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Last Updated: Saturday May 09 2009 13:24 GMT

In pictures: The world's smallest car

The car is based on one that's probably quite familiar to you!

A man in the Midlands has made a car that he says is the smallest in the world - and it's based on one that that's probably quite familiar to you! Postman Pat's!

Perry had to get try and get inside the car to see how much space he would need to make for all the parts

The maker, Perry Watkins, had to do a lots of research. The first thing was to see how much space he would need to make for all the parts. What better way than to get inside!

Perry cut away all the pieces of the body that he didn't need.

Next job - measure up and cut away all the pieces of the body work that he didn't need.

Perry had to get try and get inside the car to see how much space he would need to make for all the parts

In the end, he came up with the idea of making a quad bike which could fit nicely under the frame.

Perry had to get try and get inside the car to see how much space he would need to make for all the parts

After all the hard work was done - Perry painted the car. Nice job!

The car is called 'wind up'. It's barely the size of a washing machine.

The car is called Wind Up. It's barely the size of a washing machine.

Wind up is 39 inches tall, 26 inches wide and 51 inches long.

Wind Up is 99cm tall and 66cm long.

Doesn't it look tiny compared to the normal sized cars!

Doesn't it look tiny compared to the normal sized cars?