Maximum space

Maximum space

The Austin Maxi was an odd car. It had some remarkable technical and design qualities, but at the same time, it looked quite oldfashioned. In a way that sums up the tragedy of the British Leyland-brands of the period.

Initially, the new large five-door saloon that British Motor Company that Alec Issigonis designed, was to

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The bubblecar-bubble did not last long

The bubblecar-bubble did not last long

You can say that the bubblecar was one of the biggest mistakes in automotive history. Because microcars, or bubblecars or whatever you call them, were never really popular while they were built. Cars like the BMW Isetta, the Heinkel Kabinenroller, the Meadows Frisky, the Peel, the Fuldamobil, the Bond, the … uh…. where was I?

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