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Goggomobil Dart- 1959

Goggomobil Dart- 1959

Bill Buckle of Sydney, Australia, was a distributor of the German Goggomobil in the late 1950s. In an effort to get away from the punishing import taxes imposed by Australia, he found it cheaper to import the chassis and then build his own fiberglass body.  

  • Country of Origin: Australia
  • Buckle Motors Pty Ltd.
Goggomobil T300- 1958

Goggomobil T300- 1958

Hans Glas and his son Andreas began producing scooters in their agricultural repair shop in Germany shortly after World War II. Their first product, the Goggo scooter, named for Hans’ youngest son, was an instant success as it met a demand for low-cost vehicles in the economically depressed country.

 

 

Goliath Atlas- 1934

Goliath Atlas- 1934

Borgward began in 1921, when German entrepreneur Carl F.W. Borgward established the Bremer Kuhlerfabrik Borgward & Co., an automotive radiator company in Bremen, Germany. A two-horsepower, three-wheeled courier motorcycle called the Blitzkarren or “Lightning Cart” was his first design.

Goliath GP900e- 1957

Goliath GP900e- 1957

Considering that Borgward, parent company of Goliath-Werke, was a pretty small player on the global automotive scene, the Goliath GP900e was quite an influential automobile, setting in place much of the design vocabulary seen to this day.

Goliath Pionier-1933

Goliath Pionier-1933

The Pionier is a 3-wheeled economy vehicle that was designed for the German market. It’s robust, yet light, because of its wood frame body covered by a synthetic fabric.

Grataloup-1955

Grataloup-1955

An unconventional car throughout, this is a car constructed by a Frenchman, Monsieur Grataloup, for his own personal use.  The small motorcycle engine is placed next to the driver so that the majority of the weight is in the center of the car to improve handling.

Gregory Sedan- 1947

Gregory Sedan- 1947

 

Ben F. Gregory was an advocate of front wheel drive. Gregory made cars on and off for a span of 42 years. His first cars were built around 1920, and it was not until 26 years later, following World War II, that Gregory returned to designing cars. 

  • Country of Origin: United States
  • Ben F. Gregory
Gregory Sports Roadster-1952

Gregory Sports Roadster-1952

Ben Gregory was from Kansas City, Missouri, and he believed that front-wheel drive was the preferred method of propelling a car. The roadster you see here is the only one he made, and he also managed to make a couple of sedans.

Gutbrod Superior- 1953

Gutbrod Superior- 1953

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Gyro-X-1967

Gyro-X-1967

The brainchild of Alex Tremulis, famous stylist and Automobile Hall of Fame inductee, and Thomas Summers, a gyroscope expert, the Gyro-X is a two-wheeled, gyroscopically-stabilized prototype vehicle constructed in 1967. Proposed as a possible solution for future transportation, the two-wheeled vehicle provided many thought-provoking ideas for revolutionizing transportation.

 
 
Hanomag 1.3 Liter Saloon- 1939

Hanomag 1.3 Liter Saloon- 1939

This German company was producing cars as early as the 1920s but they struggled financially through that decade. In 1931, Hanomag had 25% of the small-car market in Germany, trailed by DKW (19%) and BMW (17%).

  • Country of Origin: Germany
  • Hannoversche Mascinenbau AG
Hanomag 2-10 PS- 1926

Hanomag 2-10 PS- 1926

Hanomag was an established name when the company produced its first car. They built their first steam engine in 1836; by 1905 they were producing steam trucks. 

  • Country of Origin: Germany
  • Hannoversche Maschinenbau, GA
Hansa 1100- 1939

Hansa 1100- 1939

The Hansa Automobile Gesellschaft was founded in 1905 to build light cars. Light cars were comparatively rare in Germany at the time. By 1913, the company was building small to medium-sized cars as well as large, luxurious cars.

  • Country of Origin: Germany
  • Hansa-Lloyd und Goliath-Werke Carl F.W. Borgward
Harris (steamcar)-1938

Harris (steamcar)-1938

In the late 1920s and early 1930s, Harris was disappointed because of the failures of both the Stanley Steamer and Doble steam cars.  Harris hoped that if he built a unique and stylish steam car, it might revive the industry.

Heath-Henderson Ice Sled- 1924

Heath-Henderson Ice Sled- 1924

This propeller-driven iceboat was built using an illustration featured in a 1924 Popular Mechanics magazine. It features a Heath Henderson, Model B-4 motorcycle piston engine. 

Heinkel Kabine -1956

Heinkel Kabine -1956

Heinkel, like fellow airplane maker Messerschmitt, was prohibited from making aircraft after WWII. In 1953 Heinkel began building a high end 4-stroke scooter called the Tourist.  Scooter sales soon began to slow, and in 1956 Heinkel began building bubble cars.

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