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Items starting with M

Mitsubishi Minica Dangan ZZ- 1991

Mitsubishi Minica Dangan ZZ- 1991

The Mitsubishi Minica is a Japanese domestic market (JDM) Kei Car. It began production in 1962, and remained in production until 2011, making the Minica Mitsubishi’s longest running model.

Mochet CM 125 Luxe- 1952

Mochet CM 125 Luxe- 1952

 After World War II, Georges Mochet decided to move away from pedals. The CM 125 Luxe is powered by a small 125 cc engine to conform to the sans permis class.

Mochet CM 125Y-1956

Mochet CM 125Y-1956

Charles Mochet was France’s best known maker of pedal cars as a practical means of transportation for adults.  He made these from 1927 until well into World War II.  You can find a pedal-powered/engine-assisted Mochet Velocar in our alternative fuel area.

Mochet Le Velocar- 1925

Mochet Le Velocar- 1925

French inventor Charles Mochet 1880- 1934 had a passion for anything that rolled or flew while transporting people. When Georges, Mochet’s then 9-year-old son, repeatedly asked for a bicycle in 1923, his mother said no for fear he would injure himself.

Mochet Velocar- 1931

Mochet Velocar- 1931

Charles Mochet was France’s best known maker of pedal cars as a practical means of transportation for adults. He saw the advantage of designing a car where the rider could use the force of pushing against a back rest rather than relying on body weight to push down with gravity. 

 

  • Country of Origin: France
  • Charles Mochet
Mochet-1949

Mochet-1949

The Type K seen here is the first Mochet car offered without pedals, and the body is now made out of steel.  As you can see, the body was very simple, which made it cheap and easy to produce, although the car would certainly win no beauty contest.

Morgan F Super- 1948

Morgan F Super- 1948

Henry Frederick Stanley Morgan was the son of a vicar. Unlike his father and grandfather, he decided not to go into the church but became an engineering apprentice with the railway. 

  • Country of Origin: Great Britain
  • Morgan Motor Co. Ltd
Morris Eight Pre-Series-1935

Morris Eight Pre-Series-1935

By the time of the Eight, William Morris had amassed quite a consortium of automotive component suppliers under the umbrella of Morris Motors Ltd. Hotchkiss and Wolesley provided engines, Pressed Steel Co. made body panels, Bishop supplied brakes and steering components, SU gave carburetors, and Wrigley made transmissions.

Morris Mini 2/3 Scale Model- 1975

Morris Mini 2/3 Scale Model- 1975

This “car” was built from body parts taken from a 1975 Mini, skillfully “shrunken” to approximately 2/3 the size of a “real” Mini. 

  • Country of Origin: Great Britain
Morris Mini GT5 racecar- 1975

Morris Mini GT5 racecar- 1975

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Morris Mini Traveller- 1967

Morris Mini Traveller- 1967

Morris Motor Company was started in the 1920s and established a reputation for reliable family cars. In the 1950s, Morris merged with its old rival Austin to form British Motor Corp. Economic factors in the UK in the mid-1950s made the creation of “a proper miniature car” a priority, and BMC assigned a small team of designers to the task.

  • Country of Origin: Great Britain
  • Morris Motors Ltd
Morris Mini- 1971

Morris Mini- 1971

Sir Alec Issigonis designed the Mini, which became one of the best selling cars in Europe and one of the most recognized cars ever produced. This car defined Issigonis’ philosophy “less is more.”

 
  • Country of Origin: Great Britain
  • Austin Morris Division, British Leyland Motor Corp.
Morris Mini-mini-1960

Morris Mini-mini-1960

.This is a custom-designed Mini built on a stock Mini drive train.  As you can see, the car has been cut in half.  The back seat was removed and approximately 2 feet has been cut out of the body.

Moulton Cycle APB-1992

Moulton Cycle APB-1992

This model, the APB (All-Purpose Bicycle), was designed to bring the Moulton line to a larger market achieved by using off-the-shelf components rather than the custom tires, wheels, and inner tubes found on the original Moultons.

MV Agusta-2007

MV Agusta-2007

Not unusual for Italian motorcycle manufacturers, MV Agusta has had its share of financial troubles. In the 1990’s, it was struggling. But in 1998, they announced that with restructuring, they were able to continue long-term production. To demonstrate what they were capable of, they introduced the F4.

MZ TS250

MZ TS250

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