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MINI Cooper S Works GP- 2006

MINI Cooper S Works GP- 2006

In 1994 BMW purchased Rover Group which included the Mini brand. In 1995 BMW began working on a replacement for the legendary Mini which had been in production since 1959. Rover continued to produce an updated original Mini during this transition period.

  • Country of Origin: Germany
  • Bayerische Motoren Werke AG
MINI Cooper S- 2002

MINI Cooper S- 2002

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Minima- 1970

Minima- 1970

Victor Bouffort was a brilliant French engineer whose designs included the Lohr Fardier, a small utility four-wheel drive vehicle used by the French military, and the Valmobile folding scooter. By the late 1960s, Bouffort had become increasingly aware of traffic congestion in cities such as Paris, and decided to do something about it.

Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution VI- 2001

Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution VI- 2001

The Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution was introduced in 1992.  The car was developed to compete in the World Rally Championship.  The first Lancer Evo was called the Evo 1.

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. It was not until after World War II that Mochet moved away from pedals.

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.
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