Please note that the cars shown in this database are part of our collection but may not be on display when you visit.

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Cars

Lohr Fardier FL 500- 1978

Lohr Fardier FL 500- 1978

This rugged 4-wheel drive vehicle was built for the French military. It is lightweight and intended for use by airborne troops. A large cargo plane can carry and launch six;a helicopter, one. 

  • Country of Origin: France
Lotus Elise-1998

Lotus Elise-1998

The Lotus Elise premiered in Frankfurt in 1995 as a roadster with go-kart handling.  It is perfectly suited to Lotus’ heritage:  small, light, fast, advanced, race-tuned, and classically styled.

Lotus Europa S2-1974

Lotus Europa S2-1974

Lotus Cars, founded by the late Colin Chapman, was a racing car manufacturer that also built road cars, such as the Elan and Elite. Chapman was the engineer, and a group of committed staff made his ideas come to life.

Lotus Super Seven S2-1965

Lotus Super Seven S2-1965

The Lotus Super 7 was the brainwork of famous race car designer Colin Chapman, who loved the phrase “less is more.” The Super 7 was a simple, fast, minimalist sports car. Production started in 1957, and continued until 1972 under the Lotus name.

LuAZ 967M- 1987

LuAZ 967M- 1987

The Luaz (“Lutskiy Automobilny Zavod”) was founded in 1967 in Ukraine. It is an automotive factory with the specific task of producing small-displacement jeeps. The main model produced by Luaz was the “969-m.”

  • Country of Origin: U.S.S.R.
  • LuAZ
Lucertola 500- 1964

Lucertola 500- 1964

Italy had many small specialty car manufacturers in the 1960s and 1970s. Many small car makers used drivetrains from Fiat. This vehicle is based on a Fiat 500 drivetrain, with Fiat 600 transmission. 

  • Country of Origin: Italy
  • Carlo & Guiseppe Ferrario
M.E.P. X27- 1968

M.E.P. X27- 1968

Maurice Pezous was a French aeronautics engineer, a racing fan, and a Citroën enthusiast. 

  • Country of Origin: France
  • Maurice Émile Pezous
M.P.E. X2 (race car)-1967

M.P.E. X2 (race car)-1967

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Maico 500-1958

Maico 500-1958

In 1926 brothers Otto and Wilhelm Maisch formed Maisch & Co. to produce small 2-stroke engines of JLO design, plus bicycles and parts. In 1932, the brothers began producing scooters and motorcycles under the Maico name.

Manocar-1953

Manocar-1953

In 1952 the Manom Company started on the prototype Manocar. The car was to have large curved body shapes that gave it a larger appearance.

Martin Aerodynamic- 1928

Martin Aerodynamic- 1928

The Martin, despite vigorous promotion, never went beyond three prototypes. Before you is a one-of-a-kind aerodynamic vehicle built by Martin Aircraft Company of Garden City, New York. 

  • Country of Origin: United States
  • Martin Aeroplane Factory
Martin Martinette-1932

Martin Martinette-1932

At the 1932 National Automobile Show in New York, James V. Martin displayed two experimental rear-engined cars of his own design–the four-wheeled Martin and the three-wheeled Martinette.

Martin Stationette-1950

Martin Stationette-1950

James V. Martin was a prolific inventor who spent years designing cars that he hoped someone would be willing to produce.  The Stationette in front of you is his last attempt.

Matra Djet5- 1965

Matra Djet5- 1965

In 1963, Engins Matra, a large airplane and armaments company, took over the assets of a small sports car company run by René Bonnet. Bonnet was at the forefront of French motor racing, and was unfortunately much better at building cars than running a business. 

  • Country of Origin: France
  • MatraSports
Matra Djet6 (brown)-1967

Matra Djet6 (brown)-1967

 

In 1963, Engins Matra, a large airplane and armaments company, took over the assets of a small sports car company run by René Bonnet. Bonnet was at the forefront of French motor racing, and was unfortunately much better at building cars than running a business.

 

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