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The MBM Tourismo was a very low-production (probably only two were built) automobile sold by Peter Monteverdi. Monteverdi's small company MBM (standing for Monteverdi Binningen Motors) mainly focused on competition, but a "few" sports cars were also produced.
The cars pretty body was bought from England, where a company called Heron Plastics had developed a fibreglass sports car called the Europa. It had a backbone chassis and coil sprung wishbone front suspension, with a Triumph Herald swing axle at the rear, although it is unknown what may have been different in the MBMs. The engine was a 997 cc Ford Anglia 105E unit, as was usual for the Heron as well. The single Barchetta built by MBM, called simply the MBM Sport, used a considerably more powerful O.S.C.A. engine. A 1961 MBM Tourismo currently resides in the Monteverdi Museum.
- "Monteverdi Hai 450 SS - An Enigma". Unique Cars and Parts. Retrieved 2010-12-10.
- Peter Madle. "Monteverdi-Museum: Part 1: Street Cars". Madle.org. Retrieved 2010-12-10.
- Mike Lawrence (1991). A to Z of Sports Cars. Bideford, Devon: Bay View Books. p. 215. ISBN 1-870979-81-8.
- Lawrence, A to Z of Sports Cars, p. 152
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