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Tempo G1200- 1937

Tempo G1200- 1937

The first vehicles produced by Vidal under the Tempo name were 3-wheeled delivery vans, starting in 1926. By 1933, the company was producing a 2-seater passenger model powered by a 200cc single-cylinder engine. Later, a successful range of combination cars for passengers or goods were made. Four-wheelers were introduced in 1936. Before you is an example of their most unusual design–the twin engined G1200. It has a 600cc engine at the front and back of the chassis. Each drives an axle and offers 4-wheel steering. This model was made mostly for military purposes. After World War II, Tempo never returned to making passenger cars. They made vans until 1956. In 1970, the company became part of Daimler-Benz and vans of Tempo shape were made under the Mercedes name until 1977. 

Specifications

  • Manufacturer: Vidal & Sohn Tempo Werk
  • Country of Origin: Great Britain
  • Engine: 2 stroke, 2 cylinder, 600cc
  • Top Speed: 40 miles per hour
  • Years of Production: 1936-1939
  • Number Produced: 1,000

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