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Fri, 21 Oct 2016 11:43:12 GMT

5 Coolest Cars Fitted With Motorcycle Engines That Made an Impact on the World  -  autoevolution
Eventually, Iso sold the license of the Isetta to other automakers, including BMW. The Germans bought the complete body tooling for the Isetta, and they redesigned the vehicle with their version of a motorcycle engine. It kept getting upgraded until it ...
Sat, 08 Oct 2016 10:19:49 GMT

My First Car: Little bubble car proved lot of fun  -  Ipswich Star
In 1966 I bought my 1958 Isetta bubble car from a friend for £60 – it was my pride and joy and I washed it every Saturday morning. It was blue and had a bench seat but fitted my girlfriend and father and also my husky dog which laid on the parcel shelf.
Thu, 06 Oct 2016 11:39:21 GMT

The BMW 3.0 CSi: your chance to own a rare postwar find  -  Telegraph.co.uk
BMW's postwar era did not get off to a great start. With factories either bombed-out, or occupied by the Soviets, the company struggled. Motorcycle production picked up reasonably well, and BMW made Isetta bubble cars under licence, but those ...
Wed, 05 Oct 2016 18:06:35 GMT
Scoop: Esquire Network - October 2016 Programming Highlights  -  Broadway World
Featuring a massive range of vehicular eye candy, from a 1968 Chevrolet Camaro, to the new Lamborghini RWD Huracan, to a rare BMW Isetta, a Classic 1978 Toyota FJ40 and a McLaren P1, this season of "Car Matchmaker" truly puts Spike's skills to the test ...
Thu, 29 Sep 2016 20:06:30 GMT
Tsang shows his playful side  -  Hong Kong Standard (press release)
Financial Secretary John Tsang Chun- wah was all smiles when he squeezed into a two-seat classic 1950s BMW Isetta bubble car with Sino Group executive director Daryl Ng Win-kong at a collector car show in Gold Coast. Tsang, who recently changed his ...
Fri, 16 Sep 2016 19:52:19 GMT

Here are the 10 most popular car brands in Newton  -  Wicked Local Newton
Here are the 10 most popular car brands in Newton. Hide caption. A BMW Isetta bubble car from the 1950s, pictured at a micocar show at the Larz Anderson Auto Museum in Brookline. (Metrowest Daily News and Wicked Local file photo / Rob Haneisen) ...
Sun, 11 Sep 2016 18:39:35 GMT

Small package big hit with young fan  -  Otago Daily Times
Luke Sempers, of Dunedin, tries a 1957 BMW Isetta 300 for size during the 2016 Autospectacular at the Edgar Centre on Saturday. But for 6-year-old Luke Sempers, it is the coolest car he has ever seen. "I want one! This is the coolest thing.''I like how ...
Mon, 05 Sep 2016 14:05:59 GMT

Camouflaged SEAT Ibiza "3-Wheeler" Testing in Germany, Looks Like BMW Isetta  -  autoevolution
If you thought that stupid unstable cars like the Reliant Robin stopped existing, think again. Somebody snapped this photo of a fully camouflaged SEAT Ibiza with a rear wheel configuration resembling the 50's BMW Isetta. Technically, it's not a 3 ...
Fri, 02 Sep 2016 21:11:17 GMT

Collector on mission to recover U2 Trabants  -  Motor Authority
Some enthusiasts have very targeted, niche car collections. Perhaps you know a person who's way into the Amphicar. There's a chance someone is grabbing as many examples of the BMW Isetta as they can find. Someone perhaps even has a love for the ...
Fri, 02 Sep 2016 17:51:56 GMT

Rare BMW 502 V8 sedan emerges from slumber and heads to auction  -  Autoweek
When we think of classic BMWs, one of the Neue Klasse models usually pops into our minds. Or perhaps an Isetta or a 507; two very different classics. But before the Neue Klasse models defined BMW for decades, the German automaker struggled to find its ...