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the only info i can find was it made in the Netherlands 1958-63 with a 590cc bmw engine There is a reference on Wikipedia. List of Microcars by country of origin but its in Dutch so if anyone can read it may help
Yes, I have found much the same. However if you Google "DAF Kalmar" and then click images, this Citeria car comes up in the photo's linked to Autoblog Netherlands. The write up is in Dutch and I thought there was a DAF reference in it. After reading it again I think I got it wrong, (I don't speak Dutch) but for a moment I thought I had uncovered a little known car which possibly used DAF technology :-(
I thought getting old would take much longer than it did.
it was made using BMW 700 bits in a custom made tubular chassis and a GRP body. the whole operation went bankrupt before any more than 2 cars (the one in the pic -at zandvoort racing cirquit- and a naked test chassis) were made. The complete one still exists thanks to a series of lucky coincidences and is now in a museum somewhere. There was an extensive article about the whole story many years ago in a dutch classic car magazine (which i was subscibed to) but that was before interweb so the info is not generally known.... other times indeed. older car enthousiasts like me will instantly recognise even vague pics of rare cars where others can google until they have square eyes, and still have no clue :-) there is no substitute for a well filled bookshelf!
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