More about building the BD-200 by Doug Walsh
BD-200 drawings - December 1981
More about the Autocycle Plans
Testing the chassis
Below, running the BD-200 on a Test Track
Running the BD-200 on a test track
Texas dealers, Don Rose and Ben Scarborough and Arlon Fowler, were involved in a fair in Dallas and they had gotten phenomenal response to the Chicago Auto Show vehicle in late March 1983.
They dropped it off at Coors in Colorado for a big meeting of Coors distributors. Coors wanted their distributors to consider buying the Litestar for advertising sales and promotional purposes. The Coors art department was going to paint the vehicle and put the Coors logo on the side.
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Doug Walsh says that the Chicago Auto Show Car was at the Innsbrook, Missouri Dealer Meeting
and later taken to Mundelein, IL where the stripes were added.
Below, David Schwartz, early Litestar investor,
is interviewed with the BD-200 behind him.
Jim Bede introduces the Litestar
Videos from the 1983 Chicago Auto Show
Below, another video from the Chicago Auto Show
Below, The Litestar - 1984
The BD-200 was kept in a storage building which flooded, so it was sold basically for scrap.....about $5,000.
McRay made several modifications during the re-build of the BD-200.
BD-200 after McRay remodel
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