Author Topic: What's a Bubblecar?  (Read 14117 times)

Big Al

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Re: What's a Bubblecar?
« Reply #30 on: July 05, 2013, 10:51:38 AM »
I can, and for no reason, but I am not going to!

Nicking that name and the whole Mini 'firsts' farrago was such a ripoff it merits a full chapter of a book in itself. Of course it became very popular for big manufacturers to pinch smaller companies names with impunity. It is amusing that the modern Mini is really much more a Maxi but runs a mile from using the name. The Bond Minicar has at least claimed its step on the podium of motoring from the informed Classic Car world.
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