1957 Messerschmitt KR

200 Cabriolet

Summary

  • Year of manufacture 
    1957
  • Car type 
    Convertible / Roadster
  • Drive 
    LHD
  • Condition 
    Used
  • Exterior brand colour 
    Blue/Blue
  • Interior colour 
    Other
  • Location
  • Exterior colour 
    Other
  • Gearbox 
    Manual
  • Drivetrain 
    2wd
  • Fuel type 
    Petrol

Description

The inaugural auction takes place in Sydney on December 5th, 2009.
Doors open 5.30pm
Auction Commences 6.30pm
Please note:
Telephone and Absentee Bidder registration closes
12pm Saturday 5th December.
For further enquiries please contact:
Robert Glover on [email protected]
Damien Duigan on [email protected]
ALL ESTIMATES ARE IN AUSTRALIAN DOLLARS
1957 Messerschmitt KR200 Cabriolet
Two-tone blue
3-Seater
4 Speed Manual
191cc single-cylinder
Engine No. 2249486
Chassis No. 65412
Estimate $30,000 - $40,000
At the end of the Second World War Messerschmitt – banned from building aircraft – turned their Regensburg factory over to the production of microcars, specifically the three-wheeler Kabinenroller (Cabin Scooter) designed by former aircraft engineer Fritz Fend. The first Messerschmitt production model, designated the KR175, had a tandem seating arrangement and novel plexiglass domed canopy inspired by fighter aircraft practice. The KR175 remained in production until 1955, when