Messerschmitt KR175 - car classics
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Motokolyaska Messerschmitt KR175 was the first car built by Messerschmitt on the results of the agreement of 1952, with the engineer Fritz Fend. According to the concept, this car with its new original design had to be enlarged version of a sidecars Fend Flitzer.
About 15 thousand of these cars were built before the model was replaced by another Messerschmitt KR200 in 1956.
Model KR175 was created with several unique features for all of the cars on the platform sidecars. Outwardly, she had a narrow body, transparent acrylic dome on top in the form of bladder and the low chairs - this is the most obvious features.
Narrow body KR175 and Seating arrangements in the style of "tandem" was borrowed by the company Messerschmitt from the fuselage of the aircraft, which in those years was prohibited to produce engineers Messerschmitt.
Hinged door in the form of a transparent bubble was also perfect novelty for the automotive industry and absolute classics in the construction of the aircraft. The driver was a complete overview of 360 degrees like a fighter pilot. By the way, in Messerschmitt KR175 was even wiper, though with a manual drive.
Heart of the machine became a single cylinder engine company Fichtel & Sachs volume 173 of the CC. He was in front of the rear wheel and had an air cooling. As an option, the Messerschmitt KR175 installed electric starter, and most of the owners turned the engine cord.
The maximum speed of the model KR175 reached 80 km/h on average fuel consumption of 3.7 liters per 100 km.
Other names of this model: Kabineneroller, Karo, Mi-Val Mivalino
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