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Messerschmitt FMR TG-500

Messerschmitt FMR TG-500

One leg of mutton helps down another, extremely cheap automobiles buyers liked sport minicar with passenger compartment designed in the image and likeness of two-seater fighter cockpit. In response in the end of 1957 FMR Company delivered car Messerschmitt TG-500 — Tiger. TG means «Tourenfahrzeug-Gelandesport» or «sport car for rough roads». But common this minicar name is «Tiger». As model name «TG – 500» shows automobile was equipped with huge 2-stroke engine with capacity of 500 cm?, aerodynamics was improved. For more, designers added forth wheel! «Tiger» is four-wheel minicar with customary aviation Messerschmitt passenger compartment design. Messerschmitt FMR TG-500 was racing sport car but twofold expensive then KR-200. From 1957 to 1961 plant delivered 320 Messerschmitt FMR TG-500 (according to other data that quantity was 450).

Fend’s/Messerschmitt’s «Tiger» survives as most bonne bouche for extraordinary automobile collectors to this day. Messerschmitt automobile manufacturing was stopped in 1964. FMR plant delivered 27 000 different model «Messerschmitt».

  • YOM: 1957 – 1961
  • Plant delivered 320 (450) pcs
  • 150 pcs preserved
  • Length – 3 000 mm
  • Width — 1 270 mm
  • Height — 1 200 mm
  • Wheelbase — 2 030 mm
  • Curb weight — 305 kg
  • Gross weight — 465 kg
  • Engine capacity — 494 см?
  • Engine power — 20,5 hp
  • Full speed — 130 km/h
  • Liquid brakes
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