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Mops Cyclecars

A Brief History of the Marque

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Manufactured by Schmidt & Bensdort GmbH of Mannheim, Germany in 1924-1925.

The Mops (En: Pug) Klein-Kraftwagen three-wheeler was powered by a 13hp 348cc air-cooled engine which drove the single rear wheel. The open-bodied RHD two-seater weighed 185 kg and could achieve a top speed of 75 km/h. None have survived.

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