1953 | Biscúter 200

 

EUR 11,500 JPY 1,640,820 BGN 22,492 CZK 281,508 DKK 85,548 GBP 10,072 HUF 4,859,785 PLN 55,781 RON 56,769 SEK 125,037 CHF 11,165 ISK 1,608,850 NOK 119,920 HRK 86,581 RUB 1,347,812 TRY 210,670 AUD 17,552 BRL 58,863 CAD 15,496 CNY 80,689 HKD 89,010 IDR 172,744,260 ILS 40,073 INR 932,207 KRW 15,966,485 MXN 227,896 MYR 52,585 NZD 19,872 PHP 666,414 SGD 16,166 THB 423,510 ZAR 202,134

 

Biscúter 200

Biscúter 200

Biscúter 200

Biscúter 200

Biscúter 200

Biscúter 200
Biscúter 200
Biscúter 200
Biscúter 200
Biscúter 200
1953 | Biscúter 200

EUR 11,500 JPY 1,640,820 BGN 22,492 CZK 281,508 DKK 85,548 GBP 10,072 HUF 4,859,785 PLN 55,781 RON 56,769 SEK 125,037 CHF 11,165 ISK 1,608,850 NOK 119,920 HRK 86,581 RUB 1,347,812 TRY 210,670 AUD 17,552 BRL 58,863 CAD 15,496 CNY 80,689 HKD 89,010 IDR 172,744,260 ILS 40,073 INR 932,207 KRW 15,966,485 MXN 227,896 MYR 52,585 NZD 19,872 PHP 666,414 SGD 16,166 THB 423,510 ZAR 202,134

 

Netherlands

 
Convertible
7/9 kw/hp
Roy Bolks

Metropole Classics

  • Vehicle details

    Vehicle data
    Make Biscúter
    Model 200
    Model name 200
    Year of manufacture 1953
    Technical details
    Body style Convertible
    Body detail Convertible
    Power (kw/hp) 7/9
    Cubic capacity (ccm) 197
    Cylinders 1
    Doors 0
    Steering Left (LHD)
    Transmission Manual
    Drive Rear
    Fuel Petrol
    Individual configuration
    Exterior colour Blue
    Interior colour Beige
    Interior material Others

Description

This beautiful Voisin Biscúter is originally from a museum in Portugal and is just a nice Microcar if you want something different than a simple SUV.

Biscúter (Spanish spelling for the pronunciation of BiScooter) was a microcar manufactured in Spain, by Auto Nacional, SA, from 1953 to 1960, total of all versions around 10,000 units Raw material shortages and general economic difficulties in Europe following the Second World War made very small, economical cars popular in many countries. In Spain, following the Spanish Civil War and the embargo declared by the United Nations against General Francisco Franco's dictatorship, the situation was even worse. The combination of relative underdevelopment, war devastation and an international trade embargo meant that the country operated at a much lower economic level than the rest of Western Europe for nearly two decades and was forced to develop domestic substitutes for hard-to-get imported products and technologies. The Biscúter, tiny, simple, and cheap even by microcar standards, was a product of this economic environment and was well suited to its time and market. The car had its origins in France in the late 1940s, where aircraft and car designer and manufacturer Gabriel Voisin had designed a minimal car called the Biscooter for Avions Voisin. The playful name implied that it was about the size of two motorscooters, or a scooter with four wheels. The design drew no interest from either manufacturers or consumers there, however, and he eventually licensed it to Spanish firm Autonacional S.A. of Barcelona. By the time it was introduced in 1953, the marque had been hispanicized to Biscúter. The first car had no formal model name and was called simply the Series 100, but it soon became known as the Zapatilla, or little shoe (clog), after a low-heeled peasant slipper popular at the time.The Zapatilla was minimal indeed, with no doors or windows or reverse gear. The 1 cylinder, 197 cc, two-stroke motor produced 9 horsepower (7 kW), had a crank starter, and drove only the right front wheel. It had a large, oil-filled cylinder head, to compensate overheating during traffic light arrests, and avoid overcooling while on road at higher speeds, producing a: 'Temperature Buffer' effect. Braking was by an unusual three-point system involving the transmission and cable ties to the two rear wheels. One genuinely advanced feature was an all-aluminum body, although steel was later used. 

We are open on Saturday 9-13 hour, rest of the week on appointment. We can arrange German, or other papers for the car. We are located 7 km from the German border. Car can be seen at appointment. We can also arrange transport for the car around the world.

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Dealer-Imprint

Potomac Classics BV.

Ettensestraat 19

7061 AA Terborg

+31 315 326 419

Roy Bolks

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Roy Bolks
Metropole Classics
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