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Ford Quadricycle (replica)-1896

Ford Quadricycle (replica)-1896

While a young man, Henry Ford took a job with the Edison Illuminating Company in Detroit, Michigan.  While serving as Edison’s chief engineer, Ford began building his first car.  Like other car makers of his day, he had no ready-made components with which to work.

Fram King Fulda- 1959

Fram King Fulda- 1959

The first examples of this model, in 1950, had a wooden frame with alloy panels; the next step was an all-steel body. By 1957, the body was fiberglass, giving the Fuldamobil a more handsome appearance.

  • Country of Origin: Sweeden
  • Elektromaschinbau Fulda GmbH
FSO Syrena 100-1958

FSO Syrena 100-1958

The Syrena was first shown to the Polish public in 1955 at the Poznan Trade Fair.  Production of the Syrena started in 1957, and continued to 1960 when the updated model was introduced.

Georges Irat- 1938

Georges Irat- 1938

The first appearance of the Irat name was in 1914 but there is no record of car production until 1921. Apart from the bodies, the whole of the car was made at the factory in France. 

  • Country of Origin: France
  • Automobiles Georges Irat SA
Georges Irat- 1940

Georges Irat- 1940

The first appearance of the Irat name was in 1914 but there is no record of car production until 1921.

 

  • Country of Origin: France
  • Automobiles Georges Irat SA
Goggomobil Dart- 1960

Goggomobil Dart- 1960

Bill Buckle of Sydney, Australia, was a distributor of the German Goggomobil in the late 1950s. In an effort to get away from the punishing import taxes imposed by Australia, he found it cheaper to import the chassis and then build his own fiberglass body.  

  • Country of Origin: Australia
  • Buckle Motors Pty Ltd.
Goliath Atlas- 1934

Goliath Atlas- 1934

Hansa was founded in 1905 to build light cars. The company merged with Lloyd in 1914 and built commercial vehicles. Carl Borgward became involved with cars and commercial vehicles in the 1920s and merged with Hansa-Lloyd in 1929. 

  • Country of Origin: Germany
  • Hansa-Lloyd and Goliath-Werke Borgward & Tecklenbur
Goliath GP700- 1957

Goliath GP700- 1957

Considering that Borgward, parent company of Goliath-Werke, was a pretty small player on the global automotive scene, the Goliath GP700 was quite an influential automobile, setting in place much of the design vocabulary seen to this day.

Goliath Pionier-1933

Goliath Pionier-1933

The Pionier is a 3-wheeled economy vehicle that was designed for the German market. It’s robust, yet light, because of its wood frame body covered by a synthetic fabric.

Grataloup-1955

Grataloup-1955

An unconventional car throughout, this is a car constructed by a Frenchman, Monsieur Grataloup, for his own personal use.  The small motorcycle engine is placed next to the driver so that the majority of the weight is in the center of the car to improve handling.

Gregory Sedan- 1947

Gregory Sedan- 1947

 

Ben F. Gregory was an advocate of front wheel drive. Gregory made cars on and off for a span of 42 years. His first cars were built around 1920, and it was not until 26 years later, following World War II, that Gregory returned to designing cars. 

  • Country of Origin: United States
  • Ben F. Gregory
Gregory Sports Roadster-1952

Gregory Sports Roadster-1952

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Gyro X-1967

Gyro X-1967

This gyroscopically-balanced car is the work of two famous men – Tom Summers and Alex Tremulis. Tom Summers was a famous gyroscope expert and president of Gyro Dynamic Corporation. Alex Tremulis was a world renowned stylist working for Auburn Cord Duesenberg, and later designed the famous Tucker.

Hanomag 1.3 Liter Saloon- 1939

Hanomag 1.3 Liter Saloon- 1939

This German company was producing cars as early as the 1920s but they struggled financially through that decade. In 1931, Hanomag had 25% of the small-car market in Germany, trailed by DKW (19%) and BMW (17%).

  • Country of Origin: Germany
  • Hannoversche Mascinenbau AG
Hanomag 2-10 PS- 1926

Hanomag 2-10 PS- 1926

Hanomag was an established name when the company produced its first car. They built their first steam engine in 1836; by 1905 they were producing steam trucks. 

  • Country of Origin: Germany
  • Hannoversche Maschinenbau, GA
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