In 1954 the protagonist of our article, the Isabella, appeared. This car was the marque’s biggest hit, but was sadly also the final model it built. Carl Friedrich Borgward’s adventure in the field of car manufacturing began in Bremen in 1921. From the beginning the young Carl, passionate about cars (and locksmiths), worked on the … More Isabella: The swansong.
Despite its small size the vehicle offered four seats, whilst the mechanicals were all at the back, with the engine, gearbox and drive placed over the rear axle. The history of Glas began in 1883 in Pilsting, Germany, when Andreas Glas founded a company to make agricultural machinery. After the Second World War Andreas’s son, … More From agriculture to cars