1957 BMW Isetta for sale 101493678
1957 BMW Isetta
Streetside Classics - Nashville
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1957 BMW Isetta

Car for sale by Streetside Classics - Nashville in LaVergne, Tennessee 37086

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Classic Car Overview

You know why you love a bubble car like this 1957 BMW Isetta. What was once a vehicle that got a country back on wheels is now an icon of fun things arriving in small packages. So to maximize your smiles, you want a complete and ready-to-run version like this one. The Isetta is an interesting part of a legendary history. After all, the premium driver-focused BMWs of today are not exactly reflected in this economy car. But what we do see is that BMWs superior quality was able to take Isos design and make a sturdy car that helped get Germany back in the automotive market after WWII. Thats the true beauty of BMWs engineering, and later in life. Today it strikes the right balance of a utilitarian drivers car while also continuing to have a good shine. Plus, it might seem funny that such a minimalist car could have room for three-piece chrome bumpers front and rear, but it adds a touch of style to the simpler life. So there is quite a lot of appeal in such a clean, straight, and complete small package that this one represents. Everything was about a car like this was geared to serve as much purpose as possible, and today its fun to showcase the clever design pieces in the details. So dont be surprised when everyone loves to see the whole front end open up with the single door and swing-out steering wheel. While this is an early model Isetta, it is late enough for the sliding side windows, which means plenty of welcomed added ventilation. Plus, the fabric sunroof was standard, that way there was a second exit if needed. The power from this city car is part of its allure when new. While the original Iso came with a smoky two-stroke motor, BMW installed a 298cc version of their powerful and reliable four-stroke motorcycle engine. Today that numbers-matching motor is still part of this little piece of history. the way it fires up and runs is another reminder that this little car has received the right care. Its mated to a useful four-speed manual transmission. Youre still not going to win any drag races, but theres a lot of fun and versatility in being able to reach down a gear for added pep. This Isetta is for the bubble car lover who also loves to have a fun Sunday drive. It may be a small package, but youll be amazed at the big attention it commands. Call today!!!

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Vehicle Specifications

  • VIN
  • Classic Car ID
  • Stock Number
  • Category
    Import Classics
  • Body Style
  • New/Used
  • Mileage
    5,838 miles
  • Engine
  • Drivetrain
  • Transmission
    4 Speed Manual
  • Exterior Color
  • Custom Color

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