1950 Timelines: Borgward-Geschichte

Launch of the Lloyd LP 300, affectionately known as the Leukoplastbomber (Band-Aid Bomber) – a compact car for the masses and for many as the only affordable car. The Goliath GP 700 enters production. International motorsport debut with twelve records established in Montlhéry in the F class (up to 1.5 liters), including 172 km/h (107 mph) average speed over 1,000 miles.