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Peel

Manx Peel Engineering Company.
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Peel was a manufacturing company based on the Isle of Man that primarily made fibreglass boats as well as fairings for motorcycles.


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Peel logo.

They were also responsible for the Peel Manxcar, Peel P50, and Peel Trident microcars, in addition to the Peel Viking Sport and prototype GRP Minis for BMC.

These models constitute the only automobiles manufactured on the Isle of Man; the company halted their manufacture in 1969. A limited-run Peel Manxkart go-kart was also produced.

The Peel P50 to this day still carries the Guinness Book Of Records as the Worlds Smallest Production Car of all time.

In recent years Peel has been aquired by car enthusiast Gary Hillman and Faizal Khan. The two business men have worked to have the car more in the public eye highlighting its unique British Querkyness and size.

Peel cars are now on show at major Worldwide cities through a franchise deal with a major global attraction company Ripleys Believe it or Not.

The Peel P50 is a three-wheeled microcar manufactured in 1962 and 1965 by Peel Engineering on the Isle of Man.

It retailed for £199 when new, and currently holds the record for the smallest-ever automobile to go into production.

Designed as a city car, it was advertised as capable of seating "one adult and a shopping bag." The vehicle's only door was on its left side, and equipment included a single windscreen wiper and only one headlight.

Standard colours were Daytona White, Dragon Red and Dark Blue.


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Peel Engineering emblem.

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Peel decal. (source: Andy Carter).

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Isle of Man Coat Of Arms.

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Isle of Man flag.

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