Lot 119

1963 Messerschmitt KR 200 Cabriolet


$48,000 - $58,000 USD | Not Sold

United States | Oak Grove, Missouri



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  • Rare, French-exported, open-top cabriolet example of one of the most celebrated microcars
  • Unique features include KR 175-type handlebars and French-specification, yellow-tinted headlights
  • Still wearing French city badges and license plates
  • On display at The Bruce Weiner Microcar Museum in Madison, Georgia until 2013, when purchased by consignor
  • Wearing an older repaint in white
  • Black vinyl interior with white piping and black convertible canvas top said to be original
  • Powered by a Fichtel & Sachs, 191-cc, two-stroke, single-cylinder motorcycle engine rated at 9.5 horsepower
  • Engine equipped with reversing starter motor allowing the four-speed manual transmission to operate all four speeds in reverse, if needed
  • Equipped with chromed luggage rack and mirrors, fender lamps, and high-mounted bumpers
  • Accompanied by a correct canvas boot cover with storage bag