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Russ we're gonna have a closer look at this Messerschmitt which is a kr200 convertible quite unusual so this is. How you get in the canopy tips to decide and here is the comprehensive instrumentation a voltmeter some lights and the speedometer which optimistically goes up to 80 this doesn't that's the gear lever which is sequential so it's one. Two three four and there's a new tool there as well you've got conventional pedals down there somewhere your focus camera and there we go and if we have. A look under the back we can see the engine and there it is single cylinder air-cooled unit driving the rear. Wheel by chain in this chain case all enclosed to keep it fairly good at keeping the muck away tiny little battery under here as well yeah all very simple but actually quite. Well engineered suspension unit is by rubber and there's a telescopic damper just down there but what's a Messerschmitt like to drive Ryan is my. First drive in a Messerschmitt I've rigged is that's on so that's. A break off Oh strolling straight away and we're away in a Messerschmitt we should avoid running over the small child which is trying to avoid the broken-down ma if it's being pushed around sorry honey I'll be back don't. Worry that feels like a lot of lock actually together and nothing here we go. There I'll wait for the motorbike I'll go down good I we're away 30 miles Nara in a Messerschmitt this is terrifying that's top gear that's quite tall it feels like there is nothing in front of me at all a red light in because. Of barely any steering input this is pretty oh all the people in. A very scary this windscreen feels slightly bifocal it wraps. Around my face Oh one is quite well palmistry by and brakes are interesting so I'm not a motorcycle rider so I'm not used to this sequential time leadership I drove an inverter sorry I never car a scooter car once which has a similar set though that was about 11 years ago. Tiny little boy bouncing around in front of me almost touching the windscreen to a power gaya monster cookies are meant to crunch like at about 4:45 now I must slow down oh yeah breakthrough brakes really very interesting I think where I went wrong when he gave up the first time these. Where you've got first then neutral I'll be you have the double breath a great place to turn the reload for this tündi camper fun will it get fruity God walking out will 13 circles not brilliant there we go water blaziken's birds no voter at all marvin above us like your car beyond. That's fine are you ready for the national speed limit this doesn't feel a bad way to travel at all my mate the brother suspension oh the brakes are scary crevices venture needs not the most require in. Different bodies there we go that'll calm down and try again you drive a Messerschmitt and can do gear changes perfectly I apologize well that was certainly. An experience that's gonna live with me for a long time that was my drive in a Messerschmitt and I've just remembered I've just driven it up to this fence and I've just remembered but the only way to reverse it is to spin the engine in the opposite direction so you have four reverse. Gears which means you can presumably do 40 miles an hour backwards if you so wished I don't think I do but let me just demonstrate the cabin because we haven't shot now on video forms you twist the handle and you lift the entire cab enough like. So which opens it up for you to get in so the seat lifts up so you can place yourself upon it and scoot yourself forward because you really do sit with your feet in this bulbous path at the front this is quite amazing so there you. Go you can find you that was the messerschmitt kr200 first one I've driven first. Time I've driven a car with sequential gearbox on the road and overall quite impressive I think I found that much better in some ways than I expected so thank you very much for watching don't forget to subscribe before you go and I'll just see you again in a. Future video farewell right so let's see if this really is. The case but I turn the key D over. Way what does that do hmm okay not that then maybe it's that switch I was appointed a wiper I probably should have worked out how to reverse it before I actually got in the car I. Might have to. Get out and push.

 


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