bubble car


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bubble car

(in Britain, formerly) a small car, often having three wheels, with a transparent bubble-shaped top
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Based on a child's plastic bubble car, it comes with a mini steering wheel and a horn.
But off we went in our Isetta bubble car and I jumped out three times to clear snowdrifts.
His distinctive yellow BMW Isetta bubble car went for EUR28,211.
She snapped up his bright yellow bubble car, a pair of sunglasses and a tracksuit at an auction in aid of Sir Jimmy's charity yesterday.
One item will be making its way to the North East after care home owner Angela Swift spent pounds 22,000 on Sir Jimmy's yellow bubble car.
Bubble car GENEROUS Mario Achen let his best friend have a go in his pounds 50,000 Porsche - then watched in horror as he reversed it into a river.
I AM currently restoring a Messerschmitt bubble car HEC619.
One story I was told 40 years ago was that one of the elephants from Blackpool Tower Zoo had sat on a bubble car that was parked on the promenade and popped all its windows out.
A tiny three-wheeled Bubble Car - or BMW Isetta - was also on display, lining up next to more muscular Jaguars and Porsches and scores of other famous marques.
A cross between a scooter, quad bike and bubble car, the carbon fibre-bodied concept breaks every convention and then some.
As Britain experienced a fuel shortage after the Suez crisis in 1957, Sir Leonard Lord of British Motor Corporation (BMC) approached car designer Alec Issigonis to develop a British alternative to the economic Bubble Car produced in Germany.
Jonathan also owns a dinky bubble car, but was keeping that out of sight.