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1980 Veloto Super Deluxe

Jean Bellier carried on his niche-marketing tradition in 1979 with the introduction of the Veloto C-10S, or Super Deluxe.

This was essentially the same vehicle, but with a completely new fully-enclosed fiberglass body. Suspension was all-independent.

The last product of Bel-Motors was the C-12 Minoto of 1980, which in 1982 was taken over by Arola, who continued production.

This was by no means the end, as the family business was reorganized as Bellier Automobiles. Jean-Jaques Bellier continues at the present time building up-to-date small cars and mini-pickups extolling the values "confort, qualite et securite".

Manufacturer: Societe BEL-Motors, Les Sables-d'Olonne, France

Model: Type C-10S

Motor: Motobecane Body : Polyester
Years Built: 1979-80 No. Cylinders: 1 Chassis: Metal
No. Produced: 50 Displacement: 49 cc Suspension Fr: Rubber
No. Surviving: Horsepower: approx. 3 Suspension Rear: None
Length: 2 100 mm Gearbox: Variable-Speed Transmission Steering: Rack & Pinion
Width: 1 050 mm Starter: Electric Brakes: Cable
Weight: 120 kg Electrics: 12 v 4 Wheels: 2 x 16"
Interior: Bench Ignition: Coil Top Speed: 40 kph

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