1959 GLAS GOGGOMOBIL  TS 250 COUPE  Chassis no. 02132084

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Lot 86
Largely untouched and original condition
1959 GLAS GOGGOMOBIL TS 250 COUPE

Sold for US$ 27,500 inc. premium
1959 GLAS GOGGOMOBIL TS 250 COUPE

Chassis no. 02132084

247cc Two-Stroke 2-Cylinder Engine
13.5bhp at 5,000rpm
4-Speed Manual Transmission
4-wheel independent Suspension
4-wheel Drum Brakes

* Fewer than 45,000 kilometers since new
* Largely untouched and original condition
* Charming and classic Goggomobile microcar
* Great smiles-per-galloon
* Detailed history since new



THE GOGGOMOBIL TS 250 COUPE

The Goggomobil was named for the young nephew of the company president, Hans Glas, whose nickname was "Goggi." So Goggi's Mobil became Goggomobil. The little car was hugely successful because it was a "real" car in miniature, rather than a hybrid scooter mobile. Glas had a keen market sense and was, in hindsight, one of the few microcar manufacturers who would follow the "true path" by giving the public exactly what it wanted. The Goggomobil became the largest selling microcar in Germany, with some 260,000 examples finding buyers. It was known by its swooshing sound and for its reliability.

Introduced at the 1957 IFMA international bicycle and motorcycle show, the coupe version of Goggomobil's rear-engined micro-sedan sported a beautifully proportioned body on the same chassis featuring 4-wheel independent suspension and a 4-speed floor-shifted transmission. While 66,511 examples were produced, few remain and fewer still remain in original, running condition.


THE MOTORCAR OFFERED

This Goggomobil Coupe is offered in highly original condition with a detailed history since new. The first owner of this pint-sized beauty is believed to have kept the car for 26 years, when he sold it back to the original dealer, where it would remain for another 25 years, proudly on display at 'Hetzer Motors' in Berlin. In the early 2000s, the car was repainted, however the rest of the car is largely untouched and original. The red and white interior, rose-colored dashboard, and wool headliner are all in incredible condition- a testament to how loved this car has been since its creation. In 2005, Heidi Hetzer, the proprietor of Hetzer Motors and a avid car enthusiast, drove her beloved TS 250 to Dingolfing for the '50 Years of Goggomobil' celebration at the original factory. After selling her successful Opel dealership, Hetzer embarked on an ongoing two-year journey to drive around the world in a 1930 Hudson. Offered with extensive documentation including original sales documents, this is a wonderful example of the classic Goggomobile.
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1959 GLAS GOGGOMOBIL  TS 250 COUPE  Chassis no. 02132084
1959 GLAS GOGGOMOBIL  TS 250 COUPE  Chassis no. 02132084
1959 GLAS GOGGOMOBIL  TS 250 COUPE  Chassis no. 02132084
1959 GLAS GOGGOMOBIL  TS 250 COUPE  Chassis no. 02132084
1959 GLAS GOGGOMOBIL  TS 250 COUPE  Chassis no. 02132084
1959 GLAS GOGGOMOBIL  TS 250 COUPE  Chassis no. 02132084
1959 GLAS GOGGOMOBIL  TS 250 COUPE  Chassis no. 02132084
1959 GLAS GOGGOMOBIL  TS 250 COUPE  Chassis no. 02132084
1959 GLAS GOGGOMOBIL  TS 250 COUPE  Chassis no. 02132084
1959 GLAS GOGGOMOBIL  TS 250 COUPE  Chassis no. 02132084
1959 GLAS GOGGOMOBIL  TS 250 COUPE  Chassis no. 02132084
1959 GLAS GOGGOMOBIL  TS 250 COUPE  Chassis no. 02132084
1959 GLAS GOGGOMOBIL  TS 250 COUPE  Chassis no. 02132084
1959 GLAS GOGGOMOBIL  TS 250 COUPE  Chassis no. 02132084
1959 GLAS GOGGOMOBIL  TS 250 COUPE  Chassis no. 02132084
1959 GLAS GOGGOMOBIL  TS 250 COUPE  Chassis no. 02132084
1959 GLAS GOGGOMOBIL  TS 250 COUPE  Chassis no. 02132084
1959 GLAS GOGGOMOBIL  TS 250 COUPE  Chassis no. 02132084
1959 GLAS GOGGOMOBIL  TS 250 COUPE  Chassis no. 02132084
1959 GLAS GOGGOMOBIL  TS 250 COUPE  Chassis no. 02132084
1959 GLAS GOGGOMOBIL  TS 250 COUPE  Chassis no. 02132084
1959 GLAS GOGGOMOBIL  TS 250 COUPE  Chassis no. 02132084
1959 GLAS GOGGOMOBIL  TS 250 COUPE  Chassis no. 02132084
1959 GLAS GOGGOMOBIL  TS 250 COUPE  Chassis no. 02132084
1959 GLAS GOGGOMOBIL  TS 250 COUPE  Chassis no. 02132084
1959 GLAS GOGGOMOBIL  TS 250 COUPE  Chassis no. 02132084
1959 GLAS GOGGOMOBIL  TS 250 COUPE  Chassis no. 02132084
1959 GLAS GOGGOMOBIL  TS 250 COUPE  Chassis no. 02132084
1959 GLAS GOGGOMOBIL  TS 250 COUPE  Chassis no. 02132084
1959 GLAS GOGGOMOBIL  TS 250 COUPE  Chassis no. 02132084
1959 GLAS GOGGOMOBIL  TS 250 COUPE  Chassis no. 02132084
1959 GLAS GOGGOMOBIL  TS 250 COUPE  Chassis no. 02132084
1959 GLAS GOGGOMOBIL  TS 250 COUPE  Chassis no. 02132084
1959 GLAS GOGGOMOBIL  TS 250 COUPE  Chassis no. 02132084
1959 GLAS GOGGOMOBIL  TS 250 COUPE  Chassis no. 02132084
1959 GLAS GOGGOMOBIL  TS 250 COUPE  Chassis no. 02132084
1959 GLAS GOGGOMOBIL  TS 250 COUPE  Chassis no. 02132084
1959 GLAS GOGGOMOBIL  TS 250 COUPE  Chassis no. 02132084
1959 GLAS GOGGOMOBIL  TS 250 COUPE  Chassis no. 02132084
1959 GLAS GOGGOMOBIL  TS 250 COUPE  Chassis no. 02132084
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