Peel P50 (2012)


CARBARN | Peel P50 (2012) | The world's smallest car is a Peel P50 with a length of just 1270 mm and 1041 mm wide and weighs only 59 kg which is created in the 1960s. The original Peel P50 is made on the Isle of Man from 1962 to 1965 by the Peel Engineering Company (PEC), is mikromobil three wheels with one door, one headlight and one cleaner (wiper) windshield. 49 cc engine is paired with 3-speed transmission. This car was designed by Cyril Cannel, business owners with their original PEC is a maker of fiber and motor boats or shield fairing for a motorcycle. Described, only 50 units produced the original Peel and then sold 199 pound sterling, or nearly USD 3 million.


PEC long disbanded in 1974. The new PEC replikas P50 produces a limited basis. Updates on the P50 offers electric motors. Nevertheless, 49 cc petrol engine versions remain. Gasoline engine used type 4-stroke produces 2.5 kW power and 4.2 Nm of torque paired with a CVT and claims fuel consumption of 50 km / liter. Latest Trident obtain the same driving source selection with P50 but 36 pounds heavier, reaching 99 kg. PEC made the same specifications with the original two cars, but the capsule form is more aerodynamic.


According to PEC, P50 and Trident replica road legal use in the UK and EU. Mikromobil is categorized as a three wheeled moped. In the United States are classified as motor-driven bicycle.

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