Top Gear’s Jeremy Clarkson has been known to be the prankster of all of the show’s presenters, but this gig might take the cake. He takes the P50, currently the world’s smallest car, out onto England’s hectic A3 highway in the middle of traffic for a test drive. This four wheel, all-terrain P45 vehicle comes complete with turn signals, lights and a license plate to make it street legal. Continue reading for the video and more information.
The Peel P50 was and is still road-legal in the UK and, being in the “three-wheeler” category, less than 8 long cwt (900 lb; 410 kg). The Peel P50 is now also street-legal in the United States. The speed is usually restricted from the factory at 45 km/h (28 mph) by a computerized system, but can be increased at the buyer’s request.