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Title
A zip at $3,000 - the Zoe Zipper
Alternative Title
Los Angeles Herald Examiner Photo Collection
Creator
Mullen, Mike
Date Created and/or Issued
1983
Contributing Institution
Los Angeles Public Library
Collection
Los Angeles Public Library Photo Collection
Rights Information
Images available for reproduction and use. Please see the Ordering & Use page at http://tessa.lapl.org/OrderingUse.html for additional information.
Description
Original print has a red tint overlay on car and unidentified man in the foreground.
Photograph caption dated June 15, 1983 partially reads, "A Japanese three-wheeled car with a price tag as low as $3,000, called the Zoe Zipper, is expected to be in California dealerships by the end of next month... The Zipper has a top speed of 45 miles per hour, and weighs less than 400 pounds. It is powered by a Honda-made 50-cc, five-horsepower engine and should get about 110 miles per gallon on regular gasoline. The Zoe Zipper is made by Mitsuoka Motors of Japan, which is a large distributor of Honda products in that country..."
Type
Image
Format
1 photographic print :b&w ;26 x 21 cm.
Photographic prints
Identifier
00085940
Herald Examiner Collection
HE_b052_f1_i15
CARL0004778174
http://173.196.26.125/cdm/ref/collection/photos/id/26323
Subject
Ford Motor Company
Experimental automobiles--California--Los Angeles
Automobiles--Models--California--Los Angeles
Automobiles--California--Los Angeles
Automobiles--Design and construction
Los Angeles Herald-Examiner photographs
Herald-Examiner Collection photographs

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