A 3 Wheeled Berkeley T60 Roadster

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Photo sent in by © William Marsh, who actually owned this car.
This 3 wheeled Berkeley T60 Roadster was a sporting microcar with a 328cc transverse twin, two stroke air-cooled engine and front wheel drive. Produced by Berkeley Cars Ltd of Biggleswade, England, the cost in 1960 was about £400.

This was Berkeley's only three-wheeler model and production started in 1959. In the UK, three-wheelers can be legally driven on a motorbike licence. Another advantage was that road tax was considerably cheaper for three-wheeled vehicles.

Three wheeled vehicles were quite common in the 1960's. Two wheels at the front and one at the rear produces a much more stable road handling, safer cornering and better braking.

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