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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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.
His distinctive yellow BMW Isetta bubble car went for pounds 22,000.
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.
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.
Cult youth car of the Sixties was the VW Beetle - but a cult icon of the early years of the decade was the bubble car.
Based on a child's plastic bubble car, it comes with a mini steering wheel and a horn.
How much did a yellow bubble car belonging to Sir Jimmy Savile, pictured, sell for at auction?
Jimmy's famous rose tinted prescription glasses ICONIC J The Jim I'll Fix It chair KITSCH Stuart Levin with tracksuit KNOCKOUT Knuckleduster FLASHY A diamond Rolex GAUDY Gold two piece suit CHUNKY Bracelet NOVELTY VALUE Roger Bodley with sword and shield FAN-TASTIC George Ridgeon bids for some medals GOODNESS GRACIOUS BMW Isetta bubble car NO BUTTS Empty boxes of cigars HOW'S ABOUT THAT A Rolf Harris portrait
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.