Micro Cars

High-Performance Model: 1970 Subaru 360 Young S

It seems odd to look at a car with a tiny air-cooled twin-cylinder engine and refer to it as a high-performance model, but that is the reality with this 1970 Subaru 360. This is the “Young S” variant, which… more»

3 for 1: Trio of Metropolitans

The Metropolitan was a small economy car, a subcompact before the term was even invented. It was built in England for American Motors between 1953-61. Early editions would be badged as both Nash and Hudson automobiles and later as… more»

Rare Brit: 1953 Bond Mark C

If you own a larger pickup, there’s a chance that this 1953 Bond Mark C could be the ultimate accessory for your pride and joy. Its diminutive size means that it will actually fit into the bed of many… more»

Small Survivor: 1952 Crosley Super Sports

Don’t let the size of this 1952 Crosley Super Sports convertible fool you, it would have a crowd of people around it every time you stopped for gas or groceries. The seller has this fantastic little car listed here… more»

Three-Wheeled Barn Find: 1981 HMV Freeway

I just got back from a six-day 4,800-mile road trip and anyone who has been on a freeway over the last few months will tell you that this 1981 HMV Freeway is probably the last vehicle you’d ever want… more»

Tiny But Fun! 1954 Eshelman Sport Car

In the ‘50s and ‘60s, Cheston Eshelman’s company built all sorts of interesting things, including this Sport Car. It essentially was a children’s toy car that could go 15 mph using a Briggs & Stratton engine. They were mostly… more»

Storage Unit Find: Upgraded 1969 Volkswagen Beetle

People throw around the phrase “easy restoration,” but this is a possible candidate. It’s a stalled project, a 1969 Volkswagen Beetle for sale here on eBay in Winston-Salem, North Carolina, with a Buy It Now price of just $3,500…. more»

Rare 4-Seater: 1958 BMW Isetta 600

Rarity is a relative thing. A car can be produced in what might seem like respectable numbers, but when its figures are compared with its natural competitors, the sales results don’t always look that flash. Take the 1958 BMW… more»

Light Utility Vehicle: 1983 Piaggio Ape P501

Piaggio’s Ape (pronounced Ah-Peh; Italian for Bee) is a 3-wheeled, light commercial pickup that went into production in 1948. It was conceived to help with the rebuilding of Italy that took place after WWII. It has been in continuous… more»

Rare Rally Special: 1993 Mazda 323 GTR 4WD

Think of rally cars in the late eighties and the early nineties and you might think of brands like Lancia, Ford, Subaru, and Mitsubishi. While they took home most of the trophies, many other brands competed for those same… more»

F1 For Kids? 1976 Ferrari 312 T2 Italycar

After joining Ferrari’s Formula One team in 1974, Niki Lauda won the 1975 Drivers’ Championship, the team’s first in eleven years. To celebrate this, ItalyCar of Bologna produced five 1:2 scale Ferrari 312 T2 motorized kids’ cars. This is… more»

Early US Export: 1960 Morris 850 Mini

The BMC Mini, initially available under both the Austin and Morris nameplates, was an instant hit when it arrived on the market in England in mid-1959. Exports to the US began in early 1960 where it was sold as… more»

Micro Car Find: 1972 Honda Z600

The first time that I saw a Honda Z600, I had a hard time wrapping my head around it. A Honda car? What’s up with that, is it like a four-wheel motorcycle? The questions continued, How do you fit… more»

Nice Microcar: 1958 King Midget Model 3

The King Midget is unusual in more ways than just being a tiny car with a rear engine and no doors. This one is a 1958 King Midget Model 3, the seller has it listed here as a Barn… more»

Camper Companion: 1987 Suzuki Samurai

The Samurai was the first 4-wheel-drive vehicle that Suzuki sold in the U.S. In Japan it was known as the Jimny and the company began exporting them to America in 1986, badged as the Samurai. They were cool little… more»

Compact Fun: 1991 Honda Beat

The Honda Beat is considered a kei car in Japan, which would be the equivalent of a microcar in the U.S. They were the smallest, highway-legal passenger cars built in the Land of the Rising Sun. The Beat, produced… more»