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Body and chassis
Rear mid-engine, rear-wheel-drive
191 cc Fichtel & Sachs two-stroke single cylinder, operable in both directions of crankshaft rotation
10 hp (7.5 kW)
Four speeds forward or reverse (depending on engine rotation), sequential, unsynchronized.
202.9 cm (79.9 in) 
281.9 cm (111.0 in) 
121.9 cm (48.0 in)
119.9 cm (47.2 in)
230 kg (507 lb) (curb)
The Messerschmitt KR200, or Kabinenroller (Cabin Scooter), is a three-wheeled bubble car designed by the aircraft engineer Fritz Fend and produced in the factory of the German aircraft manufacturer Messerschmitt from 1955 until 1964.
Small, orange with a bubble. Just before the release of the Mini Minor, There were a number of cheap small passenger vehicles available to the public. This was one of them. This 1:18 scale die-cat metal with plastic parts shows off its peculiar shape and style. The model itself is considered a reasonably representative copy of the original vehicle. Paintwork on the model is quite good with no blemishes and the cockpit cover is made of plastic, with no marks or cracks. As these were a cheap motor vehicle, this is reflected in the seating of the vehicle. It was a 3 wheeler with the rear where a small engine was located. This was a very basic engine on the original vehicle and this reflects the engine on this model. The detail is overall very basic with just the outline of this engine, but then it's not a very large model, so detail was at a premium. However overall the detail of this model makes it something that is quirky and its something a collector would include in their collection as an example of one of those small cheap transport for its time. I will give it a 4.0/5.0. Ronin Finlay 03/12/2022.