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Carabela Oil Master 350- 1974

Carabela Oil Master 350- 1974

Mexico is not typically thought of as a “motorcycle country,” but the Acer Mex Company began building motorcycles in 1960.

Carter Town Shopper- 1942

Carter Town Shopper- 1942

At the outset of World War II, as American automobile factories were switching from making cars to making tanks, planes, jeeps, and munitions, a few independent car companies remained in production.

Casalini Sulky A18-(3 wheeler)-1975

Casalini Sulky A18-(3 wheeler)-1975

This Italian manufacturer of mopeds, scooters, trikes and small cars produced the amusingly-named Sulky 3-wheeler–a very small vehicle powered initially by a 50cc or 60cc engine.

Caterham 7 Blackbird- 2001

Caterham 7 Blackbird- 2001

The Caterham 7 Blackbird was launched in front of the world’s automotive press on July 8, 1999, at the F1 Circuit in Portugal, and the performance from this 1000cc sports car was amazing. 

  • Country of Origin: Great Britain
  • Caterham Cars Ltd
Caterham Super Seven- 1981

Caterham Super Seven- 1981

In June 1973, Caterham cars took over production of the Lotus Seven. The move was an historic one and secured Caterham’s long-term future. Three decades, and ten thousand sales later, Caterham has spawned an incredible forty different interpretations or limited editions of the Seven. 

  • Country of Origin: Great Britain
  • Caterham Cars Ltd
Chevrolet Corphibian- 1961

Chevrolet Corphibian- 1961

In 1961, Chevrolet introduced the Corvair 95 Greenbriar van and Rampside pickup. One Corvair that largely went unnoticed was the Corphibian prototype.

Chevrolet Corvair Wagon-1962

Chevrolet Corvair Wagon-1962

One of the most controversial cars to ever come from Detroit, the Corvair still sparks conversations and perpetuates myths to this day. With a ten-year production run and 1.8 million produced, it was also a surprising success story, considering how different it was from everything else coming from America’s automotive manufacturers at the time.

Cicostar LCS- 1979

Cicostar LCS- 1979

The Cicostar claimed “paperfree motoring, elegance, economy, ease of handling, and practicality.” This early, more rounded example is a bit less dated-looking than some of its contemporaries.

Citroën 15-Six(grey)-1953

Citroën 15-Six(grey)-1953

The Citroën “Traction Avant” (means front drive) was introduced in 1934 as the 7A; the 15-Six model was introduced in 1938, and was a radically different concept from the cars Citroën had been producing.

Citroën 15-Six- 1952

Citroën 15-Six- 1952

When Citroën introduced the “Traction Avant” (means front drive) in 1938, it was a radically different concept from the cars Citroën had been producing.

  • Country of Origin: France
  • Andrè Citroën, Ingénieur-Constructeur
Citroën 2CV

Citroën 2CV "Yacco" Racer- 1981

As far back as the early 1930s, Citroën teamed with Yacco, an oil company in France, for endurance testing on Citroën automobiles. These cars were tested at Montlhéry, a track outside Paris. 

  • Country of Origin: France
  • Andrè Citroën, Ingénieur-Constructeur
Citroën 2CV 1975

Citroën 2CV 1975

Twenty-five years after production began, the 2CV has been through minor changes. Compare the similarities and differences of this later model 2CV with the older grey model sitting to its right. 

  • Country of Origin: France
  • Andrè Citroën, Ingénieur-Constructeur
Citroën 2CV 4x4 Sahara 1962

Citroën 2CV 4x4 Sahara 1962

Citroën wanted to create a four wheel drive car for use in africa to take the rugged terrain encountered during oil and mineral exploration. Instead of going with a standard configuration, Citroën mounted one engine in the front and one engine in the rear to create four wheel drive. 

  • Country of Origin: France
  • Andrè Citroën, Ingénieur-Constructeur
Citroën 2CV 4x4-Voisin-1978

Citroën 2CV 4x4-Voisin-1978

Citroën’s easily adaptable 2CV seemed to be a good starting point for French engineer Marc Voisin to create a true four-wheel drive offering. 

Citroën 2CV AK250 Truckette- 1971

Citroën 2CV AK250 Truckette- 1971

The 2CV “Fourgonnette” (or Truckette) played as important a part of the 2CV story as the car. Ultimately, over a million examples were built, which accounted for nearly a third of the total 2CV production.

  • Country of Origin: France
  • S.A. Belge Citroën, Andrè Citroën, Ingénieur-Constructeur
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