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Robert Emslie January 6, 2017 Mystery Car 7 Comments


Welcome to the first Mystery Car contest of 2017! It’s…, it’s… well to be honest, pretty much like the Mystery Cars we had last year and before that. But still, 2017! Make and model, future people.

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  • Looks like an Isetta with the optional ‘tropical’ door vents.

    • Oh, wait, we’re supposed to include make: BMW, not Iso, Romi, or VELAM. I suppose it could be a Romi if someone added the vents themselves but I don’t think they were available as original equipment on those.

      • Rob Emslie

        It is in fact a BMW. I cropped out the “turbo” badge the present owner had applied as I thought that might throw too many off. Well done!

        • A “turbo” badge on an Isetta is just silly. Everyone knows a draw-through supercharger is the way to go.

    • Vairship

      Are the vents intended to make it MORE, or LESS, tropical inside?

      • stigshift

        Yes, they are.

        • Lokki

          Well, stigshift, that’s more or less correct but there’s some discussion as to whether it’s more tropical in there or more