Friday, 18 January 2013

The most smallest car in the world

World's most smallest car name is Peel P50 Car. It is a three-wheeled micro-car originally manufactured from 1962 to 1965 by the  Peel Engineering Company . It currently holds the record for the smallest automobile to go into production. It has no reverse gear.

Designed as a city car, it was advertised as capable of seating "one adult and a shopping bag." The vehicle's only door was on its left side, and equipment included a single windscreen wiper and only one headlight.

The P50 used a 49 cc (3.0 cu in) DKW engine which gave it a top speed of approximately 60 km/h (37 mph), and was equipped with a three-speed manual transmission that had no reverse gear.

The Peel P50 was and is still road-legal in the UK. The Peel P50 is now also street-legal in the United States.

In 2010, production of a replica version was started by a newly formed company, called Peel Engineering Ltd based in England (not to be confused with the original Peel Engineering Company from the Isle of Man). Externally this car was very similar to the original but with many major mechanical differences in the suspension, steering and drivetrain. Driven by an electric motor and with a top speed of 16 km/h (10 mph), this version was produced as a display vehicle and was not road legal. In 2011 production commenced on a new road legal petrol version.

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