Driving a 1955 Messerschmitt at the Bruce Wiener Microcar Museum

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Inside the largest collection of the tiniest cars in the world.

Inside the largest collection of the tiniest cars in the world.

In mid-February I had the opportunity to meet microcar collector Bruce Wiener at his Microcar Museum outside of Altanta, Georgia.

He was a fascinating, passionate man who had traveled the world collecting more than 200 microcars. I interviewed him just as he was preparing to auction off the tiny cars through RM Auctions.

The highlight of my trip was driving one of his very own famed Messerschmitts in the small parking lot where RM was preparing to stage the auction and getting to see two of his other, unpublicized, collections. Both were the highlights of my trip.

See the video below.

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Abigail Bassett is a full-time freelance journalist, content creator, and television and video host whose work has appeared in publications like Forbes, Fortune, Automobile, Motor Trend, Money Magazine, and on CNN. Her passion is telling unique stories using a variety of media and taking the visitor places that they have never been–whether it’s into the cockpit of a rare supercar, inside an exclusive home or hotel, or behind the scenes of a fashionable event. She is also a Yoga Alliance Registered 200-hour yoga teacher.

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