Peerless : a short-lived story

Like many British motor racing enthusiasts, James Byrnes dreamed of creating his own sports car. He did just that with Peerless, a brand that only produced cars for three short years. Read More

Peel : micro-machines

Improving mobility in cities is not a new concern, as demonstrated by the small British manufacturer Peel, which has produced two unique microcars. Read More

Citroën M35 : deliberate omission

It's not just Tesla that has used its customers as guinea pigs to test new products. Citroën did it more than 50 years ago with the strange M35, a prototype designed to test the Wankel engine. Read More


Glas, the incredible gamble

Based in Dingolfing, Glas only produced cars for 18 years and evolved very quickly, before being absorbed by a famous Bavarian firm. Read More

Trabant : the car for everyone

The Trabant was the people's car designed by the communist government of the GDR after the Second World War. Technically simplistic and highly polluting, it did not survive German reunification in 1989. Read More

Tucker 48 : too far ahead of its time?

What may have become the greatest American car of all time ended up being a massive financial flop. This is the story of the Tucker 48, a car that was only produced in very small numbers. Read More