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Innocenti Mini-1969

Innocenti Mini-1969

Ferdinand Innocenti’s company started in 1931 as a major steel tubing manufacturer. His patented “Innocenti pipe” is still used in scaffolding today. Before the war, the company also developed heavy press machinery. After World War II, Innocenti was mainly known for their Lambretta scooters until they began production of a license-built Austin A40 in 1960.

Iota 350 sports-1951

Iota 350 sports-1951

Iota was an off-shoot of the Bristol Aircraft Motor Club and offered a range of parts, up to a complete car, to encourage the growth of 500cc single-seater racing, which later became Formula 3.

Jaguar XJ6 Series 3 - 1983

Jaguar XJ6 Series 3 - 1983

The Jaguar XJ Series began production in 1968 as a large luxurious sedan. The original XJ was available with the famous 4.2 liter XKE engine. Production continued until 1992, with updating about every 10 years.

Jaguar XKE-1970

Jaguar XKE-1970

Based mechanically and aerodynamically on the racing D-Type, the E-type was originally conceived as a race car, but with the changes in Jaguar’s attitudes on racing during development, it became a street car.

Jarret La Voiture Electronique-1969

Jarret La Voiture Electronique-1969

This car was designed to transport two people around a large company.  The Jarret was shown at the 1968 Paris Motor Show, and received a lot of interest.  It has a top speed of 18 mph.

Jawa 600- 1939

Jawa 600- 1939

After the first World War, Czech arms manufacturer Franisek Janecek made a business decision to produce motorcycles. He designed the bodies and used Wanderer engines. 

  • Country of Origin: Czechoslovakia
  • Zbrojovka Ing. F. Janecek
King Midget Roadster- 1963

King Midget Roadster- 1963

This tiny microcar, designed and built by airplane pilots Claude Cry and Cale Orcutt, was one of the most successful microcars.

  • Country of Origin: United States
  • Midget Motors Manufacturing
L'Eclair- 1930

L'Eclair- 1930

Built by Jean Legeay of Gennes, France, the L’Éclair is a home-built propeller-driven car.

Lamborghini Urraco P300- 1976

Lamborghini Urraco P300- 1976

Ferruccio Lamborghini was a manufacturer of air conditioning and tractors. Legend tells he bought a Ferrari but was not satisfied with it. When his complaints were dismissed, he vowed to make a better car.

Lancia Appia-1960

Lancia Appia-1960

Lancia’s Ardea model was replaced by the Appia in 1953, which remained in production for ten years. Produced in three Series during its run, improvements along the way included a larger trunk, larger rear glass, longer wheelbase, more power, and a larger bench seat.

Lancia Aprilia- 1945

Lancia Aprilia- 1945

Vincenzo Lancia was the youngest child of a wealthy Turin soup manufacturer. As a young man, he was a chief inspector and test driver for F.I.A.T. as well as a successful racer. 

  • Country of Origin: Italy
  • Fabbrica Automobili Lancia & Cia
Lancia Ardea- 1950

Lancia Ardea- 1950

The Ardea, introduced in 1939, was a “luxury utility” model a size down from its big brother, the Aprillia. The car is similar in layout, but simpler in design, with a solid rear axle and no trunk opening.

Lancia Delta HF Integrale- 1990

Lancia Delta HF Integrale- 1990

The first small Lancia conceived under FIAT ownership was the Delta, which appeared in 1978. In 1987, a new model, the Delta HF Integrale, was launched.

  • Country of Origin: Italy
  • Fabbrica Automobili Lancia & Cia
Lancia Scorpion- 1976

Lancia Scorpion- 1976

The Lancia Scorpion was designed to be a “big brother” model to Fiat’s X 1/9 – but larger, more powerful, and more luxurious. While the X 1/9 was a product of the Bertone studios, the Scorpion (Monte Carlo in the rest of the world) was designed and built at Carrozzeria Pininfarina as Fiat Project X 1/8, and later X 1/20.

LARC-LX- 1959

LARC-LX- 1959

An example of the U.S. military’s largest amphibious craft, the LARC-LX (lighter, amphibious, resupply, cargo) came in three sizes, ranging in size from 5 ton (LARC v) to the LX, capable of transporting 60 tons from ocean to inland, across heavy seas and up inclines as steep as 60 degrees. 

  • Country of Origin: United States
  • Several different shipyards for the U.S. Army
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