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Mess-a-schmitt
« on: June 24, 2014, 12:41:02 pm »

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Re: Mess-a-schmitt
« Reply #1 on: June 24, 2014, 12:46:45 pm »
I think he should GET OFF THE BLOODY 'PHONE!

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Re: Mess-a-schmitt
« Reply #2 on: June 24, 2014, 12:59:09 pm »
Its a dog!
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Re: Mess-a-schmitt
« Reply #3 on: June 24, 2014, 01:57:38 pm »
Poodle Faker!

Either it is some parts of a 'scmitt  bowdlerised and robbed of its original character or it has no 'schmitt parts and was designed by someone with precious little originality.
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Re: Mess-a-schmitt
« Reply #4 on: June 24, 2014, 02:14:57 pm »
 That's a Mitsuka isn't it? Or one of those new stylised thingys that was splashed around the internet a year or so ago?

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Re: Mess-a-schmitt
« Reply #5 on: June 24, 2014, 02:20:51 pm »
But..but...but...I thought all those 'schmitt/isetta clones are just concepts and NEVER get off a computer and into reality, certainly not actually MADE, then made to WORK, then ACTUALLY USED ON PUBLIC ROADS !
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Re: Mess-a-schmitt
« Reply #6 on: June 24, 2014, 03:20:21 pm »
Was going to post a reply but bearing in mind daves advice I won't until I've parked up
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Re: Mess-a-schmitt
« Reply #7 on: June 24, 2014, 05:50:05 pm »
Maybe it looked more convincing on the CAD program, OWHY. Still as long as the owners happy with the slightly melted Tiger ice lolly look.
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Re: Mess-a-schmitt
« Reply #8 on: June 24, 2014, 06:03:18 pm »
these were made by Mitsuoka Motors in Japan from about 1998-2007

http://www.mitsuoka-motor.com/lineup/history/microcar/

I believe they have 50cc motors.

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Re: Mess-a-schmitt
« Reply #9 on: June 24, 2014, 06:25:31 pm »
It was a mystery car in Rumcar news several years back. Assuming they were road legal, I'm sure these would sell as well over here as those P50 replicas.
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Re: Mess-a-schmitt
« Reply #10 on: June 24, 2014, 06:55:52 pm »
Indeed they might. This is the same outfit that did the Jag look alike Newt affair, is it? Great if you like such things and they have had some success.
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Re: Mess-a-schmitt
« Reply #11 on: September 11, 2014, 09:48:37 pm »
I like it.

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Re: Mess-a-schmitt
« Reply #12 on: September 11, 2014, 11:01:44 pm »
 >:( honestly im not keen .....it lost its characteristic for the original style but I will say its a modern take of a Schmitt -
bit like the beetle old bug are cool but as time goes on aswell as updates we come to the new beetles '' not so keen ''
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Re: Mess-a-schmitt
« Reply #13 on: September 12, 2014, 10:11:39 am »
>:( honestly im not keen .....it lost its characteristic for the original style but I will say its a modern take of a Schmitt -
bit like the beetle old bug are cool but as time goes on aswell as updates we come to the new beetles '' not so keen ''

I agree with you, but it's always a big problem updating an Iconic design, be it the Beetle, Mini, 2CV, Fiat 500, Isetta, Schmitt, Morgan Thre Wheelers and other .
Some work out decently( Morgan in my opinion)  others look really bad (new Bettle), but things do change, so we have tu accept that it's part of the game in design.

I personally wonder what would make a modern Schmitt or Isetta appeal in 2014 ?

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Re: Mess-a-schmitt
« Reply #14 on: September 13, 2014, 12:00:12 am »
that's a true thought there what would make a bubble revive it self in the modern world
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