BMW 4 stroke Body Steel Years Built 1955 No Cylinders 1

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  • 1956 BMW Isetta 250 Bubble Window
    engine as the famed motorcycle firm did not want their new baby to inherit the two stroke sound and trail blue smoke This very original example of a bubble Window or standard model has an interesting early engine cover and multi piece aluminum front bumper Manufacturer Bayerische Motoren Werke Munich Germany Model Isetta 250 Standard Motor BMW 4 stroke Body Steel Years Built Dec 1955 March 1957 No Cylinders 1

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