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Old 13th June 2009, 08:51   #1
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A British builder has transformed a 39-inch-high by 26-inch-wide childrens coin-operated ride into a road-legal automobile, wresting the title of "World's Smallest Car" from the still-microscopic Peel Trident.

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After finding a fiberglass coin-operated child's ride on eBay, it was stripped of its cartoon postman and other unnecessaries and placed atop a go-kart chassis with 150cc engine. He then added lights, windshield wipers, washers, turn signals and other various other bits until it was ready of a Ministry of Transportation inspection, which it amazingly passed, and certified as the worlds smallest car. On his first outing with the car, Perry said of the experience, "The first reaction people had when they saw my car was complete disbelief. A split second later they howled with laughter. It's so tiny."
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Nice effort! To make people laugh or plain passion is a different matter.
Boy, some people have some serious time..or passion.
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The Peel P50 is the world's smallest production car.
Jeremy Clarkson had driven this car in one of the episodes of Top Gear. And it was hilarious!! You need to watch the video:


Here are some pictures of the same

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Peel might be the worlds smallest 'Production' car. The one posted by Bumblebee86 must be the worlds smallest crafted car! Both look the same size to me!
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Nice find bumblebee86, made some interesting reading !
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@ theragingbull: Thanks for the video. That was hilarious . A cute small car there. Wonder, whats the cost and FE ?
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World's smallest roadworthy car zooms to Guinness record -2013

The world's smallest car - just 25 inches high and 4 feet long - which can be safely driven on the road has entered the Guinness World Records.

Custom car maker Austin Coulson in the US set the record as the owner of the smallest roadworthy car, which he can legally drive on the road.


http://economictimes.indiatimes.com/...w/22655397.cms
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World's smallest roadworthy car zooms to Guinness record -2013
There's a YouTube video of the smallest road-legal car at:


I don't know if it really is in the Guinness records, but the video does have a "Guinness World Records 2014" in the title (I wonder why it is 2014 instead of 2013).

It looks like a children's toy car (the one where they sit in it and it is powered by an electric motor).
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There's a YouTube video of the smallest road-legal car at:
I don't know if it really is in the Guinness records, but the video does have a "Guinness World Records 2014" in the title (I wonder why it is 2014 instead of 2013).
It looks like a children's toy car (the one where they sit in it and it is powered by an electric motor).

The car that we see in the video holds the Guinness records for the smallest road legal car. Check out the Times of India dated 18 Sep for confirmation.

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Introducing the world's smallest street legal car: It's all of 25 inches high and 2 feet wide.
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Some more pics:

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To make it legal the car has a whole range of safety features, including strengthened glass on the windshield and working wipers.

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The tiny car even has a working horn.
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