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The Volugrafo Bimbo was a microcar developed by engineer and racer Belmondo, which was introduced in November 1945 and produced from early 1946. Production ended in 1948 after about 60 cars had been made.

Chassis

A supporting metal frame formed the chassis with an extremely narrow track of only 78 cm. A differential could be omitted. The front wheels were on a parallelogram and the steering was transmitted to the wheels via a large chain.

Body

The car had an open, doorless body with a bench seat which could fit two people sitting next to each other. The steering wheel was in the centre of the vehicle. With a vehicle length of only 2.4 meters, the height was only 90 centimeters. There was a thin fabric hood for weather protection.

Technology

The car was powered by an air-cooled single-cylinder engine with 125 cc displacement producing 5 hp, which was installed in front. Power was transmitted via a chain drive. There was also a sports version.

Survivorving vehicles

At least two vehicles have survived to this day, they are at the Musée Communal de l'Automobile Mahymobiles in Leuze-en-Hainaut and the Museo Ford Gratton in Farra d'Isonzo (Italy).