BMW Isetta 300 UK 1957-62
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BMW Isetta 300 UK 1957-62 specifications
Engine: Air cooled, single cylinder, overhead valves
Displacement: 297cc
Bore: 72mm
Stroke: 73mm
Compression ratio: 7 to 1
Carburettors: Bing 1/24
Power output: 13bhp at 5,200rpm

Maximum speed: 52mph
0-50mph: 41.5secs
OFC: 54.9mpg

4-speed manual with reverse,
rear wheel drive
Clutch: single dry plate

Hydraulic, drums front & rear

BMW worm & nut
Turning circle: 27-28ft

Front: Dubinnet-type i.f.s coil,
Rear: quarter elliptic leaf
Wheels & tyres
10in pressed steel, 4 stud,
front: 4,80/10 tyres
rear: 5.20/10 tyres

Pressed steel body on tubular and box section steel chassis

Dimensions & Weight
Wheelbase: 60in
Track front: 47.2in
Overall length: 90in
Overall width: 54.5in
Overall height: 52.6in
Ground clearance: 6in
Kerb weight: 7cwt
Fuel tank: 2.7 Imp. gals

Isetta Production
3-wheelers1957-62: 1,750 built at Brighton, England
Total of all BMW Isettas: 161,728