"QUANTUM SHOT" #645(rev) Link - article by Avi Abrams
World's Smallest Vehicles: Some Are Ugly, Some Are Cute, All Are Fondly Remembered
As today's economy continues to shake and stagger, most people find themselves in the "savings" and "fuel efficiency" mode when it comes to cars - and so the idea of small, easy to park and to maintain micro cars remains popular. Plus even from purely design and vintage collector's viewpoint, these cars can possess more cuteness and nostalgia factor than your favorite childhood toys. Just like a well-worn toy teddy bear, they are extremely cuddly and adorable.
Some of these models provoke immediate "love it" or "hate it" response... Enjoy this collection and do not miss Part 1 and Part 2 of this popular series.
Want a small pickup truck? Austin A-35 fits the bill:
Here is a microcar starring in one Soviet movie... and a green bubble car, blown to some frightening proportions:
Then there were micro cars, small concept cars and hot rods that defied characterization. Some of them were designed by George Barris (known as the King of Kustomizers), or Ed Roth, and looked like something from Hot Wheels back catalog:
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