11 small cars of the early 20th century

• 11 small-early 20th century cars

Compact cars were already at the dawn of the automotive industry. In those early years, when the machines just started to appear on the market, we produced a really small cars. In our review of 11 small car the first half of the XX century.

11 small cars of the early 20th century

Whitwood

11 small cars of the early 20th century

Double Whitwood. London, 1934

Car Whitwood was established in the UK in the 20s of the last century. The length of the crumbs was only 2, 3 meters, but the speed reached 150 km / h. Whitwood was presented in several versions - for one or more passengers.

Rytecraft

11 small cars of the early 20th century

minicar Rytecraft. London, 1939

Rytecraft car was also made in the UK in the 30s of the last century. This car was a bit more Whitwood and in its basic configuration it fits within the driver and passenger.

Barnard Formula Six

11 small cars of the early 20th century

Barnard Formula Six. 1968

At the International Toy Fair Toy Fair midget "toy" racing car Barnard Formula Six was introduced in 1968. The machine is intended for drivers from 6 to 60 years. The speed at Barnard Formula Six was, however, not children - 50-60 km / h.

Hanomag Kommissbrot

11 small cars of the early 20th century

German compact car Hanomag Kommissbrot. 1928

German compact car Hanomag Kommissbrot was introduced in 1928. The machine uses very little fuel because of its size and weight, and because of the unusual at that time form a body called it "a loaf of bread."

The 50cc Mopetta

11 small cars of the early 20th century

minicar 50cc Mopetta.

11 small cars of the early 20th century

minicar 50cc Mopetta appeared for the first time in Stuttgart. The car was created in 1958 and became one of the first "trivillerov". The speed of this monster minimalist was only 33 km / h.

Custer

11 small cars of the early 20th century

Custer - the smallest American car.

Americans love to create "the most high-tech", "the most expensive" and "the most difficult". But once they've created and something "very small". They became the car Custer. The machine was created in 1920. In her salon barely fit adult.

Rytecraft Scootercars

11 small cars of the early 20th century

Midgets Rytecraft Scootercars, developed by JW Shillan in 1934, became famous in the first place because their engine had a capacity of just one horsepower. only two of these cars were produced for all time.

Velocar

11 small cars of the early 20th century

Created in 1939 Velocar was not just a car, it was a symbol and a call! As you can guess from the name, in fact Velocar and cars. He worked on a pedal-powered.

11 small cars of the early 20th century

Tiny Velocar on their way to Hyde Park.

Machine created as an alternative means of transport for an internal combustion engine. For what? Gasoline in the war - a valuable resource.

Grinders Glade

11 small cars of the early 20th century

Grinders Glade, 1925

And here's another British runabout Grinders Glade, created in 1925. In size, this car was the most of small British cars, created in the first half of the XX century.

Midget tank

11 small cars of the early 20th century

So-called Midget tank were widely used in World War II engineering and infantry units of the Wehrmacht. These tanks are used for the transportation of cargo and wounded, and yet they set the explosives to blow up enemy fortifications.

Ford Comutas

11 small cars of the early 20th century

Car Ford Comutas was established in 1967. Its peculiarity is that it has become one of the first, while still experimental, electric vehicles. Ford Comutas worked on a 12-volt lead-acid batteries.