Look At These Lovely And A Bit Sad Pictures Of The Universe's Largest…

It was a great day for wealthy microcar afficionados who have longed for a Biscuter to liven up their walk-in humidor, but a sad day for those of us who would just love to see a crapload of microcars all in one place. That's because the greatest microcar musuem, the Bruce Weiner Microcar Museum is closing its doors and… » 2/18/13 8:29pm 2/18/13 8:29pm

The World's Smallest Cars Are Back On Sale, For Insane Money

Like an adorable, tiny zombie popping out of its tiny, adorable window-box grave, the Peel P50 and Peel Trident are back from the dead. Neither of the tiny, tiny cars has been built since 1966, but a new company, with funding from the BBC's show Dragon's Den, is starting production up once again, as announced earlier… » 5/17/12 4:00pm 5/17/12 4:00pm

Goggomobil T300 Is A Rare And Tiny Find

Goggomobils were among the most popular of the variety of odd little vehicles built during the German microcar craze of the 50s and early 60s. While we would like to attribute this popularity to the fact they were sold with one of the coolest names ever given to an automobile, something tells us it took more than that… » 4/14/12 12:30pm 4/14/12 12:30pm

Hungary’s weirdly awesome microcars, now in book form

In June 2010, we published a feature by the Hungarian auto historian Pál Négyesi on Hungary’s ruefully creative postwar microcars. The post has had quite the afterlife! In December, the story of the Balaton and the Alba Regia was published in the print edition of The Economist, and an expanded version of the microcar… » 9/29/11 4:30pm 9/29/11 4:30pm

Your opportunity for weird three wheeled fun with the Messerschmitt…

Although Messerschmitt remains best known for their World War II fighter aircraft, facing a ban on airplane production after the war the company expanded into other sectors. The three wheeled Messerschmitt KR175 seen here is the strange result of the company's entrance to the auto industry. Currently for sale on Ebay,… » 7/16/11 11:00am 7/16/11 11:00am

Gordon Murray's T25 City Car Revealed... Sort Of

This is the first time we've seen the T25 city car » 10/14/08 6:00pm 10/14/08 6:00pm from Gordon Murray Design in three dimensions, though we still can't really tell what it will look like, since it's been neatly wrapped up in a shiny package. It's no secret that Murray, the man behind the legendary McLaren F1, has been obsessed with creating a…

Hyundai i10 Under Consideration For US Market

Automotive News » 8/19/08 6:00pm 8/19/08 6:00pm is reporting that Hyundai is watching the US launch very carefully to see if an adaption of its Indian-built Hyundai i10 would be right for these shores. In its current form, the i10 is little more than an 1,800-pound coffin, but if it were to see US introduction it would get about 400 pounds of extra…

Rehab Kenguru, The Roll In and Drive Away Wheelchair Car

Here's an idea. Instead of taking minivans, chopping them up and adding lifts and leaning mechanisms and custom controllers, why not just build a car for the wheelchair? This is the concept Hungarian company Rehab LTD. is pitching with this vehicle dubbed the Kenguru. The driver simply rolls into place, locks down the… » 3/13/08 5:00pm 3/13/08 5:00pm