1960 | BMW Isetta 300

BMW ISETTA 300. Cabrio Tropical. 1960. M0332

EUR 44,500 JPY 6,309,655 BGN 87,033 CZK 1,061,814 DKK 331,004 GBP 39,150 HUF 17,378,585 PLN 209,608 RON 218,295 SEK 501,159 CHF 44,700 ISK 6,821,850 NOK 480,266 HRK 335,374 RUB 5,215,444 TRY 912,530 AUD 68,486 BRL 247,660 CAD 64,667 CNY 327,524 HKD 380,097 IDR 726,919,960 ILS 168,148 INR 3,955,538 KRW 59,579,715 MXN 911,672 MYR 205,910 NZD 74,662 PHP 2,646,415 SGD 63,680 THB 1,587,760 ZAR 840,560

 

BMW Isetta 300

BMW Isetta 300

BMW Isetta 300

BMW Isetta 300

BMW Isetta 300

BMW Isetta 300

BMW Isetta 300

BMW Isetta 300

BMW Isetta 300

BMW Isetta 300

BMW Isetta 300

BMW Isetta 300

BMW Isetta 300

BMW Isetta 300

BMW Isetta 300

BMW Isetta 300

BMW Isetta 300

BMW Isetta 300

BMW Isetta 300

BMW Isetta 300

BMW Isetta 300

BMW Isetta 300
BMW Isetta 300
BMW Isetta 300
BMW Isetta 300
BMW Isetta 300
BMW Isetta 300
BMW Isetta 300
BMW Isetta 300
BMW Isetta 300
BMW Isetta 300
BMW Isetta 300
BMW Isetta 300
BMW Isetta 300
BMW Isetta 300
BMW Isetta 300
BMW Isetta 300
BMW Isetta 300
BMW Isetta 300
BMW Isetta 300
BMW Isetta 300
BMW Isetta 300
1960 | BMW Isetta 300

BMW ISETTA 300. Cabrio Tropical. 1960. M0332
EUR 44,500 JPY 6,309,655 BGN 87,033 CZK 1,061,814 DKK 331,004 GBP 39,150 HUF 17,378,585 PLN 209,608 RON 218,295 SEK 501,159 CHF 44,700 ISK 6,821,850 NOK 480,266 HRK 335,374 RUB 5,215,444 TRY 912,530 AUD 68,486 BRL 247,660 CAD 64,667 CNY 327,524 HKD 380,097 IDR 726,919,960 ILS 168,148 INR 3,955,538 KRW 59,579,715 MXN 911,672 MYR 205,910 NZD 74,662 PHP 2,646,415 SGD 63,680 THB 1,587,760 ZAR 840,560

 

Netherlands

Typ 102
Small car / Small Car
10/14 kw/hp
424 km
Metropole B.V.

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  • Vehicle details

    Vehicle data
    Make BMW
    Model Isetta
    Model name Isetta 300
    Year of manufacture 1960
    Mileage (read) 424 km
    Previous owners more than 6
    Technical details
    Body style Small car
    Body detail Small Car
    Power (kw/hp) 10/14 (Factory: 13 hp)
    Cubic capacity (ccm) 298
    Cylinders 1
    Doors 1
    Steering Left (LHD)
    Transmission Manual
    Fuel Petrol
    Individual configuration
    Exterior colour Red
    Manufacturer colour name -
    Interior colour Grey
    Interior material Imitation leather
    Optional equipment
    oldtimerLicensePlate

Description

Model year: 1960
Empty weight: 356 kg
GVW: 356 kg
Top speed: 95 km/h
Number of keys: 3
Reference number: M0332

New condition. bodywork and paint almost immaculate. interior as new. engine runs as if it has just left the factory. The 'front door' also closes perfectly and its fittings are also correct. Very rare .
About the BMW Isetta 300:

The egg-shaped Isetta caused a sensation when it was introduced to the motoring press in Turin, Italy in November 1953 as it was unlike anything seen before and is today generally considered to be the best microcar ever, certainly its the archetypal 'bubble car' and is today recognized and loved worldwide by both classic car collectors and microcar enthusiasts. Its totally unconventional design caused a furor at its introduction in Turin and from this influential debut grew a number of licensed branches worldwide with the most well know being obviously BMW in Germany where it became the obvious go to car of the working man and by November 1955, ten thousand had been built.
Small at only 7.5 ft long by 4.5 ft wide and egg-shaped, with bubble-type windows, it was seen by BMW as filling a gap between their motorcycle range and the luxury 501 models and the entire front end of the car hinged outwards to allow entry. In the event of a crash, the driver and passenger were to exit through the canvas sunroof. The steering wheel and instrument panel swung out with the single door, as this made access to the single bench seat simpler. The seat provided reasonable comfort for two occupants and a small child. Behind the seat was a large parcel shelf with a spare wheel located below. A heater was optional, and ventilation was provided by opening the fabric sunroof.
Initially power came from a 236 cc (14.4 cu in), 7.1 kW (9.5 hp) 2 stroke motorcycle engine and a manual gearbox provided four forward speeds and reverse. A chain drive connected the gearbox to a solid rear axle with a pair of closely spaced 25 cm (10 in) rear wheels. The first prototypes had one wheel at the rear, but having a single rear wheel made the car prone to roll-overs so the rear wheel layout was changed to two wheels set 48 cm (19 in) apart from each other. This narrow track eliminated the need for a differential. The Isetta took over 30 seconds to reach 50 km/h (31 mph) from rest. Top speed was only about 75 km/h (47 mph). The fuel tank held only 13 litres (3.4 US gal; 2.9 imp gal).

In 1956, the government of the Federal Republic of Germany changed the regulations for motor vehicles. Class IV licences issued from that time onward could only be used to operate small motorcycles and could no longer be used to operate motor vehicles with a capacity of less than 250 cc. At the same time, the maximum capacity allowed for the Isetta's tax category was 300 cc. This change in regulations encouraged BMW to revise their Isetta micro cars. In February 1956 a 300cc engine was introduced. The engineers enlarged the single cylinder engine to a 72 mm (2.8 in) bore and 73 mm (2.9 in) stroke which gave a displacement of exactly 298 cc; at the same time, they raised the compression ratio from 6.8 to 7.0:1. As a result, the engine power output rose to 10 kW (13 hp) at 5200 rpm, and the torque rose to 18.4 N⋅m (13.6 ft⋅lbf) at 4600 rpm. The maximum speed remained at 85 km/h (53 mph), yet there was a marked increase in flexibility, chiefly noticeable on gradients and in October 1956, the Isetta Moto Coupe DeLuxe (sliding-window Isetta) was introduced. The bubble windows were replaced by longer, sliding side windows.

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  • Condition & Registration

    Historic license plate
    Registered
    Ready to drive
    Vehicle-ID: 274701
    Dealer Vehicle-ID: 101127209

Dealer-Imprint

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+31 315 326 419

Roy Bolks

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