I love this picture from a 1961 Glas Isar brochure because of the charmingly simple and humble nature of the car contrasted with that little throng just losing their shit over it, snapping pictures and exclaiming in joy and hiding erections. Who among us wouldn’t love to command the instant joy that this little not-exactly-a-Goggomobile does?
The Glas Isar is interesting; it was originally thought of as a bigger, more upmarket Goggomobil, but then was rebranded the Glas Isar, which for some reason the company thought would sound weird in some non-Germanic markets, so they also sold is as the “Isard,” which they somehow thought was better?
It’s got a little air-cooled 700cc flat-twin under the hood, too. Charming little guy.