BMW Isetta 250, 1:16, Revell of Germany #07030
Here is my build of the BMW Isetta 250. The kit is a 2016 new release from Revell of Germany. I completed this build in 2017 and am just getting around to posting.
At 1/16 scale it is different from the majority of 1/24 and 1/25 scale auto kits.
For those unfamiliar with this vehicle; this is one of the cars that got Europe driving after WW2. Designed by Iso of Italy, different versions were built in Germany, England, France, Brazil, and Argentina.
BMW however was the largest manufacturer. The 250 was the original. It was powered by a 250cc air cooled single cylinder engine lifted from their motorcycle. Later they sold 300cc and 600cc versions.
I first encountered an Isetta at age 8 (around 1959). One of my neighbors had one and I thought it was the coolest thing. I was always bugging him to take me for rides.
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