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    Electric Isseta clone

    Here is a vehicle style out of the past. A modern clone of the 1958 BMW Isetta. I wouldn't have thought that any manufacturer could make something like this in this safety-first age: https://electricmotorcycles.news/the-microlino-story/
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    Perfect for beer runs, but not a good chick magnet fo sho!!
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    You can get away with a lot as far as safety with a 3 wheel vehicle.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Stevo View Post
    Perfect for beer runs, but not a good chick magnet fo sho!!
    Bubble cars are CUTE and they attract people (kind of like motorcycle sidecars). My wife and I were walking around the neighborhood a couple of weeks ago and saw a DIY VW bus flatbed conversion that had a pretty ragged Isetta project car on the back, that was a pretty cool combination, and definitely something you don't see every day.

    An e-Messershcmitt kabinenroller seems like it would be a lot of fun.

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    Quote Originally Posted by EVcycle View Post
    You can get away with a lot as far as safety with a 3 wheel vehicle.
    But, like the Isetta, this micro car has four wheels.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Richard230 View Post
    But, like the Isseta, this micro car has four wheels.

    Sneaky little bitches.....
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    wait, I was confused because you posted pictures of a real Isseta, not the 'clone' Microlino


    (not that this video shows as good of images as your link, but just say'n)



    anyway, I guess some people bought a Twizy, so there ya go
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    Quote Originally Posted by T Rush View Post
    wait, I was confused because you posted pictures of a real Isseta, not the 'clone' Microlino


    (not that this video shows as good of images as your link, but just say'n)



    anyway, I guess some people bought a Twizy, so there ya go
    The new electric micro car was described at the link that followed my message. The photos that I attached to my first message were of a 1958 Isetta, which was meant to illustrate how similar the two vehicles looked.
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    yeah, I didn't make it to the link right away, so I was like: "wow, they really maked it look exactly like an old Isseta, that must of taken a lot of work if its built from scratch and they didn't just convert one"...then I clicked the link
    my fault

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