Classic Cars from United Kingdom

Classic Cars / Messerschmitt / Car for sale

1963 Messerschmitt Kabinenroller / Roadster

Sale price: $35,000.00 make an offer

Sale type: Fixed price listing

Technical specifications, photos and description:

Manufacturer: Other Makes
Model: Messerschmitt Kabinenroller
Year: 1963
Color: Blue
Mileage: 50
Engine: 191 cc, two-cycle, single-cylinder
Trim: na
Interior Color: Red
Vehicle Title: Rebuilt, Rebuildable & Rec
Got questions? Ask here!

Do you like this car?

  • 5 stars
  • 4 stars
  • 3 stars
  • 2 stars
  • 1 stars

1963 Messerschmitt Kabinenroller / Roadster for sale

Current customer rating: current rating for this car (2.1) based on 320 votes
1963 Messerschmitt Kabinenroller / Roadster Photo
  • 1963 Messerschmitt Kabinenroller / Roadster
  • 1963 Messerschmitt Kabinenroller / Roadster
  • 1963 Messerschmitt Kabinenroller / Roadster
  • 1963 Messerschmitt Kabinenroller / Roadster

3-wheeled 1963 Messerschmitt KR200 Kabinenroller with a 191 cc Fichtel & Sachs two-stroke single-cylinder engine with a four-speed transmission. The car has a "dual mode" ignition. where the engine can be started in reverse. making use of all four speeds.
This microcar has been hand-rebuilt to 100% condition using 100% original parts. Includes new tires. paint. and all-new leather interior. The car is in Germany. Duty and freight must be covered by the purchaser in addition to the sales price.
From Wikipedia:Messerschmitt. temporarily not allowed to manufacture aircraft. had turned its resources to producing other commodities. In 1952. Fend approached Messerschmitt with the idea of manufacturing small motor vehicles. These were based on his Fend Flitzer invalid carriage.
The first of Fend's vehicles to enter production at Messerschmitt's Regensburg factory was the KR175. The title Kabinenroller means "scooter with cabin". While the Messerschmitt name and insignia were used on the car. a separate company. incorporated as Regensburger Stahl- und Metallbau GmbH. was created to manufacture and market the vehicle.
The KR200 replaced the KR175 in 1955. While using the same basic frame as the KR175 with changes to the bodywork (notably including wheel cutouts in the front fenders) and an improved canopy design. the KR200 was otherwise an almost total redesign. The rear suspension and engine mounting were reworked. and hydraulic shock absorbers were installed at all three wheels. Tire sizes were enlarged to 4. 00×8.
Retailing for around DM 2. 00. the KR200 was considered an instant success with almost 12. 00 built during its first year. A maximum speed in excess of 90 km/h (56 mph) despite a claimed power output of only 10 PS (7. 4 kW; 9. 9 hp) reflected the vehicle's light weight.
In 1956. Messerschmitt was allowed to manufacture aircraft again and lost interest in Fend's microcars. Messerschmitt sold the Regenburg works to Fend who. with brake and hub supplier Valentin Knott. formed Fahrzeug- und Maschinenbau GmbH Regensburg (FMR) to continue production of the KR200 and his other vehicles.
In 1957. the KR200 Kabrio model was released. featuring a cloth convertible top and fixed side window frames. This was followed by the KR201 Roadster without window frames. using a folding cloth top. a windscreen. and removable side curtains. A Sport Roadster was later offered with no top and with the canopy fixed into place so that the driver would have to climb in and out at the top of the car.
Production of the KR200 was heavily reduced in 1962 and ceased in 1964 as sales had been dropping for a few years. The demand for basic economy transport in Germany had diminished as the German economy boomed. A similar situation developed in other parts of Europe such as in the manufacturer's biggest export destination. the United Kingdom. where sales were particularly affected by the increasing popularity of the Mini.

Also published at eBay.com

Want to buy this car?

Comments and questions to the seller:

from juan garrido, dated 16 april 2014
where the car is at

Name E-mail
Text
Antispam code: (enter the number)

Other classic Messerschmitt cars offered via internet auctions:

1963 Messerschmitt KR200
price: $US $13,950.00
1963 Messerschmitt KR200
kr200 microcar micro car
price: $40,000.00
kr200 microcar micro car
1956 Messerschmitt KR200 Kabrio --
price: $34,998.00
1956 Messerschmitt KR200 Kabrio --
1960 Other Makes KR
price: $US $14,900.00
1960 Other Makes KR

Latest arrivals:

1957 MESSERSCHMITT 1957 MESSERSCHMITT 19 $30,000.00
1963 Messerschmitt KR200 1963 Messerschmitt KR200 15 $US $13,950.00
1963 Messerschmitt KR200 1963 Messerschmitt KR200 15 $US $18,865.43
1963 Messerschmitt KR200 1963 Messerschmitt KR200 15 $US $25,100.00
1957 Other Makes KR200 1957 Other Makes KR200 17 $US $25,300.00
1955 Other Makes KR200 Kabinroller 1955 Other Makes KR200 Kabinroller 12 $64,900.00
1963 Messerschmitt KR200 1963 Messerschmitt KR200 12 $US $31,500.00
1955 Other Makes 1955 Other Makes 21 $US $17,620.00
1964 Messerschmitt KR200 1964 Messerschmitt KR200 1 $39,500.00
1956 Messerschmitt KR200 Kabrio -- 1956 Messerschmitt KR200 Kabrio -- 12 $34,998.00
1959 Other Makes S7 S7 1959 Other Makes S7 S7 6 $US $10,000.00
1969 Subaru Other Isetta  Messerschmitt etc 1969 Subaru Other Isetta Messerschmitt etc 11 $US $1,125.00
1954 Other Makes KR-175  2A 1954 Other Makes KR-175 2A 20 $US $11,800.00
1955 Other Makes K200 1955 Other Makes K200 21 $US $19,976.54
1960 Other Makes KR 1960 Other Makes KR 8 $US $14,900.00
1955 Other Makes K200 1955 Other Makes K200 21 $US $24,300.00
1958 Other Makes 1958 Other Makes 21 $11,750.00
Don't miss your chance to own a Messerschmitt Don't miss your chance to own a Messerschmitt 12 $11,850.00
Very original example!! Very original example!! 12 $14,300.00
1955 Messerschmitt KR200 "Bubble Top" 1955 Messerschmitt KR200 "Bubble Top" 12 $39,500.00