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Saturday, February 1, 2020

Top Bubble car around the world

Top Classic or Vintage Bubble Cars around the world

 A  rear showed these cars around the world some are mini car, bubble car and some are three-wheeler cars. All cars  are from the year 1942 to 2011. Check all cars with images and their specifications.

 Bond Minicar 1948 Origin  UK


Engine  122 cc, one-cylinder Top speed  38 mph (61 km/h)
Bond’s three-wheeled Minicar was cheap to run, inexpensive to tax, and could be driven by anyone who had a motorcycle license. The simply designed feature an air-cooled motor engine that managed with the front wheel and had no reverse gear.

Fiat 500C 1949 Origin  Italy


      Engine  569 cc, straight-four Top speed  60 mph (96 km/h)
This was the final version of Dante Giacosa’s brilliant 1937 “Topolino“ (Little Mouse), which is used in the population of Italy in the 1930s. In the earlier cars, the 500C of 1949 had only two seats, and a front-mounted, four-cylinder engine. Coupe, cabriolet, estate, and van versions were made.

Peugeot VLV 1942 Origin  France


      Engine  Electric motor Top speed  22 mph (35 km/h)
Peugeot VLV designed as tiny and battery powered Voiture Légere de Ville or “light city car” as a response to France’s gasoline rationing. However, Nazi forces closed down production after only 377 had been built this model of Peugeot VLV.

Morgan Three-wheeler 2011 Origin  UK

      Engine  1,983 cc V-twin Top speed  115 mph (185 km/h)
At 1,157 lb (525 kg), the three-wheeler’s exemplary power to weight ratio  gives maximum power  from minimum revs. It is built for driving pleasure.

Zündapp Janus 1957 Origin  Germany

      Engine  245 cc, single-cylinder Top speed  50 mph (80 km/h)
The Zundapp Janus developed by the former aircraft company Dornier, and manufactured for just 2 years by the Zündapp motorcycle firm, the Janus was mean to be a cut above other “bubble” cars, with back-to-back seats and doors at each end.

Messerschmitt KR200 1956 Origin  Germany

      Engine  191 cc, one-cylinder Top speed  60 mph (96 km/h)
In the 1940s, German aeronautical engineer Fritz Fend created a manual power specialized car for the disabled. Powered versions follow and Fend developed the famous tandem-seated Messerschmitt KR200 with bubble canopy and handlebars, built by aircraft-maker Messerschmitt. Fend was working on a microcar when he died in 2000

BMW Isetta 300 1955 Origin  Germany


      Engine  298 cc, one-cylinder Top speed  50 mph (80 km/h)
Conceived by Italian fridge-maker Iso (which later made supercars), the BMW Isetta was later built by cash-strapped BMW and the egg-shaped car was even assembled in an old railway workshop in Brighton in the UK. The BMW Isetta was sold with three or close-double rear wheels. The BMW Isetta 300 is the first BMW bubble car.

Vespa 400 1957 Origin  Italy/France


      Engine  393 cc, straight-two Top speed  52 mph (83 km/h)
The Vespa 400 Designed by Italian aircraft, scooter, and small truck maker company Piaggio, but built in France, this well-made two-seater had a rear engine, all-independent suspension, monologue body, synchromesh gearbox, and hydraulic brakes. It’s featured a roll top, canvas roof, a little like as first Fiat 500.

Scootacar 1958 Origin  UK


      Engine  197 cc, one-cylinder Top speed  45 mph (72 km/h)
A British government accept the bubble-car theme, the Scootacar was built in the United Kingdom, in Hunslet in Yorkshire, by a railway- locomotive-maker, apparently, because a director’s wife wanted something easier to park than her Jaguar. Occupants sit in tandem over the engine, and the Scootercar had one door and handlebar steering.

Frisky Family Three 1958 Origin  UK


      Engine  197 cc, one-cylinder Top speed  44 mph (70 km/h)
English engineering firm Meadows made engines for other companies before launching the Frisky, a microcar styled by Italian designer Michelotti. The prototype had gullwing doors—production versions had normal doors and chain drive—and the engine could be started “backward” for reversing. Later Friskys were cheaper-to-tax three-wheelers.

Austin/Morris Mini  Cooper 1961 Origin  UK


      Engine  1,275 cc, straight-four Top speed  100 mph (161 km/h)
The Mini Cooper was never meant to be a performance in sedan car. Formula 1 boss John Cooper spotted its potential, tuning the car’s engines and adding disc brakes to exploit the Mini’s fantastic road holding abilities. A multiple Monte Carlo Rally and British Sedan Championship winner, it was an exciting car for the open road.

Fiat 500D 1960 Origin  Italy


      Engine  499.5 cc, straight-two Top speed  59 mph (95 km/h)
The Nuova 500 of 1957 car had a 479 cc engine, but in the Fiat 500D of 1960 that grew to 499.5 cc, making the car faster and easier to drive. More than four million 500s and derivatives were produced up to the demise of the Giardiniera wagon in 1977.

Peel P50 1963 Origin  UK

      Engine  49 cc, one-cylinder Top speed  38 mph (61 km/h)
The culmination of the 1950s’ drive toward miniaturization, the world’s smallest production car was a city runabout for one person and a shopping bag or suitcase. A P50 was driven around the top of the Black pool Tower in 1963 as a publicity stunt.

Bond Bug 1970 Origin  UK

      Engine  700 cc, straight-four Top speed  76 mph (122 km/h)
The three wheel Bond Bug car embodied the spirit of youth, freedom, humor, and optimism with which Britain entered the The 1970s. But its cost as much as a Mini, although it was quicker and more exclusive. Fewer than 3,000 people were inspired to buy at least one Bond Bug.

 Reliant Robin 1973 Origin  UK

      Engine  848 cc, straight-four Top speed  80 mph (129 km/h)
The Reliant Robin plastic-bodied three-wheeler was designed by Ogle and made by Reliant in Tamworth. The Reliant Robin was popular in the UK during the 1970s’ fuel crisis. It was thrifty due to its low weight, and in the UK it could be driven by motorbike license.

Suzuki SC100 Origin  Japan

      Engine  970 cc, straight-four Top speed  89 mph (143 km/h)
Suzuki inserted a bigger 4 cylinder engine into the back of its tiny Japanese-market Cervo coupe to make the export-model SC100 in 1978. Not fast, but having a fun to drive thanks to rear-wheel drive and all-round independent suspension. Today’s owners are more interested about them than ever.

Honda Z Coupe 1970 Origin  Japan

      Engine  598 cc straight two Top speed  77 mph (124 km/h)
Bigger engine twin of the Z360, this little coupe followed from the equally tiny N “kei car.” Only the larger engine Zs were sold in the UK and US, but they still produced only 36 bhp. However, while they were not particularly speedy, they were frantic and huge fun.

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