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Before the Smart Car, There Was the Messerschmitt KR 200  RealClearLife

A 1959 Messerschmitt KR 200, an original microcar, is being offered without reserve by RM Sotheby's at the 2019 Amelia Island auction.

Throwback Thursday: 1957 Messerschmitt KR200 first drive  Autocar

The name 'Messerschmitt' is synonymous with the Bf 109 fighter aircraft of the Second World War, the revolutionary German adversary to Britain's Supermarine ...

Hamilton Classics Museum - Classics in the 'Tron  NZ Autocar

Hamilton Classics Museum - Classics in the 'Tron. The Classics Museum in Hamilton is possibly the most visited collection of classic cars in the country. We drop ...

NZ Autocar
The Sky's the limit with this Messerschmitt Microcar  Yahoo News

This rare Messerschmitt KR 200 Roadster is one of the last of its kind built. The company behind it once made fighter planes during World War Two.

Yahoo News
The German scooter-car that made a SmartCar look like a tank  Mashable

In 1952, German aircraft engineer Fritz Fend presented a design for a Kabinenroller, or Cabin Scooter, to the Messerschmitt aircraft corporation, which had been ...

Classic cars: Messerschmitt KR200  Telegraph.co.uk

So I'm gunning through Weybridge in a Messerschmitt – and thinking how Fritz would love to be in the cockpit, mowing down half of Surrey.

Messerschmitt Kr200 Review  Classic Cars for Sale

Always one of the most popular bubbles, the 'Schmitt is still hot property... Designed by Fritz Fend, the fabled aircraft producer, Messerschmitt made the ...

Classic Cars for Sale
22 Of The Smallest Vehicles in the World  Interesting Engineering

What's the smallest vehicle in the world? The Ford KA or original Mini might spring to mind but there are many more little vehicles that are much smaller than ...

Interesting Engineering
1955 Messerschmitt KR200 Kabinenroller, Jim Garbo, Franksville, Wisconsin  Chicago Daily Herald

If you know the name Messerschmitt, the image that may jump to mind is of a screaming World War II aircraft engaged in a vicious dogfight. But after the war, the ...

Chicago Daily Herald
£17k rare Messerschmitt gets a makeover | Gazette  Gazette

A MOTORHEAD has spent £23000 on a rare car made out of Second World War plane materials.

Bitten by the bug: Tiny Messerschmitts have huge hearts  Driving

At first glance, the Messerschmitt KR200 might not seem like the most practical vehicle. Its Lilliputian size and Jetsons proportions hardly make you think it's the ...

Messerschmitt is all car even with wings and tailfin  Stuff.co.nz

Fancy owning your own Messerschmitt? It's not the fighter plane that was once the backbone of the German Air Force but a microcar produced by the famous ...

That's wacky! The most bizarre green cars ever proposed, Part I  Green Car Reports

Often the growth of green cars comes in fits and starts, and new ideas are rushed to market regularly before they're ready. Visionaries with dreams of changing ...

Green Car Reports
Microcars still bubbling away in their sixties | Ireland  The Times

Pope Francis driving around Ireland in a Skoda? If the pontiff really wanted to show the Catholic church's willingness to reform, he should have gone for a ...

The Times
Some Crazy Bastards Once Put A Hemi In A Messerschmitt Microcar  Jalopnik

I saw this on the Innovative, Banned, and Unique Racing Cars Facebook page, and it caught my attention like an unnoticed hand on a groin: a Messerschmitt ...

20 Pics Of Strange Cars That Rock Stars Own  HotCars

Our list features cars that you wouldn't expect The Beatles, Metallica, and Van Halen to own.

Extreme machines: a motoring writer's wildest car test-driving adventures  The Australian Financial Review

Cars are tougher than most people realise. They have to be. A car sold in Australia could be buried in snow in Perisher in midwinter, raced across the Nullarbor ...

The Australian Financial Review
Deutsches Museum: Germany's greatest cars in the flesh  Autocar

The Munich museum honours some of the best cars from Germany & beyond.

Car enthusiasts roll to 24th annual Santa Maria Elks car show  Santa Maria Times

The Santa Maria Elks hosted its 24th annual car show Saturday in the lodge parking lot on North Bradley Road to raise funds for the Elks National Foundation.

Santa Maria Times
Elvis' Messerschmitt  Truth About Cars

Elvis Presley famously bought (and gave away) Cadillacs, lots of them. One of the first cars he bought after his first success with Sun Records was a 1955 Caddy ...

Truth About Cars
25 Strangest Cars Ever Invented  The Cheat Sheet

We take a look through the quirks of automotive history, highlighting some of the most curious and revolutionary vehicles ever created.

The Cheat Sheet
18 Weird Cars No One's Ever Heard Of  HotCars

On this list, we have rounded up a list of 18 of the weirdest cars of all time.

I Am Unequivocally In Love With The FMR Tiger, Help  Jalopnik

Today is a glorious day because today I learned of the existence of the FMR Tiger, the fastest and coolest car in the Messerschmitt family, and I feel like I am a ...

25 Photos Of Cars With The Weirdest Doors Ever  HotCars

Contrary to popular belief, unconventional car doors are not the exclusive domain of exotic sports cars and expensive supercars. Unique and unusual doors can ...

3-Wheeled EV Looks Like a Modern Messerschmitt  Wired News

With three wheels and four tires, the new GT3 concept from T3 Motion is already an automotive oddity. So why'd they have to make it look like a post-war bubble ...

Wired News
The 25 Strangest Steering Wheels Ever Designed  HotCars

Read on and decide for yourself if these so-called “innovations” in steering wheel design are really advancing the thrill of driving.

This Flying Microcar Concept Evokes Nostalgia  NDTVAuto.com

The day is close when we see cars fly past our windows but where we envision them to be all sleek for, let's face it, aerodynamics; there is an automotive design ...

At end of WWII, Nazi aircraft designer Willy Messerschmitt used his design skills in other areas — making cars  Daily Telegraph

WHEN German aircraft designer Willy Messerschmitt was released from prison in 1950, after serving time for using slave labour in his factories during World War ...

Daily Telegraph
Three-Wheeled Cars: Messerschmitt KR175  CarBuzz - Car News and Reviews

One thing that must be said about three- wheelers and bubble cars alike is that their designs were not hampered by an over reliance on conventional thinking.

CarBuzz - Car News and Reviews
The man who owns 400 cars  Autocar

Conservatively valued at £40 million, Rodger Dudding's collection of cars and motorbikes is truly eclectic.

The weird and wonderful cars of Thailand's Jesada Technik Museum  CarsGuide

The Jesada Technik Museum is one massive shed, like something you would find in the outback and some of the cars inside it are looking worse for wear.

22 Most Bizarre Cars And Trucks To Ever Come Out Of Europe  HotCars

Let's browse this article of oddities thanks to the weird and wonderful range of cars and trucks from Europe.

Pictorial: The mesmerizing machines of Motorclassica 2018  New Atlas

Attending a classic motoring event of the magnitude of Australia's Motorclassica is a delight of serendipitous automotive discovery.

New Atlas
For Fans of Old Microcars, It's a Small World After All  New York Times

Though blessed with scale-model cuteness — the Depression-era roadster looked like a dodge-'em car that somehow escaped from Coney Island — the public ...

New York Times
Big Museum, Tiny Cars  Wired News

Microcars, the Lilliputian "bubble cars" produced throughout Europe after World War II, are making a comeback as automakers produce more fuel-efficient ...

Wired News
Microcar madness at the Lane Motor Museum  Ars Technica

We get behind the wheel (or handlebars) of some unusual vehicles in Nashville.

Ars Technica
From Very Small To Extra Large: How History Impacts Car Preferences  Automoblog.net

From the tiny car era in Europe to the big SUV trends in the United States, here is a look at how our preferences for transpiration have changed over the years.

The most unlikely race cars ever built  Autocar

Take a look at some of the most improbable racers around.

Vintage Car Collection  Orlando Sentinel

As car collectors go, Tim Majors is humble, even aloof about his arsenal of machines. “It's just a hobby that kind of took off,” he says with a shrug.

Orlando Sentinel
These weird cars show what happens when designers ignore the rulebook  Digital Trends

Terrafugia Transition The great thing about cars is that they come in all shapes and sizes. You can have a tiny Smart Fortwo hatchback or a massive Ford Super ...

Digital Trends
Joy rides: an eccentric museum of motors in Thailand  South China Morning Post

Home to more than 500 vehicular oddities, the Jesada Technik Museum, in rural Thailand, is a quirky tribute to transportation.Text and pictures by Mark Sharp.

South China Morning Post
Let's All Enjoy This Bonkers Car You've Never Heard Of  Jalopnik

I think I've expressed before how much I love finding cars I've never heard of before. Chasing that joy, however, is a bit like being a junkie — getting the feeling ...

Retired businessman takes car hobby to new level with Tucson Auto Museum  Jewish Post

Some men go fishing when they retire. Some play golf. When Wayne Gould sold his steel bar manufacturing company and retired, he opened a car museum.

Jewish Post
Museums rev up car culture in Newport, R.I.  Boston Herald

NEWPORT, R.I. — Car enthusiasts now have their pick of destinations to get their fix while visiting Newport, with two car museums featuring classic and rare cars ...

Boston Herald
An Inside Look at Japan's Toyota Museum Festival  RoadandTrack.com

Every year, the Toyota Museum has their festival, which is simply incredible. This is the event in photos.

Messerschmitts, Sinclairs and a '50s living room: The Bubblecar Museum  The Register

Review Sir Alec Issigonis' Mini may, perhaps, be the most famous of British small cars, and the Fiat 500 one of the most well known continental ones, but before ...

The Register
Rock star cars: under the bonnets of Johnny Cash, Snoop Dogg and Dolly Parton – in pictures  The Guardian

A new book entitled Rock Stars Cars details the vehicles of some of the most revered musicians in rock, rap and pop history - take a look at some of its highlights.

The Guardian
1960s Guzzini Grande Bud floor lamp on eBay  Retro To Go

Prices for these keep going up an up. So this 1960s Guzzini Grande Bud floor lamp on eBay is well worth talking about.

Retro To Go
Ten of our favourite ridiculous city cars  Top Gear

Toyota has announced that the first public trials of its deeply odd i-Road will begin today. A serious statement of intent from the manufacturer, which is testing to ...

Top Gear
Microcar Mania at the Lane Motor Museum  Automobile

We travel to the Lane Motor Museum to drive some of the tiniest cars on four—and three—wheels the world has ever produced.

Forget the Pink Cadillac and Buy Elvis's Blue Mercedes-Benz  RoadandTrack.com

This 1971 Mercedes-Benz 280SEL was personally owned by Elvis Presley. Soon, it could be yours.

RM Auctions Bruce Weiner Microcar - Auction Preview  Sports Car Digest

Auction preview and information about the RM Auctions Bruce Weiner Microcar Museum sale, to be held February 15-16, 2013 in Madison, Georgia.

Sports Car Digest
South Korea mulls a ban on fire-prone BMW cars  DW (English)

The South Korean government is considering banning from the roads any BMW vehicle that has not been subject to a recall safety check after more than 30 ...

DW (English)
X-Ray Cars: Can you Name all of them?  GTspirit

Avid petrol heads often pride themselves on recognizing virtually any production car, and spotting them is usually an ongoing process in their mind (we speak ...

eBay Watch: 1960 Messerschmitt KR200 bubble car  Retro To Go

They might have been the butt of a few jokes in the past, but it's the owners of bubble cars who are laughing now - with big prices being commanded for.

Retro To Go
Battle of Britain test: Spitfire versus Messerschmitt  Telegraph.co.uk

Is there anything else to be written about the Battle of Britain, which took place 70 years ago in the skies above southern England? Just a lifetime ago, Britain's ...

The mysterious world of the three-wheeler  Autocar

There were a lot more three-wheelers than the Reliant Robin - Autocar pays its respects to a lost world.

12 Beautiful, Rare, and Unusual Cars at the 2015 Pebble Beach Car Show  Architectural Digest

AD rounds up 12 notable cars on display at the 2015 Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance.

Architectural Digest
News | Microcars take Kruger by pleasant surprise  Zoutnet

News - Date: 04 September 2014. Written by: Anton van Zyl / Viewed: 940. “We don't stop for elephants,” remarked a visitor to the Kruger National Park last week ...

Question Of The Day: Why Aren’t Steering Wheels In The Middle?  Yahoo Autos

Steering wheels are either on the left-hand side in most countries, or the right-hand side in other countries. Why not in the middle?

Yahoo Autos
Owls Head Vintage Motorcycle Festival  Classic Car News

Known to attract antique, custom and racing bikes, the Owls Head Transportation Museum's annual Vintage Motorcycle Festival and Antique Aeroplane Show ...

Classic Car News
What Is Your Favorite Vehicle With An Odd Number Of Cylinders?  Jalopnik

Since the early days of the automobile, cars have been predominantly powered by engines with an even number of cylinders. From the earliest four cylinders to ...

RM Auctions Bruce Weiner Microcar - Auction Results  Sports Car Digest

Auction results from the RM Auctions Bruce Weiner Microcar Museum sale, held February 15-16, 2013 in Madison, Georgia, resulting in $9.1 million in sales.

Sports Car Digest
Three is an odd number: Three-wheelers through history  Driving

Are four wheels overrated? We look back at some of the wonkiest three-wheeled vehicles through history.

Veloschmitt's KR E-250 Personal Transporter: The Messerschmitt Reloaded  Inventorspot

If the Veloschmitt KR E-250 looks oddly familiar, you might have spent a little too much time in post-war Germany. Designers Achim Adlfinger and Fred ...

Just Listed: Six Offbeat Cars from Barrett-Jackson’s 2017 Scottsdale Sale  Automobile

We sifted through Barrett-Jackson's entire 2017 Scottsdale docket and picked six oddball cars from the upcoming Arizona sale.

'Back to the 50's' celebrates hot rod culture's golden age  The ClassicCars.com Journal

Minnesota's "Back to the 50's" car show draws more than 12000 rods, customs, restored vehicles and survivor cars in a celebration of the golden age of hot rod ...

The ClassicCars.com Journal
Rolls, Jags and Messerschmitts at the Winter Park Concours d'Elegance car festival  Orlando Sentinel

If you drove through Winter Park late Sunday afternoon, you might have found yourself stopped behind a 1930s sedan at a traffic light. Or maybe you passed a ...

Orlando Sentinel
Open Source Auto Project Challenges Industry  ENGINEERING.com

In-development electric car questions current business practices and the logic of city mobility.

The Amazing Motorcycles of Riding Into History  Motorcyclist

I always knew the Riding Into History concours d'elegance charity event that happens each May at the World Golf Hall of Fame near St. Augustine, Florida, was ...

Definitive cars: 50 definitive drives: L - M - Telegraph  Telegraph.co.uk

In our penultimate article about 50 landmarks of automotive engineering and styling that you should try and drive before your licence expires, Erin Baker ...

The 26 Craziest Custom Vehicles In The World  Business Insider

This tricked out stretch Mini Cooper S has 6 passenger seats, 4 doors, 6 wheels and a Jacuzzi for relaxing on those long drives. REUTERS. 2/27 ...

Business Insider
Rare 1960s right hand drive Fiat 600D on eBay  Retro To Go

The title spells it out. A rare 1960s right hand drive Fiat 600D on eBay and right now, not that expensive.

Retro To Go
26 Totally Bizarre Vehicles From Around The World  Business Insider Australia

This tricked out stretch Mini Cooper S has 6 passenger seats, 4 doors, 6 wheels and a Jacuzzi for relaxing on those long drives.

Business Insider Australia
Media reports ex-VW chief Martin Winterkorn could lose fortune over Dieselgate  DW (English)

Former Volkswagen (VW) CEO Martin Winterkorn could lose the personal fortune he accumulated throughout his tenure at the German automaker, reported the ...

DW (English)
Meet the Triation, a three-wheeled Chevy Citation  Jalopnik

If you put three years of your sweat and savings into a project, any project, you'd expect a certain sense of pride upon its completion. This Chevy Citation cut into ...

Classic Wolseley Six  Telegraph.co.uk

The penultimate car to wear the Wolseley badge is redolent of old-English charm.

Aston Martin to make reproductions of Goldfinger DB5  Retro To Go

This is enough to give ant James Bond fan a cold sweat. Aston Martin is to make limited edition reproductions of the Goldfinger DB5.

Retro To Go
Preview – World's Most Expensive Cars  OntheBox

Ant Anstead presents, as car hunter Paul Darvill is after a 1995 Audi Quattro Super Touring racing car for the London auction.

Classic cars: Rolls-Royce Silver Shadow  Telegraph.co.uk

If you want a cheap runaround, how about a Rolls-Royce? No, dear reader, I haven't been at the baronial drinks cabinet in the back while my chauffeur conveys ...

Car lovers: 2 Newport museums highlight design on wheels  Chicago Sun-Times

NEWPORT, R.I. — Car enthusiasts now have their pick of destinations to get their fix while visiting Newport, with two car museums featuring classic and rare cars ...

Chicago Sun-Times
Microcar madness: we tour the museum of the world's smallest cars  AutoExpress

Values are soaring for classic microcars - we visit a unique museum dedicated to them to see why they were ahead of their time.

The changing roles of car clubs in a digital world  Driving

Although we're more "connected" than ever, car clubs are sometimes struggling to keep up with the times.

Salon Prive: exclusive offer for Telegraph readers - Telegraph  Telegraph.co.uk

Salon Prive: exclusive offer for Telegraph readers. The most exclusive, and beautiful, concours d'elegance in Britain, and one of a handful of likeminded events ...

Opel still struggling after PSA takeover  DW (English)

German carmaker Opel is still losing money six months on from its takeover by France's PSA Group. The new owner's first priority is to return Open to profitability.

DW (English)
RM Auctions Bruce Weiner Microcar Museum - Auction Report  Sports Car Digest

Report on the RM Auctions Bruce Weiner Microcar Museum 2013 sale from Auction Editor Rick Carey, including results and auction details.

Sports Car Digest
Bruce Weiner Microcar Museum Offered by RM Auctions  Sports Car Digest

RM Auctions will auction the Bruce Weiner Microcar Museum during a two-day sale, February 15–16, 2013 in Madison, Georgia.

Sports Car Digest
The Trabant, the iconic East German car, turns 60  DW (English)

On November 7, 1957, the first "Trabi" rolled off the line. Thousands of them crossed from East to West Germany in 1989, two years before its production was ...

DW (English)
Berlin Resident Becomes First Volkswagen XL1 Owner, Talks EV Sense  autoevolution

This weekend, Volkswagen handed over the keys to the first XL1 hybrid during an event held at the Transparent Factory in Dresden, Germany, where the fuel ...

What Would We Really Drive If The Nazis Won World War II?  Jalopnik

Philip K. Dick's The Man In The High Castle has been a masterpiece of alternative history for decades. So when Amazon announced they were going to make a ...

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
Cholmondeley Power and Speed 2016  Eurekar

CHOLMONDELEY Power and Speed 2016 has kicked off in style bringing together an eclectic mix of supercars old and new.A brand new McLaren 675 LT, ...

21 Pictures Of Small Cars With Big Modded Engines  HotCars

Speed, at its root, is a simple equation; maximum power with minimum weight. The venerable V8 engine was an expression of the first element, the nearly ...

Back to the Future: Futuristic Car Designs from the Past  Flavorwire

No matter how our society develops and how long the years go on, some ideas of the future will never change. Case in point: we are never giving up on jetpacks ...

The Force is strong with this three-wheeler from Preston  Independent

Learning the awful truth about a notable automotive film star can be a deeply traumatising experience. It's a process that usually starts in early childhood, when ...

Future Tires May Be Tall and Narrow  autoevolution

It looks like the future car industry is oriented towards reinventing the early 1930's automobiles, as concepts like Audis's Urban Concept or the Toyota i-Road are ...

Inaugural CTS Auction Results  Sports Car Digest

The inaugural CTS Auctions event was held December 5th, 2009 in Sydney, Australia at their Sydney Harbour Bridge showroom. CTS Auction Results.

Sports Car Digest
Germany′s love affair with the car | Lifestyle  Deutsche Welle

From Nazi project to public status symbol, and from East to West - a new museum exhibition highlights the automobile's place in German society. Here's a look ...

Deutsche Welle
Who Needs EVs When We Have the WMZ3  autoevolution

With the EV craze now sweeping the world, and alternative fuels being touted as the solutions to a better future, we tend to forget that petrol and diesel are still ...

Accumulated, if Not Curated  New York Times

Lenny Shiller, who owns 57 classic cars and trucks, prefers cars that are not “what everybody else has.”

New York Times

Messerschmitt KR200 Videos

Real Road Test: Messerschmitt KR200 Cabriolet
Real Road Test: Messerschmitt KR200 Cabriolet
Microcar Movie - ride in a Messerschmitt KR200 (HD)
Microcar Movie - ride in a Messerschmitt KR200 (HD)
Classic Car | 1961 Messerchmitt KR200 | Driving.ca
Classic Car | 1961 Messerchmitt KR200 | Driving.ca
1956 Messerschmitt KR200 Kabinenroller
1956 Messerschmitt KR200 Kabinenroller
Old Top Gear 1992 -  Messerschmitt Bubble Cars
Old Top Gear 1992 - Messerschmitt Bubble Cars
KR200 Vmax 2018 Large
KR200 Vmax 2018 Large
1955 Messerschmitt KR 200 Barn Find & First Drive since 1960 !
1955 Messerschmitt KR 200 Barn Find & First Drive since 1960 !
Sorted Little Classic | Wheeler Dealers
Sorted Little Classic | Wheeler Dealers

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Epic Restoration Messerschmitt KR200 - Drive-My Blogs - Drive
Epic Restoration Messerschmitt KR200 - Drive-My Blogs - Drive
Messerschmitt Motherload
Messerschmitt Motherload
1959 Messerschmitt KR200 | Classic Throttle Shop
1959 Messerschmitt KR200 | Classic Throttle Shop
Messerschmitt KR200 - White - Front Angle
Messerschmitt KR200 - White - Front Angle
Messerschmitt KR200-Successor 196cc 1957 | This is what ...
Messerschmitt KR200-Successor 196cc 1957 | This is what ...
Messerschmitt KR200 1961 - South Western Vehicle Auctions Ltd
Messerschmitt KR200 1961 - South Western Vehicle Auctions Ltd
Dark Roasted Blend: World's Smallest Cars, Part 2
Dark Roasted Blend: World's Smallest Cars, Part 2
1955, Messerschmitt Kabinenroller KR 200 - MotoTechnica ...
1955, Messerschmitt Kabinenroller KR 200 - MotoTechnica ...
Messerschmitt Radiant Blue Dial Special Edition Quartz ...
Messerschmitt Radiant Blue Dial Special Edition Quartz ...
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Messerschmitt KR200 WebSites


Messerschmitt KR200 Wiki

The Messerschmitt KR200, or Kabinenroller (Cabin Scooter), was a three-wheeled bubble car designed by the aircraft engineer Fritz Fend and produced in the factory of the German aircraft manufacturer Messerschmitt from 1955 to 1964.