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The Super Comtesse is an updated version of the Mini-Comtesse, which was famous for its instability. The Super Comtesse was produced eliminating the 3-wheel design and used a conventional (and more stable) 4-wheel layout. Hydraulic brakes were also added, and the vehicle size was increased, although this is still a one-passenger vehicle. The motor and drive were also moved to the rear to help improve drivability.
Country of Origin: Angers, France
Drivetrain Configuration: Rear-engine, rear-wheel drive
Engine: Sachs; air-cooled, 49cc, single cylinder, 2-stroke, 3bhp
Transmission: Centrifugal clutch, 2-speed with reverse
Top Speed: 25mph
Years of Production: 1978-1981
Number Produced: About 18,000 (all models)
Original Cost: $4,000