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Items starting with B

B.S.A. TW33-10-4 Cylinder- 1934

B.S.A. TW33-10-4 Cylinder- 1934

The water cooled 4-cylinder B.S.A. was introduced at the 1932 Olympia Motor Show in England. The car was an instant success, as buyers were eager to have a quieter, smoother, and easier to start car than the original 2-cylinder car, although it was heavier and not as powerful. 

  • Country of Origin: Great Britain
  • Birmingham Small Arms Co.
B.S.A. TW33-9 Special Sports- 1933

B.S.A. TW33-9 Special Sports- 1933

Birmingham Small Arms was started in 1861. Its main products were machine guns, shotguns and rifles. In 1880 B.S.A. also started to build bicycles. B.S.A.’s first cars were produced in 1907, and cars made from 1907 to 1915 were of the conventional 4-wheel type. B.S.A. 

  • Country of Origin: Great Britain
  • Birmingham Small Arms Co.
Banham X99-1993

Banham X99-1993

Banham Conversions was a maker of kit cars. The company was started by Paul Banham who began his business by making conversions of existing cars.

Belhved Training Car- 1940

Belhved Training Car- 1940

This car is a mystery to us. Lane Motor Museum purchased it from a seller in England. We were purchasing the 1924 Citroën 5CV which is located in the French section, and he asked if we would also like this car.

 
  • Country of Origin: Italy
  • Unknown
Berger Rocket Powered Car-1948

Berger Rocket Powered Car-1948

Hans Berger was a gifted engineer who built small helicopters and various mechanical devices.  In 1948 he built the rocket-powered car you see here.

Berkeley Sports SE328- 1959

Berkeley Sports SE328- 1959

Berkeley was Britain’s leading caravan maker in the 1950s. In 1956, Lawrie Bond approached Charles Panter of Berkeley Caravans with his new design. It was an ideal project for Berkeley who had developed considerable skills in the use of fiberglass and were looking for something to fill the gaps in the very seasonal caravan market. 

  • Country of Origin: Great Britain
  • Berkeley Cars Ltd.
Berkeley_T-60_1962

Berkeley_T-60_1962

In the 1950s to 1960s, three wheel cars were very popular in Great Britain. For drivers with a motorcycle license, these cars did not require a separate car license.

  • Country of Origin: Great Britain
  • Berkeley Cars Ltd.
BFG 1300- 1982

BFG 1300- 1982

The name “BFG” came from the company’s founders: Louis Boccardo, Dominique Favario, and Thierry Grange.

BMW 320- 1938

BMW 320- 1938

A short-lived classic! The BMW 320 was built for just one year. First presented in July 1937, the 320 showed a close resemblance to the transitional 329. The 320 was smaller, lighter, and less expensive than its predecessor. The 320 was a high per-formance car with many admirers. 

  • Country of Origin: Germany
  • Bayerische Motoren Werke AG
BMW 3200S- 1963

BMW 3200S- 1963

The 500-series cars may not have been BMW’s most glamorous products, but these big and sturdy middle-class machines were the mainstay of the company’s car division from 1951 up until 1964. 

  • Country of Origin: Germany
  • Bayerische Motoren Werke AG
BMW 600 Saloon- 1958

BMW 600 Saloon- 1958

In 1957, BMW brought out a 4-seater development of the Isetta. The 600 (named for its engine size), has two doors: the swing-up front door as on the Isetta, and a door on the right side for passengers.

  • Country of Origin: Germany
  • Bayerische Motoren Werke AG
BMW Dixi- 1930

BMW Dixi- 1930

One of Germany’s well-known car makers, BMW began building engines for airplanes. Forbidden to continue making airplane engines after WWI, BMW turned to engines for motorcycles and heavy trucks. 

  • Country of Origin: Great Britain
  • Bayerische Motoren Werke AG
BMW Ihle 600- 1929

BMW Ihle 600- 1929

Gebráder Ihle Karosserie und Apparatebau was a body shop and engineering company in Germany. After the first world war it supplied vehicles for fairground operators. In 1934, they designed a sports-car body to be mounted on a BMW Dixi chassis. 

  • Country of Origin: Germany
  • Bayerische Motoren Werke AG
BMW Isetta 300- 1957

BMW Isetta 300- 1957

Driven by the need for post-WWII affordable transportation and restrictions placed by post-war agreements, in 1955 BMW decided to supplement slow sales of their larger models with an inexpensive car.

  • Country of Origin: Germany
  • Bayerische Motoren Werke AG
BMW Isetta 300- 1958

BMW Isetta 300- 1958

Driven by the need for post-war affordable transportation, BMW decided to supplement slow sales of their larger models with an inexpensive car. In 1955, BMW acquired the license from ISO (an Italian refrigerator company) to make this “bubble car.” 

  • Country of Origin: Germany
  • Bayerische Motoren Werke AG
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