The world’s smallest production car will be sold at auction

The world’s smallest production car will be sold at auction

July 9, 2020 0 By autotimesnews

This miniature model is known as the Peel P50. Previously, such a microcar was put up for sale in Germany, but now another single tricycle is looking for a new owner in Canada.

An unusual lot at auction in Canada put up an auction house Bring a trailer. It is the smallest Peel P50 in the world. This instance came off the assembly line in 1964, and it was estimated at 30 thousand dollars

Recall that the production of such three-wheeled vehicles was carried out by Peel Engineering from Great Britain. They did not go out long – from 1962 to 1965. In length, such a car reaches only 1,372 mm, and its width leaves 991 mm. It is not surprising that for him there was a place in the Guinness Book of Records. Car weight – 59 kilograms.

Before entering the auction, Peel P50 underwent a thorough restoration. When restoring the body, fiberglass was used, and the only salon chair received white leather upholstery.

Also, the masters restored the 49-cc motorcycle engine with a power of 4.2 hp, which works in conjunction with a three-speed manual gearbox, for the model. The maximum speed Peel P50 is capable of is 60 km / h.

How much this car managed to drive over its 56-year history is not reported. This microcar lost an odometer.