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Story of Peel P50 to be told on Radio 4

The only car ever to have been manufactured in the Isle of Man is to be the focus of some international media attention.

BBC Radio 4 will broadcast a programme about the Peel P50 early next month.

The three-wheeled vehicles were produced by the Peel Engineering Company in the early 1960s.

It was sold at that time as being "almost cheaper than walking".

Secretary of the Manx Transport Heritage Museum Sam Knight says the Radio 4 journalist was accompanied by someone very well known to the Island, who put the little car through its paces:

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