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Cars

LARC-LX- 1959

LARC-LX- 1959

An example of the U.S. military’s largest amphibious craft, the LARC-LX (lighter, amphibious, resupply, cargo) came in three sizes, ranging in size from 5 ton (LARC v) to the LX, capable of transporting 60 tons from ocean to inland, across heavy seas and up inclines as steep as 60 degrees. 

  • Country of Origin: United States
  • Several different shipyards for the U.S. Army
Larmar-1948

Larmar-1948

The Larmar holds the claim to be the world's narrowest car.  At 2 ft., 4 in. wide, it was designed to pass through a standard gate that was 2 ft., 6 in. wide.  That's pretty close, as it only leaves 1 in. clearance on either side.

Le Carabe Replica- 1936

Le Carabe Replica- 1936

In 1936 French inventor Hippolyte Delimal attempted to create the world's smallest car, which reached a speed of 24 mph and touted fuel economy of 118 mpg. He affectionately named it Le Carabe, or the “Ground Beetle”.

LeGrand MK12 Super Vee- 1971

LeGrand MK12 Super Vee- 1971

Aldin “Red” LeGrand started out building a formula race car for himself and three friends in the late 1950s. The car was so successful in competition, Red started a business designing and building race cars. 

  • Country of Origin: United States
  • Le Grand Race Cars
Leyat Helico- 1919

Leyat Helico- 1919

Marcel Leyat was a degreed engineer who designed, built, and flew his first airplane in 1909. Leyat developed the belief that propeller-driven vehicles were the wave of the future, and in 1913, built his first propeller-driven car. 


  • Country of Origin: France
  • Marcel Leyat
Leyat Trainer (replica)-1907

Leyat Trainer (replica)-1907

The 1907 trainer was lost to history at some point, and the only thing that remains of it are three pictures (two of which you see here).  Mirko Hrazdira was able to take these three pictures and build this accurate replica in 2011.

Lidove Vozitko- 1950

Lidove Vozitko- 1950

In post-WWII Europe, Communist Czechoslovakian cars were a rare commodity. Most people rode motorcycles and bicycles since most of the population simply could not afford a car.

Liege_2001

Liege_2001

This tiny traditional-style sports car was conceived mainly with hill-climbing in mind. Hill-climbing is a popular motor sport in Great Britain and entails vehicles traveling up a steep hill against the clock. 

  • Country of Origin: Great Britain
  • Liège Motor Co.
Ligier Ambra Country-2000

Ligier Ambra Country-2000

The Ambra Country is a continuation of Ligier microcars that can be driven in France without a license.

Ligier JS2 R race car- 2019

Ligier JS2 R race car- 2019

Ligier celebrated its 50th anniversary in 2018 by looking back to the JS2. At the Paris Motor Show that year, the JS2 R was unveiled—the “R” standing for Revival.
Ligier JS4-1980

Ligier JS4-1980

Guy Ligier, a successful French racing driver and rugby player, built his own sports car--the Ligier JS–and showed it at the Paris Salon in 1970. Ligier then went on to found his own Formula 1 racing team which he owned from 1976 to 1996.

  • Country of Origin: France
  • Ligier
Lloyd Arabella 38- 1962

Lloyd Arabella 38- 1962

Sorry, no description available at this time.

Lloyd LP 250- 1957

Lloyd LP 250- 1957

Sorry, no description available at this time.
Lloyd LP 300- 1951

Lloyd LP 300- 1951

Lloyds were constructed using a tubular steel chassis with crossmembers and a platform of sheet steel. Given the lack of steel in the post-war era, Lloyd bodies were made of plywood and covered in kunstleder—vinyl covered fabric

Lloyd LP 600- 1958

Lloyd LP 600- 1958

Sorry, no description available at this time.

Lloyd LT 600- 1959

Lloyd LT 600- 1959

After World War II, Carl Borgward started Lloyd as a lower-priced alternative to the higher-end Borgward family of cars. Lloyd’s first car, the LP 300, was introduced in 1950.

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