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Bernardet 1.jpg (67102 bytes)Jean Bernardet's first 500 had a rear mounted, single cam, Norton engine and independent suspension by parallel links. The looks were distinctive due to a large open radiator grill which was completely unnecessary on a rear engine car. Jean achieved some success on hill climbs.

Later, Jean built a series of more conventional cars featuring wishbone and rubber band suspension, JB

 

 

 

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