Showing results for 
Search instead for 
Did you mean: 
Hagerty Employee

Throwback: The plucky 1955–62 BMW Isetta isn’t going anywhere

Car enthusiasts often accuse modern, tech-laden offerings of being more appliance than automobile, but the overlap between, say, the refrigerator and the car industry is small. Not so in 1955, however. In large part, BMW owes the success of its petite Isetta to the engineering prowess of Renzo Rivolta, who made his name in the refrigerator business before switching to vehicle manufacturing.


Read the full article on


The wonderful BMW Isettas and many other vintage post war vehicles are very popular and being rebuilt in many countries.

Check our Facebook group

BMW Isettas and other Microcars