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Unusual Microcar Discussion / Smyk - Polish microcar from 1957
« Last Post by MamaMoomin on November 27, 2020, 08:40:15 AM »
Hello!
Did you know that Poland had plans to create their own microcar? Smyk was a prototype Polish microcar developed in 1957 in the Warsaw Automotive Industry Construction Office. The idea was to create the cheapest possible microcar for four people in the 2+2 system, i.e. two adults and two children.

Specifications:
Engine S03
Displacement: 349 cm³
Cylinder diameter x piston stroke: 75 x 75 mm
Compression ratio: 6,8
Maximum power: 15 HP (11 kW) at 5500 rpm
Max. torque: 24 Nm at 4000 rpm

Chassis
Suspension: independent for all wheels
Front/rear brakes: drum 200 mm/reel 200 mm

Dimensions and weights
Wheelbase: 1700 mm
Wheelbase front/rear: 1100/1100 mm
Kerb weight: 470 kg[1]

Performance
Acceleration 0-100 km/h: nonexistent
Maximum speed: 70 km/h
Fuel consumption: 5 l/100 km

Source: Wikipedia
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Unusual Microcar Discussion / Re: Lloyd 650
« Last Post by keithstewart on November 26, 2020, 04:38:40 PM »
Thanks Jean, I have done
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Hello everyone and thanks for the great information. This i s the color I decided to go with. I hoping it will look nice.
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Unusual Microcar Discussion / Re: Lloyd 650
« Last Post by Jean on November 23, 2020, 09:55:22 AM »
I suggest you contact  the Rumcar register via malcolm.dudley@rumcars.org and I am sure he will arrange contact from other owners. JEAN
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Unusual Microcar Discussion / Lloyd 650
« Last Post by keithstewart on November 22, 2020, 05:17:33 PM »
I've just bought a 1950 Lloyd 650 and am interested in getting in touch with other owners. This car is on the road, running and in good condition.
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3 Billion by 2027, growing at a CAGR of 1% over the analysis period 2020-2027. Electricity Cars, one of the segments analyzed in the report, is projected to record a 1.1% CAGR and reach US$24.5 Billion by the end of the analysis period. After an early analysis of the business implications of the pandemic and its induced economic crisis, growth in the Hybrid Cars segment is readjusted to a revised 1% CAGR for the next 7-year period.

The Microcars market in the U.S. is estimated at US$14.8 Billion in the year 2020. China, the world`s second largest economy, is forecast to reach a projected market size of US$9.6 Billion by the year 2027 trailing a CAGR of 0.8% over the analysis period 2020 to 2027. Among the other noteworthy geographic markets are Japan and Canada, each forecast to grow at 1.1% and 0.5% respectively over the 2020-2027 period. Within Europe, Germany is forecast to grow at approximately 1.1% CAGR.

Source: https://www.reportlinker.com/p01518542/?utm_source=GNW
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Sales & Auctions / Re: remains of an invalid carriage
« Last Post by woollen797 on November 10, 2020, 11:03:40 AM »
I've seen a mention of a Trilox invalid carriage at Trowbridge museum (in Wiltshire), but I haven't seen it and I've no idea whether this is the same one that Stuart mentions

Cheers for your reply, it would be nice if it had been restored
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Sales & Auctions / Re: remains of an invalid carriage
« Last Post by Rusty Chrome (Malcolm Parker) on November 06, 2020, 10:23:12 PM »
I've seen a mention of a Trilox invalid carriage at Trowbridge museum (in Wiltshire), but I haven't seen it and I've no idea whether this is the same one that Stuart mentions
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Sales & Auctions / Re: remains of an invalid carriage
« Last Post by woollen797 on November 06, 2020, 05:16:31 PM »
I know this is a long dead topic but anyone know what happened to the restoration of the Trilox at the top of the page?
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Unusual Microcar Discussion / Re: Oldschool microcars - where are they?
« Last Post by Stormstout on October 19, 2020, 08:59:09 AM »
Ask and you shall receive! Apparently there is quite a big movement to actually bring back microcars, including Isetta. So far I see the Dutch leading the fun race but others are keeping up. Here are the few Chinese: Thunder Power Chloe; YKS1 - from the Netherlands; Microlino and Artega Karo Isetta both from the Switzerland. I can only keep my fingers crossed for those brands to have a breakthrough they deserve!
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