28-inch-wide auto

The 1948 Larmar fits through a doorway. The Larmar was a 2’4″ wide car that was designed for women in England to use as a shopping car.


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2 Responses to 28-inch-wide auto

  1. Tom Logue says:

    Nothing strange about it at all. It’s actually a disabled person’s mobility vehicle – what was formerly referred to in less pc days as an invalid carriage or invalid car – and built primarily for disabled British people especially disabled ex-servicemen. In those days of post-war austerity in the UK there was no such thing as today’s health & safety standards so there were a lot of fairly eccentric devices around. Lamar, who were based in Essex, England, built such microcars for disabled people only between 1946-1951.

  2. fcgrabo says:

    Thanks for the additional info.

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