1957 BMW Isetta Technical Specifications and Dimensions

These are standard specifications - not necessarily specifications for the vehicle(s) in the photo(s).

Features

Engine Location : Rear
Drive Type : Rear Wheel
Production Years for Series : 1956 - 1960
Price : $1,050
Weight : 775 lbs | 351.534 kg

Performance

Top Speed : 81 km/h | 50.342 mph

Power

Inline 1
Displacement : 298 cc | 18.2 cu in. | 0.3 L.
Power : 13 HP (9.568 KW) @ 5200 RPM
Bore : 2.8 in | 72 mm.
Stroke : 2.9 in | 73 mm.
Compression : 7.00:1
Valvetrain : 2 OHV (2 valves per cylinder)
Bing carburetor
Transmission:
4 Manual

Production Figures

Total BMW Production for 1957 : 40,371
Isetta 300 Production (1956-1960) : 87,416
1957 BMW Isetta
Coupes : 87,416

Dimensions

Fuel Capacity : 3.2 Gal
Seating Capacity : 2
Doors : 1
Exterior
Length : 90.0 in | 2286 mm.
Width : 54.5 in | 1384 mm.
Height : 52.6 in | 1336 mm.
Wheelbase : 59.1 in | 1501 mm.
Front Track : 47.2 in | 1199 mm.
Rear Track : 20.5 in | 521 mm.
Ground Clearance : 6.5 in | 165 mm.
250 Coupe
Weight : 770 lbs | 349.266 kg
Fuel Capacity : 3.2 Gal
Seating Capacity : 2
Doors : 1
Exterior
Length : 90.0 in | 2286 mm.
Width : 54.5 in | 1384 mm.
Height : 52.6 in | 1336 mm.
Wheelbase : 59.1 in | 1501 mm.
Front Track : 47.2 in | 1199 mm.
Rear Track : 20.5 in | 521 mm.
Ground Clearance : 6.5 in | 165 mm.

Handling

Suspension
Front : Independent; Swing-Arm

Rear : Leaf-Spring

Steering
Turning Circle : 9.1 m | 358.306 in. | 9100.972 mm.

1957 Averages

Avg. Household Income : $4,550
Avg. Home : $12,220
Avg. Gallon of Gas : $0.24

The 1957 BMW Isetta measures 54.50 inches in width, 90.00 inches in length, and has a wheelbase of 59.10 inches.


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BMW Monthly Sales Volume

December 2019
35,746
November 2019
31,213
October 2019
25,440
September 2019
27,467
July 2019
23,015
June 2019
31,627
May 2019
27,109
April 2019
23,816
March 2019
32,228
February 2019
23,558
January 2019
18,102
Additional Sales Volume Data


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