1956 BMW ISETTA 300 MOTOCOUPE - 117165 Sold* at Scottsdale 2012 - Lot #407.2 1956 BMW ISETTA 300 MOTOCOUPE https://cdn.barrett-jackson.com/staging/carlist/items/Fullsize/Cars/117165/117165_Front_3-4_Web.jpg
Lot #407.2

1956 BMW ISETTA 300 MOTOCOUPE

Auction Scottsdale 2012
Reserve NO RESERVE
Status Sold
Price
Lot 407.2
Year 1956
Make BMW
Model ISETTA 300
Style MOTOCOUPE
*Includes Buyer Commission
Details
VIN 494340
Exterior Color RED
Interior Color CREAM/GREY
Cylinders 1
Engine Size 298CC
Transmission MANUAL
Description

Lot #407.2 - In recent years, the BMW Isetta has garnered quite a cult following amongst both micro car collectors and classic car collectors alike. Park one next to any classic or exotic car, and they will hold their own and garner inquisitive looks, questions, and amusing conversation from all who pass by. These cars are considered by many to be known as the king or leader of the micro car industry, and certainly one of the most well-known and recognized. Examples have been featured in TV shows, music videos, TV commercials, and print media with the likes of Cary Grant and Elvis Presley in years past. This particular rust-free bubble window model is rarer than the slider window model, has 16,800 actual miles, and has undergone an extensive frame-off restoration. Finished in its original Japan Red exterior paint scheme with correct cream colored basket weave patterned seat upholstery and grey trim panels, 4-speed transmission, and wide white wall 10" tires, this car is ready to show, drive, or add to your museum.
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