From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Directory and motor scooter sales continued into the early sixties as King Midget became the primary Midget Motors product. In they accepted a buy-out offer from a group backed by investment bankers and the owners retired, remaining as consultants. They developed and sold King Midget as a single passenger kit car in which any single cylinder engine could be installed. A two passenger convertible, this model was available either completely assembled or as a kit, powered by a 23 cu inch 7.
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Carroll Shelby, Ford Family for More Than Half a Century Carroll Shelby was a member of the Ford family for the better part of 60 years, producing stunning performance vehicles from concepts to production models. By Daniel Gray Apr 23 0. The basic body design of this model was used through the end of production. At the time when large manufacturers were introducing automatic transmissions to the public, the King Midget featuring its very own uniquely designed automatic transmission, making it very special. In the s, Midget Motors developed the Junior and Trainer.