Berkshire SL5 7JX
Saturday 2 October 2010 at 3pm
Peel is a city located on the Isle of Man located between England and Ireland where the famous motorcycle TT course is run every year. The main business of Peel Engineering Company (PEC), was making fiberglass molds for motorcycle fairings and boat hulls. The company entered the car market in 1955 with the P50. Peel's best known car, the P50, is recognized by the Guinness Book of World Records as the smallest road-legal car ever produced. It is also the only car ever manufactured on the Isle of Man.
The P50 measures just 4 feet 5 inches long, 3 feet 3 inches wide and four feet tall. The three-wheeled was supplied new with 5-inch wide Avon Kart wheels and tyres. Today these tyres are very rare. There is a single headlight and the body is just a one-piece fiberglass shell. The chassis, constructed from welded tubular steel. Inside, there is seating for just one individual. The company offered three standard c