15 COOL MINI CARS From Outside The United States

15 COOL MINI CARS From Outside The United States


– [Glen] Micro and mini-cars
are manufactured in many countries around the world
and we searched everywhere, and came up with some from Germany, Italy, China, Japan, among others. This is Glen and today we are
bringing you 15 cool micro and mini-cars from
outside the United States. (upbeat music) – [Female Announcer] Number 15 – [Glen] Made in Japan,
the Yamaha Ami is a heavily modified Daihatsu Opti that is trying to imitate a
Ferrari F40 and is equipped with a 660 cubic centimeter engine that puts out 55 horsepower. A new rear-end was added with fake intakes and the four round tail
lights imitate the Ferrari. The doors and front fender remain the same and a rear wing sits
way up high on the rear. The engine is located
in the front of the Ami and the front wheel drive
car has 11 inch wheels. This comes in red or black, has two seats and white wheels with tiny quad exhausts. The plastic body does
come with a roll cage. Only three of the 600 planned
Yamaha Ami’s were ever built, meaning that these are rare indeed. (steady music) – [Female Announcer] Number 14 – [Glen] Made in France
and debuting in 2006, the Acrea Zest was a tiny
roadster that is officially a quadricycle so it can be driven with a motorcycle license in most of Europe. This comes with two or four seats, no doors and a tiny windshield. Has a two cylinder 505 engine
that puts out 21 horsepower and weighs less than 380
kilograms or 840 pounds. The top speed is 110 kilometers per hour or about 68 miles per hour
and uses 4.7 liters of fuel for 100 kilometers or 50 miles per gallon. The two seat version debuted in 2006, while the four seat
version debuted in 2010 with an extra row of
seats and a longer length. (steady music) – [Female Announcer] Number 13 – [Glen] Designed by
Norbert Stevenson and made in Germany the Fuldamobil
is one of the longest built micro-cars with nearly 3000 units built and a production run of nearly 20 years. The N2 version had a total of 380 produced and was built from 1952 until 1955 and had a wooden body
covered in aluminum sheeting, giving it the nickname
of, the Silver Flea. It’s had a length of
nine feet four inches, a width of four feet seven inches and a weight of 672 pounds and came with a Fitchel and Sachs 360
cubic centimeter engine, that could get to 80 kilometers per hour or 50 miles per hour. (steady music) – [Female Announcer] Number 12 – [Glen] Made in 1954, the Daus was a four wheel, rear engine,
rear wheel drive micro-car produced in Germany by Otto Daus and there was only one of
these vehicles ever produced. It came with a three
speed manual transmission and a single cylinder, two stroke, I.L.O. air cooled 197 cubic inch engine that put out 9.5 horse power. It’s had a length of
eight feet nine inches, a width of three feet eleven inches and a weight of 595
pounds, with a top speed of 75 kilometers per hour
or 47 miles per hour. (steady music) – [Female Announcer] Number 11 – [Glen] The Ovum was
a three wheel vehicle, made by Concern Kalashnikov, with four of them being made for the police, to be used in the 2018
World Cup in Russia. This has a length of 2.9 meters, or nine and a half feet,
a height of 1.6 meters or five feet three inches
and weighs 500 kilograms or about 1100 pounds. The Ovum has a top speed
of 80 kilometers per hour or 50 miles per hour and
will go 150 kilometers or 93 miles on a single charge. (steady music) – [Female Announcer] Number 10 – [Glen] Takeoka T10 is an
electric car made in Japan, by Takeoka Motors, with
standard equipment that includes sliding side windows, L.E.D. tail lights and breaking lights, large opening doors and air intakes on the dashboard. The T10 has a length of
seven feet four inches, with of three feet ten inches and a height of four feet eight inches, with a gross weight of 805 pounds. With a top speed of 28 miles per hour or 55 kilometers per hour and a range of 28 miles or 45 kilometers,
the electric motor has an output of 2.5 kilowatts
and 6000 rotations per minute. The Takeoka T10G model is powered with a 50 cubic centimeter gasoline engine and is slightly slower with a top speed of 49 kilometers per hour. The price on these start at $8,250. (steady music) – [Female Announcer] Number Nine – [Glen] Intended for
cruising on the beach, the Fiat 500 Spiaggina was made in Italy and sold between 1958 and 1965. Sixty years later, in 2018 a collaboration between Garage Italia and
Pininfarina brought back the 500 Jolly a.k.a. the
Spiaggina or beach buggy. This isn’t just a show car, this features a rollover bar instead of a roof, only two seats and a lowered windscreen. A new Volare Blue and
Pearla White color helps to set this updated version
apart from all the others. Promising to put the
Spiaggia into production Garage Italia and Pininfarina are making a limited edition run of
1,958 of these available with any Fiat 500 engines
that are currently in use. (steady music) – [Female Announcer] Number Eight – [Glen] Produced from 1984 until 1988, the Galassia was a
three wheeled micro-car, manufactured by A.C.A.M., an
Italian company from Sicily and is exceedingly rare and hard to find. Made with a Piaggio 50
cubic centimeter engine that put out five horse power. It’s had a four speed manual transmission. A.C.A.M. Galassia had a streamline body, steering wheel and normal controls, and a place for a driver and a passenger. (steady music) – [Female Announcer] Number Seven – [Glen] Kandi is a Chinese automaker who brought the Kandi Coco
to the United States in 2009 and this tiny two seat run-about has four 4-wheel disc brakes and a top speed of 25 miles per hour. It offers a range between 40 and 60 miles on a full charge and
replenishing the battery takes a maximum of six hours
using household current. This comes with a 72 volt four kilowatt three phase A.C. induction
motor and an integrated battery conditioning and charging system with six deep cycle 12
volt lead-acid batteries. Later models have been advertised with a slightly updated body, a six kilowatt, eight horse power motor and a top speed of 35 miles per hour. (steady music) – [Female Announcer] Number Six – [Glen] Owned by Zhejiang Sunshine New Energy Vehicle Industry
Corporation of China, Jinri Yangguan, meaning today’s sunshine, which is the English brand
name, was made in 2017. This mini-car that looks
like a mini-countryman has two seats with a
small space in the back, three doors, a shiny drive selector, large air vents, an
L.C.D. instrument panel and a single cup holder. The M1 is available in several versions with different motors ranging
from four to 15 horse power and a top speed of 40 to
60 kilometers per hour or 25 to 37 miles per hour. Prices range from $3,200 to $5,100 with the more expensive ones
having lithium-ion batteries. (steady music) – [Female Announcer] Number Five – [Glen] A two-wheeled car with a self-balancing system the Lingyun 1703 was developed by Beijing Intelligent Technology Company,
with an electric engine. This is a single capsule and
a completely enclosed body, with two side doors and two wheels, although, it is missing a
steering system and pedals. Although later a second prototype was made that included the
steering wheel and pedals. This has a length of three meters and a width of one meter,
with a gyro under the seat for balance and retractable
wheels for support while parked. This can reach a speed of
100 kilometers per hour or 62 miles per hour and
can go 100 kilometers or 62 miles on a single battery charge. With a goal of production in 2020, this has an expected cost of $15,000. (steady music) – [Female Announcer] Number Four – [Glen] Manufactured in
Germany by Gustav Kroboth in 1955, the Kroboth Allwetter Roller was a three-wheeled vehicle
that Kroboth considered a motorcycle with car like comfort. The 175 cubic centimeter, Fichtel and Sachs one cylinder, two stroke engine would get nine horse power and a top speed of 45 to 50 miles per hour or
72 to 80 kilometers per hour. This two-wheeled vehicle has a length of nine feet two
inches or 2.8 meters, had a steering wheel instead of handlebars and side screens and a heater could be added for all weather driving. A restored one of these sold
at auction in 2012 for $80,500. (steady music) – [Female Announcer] Number Three – [Glen] Manufactured in 1953 and 1954, the Allard Clipper was a
three-wheeled micro-car with a Villiers 346 cubic centimeter, single cylinder, two stroke,
rear mounted motorcycle engine. This was marketed as having an indestructible plastic body. It was the first car to have a color infused fiberglass body. The Clipper would seat three
adults and two children with the optional dicki seats. Lightweight, at 300
kilograms or 660 pounds, this was produced in Clapham, London, with only 20 of these ever produced and only two that are known
to be in existence today. (steady music) – [Female Announcer] Number Two – [Glen] The Nobe 100 is a three-wheel car that sports a vintage bubble car look and is being produced
by an Estonian startup, hoping to bring this
electric car to market. The Estonian company wants to have a power train that includes
three electric motors, one for each wheel, for
a total of 60 horsepower and a target range of 100
miles on a single charge. This will include a main battery, providing power for the motors, while a second removable battery will run the heat, radio and lights. The interior features a metal dashboard, an ultra thin steering
wheel, slim window supports and two large analog gauges. Currently in the crowd-funding phase, Nobe hopes to raise one million dollars to help produce this car. (steady music) While you’re waiting to check out the next cool car, let
us know in the comments which is your favorite
and why don’t you share this with your friends and
see which ones they like. (steady music) – [Female Announcer] Number One – [Glen] Swedish start-up Uniti showed off it’s electric car Uniti
One in December 2017, in the Swedish town of Landskrona. The two seat city car comes
with a 22 kilowatt battery that gives it a range up to
300 kilometers or 186 miles. This vehicle comes with a joystick control system that has a large screen, although an optional
regular steering wheel will be also available. It has a charge time of three hours. The maximum speed of the Uniti One is 130 kilometers per
hour or 80 miles per hour and will accelerate to
80 kilometers per hour or 50 miles per hour in 3.5 seconds. The Uniti One EV will
be available starting at €19,900 or about $23,400. (steady music) – Hey guys this is Cassy, I hope you guys enjoyed this video. Tell us in the comments
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