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Economy car

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An economy car is an automobile is designed for low cost purchase and [ 1 ] Typical economy cars are light weight, and inexpensive to [ 2 ] Economy car designers are forced by design constraints to be inventive. [ 3 ] innovations in automobile design originally developed for economy such as the Ford Model T [ 4 ] [ 5 ] [ 6 ] [ 7 ] and the Mini. [ 3 ] [ 7 ] Gordon Murray the 1 and Mclaren F1 designer, said designing his new Murray T.25 car: “I would say that a car to sell for six thousand pounds and that for a high volume where you have all the quality under control is a hundred more difficult than a Mclaren F1, or even a racing It is certainly the biggest challenge ever had from a design of view.” [ 8 ] [ 9 ] The alternative approach than innovating to build a low car, is build a stripped no frills version of a conventional

The precise definition of what an economy car has varied with and place, based on the conditions at the time, such as fuel disposable income of buyers, and mores. In any given decade, has generally been some global consensus on what the minimum necessary requirements for a car, constituting the most car possible.

However, whether that could be a commercial success in any country depended on local Thus in any given decade, country has had a rough national on what constituted the minimum requirements for the least expensive car wasn’t undesirable . that is, had some commercially attractive of market demand, making it a economy car. In many at various times, mainstream and maximum economy have one and the same.

From its inception the 1920s, the Ford Model T both of these roles in the U.S. and in many markets the world. In Europe and Japan in the and 1930s, this was achieved by the smaller Austin 7 and its competitors and although it failed to be accepted on the market even in the middle of the

From the 1940s and into the the Volkswagen Beetle played roles throughout much of the Germany and Latin America its was let down by relatively high consumption, such that French, Italian, and Japanese all with better fuel could capture the maximum-economy in their home countries was also mainstream there). in the US, the Beetle and other imports command the maximum-economy position, but the position was commanded by cars would seem more mid-range or luxury models in other markets.

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By the 1960s a new wave of front-wheel-drive with all independent suspension had launched. By the 1970s the hatchback had the standard body type for new car models. The Soviet bloc selling poorly built, or obsolete cars on the world at subsidised prices for hard currency.

Many of these were seen as the best proposition. because they generally larger cars, for the price as small western in the case of the Lada they let down by very poor economy. In the mid-1980s, the Yugoslavian Koral (Yugo) (a rebodied Fiat 127), was sold as the new car on the U.S. market, South Hyundai models also well in the US, and have gone on to be around the world.

Since the 1990s, the automotive has become extensively globalized. all major manufacturers being corporations using globally raw materials and components, with a for moving assembly to the lowest cost countries. Today, major manufacturer offers cars, including at least one small car that may fall subclassifications such as subcompact supermini. B-segment; city car ; ; and others.

The U.S. market lagged behind other markets in its adoption of truly fuel efficient economy but today it is catching up.

Features in one decade were considered items (for example, steering, power (servo brakes, air conditioning, electric would in later decades be as appropriate as standard equipment in economy models.

Kawasaki VN 1700 Classic Light Tourer
Kawasaki VN 1700 Classic Light Tourer
Kawasaki VN 1700 Classic Light Tourer
Kawasaki VN 1700 Classic Light Tourer
Kawasaki VN 1700 Classic Light Tourer

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