For Sale: 1958 BMW Isetta in Carson, California

$43,500 (OBO)

Vehicle Description

This rare and unique classic piece of automotive micro car history is a 1958 BMW Isetta 300 Cabriolet. The Isetta is an Italian designed micro car built under license in a number of different countries including Spain, Belgium, France, Brazil, Germany, and the United Kingdom. In 1955 the BMW Isetta became the worlds first mass-production car to achieve a fuel consumption of 94 mpg and was a top selling single cylinder car in the world with 160,000 sold. The Isetta comes equipped with a 300cc engine that produces 13 horsepower and 13.6 lbs of torque which is connected to a 4 speed manual transmission with reverse. The compact and cozy interior features Navy blue and white vinyl through out along with the two tone Blue and White vinyl bench seat. The Isetta interior is very simple and efficient with a steering wheel that swivels with the front door, one gauge to indicated speed only, a small shifter that is located against the left side panel, windshield wiper switch, turning signal switch, along with an emergency hand brake. The exterior is featured in Pacific Point blue and white two-tone paint with a thin dark gray pinstripe. This BMW comes with a blue 'convertible top' and a sun roof option which can also be used as a emergency exit. The iconic and unique front opening front door is the only door to enter and exit the vehicle. Other exterior features are dual 7-inch headlamps, 4-inch tail lights, rocket ship style turning signals, trunk rack with leather strap and luggage, front and rear chrome bumpers, and sliding side windows. The micro car sits on 10-inch steel wheels that are wrapped in BF Goodrich Silvertown tires that come with Atlas port-o-walls. This Isetta is a beautiful running and driving example of the micro car era vehicles which are becoming extremely popular and collectable in today's worldwide marketplace!

Vehicle Details

  • Listing ID:CC-885314
  • Year:1958
  • Make:BMW
  • Model:Isetta
  • Exterior Color:Blue/White
  • Interior Color:Blue/White
  • Transmission:Manual
  • Convertible:Yes
  • Stock Number:0656
  • VIN:500656
  • Title Status:Clear
  • Sunroof:Yes
  • Restoration History:Fully Restored
  • Exterior Condition:Very Good
  • Seat Material:Vinyl
  • Engine Condition:Running
  • Drive Train:Rear-wheel drive