German “Midget” Car Can Be Taken Apart in 20 Minutes (Feb, 1930)

German “Midget” Car Can Be Taken Apart in 20 Minutes

THE well known German engineer Zaschka has invented a new “midget” automobile which is designed for speedy dismantling for storage purposes. The car can be “knocked down” within 20 minutes into three main sections which eliminates the necessity of a garage for storage. The sections can be stowed away in hallways or basements. The “come-apart” car is a three wheeler which is priced at but $300; It is capable of a speed of from 25 to 30 miles an hour.

5 comments
  1. Hirudinea says: September 7, 201110:11 am

    “German “Midget” Car Can Be Taken Apart in 20 Minutes” or faster, if you hit somthing!

  2. Foldable says: September 7, 201111:14 am

    Engineer Engelbert Zaschka seems like he was ahead of his time, and only now are the ideas of an ultra-light automobile being tried out again (foldable cars).

  3. RBayard says: September 7, 20113:43 pm

    Interesting article on Engelbert Zaschka: http://en.wikipedia.org…

  4. LightningRose says: September 8, 201111:21 am

    Think of the Hollywood blockbuster possibilities: “Gone in 1200 Seconds”

  5. Mcubstead says: September 9, 20118:01 pm

    Why would any one want a car that could be dismantled?

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