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Cars

Please note that the cars or exhibit items shown in this database are part of our collection but may not be on display when you visit.

BMW Isetta 300- 1958

Driven by the need for post-war affordable transportation, BMW decided to supplement slow sales of their larger models with an inexpensive car. In 1955, BMW acquired the license from...

Bond 875- 1967

Lawrie Bond designed his first three-wheeler in 1948. His most famous, the Bond Minicar, was the longest-lived and most successful of Britain’s minimal motoring cars. The replacement for the...

Bouffort Three-wheeler Prototype- ca. 1950

Victor Bouffort was known as a creative inventor, engineer, and developer of interesting vehicles and was a quizzical, forward-thinking man. He was commissioned by the French army just after...

Bradshaw- 1955

The 1954 Bradshaw Utility Estate, a post-war prototype vehicle, was the brainchild of England’s Granville Bradshaw. Bradshaw is credited for many innovative engine designs, specifically the ABC (All British...

Burton- 2002

The Göbel brothers of the Netherlands established Duckhunt Company in 1993. Dimitri Göbel is the engineering genius, and Iwan Göbel has the business expertise. This company specialized in servicing...

Canta LX- 1998

Dutch manufacturer Waaijenberg introduced this two-seat microcar, the Canta, in 1995. With its low step-in height and the availability of hand controls, the Canta was specifically created to ensure...

Carter Town Shopper- 1942

At the outset of World War II, as American automobile factories were switching from making cars to making tanks, planes, jeeps, and munitions, a few independent car companies remained...

Castarede Special- 1947

The Castarede Special is a one-of-a-kind three-wheeler constructed by Pierre Castarede in post-WWII France. It utilizes a 1938 Gnome & Rhone motorcycle and the remains of an Amilcar. This...

Caterham 7 Blackbird- 2001

The Caterham 7 Blackbird was launched in front of the world’s automotive press on July 8, 1999, at the F1 Circuit in Portugal, and the performance from this 1000cc...

Caterham Seven Series 3 Twin Cam- 1981

In June 1973, Caterham cars took over production of the Lotus Seven. The move was a historic one and secured Caterham’s long-term future. Three decades, and ten thousand sales...

Chevrolet Corphibian- 1961

In 1961, Chevrolet introduced the Corvair 95 Greenbriar van and Rampside pickup. Using a shorter 95-inch wheelbase, the van and pickup expanded the Corvair model range now comprised of...

Chevrolet Corvair Wagon-1962

One of the most controversial cars to ever come from Detroit, the Corvair still sparks conversations and perpetuates myths to this day. With a ten-year production run and 1.8...

Cicostar LCS- 1979

The fuel crisis of the 1970’s hit Europe as hard as it did the USA. French legislators adopted a novel plan – encouraging small, regional manufacturers to produce small,...

Citroën 2CV “Naked”- 1974

This bare chassis gives an unrestricted view of the inner workings of the famous Citroën 2CV, or “Deux Chevaux”, including its longitudinal suspension, air-cooled 602cc engine, unusual shifter linkage,...

Citroën 2CV “Yacco” Racer- 1981

As far back as the early 1930s, Citroën teamed with Yacco, an oil company in France, for endurance testing on Citroën automobiles. These cars were tested at Montlhéry, a...

Citroën 2CV 1975

Twenty-five years after production began, the 2CV has been through minor changes. Compare the similarities and differences of this later model 2CV with the older grey 1954 2CV. Although...

Citroën 2CV 4×4 Sahara 1962

Citroën wanted to create a four wheel drive car for use in Africa to take the rugged terrain encountered during oil and mineral exploration. Instead of going with a...

Citroën 2CV 4×4-Voisin-1978

Citroën’s easily adaptable 2CV seemed to be a good starting point for French engineer Marc Voisin to create a true four-wheel drive offering. While the earlier 2CV Sahara had...

Citroën 2CV AK250 Truckette- 1971

The 2CV “Fourgonnette” (or Truckette) played as important a part of the 2CV story as the car. Ultimately, over a million examples were built, which accounted for nearly a...

Citroën 2CV Amphibious- 1978

This car started as a stock Citroën 2CV. As the 2CV was found to be affordable and easy to maintain, it was an ideal car for enthusiasts to create...

Citroën 2CV Race Car- 1980

This race car started as a stock Citroën 2CV. As the 2CV was found to be affordable and easy to maintain, it was an ideal fit with the racing...

Citroën 2CV Ripple Bonnet- 1954

The Citroën 2CV was designed to offer minimal-cost rural transportation. Designers were challenged to build a car that would carry two people and a 250 pound sack of potatoes...

Citroën 2CV Saloon-1964

The peoples’ car of France, originally developed before WWII, the 2CV did not go into production until 1950 because of the war.  The press laughed at the car, claiming...

Citroën 5CV Trefle- 1924

The Citroën 5CV was shown at the Paris Salon in 1921, and production began in 1922. For the first time in France, the marketing was slanted toward feminine clientele,...

Citroën 7C- 1937

André Citroën introduced his first car to the public in 1919, and within two weeks received 16,000 orders for the Type a 10CV. The company steadily grew through the...

Citroën AMI 6- 1969

The Citroën Ami 6 was launched in 1961 as “the world’s most comfortable medium class car.” The arrival of the Ami 6 filled the demand for Citroën to produce...