PTV was a trademark of Automóviles Utilitarios S. A. a microcar maker situated in Manresa, close Barcelona, Spain. The PTV brand was at one time the second grandest volume microcar sold in Spain, whipped just by the Biscúter. Contrasted with the Biscúter it was more lavish, offering fitting entryways, two-tone paint, chrome trim and 12 inch wheels.
The main model was done in 1956 and it was controlled by an in-house created back mounted 250 cc motor giving 13 hp (10 kw) and a top pace of 95 km/h (59 mph). Later it was supplanted by a 350 cc motor. However when Fiat licenced the Fiat 600 development in Spain as SEAT 600 deals dropped and the organization improved as AUSA Center SA, a constructor and supplier of streamlined hardware and light vehicles, with limbs in Madrid Spain, Perpignan France Rochdale England, Hamm in Germany Alberta Canada and Beijing China.
The story starts with vehicles that the siblings Tachó created in 1950 La Ballena (The Whale) and in 1953 The Coca that were both promoted under the Tachó brand name.
Guillem and Antoni Tachó were joined by Maurici Josep Vila Perramón and together they established the organization Automóviles Utilitarios, S.a. on May 4, 1956. The exchange mark PTV hails From Tachó-Perramón vehículo in addition to an unique number.
The PTV 250 was the first model processed. in 1956. It was an engaging 2-seater convertible (2 + 1 consistent with the publicizing pamphlet) with a back mounted 250 cc single-cylinder,11 strength (c. 8kwmotor, and equipped for rates up to 75 km /h (something like 45 mph). There were two renditions: either with or without entryways. What added up to 1100 units were generated un to 1961, which positions as the fourth (by volume) micro-auto sold in Spain, after the Biscúter, the Goggomobil and Isetta. Costs extended between 44,500 and 55,000 Ptas. They were basically promoted in Spain with a few units traded to Portugal.
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