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The Velorex was developed in Czechoslovakia in 1936 by two brothers who ran a bicycle shop. After WWII, automobiles were very scarce and expensive, and the brothers realized the Velorex would be a cheap, affordable car for the masses. They used a Jawa motorcycle engine, wheels, and brakes. Although it is a crude-looking car, it actually drives very well, and with a top speed of 55 mph, has sufficient power to make it roadworthy.
Manufacturer: Vyrobni druzstvo Velorex
Country of Origin: Czechoslovakia
Drivetrain Configuration: Mid engine, rear wheel drive
Engine: 2 cylinder Jawa motorcycle motor, 16 hp, air-cooled, 2 stroke
Transmission: 4 speed manual
Top Speed: 55 mph
Years of Production: 1950-1973
Number Produced: 15,300
Original Cost: Unknown