The post-war period is naturally not a period of great wealth. Most people were very happy if they were able to buy a motorized two-wheeler. If this two-wheeler happened to have a roof against the rain, they were especially lucky. Such a paneled motorcycle is introduced to the market in 1955 by BMW. It is designed in license by the Milan motorcycle company Iso Spa. The 'Isetta' has a door in front, to which the movable steering column is fastened together with the steering wheel. In addition, the vehicle features a material roof which also serves as an emergency exit. Like today's Smart there are just two front seats, if necessary they might be occupied by three very slender persons.
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