At John Wanamaker's suburban department store in Yonkers, N.Y. last week, shoppers crowded around a 47-in.-high automobile, small enough to jump over. It had only three wheels and a tiny (10 h.p.) engine, hooked up to the single rear wheel. But it was no toy. It could carry three passengers at a 'top speed of 60 m.p.h., could go 94 miles on a gallon of gasoline. The price: $869 to $998. The maker: the Messerschmitt Works of Regensburg, West Germany.

The Kabinenroller, built by famed Airplane Designer Willy Messerschmitt, is the first of a new class of West German midget...

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