Three groups of people were responsible for the manufacturing of the King Midget throughout its lifespan. All structured data from the file and property namespaces is available under the Creative Commons CC0 License ; all unstructured text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License ; additional terms may apply. The Styling was all-new. Weight increased, to about pounds. The Brogan Broganette www. It was the most successful independent car maker of the last 75 years, though few have ever heard of it.
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But by then the company was bankrupt, and it was too late to get one. This method of direct selling continued for most of the life of the company. Bumpers were larger, front and rear tread were both up two inches, to 44, and tire size was increased to 5. By the company was forced into bankruptcy. The idea of selling car hungry consumers little runabouts at equally little prices proved irresistible to entrepreneurial America. The Model 1 was offered from the factory as either a kit or a completely assembled car with a 6 HP Wisconsin engine in the late s until Federal safety and emissions regulations loomed.
The result was the Model 2. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. As in the past, the new K-M came with a six-volt electrical system. The Model 1 was offered from the factory as either a kit or a completely assembled car with a 6 HP Wisconsin engine in the late s until About the Author Daniel Gray. Is success gaged by notoriety?
The Styling was all-new. Federal safety and emissions regulations loomed. Hail to the King , by Brian Earnest. Today, more information about the King Midget is made available by members of the King Midget Car Club, which offers books on the history of the cars, an annual gathering of fans and owners, and information about spare parts, repairs, vendors, and restoration. In other projects Wikimedia Commons.