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2017 Peel P50 Continuation – Electric-Powered

2017 Peel P50 Continuation – Electric-Powered


This P50 continuation model was manufactured in 2017 by Peel Engineering Ltd. of London, England, and is finished in red over plaid cloth upholstery. It was listed in the 2010 Guinness World Records as the smallest production car ever made. Designed as a city car, it was advertised in the 1960s as capable of seating "one adult and a shopping bag."

The Cyril Cannell-designed P50 was introduced at the 1962 Earls Court Motorcycle Show in London and featured a length of 54″, a 39″ width, and an unladen weight of approximately 130 pounds. The car was produced on the Isle of Man through 1966, and in 2011 Peel Engineering Ltd. reinstated manufacturing from its premises in England.

The three-wheeled microcar is powered by a 48-volt direct-drive electric motor and quadruple 12-volt batteries. Additional equipment includes 6″ steel wheels, rack-and-pinion steering, street lighting, side mirrors, a single rear-hinged door, a windshield wiper, and a sliding window.

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