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The Hurst 250 is a microcar which was built in Germany in 1949.

History

At the end of 1946, the first prototype was built which was specifically for the disabled. Therefore, almost all the controls were on the handlebars. It was a four-wheeled roadster with a soft top, which provided space for two people. The engine was initially a 100cc NSU unit which produced and 2hp. This engine was mounted in the rear and powered the rear wheel. This was followed by three test cars with single-cylinder, two stroke engine of with 250cc displacement, producing 6hp.

Production

In the summer of 1948 the final version called the Hurst 250 was produced. Production ran from January 1949 in a small series of only 49 cars.

Licensed production

Between April 1949 and the autumn of 1949, a licensee called Mannheim produced 32 copies of the vehicle.