“Daaaaaaaamn,” says the sailor guy, with his lady friend, carrying a net full of sturgeon. “Look at that fine-ass Maico 500!”

“Daaaaaaaaaaaamn,” says his lady friend.

A trio of well-dressed libertines trots up, their attention caught by the blue glint of the Maico 500.


“Daaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaamn,” the chant in unison, their minds and bodies invigorated by the sound and smell of the little two-stroke.


Senior Editor, Jalopnik • Running: 1973 VW Beetle, 2006 Scion xB, 1990 Nissan Pao, 1991 Yugo GV Plus, 2020 Changli EV • Not-so-running: 1977 Dodge Tioga RV (also, buy my book!: https://rb.gy/udnqhh)

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Was not sure this was real.... Lane Motor Museum has one.