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1972 A. W. S. Shopper

The Shopper company developed the Piccolo, a small city-car, which featured a novel body construction system consisting of skeleton of square steel tubes connected by special angular brackets and covered by plasticized sheet metal panels. This made body repairs simpler. Goggomobil mechanicals were used. Marketing was strong but demand was low for this type of car in the 1970s.

Manufacturer: Automobilwerke Shopper GmbH, Berlin-Rudow Germany

Model: Piccolo Motor: Glas 2-stroke Body: Tube
Years Built: 1971 - 1974 No. Cylinders: 2 Chassis: Platform
No. Produced: 1400 Displacement: 293 cc Suspension Front: Coil
No. Surviving: N/A Horsepower: 15 Suspension Rear: Coil
Length: 3070 mm Gearbox: 4 + rev Steering: Rack
Width: 1380 mm Starter: Dynastart Brakes: Hydraulic
Weight: 430 kg Electrics: 12 v 4 Wheels: 480 x 10"
Interior: 4 seats Ignition: 2 x Coil Top Speed: 55 mph

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