Todays “What Auto is This??” Quiz..Produced between 1949-1953..This little car was an attemp by its maker to build an “Upscale Small Car” WiWas ist Auto Diesen> 38 horsepower..Zero to Sixty times of 26.6 seconds and a top speed of 63mph this “Upscale” car had all the performance of Rosie O’Donnell on a Stairmaster..at least it… could return 23mpg as long as you did not mind cramped interior space..About as “Upscale” as eating White Castles in a tuxedo. “What Auto is This??”
This was the first post-war(WWII)design from this company after being taken over by a much larger corporation..Due to lack of usable steel construction was over ash or wooden framework..Some panels were steel while others used aluminium..Powered by 4 cylinder engines ranging from 1766-2088cc..They were not known for performance..This car maker tried to some success to copy the much more classy Bentleys of the day but its slow performance and lack of build quality could never come close..What Auto is This??