1960 BMW Isetta 300

Lot: 509

Sold for (£): 17,050
Offered for sale is a .298L 1959 BMW- Isetta 300 manual that has been with the current owner for the last 12 years. Coming with an extensive history file, this lot's condition scores an impressive 105 / 135.

Classic Car Auctions says:

Very rare BMW-Isetta 300 Microcar, just been totally restored...

  • Italian designed 'Microcar' built under licence by BMW
  • Purchased in Brighton and registered in 1960
  • 300 Model with sliding windows. 13bhp and 53mph
  • No expense spared restoration
  • Owned for over 12 years
  • Completely original body, no panel replacement needed

 

Lot Details

Registration: 735 XMH RHD/LHD: Left Hand Drive
Year: 1959 Engine size: .298L
Make: BMW- Isetta Odometer reading (miles): 0
Model: 300 MOT expiry:
Warranted: No Chassis number: TBA

CCA Condition Report

Overall: 105 / 135

Exterior

Bodywork: Glass:
Paint: Chrome:
Trim:

Remarks

Original panels, chassis shot-blasted and phosphate etch primed and painted black (at GKN Land Rover Plant Telford). Never welded. Original bumpers re-chromed. Underside as good as the topside.

Interior

Door-cards: Carpets:
Seating: Headlining:
Dashboard: Boot:

Remarks

Fully restored and reupholstered.

Engine

Components: Starting:
Appearance: Running:

Remarks

Rebuilt, new valve guides, cylinder honed and new piston rings. Engine starts first time and is very quiet.

Transmission

Gears: Drive-shaft:
Clutch:

Remarks

Fully checked and new bearings fitted. Rear chain drive fully overhauled.

Running Gear

Axles: Chassis:
Suspension: Bearings:
Brakes: Wheels/Tyres:

Remarks

Brakes fully overhauled. All suspension fully overhauled

Electrics

Minor: Major:

Remarks

Fully overhauled

Vehicle History

Remarks

No early service history. Restoration over past 12 years. Vehicle not driven on road except for road test on completion.

About the CCA Condition Report

A lot's condition report is compiled based on information provided to CCA by the vendor of the lot. CCA has no access to lots prior to a sale but does review its condition on the day of the sale. CCA strongly recommends viewing a lot prior to a sale as it cannot guarantee the accuracy of the information provided.
Poor Numerous faults / Extensive damage / Many missing parts / Project or donor car
Fair Basic condition / Requires attention mechanically & cosmetically / Some damage / Some missing parts
Good Every-day useable classic car / Driven & enjoyed / Commensurate with age & mileage / Drives and looks as it should / Some vehicle history
Very good Almost pristine / Mechanically & cosmetically sound / Driven only occasionally / Extensive vehicle history
Excellent Pristine / Original / Documented nut & bolt ground-up restoration / Stored professionally / Trailered only / Complete vehicle history