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Messerschmitt KR175

Overview

Produced: 1953-1955, 8000 produced.
Types: Tricycle1 door,2 seats
Messerschmitt KR175
Fend's single seater was probably originally intended for war disabled persons.  The Messerschmitt was principally for the person who did not want to ride a motorcycle.  Instead of a stearing wheel there was a mini set of handlebars.  The Kabinenroller KR 175, as the factory named it, was powered by a 175 cc two-stroke engine by Fichtel & Sachs.  Because the engine produced 9 bhp but the car only weighed 220 kg (484 lb) the top speed was of the order of 50 mph (80 kph).  When a 200 cc engine was installed, the KR 200 was created of which 46,190 were sold.
Source: Motorbase

Engines

CapacityConfigModelBore/StrokeCR
174ccS1 TS0mm x 0mm0

Drivetrain and Suspension

DrivetrainSteeringFront SuspensionRear Suspension
R/R

Performance

Top Speed0-60SQMMPGEngine PwrComment
50 mph0 s0 s50 mpg9 bhp 0

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