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Collection items starting with C

C.B. Klinedinst Special Bicycle with Aerothrust Propeller- 1914

C.B. Klinedinst Special Bicycle with Aerothrust Propeller- 1914

Aerothrust Engine Company was a small manufacturer in Chicago, Illinois that made small engines and propellers. They mated these two products together to make a semi-universal propeller propulsion unit. 

Calfee Luna-Tri Frame -1995

Craig Calfee is a pioneer frame builder specializing in carbon fiber and bamboo design, manufacturing, and repair.

Cannondale Prototype-1990s

Cannondale Prototype-1990s

This bike is made entirely of aluminum, including the wheel spokes and the saddle! 

Canta LX- 1998

Canta LX- 1998

Dutch manufacturer Waaijenberg introduced this two-seat microcar, the Canta, in 1995. With its low step-in height and the availability of hand controls, the Canta was specifically created to ensure the independence of people with mobility restrictions.

Carter Town Shopper- 1942

Carter Town Shopper- 1942

At the outset of World War II, as American automobile factories were switching from making cars to making tanks, planes, jeeps, and munitions, a few independent car companies remained in production.

Casalini Sulky A18- 1975

Casalini Sulky A18- 1975

This Italian manufacturer of mopeds, scooters, trikes and small cars produced the amusingly-named Sulky 3-wheeler–a very small vehicle powered initially by a 50cc or 60cc engine.

Cat Cheetah  -1998

Cat Cheetah -1998

The Cat Cheetah was created by Rudi Kurth, a Swiss engineering prodigy. Rudi trained initially on the construction of lightweight panels for race cars and also built and raced motorcycle sidecars.

Caterham 7 Blackbird- 2001

Caterham 7 Blackbird- 2001

The Caterham 7 Blackbird was launched in front of the world’s automotive press on July 8, 1999, at the F1 Circuit in Portugal, and the performance from this 1000cc sports car was amazing. 

Caterham Super Seven- 1981

Caterham Super Seven- 1981

In June 1973, Caterham cars took over production of the Lotus Seven. The move was an historic one and secured Caterham’s long-term future. Three decades, and ten thousand sales later, Caterham has spawned an incredible forty different interpretations or limited editions of the Seven. 

Centaur Folding Scooter- 1964

Centaur Folding Scooter- 1964

The Centaur Folding Scooter was designed by James Wilford Foster, formerly an American employee of Lambretta, an Italian scooter manufacturer. Marketed as America’s only “full-size” folding scooter, the relatively heavy 90 pound Centaur folded down into its own seat, becoming a 20” x 30” x 16” box to be stowed in a car, boat, or airplane.

Chang Jiang CJ750- 1968

Chang Jiang CJ750- 1968

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Chevrolet Corphibian- 1961

Chevrolet Corphibian- 1961

In 1961, Chevrolet introduced the Corvair 95 Greenbriar van and Rampside pickup. One Corvair that largely went unnoticed was the Corphibian prototype.

Chevrolet Corvair Wagon-1962

Chevrolet Corvair Wagon-1962

One of the most controversial cars to ever come from Detroit, the Corvair still sparks conversations and perpetuates myths to this day. With a ten-year production run and 1.8 million produced, it was also a surprising success story, considering how different it was from everything else coming from America’s automotive manufacturers at the time.

Cicostar LCS- 1979

Cicostar LCS- 1979

The Cicostar claimed “paperfree motoring, elegance, economy, ease of handling, and practicality.” This early, more rounded example is a bit less dated-looking than some of its contemporaries.

Citroën 15-Six(grey)-1953

Citroën 15-Six(grey)-1953

The Citroën “Traction Avant” (means front drive) was introduced in 1934 as the 7A; the 15-Six model was introduced in 1938, and was a radically different concept from the cars Citroën had been producing.

Citroën 15-Six- 1952

Citroën 15-Six- 1952

When Citroën introduced the “Traction Avant” (means front drive) in 1938, it was a radically different concept from the cars Citroën had been producing.

  • Country of Origin: France
  • Andrè Citroën, Ingénieur-Constructeur
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