1958 Poirier Voiturette XW5 Monoto

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Post Sale Update: This Poirier sold for $2,350 after 13 bids on eBay. Quite a discount from the last sale price four years ago!

1-31-2019 Update: Over four years later, this Poirier has been imported to the US and it’s now back up for sale in Tipton, Iowa. Considering that it sold for $5,555 last time in Belgium and that bidding is up to $2,000 (with the reserve met) and there are less than 15 hours to go, this might end up being a relative bargain. Find this Poirier

Post Sale Update: After 58 bids on eBay, this Monoto sold for $5,555 on eBay.

A product of the French, the Poirier Voiturette was a tandem-seater design that was a hybrid between a motorcycle and a two-seater sports car. Voiturette roughly translates to ‘cycle-car’, which basically means ‘small motor vehicle’.

Poirier Voiturette - Gauges

1958 was the last year of production, with a steel body enveloping a tube frame chassis. This was actually a XW5 Monoto, powered by a 125cc Ydral engine.

Poirier Voiturette - Rear Left

This specific Poirier Voiturette (VIN: 1981) has 2,358 miles and is claimed to be running quite well. The body has some surface rust and some scratches.

Poirier Voiturette - Right Side

Find this Poirier Voiturette for sale in Peer, Belgium with bidding up to $1,000