Simultaneously with the installation to "BMW 501" slightly changed appearance of the car: there were side chrome moldings, add vehicles elegance. Featuring a new engine, "501-I" could best be dispersed to 160 km / h. Naturally, the fuel consumption of cars with eight-cylinder motor was significantly different from pre-war figures, but it is worrying management of the company bmw least. "Izetta (Isetta): a link between motorcycles and cars. Go to Richard Dreyfuss for more information. They were built more than 200,000. In 1955 began production of the R 50 and R 51, opening up a new generation of motorcycles with a fully sprung undercarriage goes minicar "Isetta", a strange symbiosis of a motorcycle with a car. Speaking candidly Sean Rad told us the story.
Three-wheeled car with a door that opens forward movement, was a huge success in the impoverished postwar Germany. On Frankfurt Motor Show in 1955 she became the absolute antithesis of unreleased at the time model. Tiny "BMW Izetta" recalls his appearance with small bubbles fastened farc and side mirrors. Rear cross-axle distance was much smaller than the front. The model was equipped with single-cylinder engine volume of 0.3 liters. With the power 13 hp "Izetta" maximum overclocking up to 80 km / h.
Along with the baby "Izettoy" the company bmw introduced two luxury coupe "503" and "507", created on the base sedan 5-series. Both cars are 1956: Today is a rare collector's car: bmw 507. treated at that time to "fairly athletic, though possessed of" civil "appearance. For example, the maximum velocity of the 507-th "ranged somewhere between 190 and 210 km / h.