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Country Automobile Name Manufacturer Engine Make/Capacity Seats Year Other information
United Kingdom United KingdomAC Petite (Mark 1)AC Cars Ltd, Thames Ditton Villiers 346 cc 2 1953-1955 [1]
United Kingdom United KingdomAC Petite Mark 2AC Cars Ltd, Thames Ditton Villiers 346 cc 2 1955-1958 The Mark 2 has minor trim differences to the Mark 1, a more powerful engine and equally sized front and rear wheels[1][2]
United Kingdom United KingdomACAC Cars Ltd, Thames Ditton Steyr-Daimler-Puch 500 cc 4 1971 AC made three protoype cars based on their Model 70 invalid carriage[1][2]
United Kingdom United KingdomAllard ClipperAllard Motor Co Ltd, Clapham Villiers 346 cc 3 + 2 children in dicky seat 1954-1955 [3][4][5]
United Kingdom United KingdomAstra UtilityAstra Car Co Ltd, Hampton Hill British Anzani 322 cc 2 1956-1959 Originally produced by JARC as the 'Little Horse', the Astra Utility had a more distinctive grille and larger engine[3][6]
United Kingdom United KingdomBerkeley 'Sports' SA322 Berkeley cars Ltd, Biggleswade, Beds British Anzani 322 cc 2 1956 [3][7]
United Kingdom United KingdomBerkeley 'Sports' SA328 Berkeley cars Ltd, Biggleswade, Beds Excelsior 328 cc 2 1957-1958 [3][7]
United Kingdom United KingdomBerkeley 'Sports' SE492 Berkeley cars Ltd, Biggleswade, Beds Excelsior 492 cc 2 1957-1959 [3][7]
United Kingdom United KingdomBerkeley T60 Berkeley cars Ltd, Biggleswade, Beds Excelsior 328 cc 2 1959-1961 [3][7]
United Kingdom United KingdomBerkeley T60/4 Berkeley cars Ltd, Biggleswade, Beds Excelsior 328 cc 2+2 1960-1961 [3][7]
United Kingdom United KingdomBerkeley B95 Berkeley cars Ltd, Biggleswade, Beds Royal Enfield 692 cc 2 1959-1960 [3][7]
United Kingdom United KingdomBerkeley B105 Berkeley cars Ltd, Biggleswade, Beds Royal Enfield 692 cc 2 1959-1960 [3][7]
United Kingdom United KingdomBerkeley QB95 Berkeley cars Ltd, Biggleswade, Beds Royal Enfield 692 cc 2 1959-1960 [3][7]
United Kingdom United KingdomBerkeley QB105 Berkeley cars Ltd, Biggleswade, Beds Royal Enfield 692 cc 2 1959-1960 [3][7]
United Kingdom United KingdomBerkeley Foursome Berkeley cars Ltd, Biggleswade, Beds Excelsior 492 cc 4 1958-1960 [3][7]
United Kingdom United Kingdom B.M.A HazelcarBattery Manufacturing Association, Hove, Sussex electric motor 1.5 hp (1 kW) 2 1952-1957 [3]
United Kingdom United KingdomBond Minicar (Mark A) Sharp's Commercials Ltd, Preston, Lancashire Villiers 122 cc 2 1949-1951 [8]
United Kingdom United KingdomBond Minicar Deluxe Tourer (Mark A) Sharp's Commercials Ltd, Preston, Lancashire Villiers 197 cc 2 1949-1951 [8]
United Kingdom United KingdomBond Minicar Mark B Sharp's Commercials Ltd, Preston, Lancashire Villiers 197 cc 2 1951-1952 [9]
United Kingdom United Kingdom Sharp’s Minitruck (Mark B) Sharp's Commercials Ltd, Preston, Lancashire Villiers 197 cc 1 1952-1953 [9]
United Kingdom United Kingdom Sharp’s Minivan Sharp's Commercials Ltd, Preston, Lancashire Villiers 197 cc 2 1952 [9]
United Kingdom United KingdomBond Minicar Mark B, Family "Safety Saloon" Sharp's Commercials Ltd, Preston, Lancashire Villiers 197 cc 2+2 1952 [9]
United Kingdom United KingdomBond Minicar Mark C Sharp's Commercials Ltd, Preston, Lancashire Villiers 197 cc 2 1952-1956 [10]
United Kingdom United KingdomSharpe's Minitruck Mark C Sharp's Commercials Ltd, Preston, Lancashire Villiers 197 cc 11953-1956 [10]
United Kingdom United KingdomBond Minicar Mark C, Family Safety Model Sharp's Commercials Ltd, Preston, Lancashire Villiers 197 cc 2+21954-1956 [10]
United Kingdom United KingdomBond Minicar Mark D Sharp's Commercials Ltd, Preston, Lancashire Villiers 197 cc 2 1956-1958 [11]
United Kingdom United KingdomBond Minicar Mark D, Family Safety Model/Family Tourer Sharp's Commercials Ltd, Preston, Lancashire Villiers 197 cc 2+21956-1958 [11]
United Kingdom United KingdomBond Minicar Mark E Sharp's Commercials Ltd, Preston, Lancashire Villiers 197 cc 3 1956-1958 [12]
United Kingdom United KingdomBond Minicar Mark E, 3 seater Saloon Coupe Sharp's Commercials Ltd, Preston, Lancashire Villiers 197 cc 3 1958 [12]
United Kingdom United KingdomBond Minicar, Tourer (Mark F) Sharp's Commercials Ltd, Preston, Lancashire Villiers 250 cc 3 1958-1961 [13]
United Kingdom United KingdomBond Minicar, Saloon Coupe (Mark F) Sharp's Commercials Ltd, Preston, Lancashire Villiers 250 cc 3 1958-1961 [13]
United Kingdom United KingdomBond Minicar, Family Saloon (Mark F) Sharp's Commercials Ltd, Preston, Lancashire Villiers 250 cc 2+21958-1961 [13]
United Kingdom United KingdomBond Ranger (Mark F) Sharp's Commercials Ltd, Preston, Lancashire Villiers 250 cc 21960-1962 [13]
United Kingdom United KingdomBond Ranger Van (Mark F) Sharp's Commercials Ltd, Preston, Lancashire Villiers 250 cc 11960-1962 [13]
United Kingdom United KingdomBond 250G (Mark G) Sharp's Commercials Ltd, Preston, Lancashire Villiers 250 cc 4 1961-1965 [14]
United Kingdom United KingdomBond 250G Estate (Mark G) Sharp's Commercials Ltd, Preston, Lancashire Villiers 250 cc 4 1962-1966 [14]
United Kingdom United KingdomBond Ranger (Mark G) Sharp's Commercials Ltd, Preston, Lancashire Villiers 250 cc 1 1962-1966 [14]
United Kingdom United KingdomBond Tourer (Mark G) Bond Cars Ltd, Preston, Lancashire Villiers 250 cc 3 1964-1966 [14]
United Kingdom United KingdomBond BugReliant Motors Co Ltd, Tamworth, Staffordshire Reliant 700 cc 2 1970-1974 [15]
United Kingdom United KingdomBSA LadybirdBSA, Small Heath, Birmingham BSA Sunbeam 250 cc 2 1958-1960 Two prototypes built[15]
United Kingdom United KingdomCLEVERUniversity of Bath, Centre for Power Transmission and Motion Control (PTMC), Bath, Somerset Rotax 218 cc 2 2006 Prototype, now undergoing development with BMW[16][17]
United Kingdom United KingdomCooperCooper Car Co Ltd, Surbiton, Surrey 500 cc 1947-1951 [3]
United Kingdom United KingdomCoronet Coronet Cars Ltd, Denham, Buckinghamshire British Anzani 328 cc 2 1947-1951 [3]
United Kingdom United KingdomEaglet Silent Transport Ltd, Woking, Surrey electric motor 1948 The company also converted Opel Kadetts and Fiat Topolinos to electric power[3]
United Kingdom United KingdomE.E.C. Electrical Engineering Construction Co Ltd, Totnes, Devon Excelsior 250 cc 1952-1954 [3] Also known as the "Workers' Playtime"[4]
United Kingdom United KingdomEnfield 8000 Enfield Automotive Ltd, London electric motor 1969-1976 [3]
United Kingdom United KingdomFairthorpe Atom Mark I Fairthorpe Ltd, Chalfont St Peter, Buckinghamshire BSA 248 cc2+2 1954-1956 About fifty produced including three unique vehicles; a convertible, a Wagonette van and a narrowed version[1]
United Kingdom United KingdomFairthorpe Atom Mark II Fairthorpe Ltd, Chalfont St Peter, Buckinghamshire BSA 348 cc2+2 1954-1956 Model listed in manufacturers literature, but none are believed to have been built. A Mark IIa version with a 322 cc British Anzani engine was also tested[1]
United Kingdom United KingdomFairthorpe Atom Mark III Fairthorpe Ltd, Chalfont St Peter, Buckinghamshire BSA 646 cc2+2 1954-1956 Only one car is said to have been built[1]
United Kingdom United KingdomFairthorpe Atomata Fairthorpe Ltd, Chalfont St Peter, Buckinghamshire BSA 646 cc 1957-1958 [1]
United Kingdom United KingdomMeadows FriskyHenry Meadows (Vehicles) Ltd, Wolverhampton, Staffordshire 21957Prototype with gull-wing doors[1]
United Kingdom United KingdomFriskysportHenry Meadows (Vehicles) Ltd, Wolverhampton, Staffordshire Villiers 324 cc21957-1964[1]
United Kingdom United KingdomFrisky CoupéHenry Meadows (Vehicles) Ltd, Wolverhampton, Staffordshire Villiers 324 cc 21957-1964[1]
United Kingdom United KingdomFriskysprintFrisky Cars Ltd, Wolverhampton, Staffordshire Excelsior 492 cc 21958Prototype. A similar car was eventually produced as the Lightburn Zeta Sports[1]
United Kingdom United KingdomFrisky Family ThreeHenry Meadows (Vehicles) Ltd, Wolverhampton, Staffordshire Excelsior 246 cc or Villiers 197 cc 21958-1964[1]
United Kingdom United KingdomFrisky PrinceHenry Meadows (Vehicles) Ltd, Wolverhampton, Staffordshire Excelsior 328 cc or Villiers 324 cc 41959-1964[1]
United Kingdom United KingdomGill Getabout Gill Cars of Paddington British Anzani 322 cc 2 1958-1960 The car was based upon the chassis from the Astra car and eventually went on to form the basis of the Lightburn Zeta Sedan
United Kingdom United KingdomIsetta Assembled in Brighton under license from BMW.
United Kingdom United KingdomJARC 'Little Horse'JARC Motors Ltd, Isleworth Excelsior 250 cc 2 1955 See also Astra Utility[3][18]
United Kingdom United KingdomOpperman 1956-1959
United Kingdom United KingdomPeel (Made on the Isle of Man)
United Kingdom United KingdomPeel P50
United Kingdom United KingdomPeel Trident
United Kingdom United KingdomPower-Drive
United Kingdom United KingdomReliant Robin
United Kingdom United KingdomRodley 1954-1955
United Kingdom United KingdomRusson 1951-1952
United Kingdom United KingdomScootacarHunslet 1957-1965 Made in Leeds
United Kingdom United KingdomSinclair C5 1985
United Kingdom United KingdomTouretteProgress Supreme Co Ltd, Purley, London Villiers197 cc 2 1956-1958 [3]
United Kingdom United KingdomTrojan (Licence built version of the Heinkel)
United Kingdom United KingdomQPodUnique Motor Company
United States USAAirway T.P. Hall Engineering Co, San Diego Onan 10hp 3 1949-1950 [3]
United States USAAirscootAircraft Products, Wichita, Kansas 2.6 hp 1947 [19]
United States USAAmerican Buckboard American Buckboard Corporation, Los Angeles 1955-1956 Simple, open car, a revival of the 5-wheel Briggs & Stratton Flyer. Also sold as the Bearcat[3]
United States USAAuto CubRandall Products, Hampton, New HampshireBriggs & Stratton1.6 hp (1 kW) 1 1956 "looked like a horribly cheap DIY kit"[4][19]
United States USADaytonaRandall Products, Hampton, New HampshireBriggs & Stratton 2 hp (1 kW) 1956 [3]
United States USAAutoetteAutoette Electric Car Co, Long Beach, California electric motor 1948-1970 Believed to be the first golf cart,[20] the Autoette appeared in a large variety of configurations from a single seat invalid carriage to a 4 seat factory runabout, all with tiller steering and some of which were road legal. Convertible roofs were available on some models[3]
United States USABanner Boy BuckboardBanner Welder Inc, Milwaukee Briggs & Stratton 2.75 hp (2 kW) 1958 Simple, open car similar to the Shawmobile and Briggs & Stratton Flyer[3]
United States USABasson's StarBasson's Industries Corp, Bronx, NY ILO 1956 [3] Prototype fiberglass 3-wheeled light delivery van,(white car in bottom photograph)[21][22]
United States USABearcatAmerican Buckboard Corporation, Los Angeles 1955-1956 Simple, open car, a revival of the 5-wheel Briggs & Stratton Flyer. Also sold as the American Buckboard[3]
United States USA BroganB and B Speciality Co, Rossmoyne, Ohio 10 hp (7 kW)2 1946-1948 [3]
United States USABuckaroo Cleveland, Ohio 1957 Small car with air-cooled engine, priced at $400 and capable of 18 mph[3]
United States USA Buckboard Model 60McDonough Power Equipment Co, McDonough, Georgia 2 1960 [23]
United States USACitiCarSebring Vanguard Inc, Sebring, Florida electric motor 3.5 hp (3 kW)2 1972-1978 From 1979, made by Commuter Vehicles Inc as the Commuta-Car[3]
United States USAColt Colt Motors Co, Boston, Massachusetts Wisconsin, 377 cc 2 1958 [3]
United States USAComet General Development Co, Ridgewood, Queens 4.5 hp (3 kW) 1946-1948 [3]
United States USACommuta-CarCommuter Vehicles Inc, Sebring, Florida 1979- [3] See also CitiCar
United States USACommuter Cars TangoCommuter Cars, Spokane, Washington 2005- Zero to 60 in four seconds. First production vehicle delivered to George Clooney. Very low volume production.
United States USASparrowCorbin Motors Inc, Hollister, California electric motor 1 1999-2003
United States USACrofton Crofton Marine Engine Co, San Diego, California 1959-1961 [3]
United States USACrosley Crosley Motors Inc, Marion, Indiana 1939-1952 [3]
United States USADelcarAmerican Motors Incorporated, Troy, New York25 hp (19 kW)1 1947-1949 Initially built as a delivery van, later one or more six seater station wagons were produced on the same chassis[3]
United States USADiehlmobileH.L. Diehl Co, Willington, ConnecticutBriggs & Stratton 3 hp (2 kW)21962-1964 A folding three wheeled 'spare car' that could fit in a car boot[3]
United States USAElectra-KingB & Z Electric Car Co, Long Beach, California electric motor 2 1961-1983 Both 3 and 4 wheeled versions were available[3]
United States USAElectric ShopperElectric Shopper, Long Beach, California electric motor 2 1964-1983 [3]
United States USAElectro MasterNepa Mfg Co, Pasadena, Californiaelectric motor 2 hp (1 kW) 1962-1983 [3]
United States USAEshelman 3 HP Adult's Sport CarThe Cheston L Eshelman Co, Baltimore, MarylandBriggs & Stratton 3 hp (2 kW)1 1955
United States USAEshelman 6 HP Adult's Sport CarThe Cheston L Eshelman Co, Baltimore, MarylandBriggs & Stratton 3 hp (2 kW)2 1955-1956
United States USAEshelman Deluxe SportaboutEshelman Motors CorpBriggs & Stratton 3 hp (2 kW)2 1957-1958
United States USAEshelman Deluxe Sportabout Model 902 ¼ Ton Utility TruckEshelman Motors Corp, Baltimore, MarylandBriggs & Stratton 18 hp (13 kW)31958
United States USAEshelman Deluxe Sportabout Model 903 Passenger CarEshelman Motors Corp, Baltimore, MarylandBriggs & Stratton 18 hp (13 kW)31958
United States USAFree-Way H-M-Vehicles, Inc., Burnsville, MinnesotaTecumseh 16 hp (12 kW)11979 - 1982 Designed as a high efficiency single seat commuter car, they can exceed 65 mph (105 km/h) and were sold with a 100 miles per US gallon (2.4 L/100 km/120 mpg-imp) guarantee. About 700 were made
United States USAHoppenstand 1949-1950
United States USA Hummingbird 1946
United States USA Imp 1949-1951
United States USA Kapi
United States USAKing Midget 1947-1970
United States USAKnudson 1948
United States USA Marketeer 1954
United States USAMarketour 1964
United States USAMarkette 1967
United States USAMartin 1948-1950
United States USA Minicar 1969
United States USAMotorette 1946-1948
United States USA Multiplex 1952-1954
United States USANu-Klea 1959-1960
United States USAPlayboy 1947-1951
United States USA Publix 1947-1948
United States USAPup 1948-1949
United States USA Rocket 1948
United States USASaviano 1960
United States USAScootmobile 1946-1948
United States USA Seagrave 1960
United States USA Skorpion 1952-1954
United States USA Squire 1971-1975
United States USAStreco Turnpike Cruiser 1958-1985
United States USAStuart 1961
United States USASundancer 1974
United States USASuper Kar 1946
United States USATaylor-Dunn 1949-1966
United States USAThrif-T 1947-1955
United States USATowne Shopper 1948
United States USATri-Car 1955
United States USATriplex Lightning 1954-1955
United States USAU.S. Mark II 1956
United States USAWestcoaster 1960
United States USAZoe Little Giant
United States USAZoe Zipper
Soviet Union USSRGAZ 18GAZ, Gorky 500 cc 1958 Two prototypes built as a design for a potential invalid carriage. One survives in the factory museum.[24][25]
Soviet Union USSRSZ cycle-car

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