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1964 Messerschmitt KR-200 Roadster

By the early '60s it was no longer proper to be seen in a "mobil" trailing blue smoke. Demand fell, and more and more other machinery like drink machines alternately came off the F. M. R. assembly line. Parts stocks left over from the discontinued Tiger and Roadster found their way onto the production 200's. This Roadster has the standard 200 interior. Knott sent the final notice to his dealers on February 24, 1964.

The last Messerschmitt to come off the line in August, 1964 was # 80,287. This car is #80,286- making it the second last Messerschmitt built.

By this time, the "official" KR-201 Roadster with its snakeskin, portholes and fender lights, was long out of production, but the factory continued to offer this body style both on the Tg-500 and the KR-200: as is the case with this car. This car belonged to a well-known Messerschmitt enthusiast, Dr. Hans Dopjans.

Manufacturer: Regensburger Stahl- u. Maschinenbau, Regensburg, Germany

Model: KR-200 Roadster Motor: Fichtel & Sachs 2-storke Body: Monocoque
Years Built: March 1958 – August 1964 No. Cylinders: 1 Chassis: None
No. Produced: 30,286 Displacement: 191 cc Suspension Front: Rubber
No. Surviving: Horsepower: 9.7 Suspension Rear: Rubber
Length: 2 830 mm Gearbox: 4 fwd + 4 rev Steering: Direct
Width: 1 270 mm Starter: Dynastart Brakes: Cable
Weight: 240 kg Electrics: 12 v 3 Wheels: 4.00 x 8"
Interior: 2 seats tandem Ignition: Coil Top Speed: 100 kph

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