A factory demonstration proved that it would support 20 men. The pair began to develop a two-passenger micro car in Gilmer III from San Francisco to Atlantic City in four days, 11 hours and 21 minutes of driving time spread over seven days and three hours. Soft top and tonneau included. The original King Midget uses single wheel drive, semi independently sprung.
There are minor dents here and there but. There was even some cargo space in a compartment behind the seat and a shelf under the hood. But it would certainly have felt fast in a vehicle this small. I will not end the auction early. In they accepted a buy-out offer from a group backed by investment bankers and the owners retired, remaining as consultants.
Fuel economy was on everyone's mind in the early s, much as it is today. The speedometer broke in 71 and last seen was in a box at my dads. Offered without reserve. It turns all kinds of heads no matter where you go. Its sitting on a trailer that goes with it. The VW was the only one that went on to achieve worldwide cult status as basic, economical transportation, remaining in production for decades.
Very good paint and no rust. Its sitting on a trailer that goes with it. You will receive email newsletters from the MotorTrend team. The previous owner had removed all of the old wiring. Although the company started out by offering a kit to build the car, they soon added completely-assembled cars and later only offered completed cars. All loading and transportation responsibility of purchaser. Any reproduction of the car is prohibited, as is use of the name.