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Messerschmitt Tiger TG 500 specs

Car type Compact
Curb weight 390 kg (860 lbs)
Introduced 1959
Origin country Germany
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0 - 80 kph14.0 s
Top speed125 kph (78 mph)

Powertrain specs

Engine type Inline 2 two stroke
Displacement 0.5 l (30 ci / 493 cc)
Power 20 ps (20 bhp / 15 kw) @ 5000 rpm
Torque 33 Nm (24 lb-ft) @ 4000 rpm
Power / liter 40 ps (40 hp)
Power / weight 51 ps (50 bhp) / t
Torque / weight 85 Nm (62 lb-ft) / t
Transmission 4 speed manual
Layout rear engine, rear wheel drive
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Anonymous  4m ago

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benedekpuskas  2y ago

Is it normal if this is the first thing I think of when someone says "tiger"? :D

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Hoppelmoppel123  2y ago

The average price of them getting sold is not 150 k. My dad owned one back then and sold it for 6k.

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Hoppelmoppel123  3y ago

ClassicCars test by AutoZeitung (8/2020):
0-80 kph: 14 s
Top Speed: 125 kph
300 were made, 152 of them are still driving
The Weight is 390 kg not 370, Displacement is 493 not 490 ccm, Horsepower is 19.9 PS, Torque is 33.2 Nm @ 4000 rpm.
It was already built at 1958.
It selles today at around 122000 €.

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R Taylor  4y ago

worth nearly £40,000 now...i nearly bought a used one in 1963 for £200


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FastestLaps  3y ago

And now worth a lot more as you can read above. At this rate (doubling in price every year) it will in few decades cost more euros than there are atoms in the universe.