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The 5 best and 5 worst three-wheeled cars on the market

The 5 best and 5 worst three-wheeled cars on the market

Hailing from the Isle of Man in the middle of the Irish Sea is the Peel P50, which is said to be the smallest production car ever made. When you look at it, it’s hard to disagree. The P50 barely has room for one person and offers minimal protection from the elements. De Peel generally offers a minimal car. For someone who wants to own a piece of curio history and have a toy to bring out every now and then, the P50 is fine. For anyone who wants a vehicle, even as a weekend toy, and drives it often, the P50 is terrible.

De Peel was made in the early 1960s and only made 49 of these in total. It is powered by a 49cc DKW scooter engine, which delivers a whopping 4.5 horsepower. It has 3 forward gears and reverse is literally operated with a lever. You need to lift the back and turn it in the direction you want to go (via BBC† Neat things like climate control and electric start are also dream images for this car.

For unknown reasons, someone has decided to new models† Since only 49 were made in the first place, a lack of small and useless cars drove prices up and it somehow seemed necessary to create more for someone to drive for some reason, presumably. Ultimately, it is a quirk that is impractical in every way and should never be driven.