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We took a ride in the classic Isetta BMW that opens from the front  Business Insider

The BMW Isetta is a microcar that opens from the front. The Isetta is one of the most popular microcars to collect and has a large following. The car seats two ...

Business Insider
BMW Isetta Once Again On Roads - Now Electric  The Green Optimistic

BMW Isetta is a strange car from the 1950s and '60s. It has a quirky egg shape and minimalistic interior, but the most recognizable feature is the single.

The Green Optimistic
The Isetta-style Microlino electric bubble car surpasses 8,000 pre-orders  Electrek

Despite an impressive amount of innovation in the electric vehicle industry, it's not every day that a new electric vehicle is debuted with such a successful ...

egg-shaped eye candy: inside the bubble-windowed BMW isetta from 1956  Designboom

this is a 1956 BMW isetta 300 — a rare, egg-shaped cruiser with rounded, bubble-like windows. a sensation when first issued, the entire front end of the isetta is ...

The Isetta is coming back as an EV  Automotive News

As electric cars begin to spread into the lineups of automakers big and small, another wave of retro cars has materialized. Volkswagen is bringing back the ...

Automotive News
Updated electric Isetta microcar ready for sale in Europe  Green Car Reports

Microlino, the maker of scooters and kickboards is ready to launch an electric microcar in Europe. Run by two Swiss brothers, the company unveiled its ...

Green Car Reports
BMW Isetta bubble car revival is finally happening, Swiss brothers say - Autoblog  Autoblog

Oliver and Merlin Ouboter have more than 7200 orders for their Microlino, a modern version of the BMW Isetta, which swaps the old single-cylinder petrol engine ...

Electric Isetta remake Microlino homologated in Europe  www.electrive.com

The extra small electric car Microlino has completed homologation, making the Swiss EV street legal in all European countries. Market entry will have to wait a ...

The Microlino Is a Modernized Electric Isetta  The Drive

The Isetta was an Italian designed microcar that was licensed to other manufacturers, most notably BMW. You may also remember it as TV-character Steve ...

The Drive
1958: BMW Isetta drivers buy Imperial whiskey by the case  autoweek.com

Back in 1958, when this publication was just getting started, seriously price-conscious car shoppers went for the BMW Isetta bubble car. The Isetta boasted -- if ...

Classic BMW Isetta Opens From the Front  Manufacturing.net

Made in the 1950s, the BMW Isetta is a car best known for its "refrigerator door."

BMW Isetta: Spotted  Pistonheads.com

Think Isetta, and you think BMW. It may be a far cry from the ultimate driving machines on which the Bavarian brand built its reputation, but in the minds of many ...

First Pre-Production Microlino Looks To Revive BMW Isetta  HotCars

The Microlino looks to put an emphasis on 'micro' while reviving the classic BMW Isetta aesthetic.

Test Drive: All-new 2019 BMW X4  Burlington Times News

Entry Price: $47600Price as tested: $57895This week we're driving the all-new 2019 BMW X4, a new generation in the BMW “X series” line of SUV vehicles.

Burlington Times News
BMW Isetta Donuts Are Just As Adorable As You'd Expect  Jalopnik

The BMW Isetta is one of the cutest cars ever made, with its front-opening door and teeny-tiny dimensions. Thankfully, it looks no less cute when it does adorable ...

Meet the Modern Isetta: Tiny Microlino Car Poised to Hit European Roads in 2019 [News]  TFLcar.com

Microlino, a small Swiss firm, has created a modern interpretation of the BMW Isetta bubble car, set to go on sale in 2019.

6500 orders already taken for 'modern day Isetta' microcar!  AutoClassics

Micro Mobility Systems Ltd, a company run by Swiss brothers Oliver and Merlin Ouboter and their father Wim, first revealed their electric microcar concept at the ...

Yes, It Is In Fact Possible To Autocross An Isetta  Jalopnik

I went to a car museum not long ago while I was on vacation, because I have serious problems managing my work/life balance. But while I was at Autoworld I ...

BMW And North Face Camper Concept Looks Like Arctic Isetta  Motor1.com

BMW and The North Face team up at CES to show off a camper concept that uses a new fabric for the exterior but has a shape that evokes the past.

My Ride: Car enthusiast rediscovers beloved BMW Isetta  SFGate

Barry Power moved from Maryland to San Francisco in 1974 at the age of 20, where he studied and practiced architecture and graphic design for the next 30 ...

Stretch-limo '58 BMW Isetta 600 for sale in Denver  The ClassicCars.com Journal

The Pick of the Day is the four-seater version of the BMW Isetta microcar, still with the full-width door up front but with stretched length and an extra door.

The ClassicCars.com Journal
Classics for sale: 1958 BMW Isetta 300 LHD hot rod  AutoClassics

Two alternative versions of the future combine in this 1958 microcar with a difference.

The Isetta was an important car for BMW, which reached out to Italian company Iso to build a version  Jalopnik

The Isetta was an important car for BMW, which reached out to Italian company Iso to build a version of its weird little bubble car under license starting in 1955.

Microlino mini-car channeling BMW Isetta debut in 2019  The Weekly Driver

The Microlino, the modern-day version of the BMW Isetta, has been approved as street legal by the European Union and will debut in 2019.

The Weekly Driver
Electric BMW Isetta Rendered  InsideEVs

The original Isetta, which later became linked to the BMW brand, was designed in Italy in typical Italian fashion for the time. It's tiny, but perhaps its most ...

This golf buggy-meets-Isetta was GM's vision of the future in the '60s  CarsGuide

With the one race stripe, slanted front and Thunderbirds-esque model number down the side, it's like the Smart ForTwo was transplanted into the Jetsons-era.

Steve Urkel Rejoice, Isetta Revived By Chinese Automaker As EV  InsideEVs

Chinese automakers are still mining the designs of other automakers when it comes to producing new vehicles. It's a practice that is surprisingly common, with ...

Be Unique With This Isetta Pickup Converted By BMW Technician  Motor1.com

In a world dominated by everyday cars, standing out from the crowd couldn't be easier than buying this converted BMW Isetta pickup truck.

Isetta Lookalike Microlino EV Approved For Road Use in Europe  autoevolution

In the first month of the year, Europeans got a taste of a BMW Isetta revival of sorts, after a little car named Microlino was presented by a Swiss company no one ...

'Quite a lot of emotion' as Timaru family prepares to sell old cars  Stuff.co.nz

A Timaru family hopes a pair of cars gathering dust will to be restored to their former glory when they go up for auction.

The famous BMW Isetta has spawned a Chinese EV sedan  autoweek.com

A number of Chinese automakers have come under fire over the years for copying the designs of the latest foreign cars. The early efforts have ranged from ...

Your Dream Of A Four-Door Electric BMW Isetta Is Waiting For You In China  Jalopnik

Without question, the most exciting category of modern cars, for the money, has to be China's sort-of-legal Low Speed Electric Vehicle segment. These cars ...

Swiss company brings back the Isetta as the all-electric Microlino  DriveMag

The Isetta (whether sold by Iso Rivolta or BMW) is without a doubt the quintessential bubble car, with a cult following around the world. Buying one is not easy ...

I Now Get Why My Mom Loved Her Quirky BMW With One Big Front Door  Jalopnik

I could never convince my mother to get me a BMW in high school. She had a BMW in high school, I would argue. But hers had a top speed of around 55 mph, ...

Steve Urkel Rejoice, Chinese Firm Revives Isetta As EV  Motor1.com

Chinese automakers routinely copy designs from other mainstream brands. This BMW Isetta copycat is just the latest example.

Collectible Classic: 1956-1962 BMW Isetta 300  Automobile

If you're the self-conscious type, a BMW Isetta 300 might not be the best personal transportation choice because it is, in essence, a motorized fishbowl.

BMW Isetta reborn as electric bubble car | Motoring News  Honest John

The classic BMW Isetta has been reimagined as an electric bubble car for 2018. Named the Microlino, the city car is powered by a 15kW motor and has a top ...

Honest John
Swiggart savors souped-up Heinz car  Lincoln Journal Star

Opening a can of soup usually doesn't lead to a dinnertime discussion of classic cars.

Lincoln Journal Star
Iconic BMW Isetta returns as a Chinese knockoff  Motor Authority

Chinese companies have a track record for copying other automakers. Porsches, Hondas, and even tires often have knockoff alter egos in the country. The latest ...

Motor Authority
Bubble cars are back with the electric Microlino  Treehugger

The tiny Italian car is now available in Europe. Years ago we extolled the virtue of tiny cars, and called for a new Slow Car movement. I argued that if we all drove ...

Intrigued by Isetta, man brings one home to Wichita to restore  Wichita Eagle

Tom Ensign is right up front about it: “I like things that are unusual.”

Wichita Eagle
Steve Urkel's Isetta Finds Second Life as a Teensy Electric Car  WIRED

A Swiss scooter company redesigned the funky Isetta as a 21st-century urban dwelling EV.

There's a Chinese EV BMW Isetta in the world now  BMWBLOG

The BMW Isetta is easily one of the quirkiest cars to ever come from Bavarian. Originally built by the Italian company, ISO, the BMW version of the Isetta.

Buy This Adorable BMW 600 Pickup Truck  The Drive

We're all about strange-but-cool pickup transformations here, but this 1957 BMW 600 on Bring a Trailer that's been turned into a pickup truck may have gone too ...

The Drive
A Swiss scooter company wants to sell you an electric Urkel-mobile  CNET

Micro Mobility debuted its Europe-only Microlino electric Isetta tribute at Geneva.

Just Cool Cars: This tiny BMW Isetta is a good egg  USA TODAY

HUNTINGTON BEACH, Calif. -- This car is all that it is cracked up to be. As the license plate says, it's the ROLNEGG, a 1957 BMW Isetta that looks more ready ...

Classic cars fetch more than 60k at auction  Timaru Herald

A pair of cars that were gathering dust in Stuart and Jill Esler's garage and have long been a special reminder of their late son Graham, have sold for more than ...

Timaru Herald
European Company Reboots A 1950s-Era Car With An Electric Twist  Green Matters

Micro Mobility will be bringing back to life the iconic, 1950s-era Isetta. An updated design keeps signature features with the addition of modern amenities like ...

Green Matters
The adorable Microlino EV looks poised to hit European roads soon  CNET

You may soon see these unmistakable little electric runabouts flitting around European cities. The flat-out-adorable Microlino seen here is a modern riff on ...

The Microlino is the electric reincarnation of the Isetta  Treehugger

This could solve so many problems, and do most of what everyone needs in a car.

Chinese LSEV Company Does The BMW Isetta, With Four Doors  CarNewsChina

China's crazy low-speed electric vehicle (LSEV) market is famous for its many copy-cat cars. A brand new example is the Eagle EG6330K, inspired by the BMW ...

BMW Isetta Reborn as EV, Still Cute (w/ Video)  Gas 2.0

Isetta, BMW's iconic bubble car penned in 1952 by Ermenegildo Preti and Pierluigi Raggi for Renzo Rivolta, has been reborn as an electric car. At the time ...

Gas 2.0
This eBay Isetta is the best project car ad you'll ever see  RoadandTrack.com

We've all seen optimistic "project cars" listed for sale online–worthless run-down husks whose owners still believe there's value hidden somewhere between the ...

The dumbest cars in Forza Horizon 4  PC Gamer

As with every new Playground release, Forza Horizon 4 packs a ridiculously lengthy car list, which ranges from titillating gearhead fantasies, like the 2019 ...

PC Gamer
Iconic 60s vehicle was ridiculed but adored by its owners and is now making a comeback  Daily Mail

Oliver and Merlin Outboter, from Switzerland, have created the Microlino bubble car (pictured). It boasts a 20-horsepower motor copied from a small forklift and ...

Daily Mail
car news Could this modern day Isetta be the future of motoring?  AOL UK

An American designer has come up with a vision for a 21st century BMW Isetta. The Isetta or 'bubble car' as it was known, was a very small two-seater with a ...

BMW Isetta Reborns In Geneva As Sweet Looking Microlino (w/videos)  InsideEVs

BMW Isetta reborns as all-electric Microlino thanks to Swiss company Micro Mobility Systems.

Extra small electric car Microlino to be made in Germany  www.electrive.com

German sports car manufacturer Artega has taken over all rights for the production of the Swiss electric city car Microlino from Tazzari of Italy. The latter wants to ...

Chinese firm releases BMW Isetta clone  LeftLane News

Although it's not remotely sporty, the Isetta remains one of the most recognizable cars ever built by BMW. Chinese auto-maker Eagle recently revived the Isetta ...

LeftLane News
Famously Unsafe: BMW Isetta  CarBuzz - Car News and Reviews

With its motorcycle engine, the Isetta was nothing more than basic Euro transportation that could easily kill its inhabitants when crashing into a sign post. In all of ...

CarBuzz - Car News and Reviews
VIDEO: Doug DeMuro drives the BMW Isetta  BMWBLOG

The oft forgotten BMW Isetta is one of the strangest, quirkiest and most interesting cars in the history of the Bavarian brand. BMW bought the license and.

BMW Isetta Is The Pickup You Never Knew You Wanted  Carscoops

Well here's something we thought we'd never see; a custom BMW Isetta that's been converted into a pickup truck. The unique vehicle was recently sold for a ...

BMW Isetta Reborn as Chinese EV with Impossible Name  autoevolution

The first production car in the world to achieve a fuel consumption of 3 liters / 100 km, the BMW Isetta, will make a comeback this year, as it will be revived by the ...

Bizarre Car of the Week: 1958 BMW Isetta  New York Daily News

In this installment of Bizarre Car of the Week, we take a look at the funky Bavarian microcar BMW Isetta!

New York Daily News
Buy This Corvair-Powered Isetta and Face Down Ten Kinds of Death  RoadandTrack.com

The big engine in a small car combination was arguably perfected by the Shelby Cobra 427; this Corvair-engined BMW Isetta takes a slightly different approach.

BMW Isetta resurrected as Microlino EV - Autoblog  Autoblog

Swiss company Microlino is planning to get production of an all-electric quadricycle inspired by the BMW Isetta 'Bubble Car' to start in late 2017.

The Isetta Was Almost Reborn In 1980s Brazil  Jalopnik

I'm someone who knows a lot about certain kinds of weird cars. That's not bragging, it's just what I love. Occasionally, though, I come across some bit of ...

BMW Isetta 'bubble car' reborn  CarAdvice

Swiss company Micro Mobility Systems has revealed a reimagined take on the iconic BMW Isetta 'bubble car': the Microlino EV.Beginning life in the 1950s, the ...

Pint-size cars, plus-size spirit fill Little Car Show to the brim  The ClassicCars.com Journal

The Little Car Shows in Pacific Grove, California, is Monterey Car Week's most enjoyable and accessible show for those think small.

The ClassicCars.com Journal
What’s up with the BMW Isetta Concept, New Nissan Leaf and Why Not Do a Car Project? [Ask Nathan]  TFLcar.com

The first question comes from a fan who wants to know about the BMW Isetta Concept that's been circulating. Q:Greetings guys! It's Mike again! I need to know if ...

'Forza 6' July Car Pack: New DLC Brings Itty Bitty BMW Isetta And Mammoth Mercedes-Benz Race Truck [VIDEO]  Player.One

Earlier this month, Turn 10 Community Manager Brian Ekberg shared a hint about the upcoming Forza Motorsport 6 car pack: I'd love to spill the beans on each ...

Classic Quick Drive: BMW Isetta 300 and 2002tii  MotorTrend Magazine

Thirteen horsepower didn't sound like a whole lot before climbing behind the wheel of BMW's classic Isetta micro car and a half-hour behind the wheel on the ...

MotorTrend Magazine
Classic micro bubble car zig zags its way through town  Newton Daily News

Monroe — decked out in a fez and waving the American and Iowa flags, many people around Monroe may have noticed a peculiar-looking, red bubble speeding ...

Newton Daily News
Build Your Own Paper BMW Isetta 300…Urkel Not Included  The News Wheel

Everyone remembers watching the iconic (if frequently annoying) character of Steve Urkel on the sitcom Family Matters. One aspect associated with the ...

The News Wheel
Cute little BMW Isetta Police Car at Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance  BMWBLOG

A cute, little BMW Isetta Police Car was the darling this year at the 2016 Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance. A crowd favorite, the green-painted Isetta.

Elegant, radical, fun: Children's toys that even adults will cherish  CNN

Anyone who has spent time around kids knows that child-rearing and aestheticism are often at odds. The required gadgetry seems to grow more elaborate with ...

Toy story: driving the adorable Microlino EV  Top Gear

So, it's sparse, but what else do you need in a city car? You'll use your smartphone maps for nav anyway, and parking sensors are a frivolous luxury when you ...

Top Gear
The bubble car is back! Swiss firm reveals new electric design with 100mile range  Daily Mail

Micro Mobility Systems AG unveiled the latest variant of electric vehicles that was inspired by the Italian Isetta 'bubble car'. Microlino uses a 15-kW electric motor ...

Daily Mail
BMW Isetta Is For Your Inner Bavarian Hipster  Carscoops

Imagine going to work in a classic BMW that doesn't cost an arm and a leg, and doesn't look like anything you associate with the Bavarian brand. Yes, we're ...

BMW Isetta: A 50's Icon  BMW BLOG

Duane Saunders, owner of Saunders Classics in Eden Prairie, MN, owned a BMW Isetta nearly 50 years ago when he was in the US Army.

Hey, Here's Something Fantastic: A Volkswagen-Powered Isetta Truck  Jalopnik

I'm not sure what you're doing or how your day has gone, but I'm pretty sure whatever's going on will be made better by just looking at this ad for this ...

This Corvair-Powered BMW “Corsetta” Isetta is the Death Trap You Need to Buy—a Small Piece of HOT ROD History  Hot Rod Network

Originally shown in the March 1977 issue of HOT ROD Magazine, this Corvair-Powered BMW “Corsetta” Isetta is a good excuse for burning your wallet.

Hot Rod Network
Meet the Chinese Isetta copy with less power than a postie bike  CarsGuide

Patent or not, China is coming for retro Euro designs.

Isetta is back - as an electric runabout  Independent Online

Microlino electric bubble car bears a remarkable resemblance to the original made by Iso Rivolta in Italy, and later by BMW.

Independent Online
Recycled Hawtness: BASF Restomods an Isetta Microcar  Gas 2.0

BMW's Isetta microcar is an icon of 1950s weirdness and 90s Prime-time TV (Steve Urkel drove one). German supplier BASF has gone and built a restomod one!

Gas 2.0
This Lego BMW Isetta is so damn cute  Gizmodo

Of Steve Urkel fame, the Isetta has to be one of the most recognizable cars in history. I see them at car shows and though I am floored at the complete lack of ...

Is the i3 the new Isetta?  BMWBLOG

Over sixty years ago, BMW bought a then rights tons tiny little Italian car called the Isetta. BMW i3 has many similarities.

I Drove About Five Decades Of BMWs In One Afternoon  Jalopnik

I officially started my trans-continental BMW-delivery drive at 3 AM today, and, like any good road trip, the first stop was to pay an awkward visit to some old, ...

Drive like Tom Cruise and Ethan Hunt at BMW's 50th Anniversary showcase  South China Morning Post

Don't miss the chance to check out Ethan Hunt's car from 'Mission: Impossible – Fallout' at the 'Joy is Timeless' Mega Event.

South China Morning Post
New Isetta to Solve Our Transportation Woes  Wired

A Dutch designer says resurrecting the microcar is the key to reducing congestion and maximizing efficiency. Ralph Panhuysen, whose Space Efficient Vehicle ...

The greatest cars displayed in the BMW museum  Autocar

Instead, it's a neatly-arranged assortment of the brand's most significant cars. All of the greatest BMWs have a spot in the collection, including the 2002, the Z1 ...

BMW: greatest cars 1927-1999  Autocar

From the E34 M5 to the Procar, we run through some of the best BMWs ever created between 1927 and 1999.

Microlino EV passes homologation tests for European markets - production set to begin in December 2018  Paul Tan's Automotive News

First revealed two years ago, the Microlino has been homologated for European roads, with production set to start in December 2018 followed by first.

Paul Tan's Automotive News
Corvair-Powered, Wheelie-Loving Isetta For Sale [w/Video]  Carscoops

This isn't your usual Isetta, but we guess you can already tell just by looking at its widened body-kit. The Italian-designed microcar started life in 1957 as a stock ...

Man Sells BMW Isetta, Buys It Back by Chance 20 Years Later [w/Video]  Carscoops

It's hard to believe looking at the current BMW range, but the Isetta was once built and marketed as a BMW. Various companies built the Italian-designed Isetta ...

1959 BMW Isetta Dragster with 730 hp  BMW BLOG

Meet Isetta Dragster, a performance vehicle equipped with a supercharged 502 cu. in V8 engine from Chevrolet: 730 hp.

Christina Duss, Lincoln Isetta: Weddings  New York Times

Mutual friends introduced them, then reintroduced them, before the couple hit it off.

New York Times
A big passion for little cars  The Telegraph

As life-changing moments go, seeing someone get out of a car won't be high on many people's lists, but for Wayne Lee it was an epiphany, writes Martin ...

The Telegraph
Classic right-hand drive Jaguar achieves $128000 at auction  Sunshine Coast Daily

Bidders spend big coin on Aussie and European classics at Shannons Late Autumn Auction in Sydney.

Sunshine Coast Daily
Marin Athletic Hall of Fame: Bill Isetta  Marin Independent Journal

Isetta didn't play sports at a Marin County high school. And he only briefly served as a varsity coach at Marin Catholic High. But to say the 1962 Marin Catholic ...

Marin Independent Journal

Isetta Videos

The BMW Isetta Is the Strangest BMW of All Time
The BMW Isetta Is the Strangest BMW of All Time
Isetta 300 Drive
Isetta 300 Drive
Jack's Toy Is a BMW Isetta
Jack's Toy Is a BMW Isetta
Let's go chase a Squirrel in a BMW Isetta !
Let's go chase a Squirrel in a BMW Isetta !
Isetta-\"Licious\" Test Drive
Classic BMW Isetta Opens From The Front
Classic BMW Isetta Opens From The Front
Runnin On Empty | 1959 BMW Isetta Runs After 30 Years | Turnin Rust Episode 5
Runnin On Empty | 1959 BMW Isetta Runs After 30 Years | Turnin Rust Episode 5
Bubble trouble | Top Gear | BBC
Bubble trouble | Top Gear | BBC
La reconstrucción de nuestro Isetta, una historia de pasión por el motor
La reconstrucción de nuestro Isetta, una historia de pasión por el motor
con estilo: BMW Isetta | Al Volante
con estilo: BMW Isetta | Al Volante

Isetta Images

1957 BMW, Isetta Convert. | Copley Motorcars
1957 BMW, Isetta Convert. | Copley Motorcars
Customized Isetta (interior) | A customized BMW Isetta at ...
Customized Isetta (interior) | A customized BMW Isetta at ...
microlino electric vehicle concept at 2016 geneva motor show
microlino electric vehicle concept at 2016 geneva motor show
Microlino — Wikipédia
Microlino — Wikipédia
Free vector graphic: Mail, Post, Letter, Stamp, Blank ...
Free vector graphic: Mail, Post, Letter, Stamp, Blank ...
Free photo: Chicago, Downtown, Dawn - Free Image on ...
Free photo: Chicago, Downtown, Dawn - Free Image on ...
Disney PIXAR Biler 2
Disney PIXAR Biler 2
Foto: Fernanda Brandao (vergrößert)
Foto: Fernanda Brandao (vergrößert)
BMW - Wikipedia
BMW - Wikipedia
Foto: BMW 320d Touring (F31) mit BMW M Performance ...
Foto: BMW 320d Touring (F31) mit BMW M Performance ...

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Isetta Wiki

The Isetta is an Italian-designed microcar built under license in a number of different countries, including Argentina, Spain, Belgium, France, Brazil, Germany, and the United Kingdom. Because of its egg shape and bubble-like windows, it became known as a bubble car, a name also given to other similar vehicles.In 1955, the BMW Isetta became the world's first mass-production car to achieve a fuel consumption of 3 L/100 km (94 mpg‑imp; 78 mpg‑US). It was the top-selling single-cylinder car in the world, with 161,728 units sold.Initially manufactured by the Italian firm Iso SpA, the name Isetta is the Italian diminutive form of Iso, meaning "little Iso".