The strangest ever existed cars

• The strangest ever existed cars

Since the launch of the first production car automotive world has evolved, perhaps every decade. Models of a certain epoch somehow similar to each other: in appearance, performance, presence or absence of certain options. This rule, however, there are exceptions. We present to you the 12 most bizarre of all ever built cars.

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BMW Isetta 300

Years of production: 1956-1962;

The number of vehicles produced: 161 728;

Engines: 0, 3 liters (13 horsepower);

Capacity: 2 people;

Acceleration to 100 km / h: no (maximum speed - 85 km / h);

Country of origin: Germany;

Price: $ 1,000.

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Three-wheeled Isetta once saved the company from bankruptcy BMW: while competitors were selling more expensive cars, the Bavarians had to realize 160,000 Isetta and seriously improve their financial situation, undermined by World War II.

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Isetta, has Italian roots, primarily distinguished by a modest size and the fact that the only door was located there, where is the hood of modern cars: wheel models move together with the door.

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Mohs Ostentatienne Opera Sedan

Years of production: 1967-1979;

The number of vehicles produced: 6-7;

Engines: 5, 0 liters (193 horsepower);

Capacity: 5 people;

Acceleration to 100 km / h: Unknown;

Country of origin: America;

Price: 19 600 dollars.

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The owner of Bruce Mohs Mohs created a model Ostentatienne Opera Sedan as an example of how to be a luxury sedan.

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Then the concept is not gone, but the two years that the businessman was burning with this idea, he managed to release 6 or 7 of these cars

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The main feature of the machine - the lack of doors: inside you can get through the trunk. He opened by throwing down the stairs and meeting occupant red carpet.

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Axiam-Mega MultiTruck

Years: 2010 - present;

The number of vehicles produced: still produced;

Engines: Diesel (15 hp.)., Electric (12 kW);

Capacity: 2 people;

Acceleration to 100 km / h: Unknown;

Country of origin: France;

Price: 14 000 dollars.

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Axiam-Mega - a French company initially specialized in the production of subcompact cars and ATVs.

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However, in 2010 the group released a light truck MultiTruck, which is designed for people who use commercial vehicles for transportation over short distances and wanting in this regard, reduce transport costs.

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What is the diesel that the electric motor model has extremely low operating costs.

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It looks really, really strange.

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Messerschmitt KR175

Years of production: 1953-1955;

The number of vehicles produced: 15 000 - 20 000;

Engines: 0, 17 (9 horsepowers);

Capacity: 2 people;

Acceleration to 100 km / h: no (maximum speed - 80 km per hour);

Country of origin: Germany;

Price: $ 500.

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After the Second World War in Germany permanently banned from making aircraft: Messerschmitt company had to switch to something else. In 1953, the world saw the first car group - KR175, which the Germans called scooter cab.

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A three-wheel car wheel was more similar to the same by bicycle or motorcycle, and two seats, one behind the other.

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In 1955, to replace the KR175 model came novelty - KR200.

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mazda R360

Years of production: 1960-1966;

The number of vehicles produced: 65 000;

Engines: 0, 35 (16 horsepower);

Capacity: 4 persons;

Acceleration to 100 km / h: no (maximum speed - 80 km per hour);

Country of origin: Japan;

Price: from 833 dollars.

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R360 - the first production car released by Mazda.

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The machine, the choice comes with either a manual transmission or with automatic transmission, it weighed only 380 kilograms.

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to be popular model has enabled Mazda to strengthen its financial position and by the fact that when the post-war restrictions on the export of Japanese products have been removed successfully sold not only at home but also in other countries.

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Russo-Baltique Impression

Years: 2006;

The number of vehicles produced: 1;

Engines: 6, 0 liters (555 hp..);

Capacity: 4 persons;

Acceleration to 100 km / h: Unknown;

Country of origin: a co-production between Russia and Germany;

Price: 1, 8 million dollars.

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In 2002, the studio A: Level decided to revive the famous Russian brand "Russo-Balt" and created the design of the machine in the style of the 40s of the previous century.

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The owner of the trademark "Russo-Balt" Viktor Taknov even invested in the project $ 2 million, and the company was renamed the Russo-Baltique. Only machine - Russo-Baltiqe Impression - was released in 2006 in collaboration with artists from the German company German GErg GmbH and presented at the Geneva Motor Show.

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Then there was even announced the price of the future of small-scale models - 1, 8 million US dollars. However, the production model was never launched.

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Daihatsu Midget II

Years of production: 1996-2002;

The number of vehicles produced: unknown;

Engines: 0, 65 (30, 5 horsepower);

Capacity: 1-2 people;

Acceleration to 100 km / h: no (maximum speed - 50 km per hour);

Country of origin: Japan;

Price: 6800 dollars.

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The second - more like a car in the modern sense of the word - generation Daihatsu Midget was not as successful as the three-wheeled predecessor, in the first year of production of which has been sold more than 80,000 copies of the model.

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The machine, due to settling down on the hood of a spare wheel like a rhinoceros, was presented at the 1993 Tokyo Motor Show, but in a series of hit only in 1996.

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Depending on how the model could be double or calculated only on the driver.

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Peel P50

Years of production: 1962-1965;

The number of vehicles produced: 50;

Engines: 0, 05 (4, 2 horsepower);

Capacity: 1 person;

Acceleration to 100 km / h: no (maximum speed - 61 km per hour);

Country of origin: United Kingdom;

Price: 560 dollars.

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Peel P50, equipped with a single door and can accommodate one person, weighed only 59 kilograms.

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Fuel consumption patterns - only 2, 8 liters per 100 kilometers.

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In 2010, the Peel P50 company released a limited version with an electric motor.

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The car was equipped with a rear handle, through which the car can be deployed manually or drag into the house or garage.

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ZAZ-965A

Years of production: 1960-1969;

The number of vehicles produced: 322 166;

Engines: 0, 75 l (23 l s..), 0, 9 liters (27 horsepower); Capacity: 4 persons;

Acceleration to 100 km / h: no (maximum speed - 90 km per hour);

Country of origin: USSR;

Price: from 15 000 rubles.

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ZAZ-965A, known as "humpbacked Zaporozhets" among the people, according to legend, was created by the Fiat 600 templates.

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The car had rear-wheel drive and "gills", which became for many years the "chip" of this model. In fact, this design element was crucial - it cools the motor and protect it from overheating.

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Another interesting fact - ZAZ-965A was the last Soviet car with doors opening against a course of movement.

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renault Twizy

Years: 2012 - present;

The number of vehicles produced: produced yet;

Engines: an electric motor (6, 1 kilowatt);

Capacity: 2 people;

Acceleration to 100 km / h: no (maximum speed - 75 km per hour);

Country of origin: France;

Price: from 10 900 dollars.

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Twizy is not formally a car, and the heavy ATV.

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model length 2,300 mm, width - 1130 mm, the machine accommodates two passengers: a passenger seat located behind the driver and can even be adjusted in height.

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Cruising electric motor in ideal conditions - around 100 kilometers. A full charge from a conventional power outlet takes about 3, 5 hours.

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Bong Bug 700E

Years of production: 1970-1974;

The number of vehicles produced: 2270;

Engines: 0, 7 l (29 horsepower);

Capacity: 2 people;

Acceleration to 100 km / h: 23, 2 seconds;

Country of origin: United Kingdom;

Price: $ 1,500.

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Double three-wheeled model had a top hung door.

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In fact, to get inside the machine, it was necessary to raise the upper part of the body.

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Despite its modest dimensions, each instance of the car was equipped with a spare wheel.

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Multiple Bong Bug 700E was produced specifically for the advertising of tobacco company Rothmans.

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Twike

Years: 1992 - present;

The number of vehicles produced: produced yet;

Engines: an electric motor (7, 4 kilowatts);

Capacity: 2 people;

Acceleration to 100 km / h: no (maximum speed - 85 km per hour);

Country of origin: joint production of Germany and Switzerland;

Price: from 22 300 dollars.

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Twike (a composite of "twin" - a double and a "bike" - a bicycle) - a hybrid car that can go either through the electric motor, or - man.

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In the cabin mounted pedals by twisting that can make 246-kilogram car go.

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According to the manufacturer, exercise warm up so the person that machine, for example, do not need a heater.

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Cruising motor - from 50 to 300 km, depending on the type of batteries installed.