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59 Unusually Small Cars

Micro, Mini, Subcompact, and Otherwise Tiny Vehicles

— February 21, 2009 — Autos
We like to celebrate BIG. As the saying goes, “bigger is better,” right?

Maybe. But sometimes, bigger is just bigger.

We should all take time to notice and celebrate the little things in life. Like little cars with their cute little wheels, their high-pitched beeps, and their ability to annoy tall people.

Many minis are also eco-friendly or alternative-fuel powered. That means they may also be able to drive us out of our eco-destructive rut!

In that spirit, I’ve conducted a not-so-little search of the not-so-little Trend Hunter archives to come up with a collection of little car delights worthy of a small celebration.
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Does Microsoft have to be a part of everything?
Does Microsoft have to be a part of everything?
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London Eco Cars
London Eco Cars
NICE Mega City
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Stylish Subcompact Car
Stylish Subcompact Car
Ford Verve (NAIAS 2008)
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Social Communities for Cars
Social Communities for Cars
Smart Marketing for Smart Car
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54
Performance Mini Cars Comeback
Performance Mini Cars Comeback
Abarth 500
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53
British Mini into Mini Desk
British Mini into Mini Desk
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52
Air-Powered Cars
Air-Powered Cars
MDI and Tata Collaborate
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51
Eco-Friendly Super Cars
Eco-Friendly Super Cars
Aston Martin Vantage GT2 Unveiled
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50
Hybrid Mini
Hybrid Mini
Faster Than Your Car
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49
Free Electric Cars (With Subscription)
Free Electric Cars (With Subscription)
Project Better Place
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48
Urban Micro Car Trickery
Urban Micro Car Trickery
Toyota iQ Drives Up a Wall
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47
Very Green Crossover Cars
Very Green Crossover Cars
Mazda Kazamai
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46
Safety-Oriented Compact Cars
Safety-Oriented Compact Cars
The Solid
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45
660 Lb Eco Cars
660 Lb Eco Cars
Volkswagen One-Liter Car
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44
$2 An Hour Rental Cars
$2 An Hour Rental Cars
DriveMint.com On Demand Rentals For Credit Crunched Drivers
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43
Air Car Coming to U.S.
Air Car Coming to U.S.
Zero Pollution Air Car (Update)
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42
Co-Branded Loaner Cars
Co-Branded Loaner Cars
Fiat 500 Edition Ferrari
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41
Luxury Subcompact Cars
Luxury Subcompact Cars
The Mi.To. by Alfa Romeo
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40
1 Euro a Day Cars
1 Euro a Day Cars
LaudaMotion
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39
The Air Car
The Air Car
Eco-Motor Runs On Air
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38
Mini Car Subway Exit
Mini Car Subway Exit
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37
Compact Supercars
Compact Supercars
ABF's Mini Cooper is the World's Fastest
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36
TECA Microvehicle Concept Vehicle (Bike?)
TECA Microvehicle Concept Vehicle (Bike?)
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35
The Battle of Microcars Accelerates
The Battle of Microcars Accelerates
Kia Soul
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34
Motorcycle Cars
Motorcycle Cars
Suzuki S-Ride
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33
Water Powered Cars
Water Powered Cars
Genepax Generates Electricity with Water & Air
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32
Electric Mini Car for French Mailmen
Electric Mini Car for French Mailmen
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31
Hack My Mini Cooper
Hack My Mini Cooper
$25k Gets You Hybrid Green
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30
Reva
Reva
The Mini Electric Car from India
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29
Electric Neighbourhood Cars
Electric Neighbourhood Cars
The GreenEcoMobility Peapod
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28
Ecoweird Bamboo Cars
Ecoweird Bamboo Cars
The Battery-Powered BamGoo
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27
The MDI Air Car
The MDI Air Car
The Ultimate Green Machine
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26
Solar-Powered City Cars
Solar-Powered City Cars
The Peugeot OMNI
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25
MiniC.A.T.
MiniC.A.T.
The Compressed Air Car
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24
3 Wheeler Hydrogen Cars
3 Wheeler Hydrogen Cars
The Caravela Concept Powered by Explosive Gas
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23
Superb Branded Vehicles
Superb Branded Vehicles
The Apple iMo Reveals the Next Generation of Robotic Urban Cars
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22
Vacuum Engine Mini Cars
Vacuum Engine Mini Cars
DIY Gakken Car Toy Kit Runs on Alcohol
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21
Self-Service Rental Microcars
Self-Service Rental Microcars
The CityAnt
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20
UK All-Electric Cars
UK All-Electric Cars
ZeCar & Zevan by Stevens Vehicles
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19
Mini Green Supercars
Mini Green Supercars
Ignacio Garcia M-112
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18
Gas-Free Cars
Gas-Free Cars
Aptera Now Taking Orders for All-Electric and Hybrid Alternatives
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17
Eco Transformer Supercars
Eco Transformer Supercars
Peugeot's 888 Prototype
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16
Aerodynamic Micro Cars
Aerodynamic Micro Cars
VW CitiZen Hybrid
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15
Super Skinny Eco Cars
Super Skinny Eco Cars
Space Efficient Vehicles
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14
Clamshell Cars (UPDATE)
Clamshell Cars (UPDATE)
This 200-MPH Killer ‘Hawk' is a Screamer
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13
Micro Car Public Discounts
Micro Car Public Discounts
NYC Offers 2-for-1 Smart Car Parking Deal
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12
Miniature Race Cars
Miniature Race Cars
MitJet Series Races Mini Vipers, Porsches, BMWs
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11
Tiny SUV Crossovers
Tiny SUV Crossovers
The Mini Crossman
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10
Urban Micro Cars
Urban Micro Cars
The Toyota iQ
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9
117-MPG Eco-Cars
117-MPG Eco-Cars
Volkswagen ‘2-Liter' Microcar
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8
3 Seater Hybrid Concept Cars
3 Seater Hybrid Concept Cars
The Peugeot Stylight by Ognyan Bozhilof
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7
Mega Compact Eco Cars
Mega Compact Eco Cars
Capca
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6
Motorcycle Cars
Motorcycle Cars
Lumeneo's Smera
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5
3-Wheeled Diesel-Electric Cars
3-Wheeled Diesel-Electric Cars
The 'Aptera Electric' Car Might Not Be Far From Reality
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4
Little Luxury Limos
Little Luxury Limos
Mini Cooper Offers Limousine with Swimming Pool
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3
Custom Compact Car Art
Custom Compact Car Art
10 Weird Smart Car Graphics
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2
Mini-Sized Supercars
Mini-Sized Supercars
The 'Super Deformed' Lamborghini ATV Is a Hit in Japan
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Air-Powered Cars
Air-Powered Cars
The MDI AirPod
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