Aixam is a French automobile manufacturer based in Aix-les-Bains. It was founded in 1983 to make microcars in the old AROLA factory after that company failed. In 1992 they started making a range of standard sized cars under the Mega brand. ...more on Wikipedia about "Aixam"
Ardex is a small French automobile manufacturer. In 1934, Ardex used the Morgan lines to produce a cyclecar, which was propelled by engines of up to 500 cc. In 1953, Ardex introduced a microcar. ...more on Wikipedia about "Ardex"
Biscúter (Spanish spelling for the pronunciation of Biscooter) was a microcar manufactured in Spain during the mid-20th century. ...more on Wikipedia about "Biscúter"
The Tango is an ultra-narrow electric sports car initially designed and built by the United States company Commuter Cars, based in Spokane, Washington. Production of the initial version at a rate of about 100 cars per year is set to begin in late 2005. It will be assembled by Prodrive in the United Kingdom. Actor George Clooney took delivery of the first Tango kit on August 9th 2005, which was a major milestone for the company. ...more on Wikipedia about "Commuter Cars Tango"
The Daewoo Matiz is a city car made by GM Daewoo (in Poland by FSO). It replaced the Daewoo Tico, a variant of the 1981 Suzuki Fronte or Alto. It is badge-engineered as the Chevrolet Matiz and Chevrolet Spark in some foreign markets. ...more on Wikipedia about "Daewoo Matiz"
The Daewoo Tico was a micro car made by Daewoo. It was based on the 1982 Suzuki Alto. ...more on Wikipedia about "Daewoo Tico"
David was a Spanish company manufacturing cars in Barcelona between 1913 and 1923 and again between 1951 and 1957. ...more on Wikipedia about "David (car)" Enjoy shortopedia. Microcars
The Felber Autoroller was a three-wheeled automobile with a 400cc Rotax two cylinder two stroke engine and was designed by Ernst Marold for the manufacturer of sidecars Felber in Vienna from 1952 to 1954. About 400 were built in two versions, all in light green using the standard paint for machinery at that time and therefore cheaper than carpaint. ...more on Wikipedia about "Felber Autoroller"
In 1948, Fritz Fend ( 1920- 2000), a former aircraft designer, introduced in Rosenheim, Germany a small single-seater 3-wheeler named the Fend Flitzer. Initially it was intended to be an invalid car for those disabled as a result of World War II. Small motorcycle engines were used (38cc or 98cc). Small bicycle wheels were later replaced by scooter wheels. The project was taken over by Willy Messerschmitt so the Fend Kabinenroller FK175 model became the Messerschmitt KR175. ...more on Wikipedia about "Fend Flitzer"
The Goggomobil was a microcar produced in Germany after World War II by Glas. There was a conventional looking four passenger two door sedan and a very sleek sports coupe. The engine was originally 250 cm3 but increased to 395 cm3 and 20 hp. It had an electric pre-selective transmission and a manual clutch. The engine was behind the rear wheels. ...more on Wikipedia about "Goggomobil"
The Isetta was one of the more successful microcars produced in the post- WWII years—a time when cheap, short distance transportation was most needed. Although the design originated in Italy, it was built in a number of different countries, including Spain, Belgium, France, Brazil, Germany and Britain. Because of its egg shape and bubble-like windows, it became known as a bubble car—a name later given to other similar vehicles. Other countries had other nicknames: In Germany it was das rollende Ei (the rolling egg). In France it was the yogurt pot. In Brazil it was the bola de futebol de fenemê (soccer ball of Fenemê). ...more on Wikipedia about "Isetta"
King Midget was a type of car produced between 1946 and 1970 by the Midget Motors Corporation. Claud Dry and Dale Orcutt first sold the King Midget as part of their Midget Motors Supply operations in Athens, Ohio. By 1948, they began to use the name Midget Motors Manufacturing Co., too. In about 1956, Dry and Orcutt changed the name of their company to Midget Motors Corporation. ...more on Wikipedia about "King Midget"
Kleinschnittger was a german company that between 1950 and 1957 produced some microcars. They were powered by a 125 cc single cylinder two-stoke engine that produced 6 hp and a top speed of 70 km/h. It was very fuel efficent and consumed less than 3 litres per 100 km. The body was in aluminium. ...more on Wikipedia about "Kleinschnittger"
The Libelle was an Austrian three-wheeled microcar built in Innsbruck in the beginning of the 1950s. 50 are believed to have been built. The only known survivor is owned by the RRR scooter museum in Eggenburg, Austria. ...more on Wikipedia about "Libelle (microcar)"
Ligier is a French automobile maker created by former racing driver and rugby player Guy Ligier. ...more on Wikipedia about "Ligier"
The Lotus Seven is a small, simple, lightweight two-seater open-top sports car, which has been called 'a motorcycle on four wheels'. It is characterised by extremely high acceleration (0 - 60 mph in 3.1 seconds) and a mid-range top speed (155 Mph), handling also is breathtaking and the ride is 'uncompromising'. The drag coefficient is around 0.7, mostly because of the flat windscreen and the wheel arches. ...more on Wikipedia about "Lotus Seven"
The Messerschmitt KR175 (1953–1955) was the first version of the Fend Flitzer that was a "full sized" microcar. 19,668 were sold before the model was changed to the Messerschmitt KR200, in 1956. ...more on Wikipedia about "Messerschmitt KR175"
The Messerschmitt KR-200, or Kabinenroller, was a three-wheeled microcar designed by the aircraft engineer Fritz Fend and produced by the German motor company Messerschmitt in the 1950s. Messerschmitt, temporarily not allowed to manufacture aircraft, had turned its sights toward the production of automobiles, much like its cousin company BMW. ...more on Wikipedia about "Messerschmitt KR200"
The Messerschmitt TG500, built from 1957 to 1961, was the four wheeled, high performance version of Fritz Fend's Messerschmitt car. When economic recovery called for cars beyond the absolute minimum, the Messerschmitt KR200 enclosed motor scooter was tuned into a sort of sports car. (A luxury car would have required a fresh start.) "TG" unofficially stood for Tiger. The "tiger" name was claimed, in Germany, by Krupp who used it for a truck (They had also made the better known Tiger tank). There were also a Panhard Dyna Z Tiger at the same time and a Sunbeam Alpine Tiger a little later. ...more on Wikipedia about "Messerschmitt TG500"
A microcar is an extremely small automobile. Various definitions are used, including "less than 3 metres in length" and "less than 85 cubic feet/2400 litres interior volume". Typically, microcars seat only the driver and a single passenger, and many have only three wheels. Microcars are usually designed and produced for economic purposes when materials and heavy equipment are scarce or fuel is scarce and expensive. Many microcar designs flourished in post- World War II Europe, particularly in Germany, where former military aircraft manufacturers such as Messerschmitt and Heinkel were prominent microcar makers. The Messerschmitt KR175, KR200 and TG500 even had aircraft-style bubble canopies, giving rise to the term bubble car to refer to all these post-war microcars. Isettas and others also had bubble-like appearance. ...more on Wikipedia about "Microcar"
Microcar is a French microcar manufacturer. It belongs to the French Bénéteau group, which specializes in sailing. Production of vehicles began September 2000 at a custom-built factory. ...more on Wikipedia about "Microcar (brand)"
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The Möve was a microcar that had an egg-shaped body based on a Felber Autoroller chassis. 12 are said to have been built in Vienna, though the only one known is said to be in the Automuseum Aspang/Wechsel in Austria. ...more on Wikipedia about "Möve"
Obvio! is a Brazilian automobile manufacturer. The company is specialized in production of microcars. They produce the 828 and the 012. They are exported to the USA ** and a dealer and service network is being established in the United States and Canada. ...more on Wikipedia about "Obvio!"
Obvio! 828 is a car made by Obvio!. The car was originally made by Dacon as Dacon 828. ** Dacon was originally the brazilian representative of Porsche, but when imports was prohibited in 1976 they developed a car of their own. The name was choosen to remind of Porsche 928 and the Darcon 828 used rear lights and other Porsche parts for their car. The Dacon version was only sold between 1983 and July 1994, only 47 cars was sold. It was then powered by a 1.6 litre VW boxer engine connected to a 4 speed gearbox. ...more on Wikipedia about "Obvio! 828"
The Opelit Mopetta was an egg-shaped, single seat, three wheeled Microcar designed by Egon Brütsch, who also designed the Spatz Kabinenroller, in 1957 as Brütsch Mopetta using a 50cc engine and an open roadster type glass fibber body. The single wheel was in the front. It was only 67 inches (170 cm.) long. There were negotiations with Mr. Opal (the family, not the GM subsidiary) to distribute the car, but only 14 were built. ...more on Wikipedia about "Opelit Mopetta"
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