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Wildfire WF800-C – East 10th Street btwn. 1st & A, NYC

January 6th, 2010 by Stu

Wildfire WF650-C - East 10th Street

Notice anything odd about the car pictured here? Well you should. For starters, it’s parked vertically against the curb like a European Smart Fortwo. Look closer and you will notice there are only 3 wheels putting power to the pavement – 2 in the back and 1 in the front. So, despite the full body enclosure and hatchback design, this car is actually not a car at all. Or at least that’s what the DOT thinks because it’s classified and registered as a motorcycle in the U.S. Say hello to the WF800-C, a Chinese-built trike marketed and distributed by Steubenville, Ohio-based Wildfire Motors.

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VW Transporter Single Cab – Alphabet City, NYC

June 10th, 2009 by Ian

 

vw-flatbed1The VW Bus is the automotive workhorse that helped post war Europe get back on its feet. It’s  also perhaps the most nicknamed auto on the planet, affectionately known by thousands of pet names like magic bus, Mircobus, hippie-mobile, Camper, Eurovan, Caravelle, Samba, Multivan, and Bully.

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