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American Austin- 3/4 Scale- 1930

American Austin- 3/4 Scale- 1930

Bill Minor, of Columbia, Tennessee, was an artist, gifted fabricator, and automotive enthusiast. With his great fabrication abilities, he was able to make or repair almost anything.

  • Country of Origin: United States
  • American Austin Car Co., Inc.
Amphicar- 1964

Amphicar- 1964

This amphibious car was designed by Hans Trippel. It has a unibody steel two-door cabriolet body with electrically-welded joints and is powered by an 1147cc triumph herald engine mounted at the rear and driving the rear wheels. Two propellers are activated for propulsion when the car is in the water. 

Aprilia RS-50- 2000

Aprilia RS-50- 2000

In most European countries, obtaining a driver’s license is an expensive and difficult task. Many countries allow younger people to operate scooters or motorcycles with a license as long as the displacement is less than 50cc.

Aprilia RS125 Lorenzo Edition- 2009

Aprilia RS125 Lorenzo Edition- 2009

Aprilia started as a bicycle manufacturer after World War II, and began producing mopeds in 1968. They are perhaps best known for their successes in the MotoGP (Motorcycle Grand Prix) racing series.

Ardex-1953

Ardex-1953

Ardex started producing a Morgan-like 3-wheeled car in 1934.

Astra-1956

Astra-1956

The Astra was originally developed in 1955 as the “Little Horse” utility vehicle by JARC Motors Ltd. Of Middlesex. The single-seat, 13HP commercial vehicle was simple but capable.

Audi Coupe GT-1982

Audi Coupe GT-1982

The Audi Coupe GT was produced as an executive compact car; a tamer, front-wheel drive version of the famed Audi Quattro.  Sold in the US market from 1980-1987, it was updated to the Audi 90.

Austin Healey Sprite- 1967

Austin Healey Sprite- 1967

The Austin-Healey Sprite was the entry level British sports car in the 1960s. The Austin-Healey Sprite Mark IV represents the final development of the Sprite line.

 
  • Country of Origin: Great Britain
  • Austin Motor Co. Ltd.

Austin Mini 850 "Plum Mini"- 1960

This is a custom-designed Mini built on a stock Mini drivetrain. As you can see, the car has been cut significantly shortened. The back seat was removed, and approximately 2 feet has been cut out of the wheelbase. Cars such as this are referred to as “Mini Minis” or “Shorty Minis”.

  • Country of Origin: Great Britain
  • Austin Motor Co., Ltd.
Austin Mini Convertible- 1969

Austin Mini Convertible- 1969

This 1969 Austin Mini has been updated to mid-1980 specification. Although Austin never produced an in-house cabriolet, several independent companies in England performed the conversions.

  • Country of Origin: Great Britain
  • Austin Motor Co., Ltd.
Austin Mini Moke- 1967

Austin Mini Moke- 1967

The Austin Mini Moke (British slang for “donkey”) began production in 1964. It was designed as a four-wheel-drive jeep-like utility vehicle for the British army. Although it was rejected by the military because of its low ground clearance, a two-wheel drive version became popular around the world as an inexpensive “fun” vehicle ideal for hot climates. 

  • Country of Origin: Great Britain
  • Austin Motor Co. Ltd.
Austin mini-red-fiberglass-1969

Austin mini-red-fiberglass-1969

This 1969 Austin Mini has been updated to mid-1980 specification.

Austin Twini Mini (Replica)- 1965

Austin Twini Mini (Replica)- 1965

The Twini Mini was an idea that was never fully developed. In 1962, British Motor Corporation built a Mini Moke with 2 engines to help its off-road capabilities.

 
  • Country of Origin: Great Britain
  • John Cooper Works
Auto Union 1000 SP-1962

Auto Union 1000 SP-1962

The name DKW comes from “Dampf-Kraft-Wagen” which translates to “steam-powered vehicle.” It carries this name because the first vehicle its Danish designer, J.S. Rasmussen, built, was a light steam car.

Autobianchi Bianchina Trasformable- 1960

Autobianchi Bianchina Trasformable- 1960

Autobianchi was founded in January 1955 with the signing of an agreement between Fiat, Pirelli and Bianchi to produce a small, Fiat 500-based car. The result was the Bianchina, first shown in 1957.

  • Country of Origin: Italy
  • Autobianchi
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