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Cars (543)

NSU Wankel-Spider- 1967

NSU Wankel-Spider- 1967

The Wankel-Spider was the world’s first rotary-engined production car. NSU had been experimenting with Wankel-patent rotary engines since the mid-1950s. 

  • Country of Origin: Germany
  • NSU Motorenwerke AG
Nu-Klea Starlite-1959

Nu-Klea Starlite-1959

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Old Town Yankee 16 with Aerothrust Engine- 1944

Old Town Yankee 16 with Aerothrust Engine- 1944

Old Town has been making canoes and kayaks in Old Town, Maine since 1898. Even though modern materials and methods are used on new designs, hand-crafted wooden canoes and kayaks are still made, one at a time, by special order.

Omega Alpha- 1980

Omega Alpha- 1980

Due in large part to the oil crisis of 1973, many startup American car companies were developing and producing electric cars in small numbers into the early 1980s. The Omega Electric Car Company of Huntington Beach, California, was one of these companies.

Opperman Unicar-1958

Opperman Unicar-1958

Opperman was a tractor manufacturer that decided to expand into the microcar business.  They commissioned Lawrie Bond (who designed and built the Bond Microcar) to design a car for them.

OSA M-50-1960

OSA M-50-1960

During the communist regime in Poland, scooters were associated with the freedom and luxury of the West. The Osa M-50 entered mass production in 1959, powered by a two-stroke 148cc motorcycle engine with a capacity of 6.5 hp.

Otas 820 Grand Prix- 1971

Otas 820 Grand Prix- 1971

Otas offered two FIAT-based sports cars–most were based on a FIAT 500, 850 or 128. While this car was more costly than FIAT’s 850 coupé, it was far more exclusive.

  • Country of Origin: Italy
  • Francis-Lombardi-Vercelli
P.G.O. Hemera- 2011

P.G.O. Hemera- 2011

Brothers Gilles and Olivier Prévôt began P.G.O. (Prévôt Gilles et Olivier) Automobiles in 1985, but production started in earnest in 2000, building Porsche 356-inspired sports cars. 

Paglianti-1959

Paglianti-1959

In the 1950s and ‘60s there were over 300 motorcycle manufacturers in Italy.  Paglianti was one of the small manufacturers in business from 1948-1966.

Panhard 24BT-1966

Panhard 24BT-1966

Panhard & Levassor was one of the oldest car manufacturers in the world. They started car production in 1891. Before WWII Panhard was well known for its large luxurious cars.

Panhard Dyna Junior- 1954

Panhard Dyna Junior- 1954

This French manufacturer built its first motorcar in 1891. In the early days of the automobile, the company led the way in French car design and motor racing. By the 1930s, Panhard had become known for its medium sized and touring cars. 

  • Country of Origin: France
  • Sté Anonyme des Anciens Établissements, Panhard
Panhard Dyna X85- 1950

Panhard Dyna X85- 1950

The Panhard Dyna X series of autos was quite a departure for Panhard et Levassor, maker of large luxury cars prior to WWII.

Panhard Dyna Z-1954

Panhard Dyna Z-1954

The Dyna Z model debuted in 1954. Panhard had been using wind tunnel testing for years, and utilized the latest methods to develop the car’s slippery shape.

Panhard Ghia-Aigle- 1954

Panhard Ghia-Aigle- 1954

This car is a one-off prototype built by Ghia-Aigle of Lugano, Switzerland for the 1954 Geneva Auto Show. The body is hand-formed aluminum and the chassis and drivetrain are identical to the Panhard Dyna Jr found nearby. 

  • Country of Origin: Switzerland
  • Ghia-Aigle
Panhard Levassor 6 DS RL- 1933

Panhard Levassor 6 DS RL- 1933

René Panhard and Emilé Levassor built their first car in 1890, a mid-engined, back-to-back horseless carriage. The following year, they built what many consider to be the first modern car, in terms of architecture: front mounted engine, clutch mounted between the engine and gearbox, and a driven rear axle.

  • Country of Origin: France
  • Panhard & Levassor
Panhard PL17 Saloon- 1961

Panhard PL17 Saloon- 1961

In 1891, Panhard built a batch of 4 identical cars, followed by series after series of increasing numbers. Although Benz and Daimler built cars earlier, they were isolated examples.

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