October 1, 1960 from the assembly line came the first "Zaporozhets", who received the nickname "humpbacked" in the people.
In the second half of the 1950s, the standard of living of the population of the USSR began to grow rapidly. The question arose about the mass production of a compact and affordable car for sale for personal use.
Moskvich-401 - by that time had become thoroughly obsolete. The next model Moskvich-402 was significantly more expensive (retail price - 15 000 rubles.
Messerschmitt KR200 was a three-wheeled motocross designed by an air engineer Fritz Fend and built from 1955 to 1964 at the German factory Messerschmitt, which was known for the production of military aircraft.
At that time, Messerschmitt was temporarily prohibited from engaging in the construction of aviation equipment, and for this reason engineers turned to civil needs and sought fame in the automotive industry.
The first BMW Isetta appeared in April 1955. It was a BMW-modernized Italian Iso Isetta, the main design elements of which remained intact, but the car was radically modernized, and the front suspension was also changed.
On BMW Isetta installed a more reliable, single-cylinder four-stroke engine M240 built on the basis of the power unit from the motorcycle BMW R25 / 3.
In 1967, in the Canadian city of Montreal, Alfa Romeo showed one of the most magnificent cars in its history. Although the release of this model was started three years later, and already as a serial car the novelty was shown in Geneva, and not in Canada, its name was given to an Italian beauty in honor of the city where it could be seen for the first time - Montreal.