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This 3-wheeler is clearly a mutilated Renault Dauphine. All we know is that Henri Baldet - probably of Northampton, England - was the creator. I call this homemade two-seater "Dauphinette". The vehicle does not look very stable. It tilts to the left if no one (of the same weight) rides along with the driver. Simultaneously entering and simultaneously sitting down. The beret of the driver compensates the weight of the passenger’s glasses. An accident will happen if the beret blows away…
Brutsch Mopetta A single seat, 3-wheeled roadster, powered by a single cylinder 49 cc engine driving through a three speed gearbox. Top speed was around 45 km/h and fourteen cars were produced. Production was licensed to former Opel dealer Georg von Opel, who planned to build the Mopetta at a former Horex motorcycle factory, however this plan appears to have resulted in nothing more than the production of sales literature. Due to its unusual design and rarity, the Mopetta has been subject...
Chenard & Walcker 1495cc 1931
Built by the French auto manufacturer Chenard & Walcker. Their aerodynamic open cars were usually described as tanks because of their resemblance to the First World War battle wagons. This highly unusual automobile is a rare and sporting example of this important but now nearly forgotten early French manufacturer. For more info see blog.hemmings.com/index.php/2009/10/16/hemmings-find-of-t.... Black & white photo found on /pinapramoff.wordpress.com/. Colorized.
The most unusual cars ever built
Last updated on May 24th, 2011 at 07:03 amDespite being a Mitsubishi fanatic, I was one of those people who really fancied the new design Honda Civic when it came out; a road car with triangular exhausts, a Cylon front […]